On 19th-20th May 2017, the Computer Science and Technology sub-forum of the First Mozi Forum hosted by University of Science and Technology was held in the Meeting Room 218 of Science Laboratory Building at USTC. About 20 young scholars from overseas world-famous universities and research-labs gather together to share their state-of-art science and technology research. The sub-forum is hosted by Prof. Xiang-Yang Li, Prof. Enhong Chen, Prof.Yinlong Xu, andmany professors and students from School of Computer Science and Technology attended it.
Prof. Xiang-Yang Li gave an introduction to the School of Computer Science and Technology and its future development plan at the opening speech. At present, the school is in a stage of significant expansion. Extra resources have been allocated for both education and research. To illustrate, a new Computer Science and Technology building in the new campus has been approved and will be completed in a few years, and there is a new faculty line with at least 20 opening positions.In order to let scholars better understand relevant policies, Prof. Xiang-Yang Li elaborated the Thousand Talents Program in detail andsent out an invitation to join USTC.
Afterwards, there were the exciting academic reports given by scholars, who came from the famous universities all over the world, such as America, German, the UK, Australia, Japan, Singapore, and Hongkong China. Each of them gave an impressive presentation on their current research. Moreover, the communication and discussion among scholars and local professors and students were very active and passionate.
On 21st May, the scholars visited the Institute of Advanced Technology Chinese Academy of Science, the High-tech districts of Hefei, especially some High-tech enterprises, such as iFLYTEK and BOE. These activities showcased the visiting scholars the technology development at Hefei and would make them know more about the fast development of Hefei and Anhui recently.
With the First Mozi Forum of USTC, a high-level communication platform has been provided for young scholars of domestic and overseas. All excellent scholars and talents are warmly welcomed to join the School of Computer Science and Technology to make more contributions to USTC, our country and the world.