The 3rd International Conference on Selenium in the Environment and Human Health (SELENIUM2013), jointly organized by International Society for Selenium Research (ISSR), University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) and Chinese Academy of Environmental Sciences (CAES), was held in Hefei on Nov. 10-14. Dr. Gary Banuelos from United States Department of Agriculture, Dr. LIN Zhiqing from Southern Illinois University and Dr. DUAN Ning from Chinese Academy of Environmental Sciences co-chaired
President of Cryobiology Society Visits BME Centers, USTC
At the invitation of Prof. ZHAO Gang from the School of Information Science and Technology, Dr. Jason Acker, president of Cryobiology Society, visited the Centersfor Biomedical Engineering on Nov. 6th and gave a talk with the title “Lipidomics and Microfluidicsas Tools to Enhance the Preservation and Storage of Cellular Therapeutics”.
AACSB Mentor Pays another Visit to SOM
To better complete the Standards Alignment Plan, the School of Management, University of Science and Technology of China invited its AACSB Mentor to pay another on-site visit. Eric Spangenberg, dean of Business College, Washington State University and his associate dean, David Whidbee spent five full days at USTC during Nov. 4-8th. After discussed every single Standard of the School’s Standards Alignment Plan with the accreditation team, Prof. Spangenberg and Dr. Whidbee gave a positive comment
PhD Candidate CHEN Dong Wins 2013 “MSRA Fellowship”
The list of 2013 “Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA) Fellowship” winners was unveiled on Nov. 1st. After a strict selection by the jury, a PhD candidate called CHEN Dong, who is under the joint supervision by Prof. LI Bin from School of Information Science and Technology (SIST) and Dr. SUN Jian from MSRA, received the prize together with the other nine winners from Microsoft Senior Vice President, Dr. Peter Lee and MSRA Director, Dr. HONG Xiaowen, on the occasion of ” Computing in the 21st Century”
[Xinhua]Bone Flutes Represent 9,000-year-old Chinese Music Tradition
ZHENGZHOU, Nov. 1 (Xinhua) -- Three flutes made of bones of red-crowned cranes have been excavated at an ancient tomb in central China's Henan Province, further evidence of remote ancestors playing music long before they could write, archeologists announced on Friday.
An Academic Trip of Dr. Nicholas Mastronarde in USTC
At the invitation of Prof. LI Weiping, Dean of School of Information Science and Technology, Dr. Nicholas Mastronarde, Assistant Professor of University at Buffalo (UB), the State University of New York, paid a three-day visit to USTC during October 28 and 30.
Keep Learning as Much as You Can!
On Nov. 1, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) awarded Dr Rick Rashid, Chief Research Officer of Microsoft Research, honorary doctorate in recognition of his outstanding contributions in the field of computer science and talent cultivation of computer science in china.
Rick Rashid Named Honorary Doctoral Degree of USTC
Dr Rick Rashid, the director of Microsoft Research, was named University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) honorary doctoral degree on Nov. 1st.The ceremony was hosted by vice president ZHANG Shulin. HOU Jianguo, USTC president, LI Weiping, dean of information school, HONG Xiaowen, dean of Microsoft research Asia (MSRA)and more than 200 students and teachers attended in student center of USTC east campus.
Media towards Future:Roles in Digital Meanings Society
"Reinvented media will have a pivotal role in the Meanings Society." Finnish futurist, Prof. Sirkka Heinonen gave a lecture in the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) on Oct 28th, to figure out the new roles and functions of future media in the digital meanings society, and furthermore, to discuss more chances of cooperation on future research between University of Turku and USTC.
IDEAL 2013 Hosted by USTC
Hosted by USTC, the 14th International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (IDEAL'2013) has been held in Hefei, China, during October 20-23.The conference provided an exciting platform for over 100 delegates from the United States, Europe and other countries to communicate their research on intelligent data analysis, machine learning, and evolutionary computation.
QDiamond 2013: Workshop on Quantum Information using NV centers in Diamond
The Workshop on Quantum Information using NV centers in Diamond held by USTC was held in Hefei, Anhui from Oct. 13 to Oct. 17. The workshop is organized by Spin Magnetic Resonance Lab, with support from School of Physical Sciences, USTC and Hefei National Laboratory of Physical Sciences at the Microscale (HFNL). Director of Spin Magnetic Resonance Lab, Deputy Dean of School of Physical Science, Prof. DU Jiangfeng Du addressed the opening ceremony. He welcomed all participants from home and abro
USTC Unveils the First Quantum Memory that Records the Orbital Angular Momentum of a Single Photon
The cold atomic physics research group of Key Laboratory of Quantum Information, CAS, led by academician GUO Guangcan, has achieved significant progress for high-dimensional quantum memory: the group leader, Prof. SHI Baosen and his collaborators realize the storage and release of a single photon with a spatial structure, carrying the orbital angular momentum (OAM) in a cold atomic ensemble for the first time. This progress clearly demonstrates the possibility for high-dimensional quantum memori
Four Int'l Groups of Research Universities Jointly Issued Hefei Statement
On October 10th, Representatives from the Association of American Universities (AAU), the Consortium of China 9 Research Universities (C9), the Group of Eight Australia (Go8), and the League of European Research Universities (LERU) issued Hefei Statement on the ten characteristics of contemporary research universities at the C9 annual presidents meeting in Hefei, China.
On May 11, the Nature Publishing Group released Nature Publishing Index 2010 China, remarking “a dramatic rise in the quality of research being published by China”. University of Science and Technology of China is ranked 3rd of TOP 10 Institutions in Index 2010 China.
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