Shenzhen Technology University (SZTU) will organize the 10th Undergraduate Mechanical Innovation Competition (UMIC) in 2022, marked with the signing ceremony of the organizing agreement of the finals at SZTU on March 19. A seminar on the Competition’s theme was also held.
Group photo of representatives from SZTU and the Organizing Committee of UMIC [Photo/Party Affairs Committee Publicity Office]
The event was presided over by Prof. Lue Qitao, dean of Sino-German College of Intelligent Manufacturing, witnessed by Prof. Wang Jing from Xi’an Jiaotong University, secretary-general of the Organizing Committee of UMIC; Prof. Niu Mingqi from Guizhou University; Prof. Lin Jianping from Tongji University; Prof. Xie Jin from Southwest Jiaotong University; Prof. Yang Jiajun from Huazhong University of Science and Technology; Prof. Pan Yuxue from Changchun University of Science and Technology; Cheng Xu, deputy general manager of Beijing Cedutech Co., Ltd.; Gao Jun, secretary-general of Shenzhen Industry-Education Integration Promotion Association; Cai Ying, president of Shenzhen Industry-Education Integration Promotion Association; Prof. Ruan Shuangchen, president of SZTU; Prof. Xu Gang, vice president of SZTU; related department heads and some teachers from Sino-German College of Intelligent Manufacturing.
Prof. Ruan Shuangchen warmly welcomes the guests. [Photo/Party Affairs Committee Publicity Office]
President Ruan Shuangchen welcomed all participants and thanked the Organizing Committee for their trust and support. He introduced SZTU’s philosophy of cultivating application-oriented talents, its strong teaching team and in-depth cooperation with foreign universities of applied sciences and enterprises.
Secretary-general Wang Jing recognizes SZTU’s orientation. [Photo/Party Affairs Committee Publicity Office]
Secretary-general Wang Jing of the Organizing Committee spoke highly of SZTU’s orientation of building a high-level, internationalized, and exemplary first-class university of applied sciences. SZTU organizing the competition, he believed, will enable teachers and students from other universities to experience the Shenzhen speed firsthand.
Prof. Niu Mingqi believes that SZTU will contribute to training more young talents. [Photo/Party Affairs Committee Publicity Office]
Prof. Niu Mingqi from Guizhou University, deputy director of the Expert Committee of UMIC, believed that SZTU has a high starting point and distinctive running philosophy. He believed that it will explore how to train talents for Chinese higher education and make its contributions.
SZTU also enjoys recognition and high expectation from other experts, including Prof. Yang Jiajun from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, deputy director of the Expert Committee, and Prof. Pan Yuxue from Changchun University of Science and Technology, member of the Expert Committee.
SZTU and the Organizing Committee sign the organizing agreement of the Competition’s finals. [Photo/Party Affairs Committee Publicity Office]
Witnessed by the participating experts, Vice President Xu Gang and Secretary-general Wang Jing, signed the organizing agreement of the Competition’s finals representing the organizer and the Organizing Committee respectively.
Undergraduate Mechanical Innovation Competition is one of the most influential competitions in the field of mechanical engineering in China, which is approved by the Ministry of Education. The biennial event has been held nine times over the past 18 years. The main purpose of the Competition is to guide higher education institutions to focus on cultivating students’ innovative design ability, comprehensive design ability and teamwork; to train students’ hands-on ability and engineering practice; and to improve students’ practical work capabilities in response to actual needs. It also serves as a platform to attract outstanding students.
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