From August 23 to August 26, Shenzhen Technology University (SZTU) and Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) co-organized a four-day summer camp online, where 18 students from SZTU and 27 students from SUTD had academic exchanges on the subject of new energies through live streaming.
SZTU participants of 2021 SZTU & SUTD Online Summer Camp [Photo/College of New Materials and New Energies]
At the opening ceremony, Prof. Ricky Ang, head of Science, Mathematics and Technology Cluster of SUTD, gave a brief introduction to SUTD, including its beautiful campus and future development, and welcomed SZTU students to visit it.
Prof. Ricky Ang, head of Science, Mathematics and Technology Cluster, SUTD [Photo/College of New Materials and New Energies]
Prof. Han Peigang, dean of College of New Materials and New Energies of SZTU, also addressed the opening speech and expected both SZTU and SUTD, as two young universities, will take the summer camp as an opportunity to facilitate long-term cooperation and exchanges with each other. He also encouraged students to be active in putting forward creative ideas and making friends during the event despite the limitations of online communication.
Prof. Han Peigang, dean of College of New Materials and New Energies, SZTU [Photo/College of New Materials and New Energies]
On the first day, the students from both sides showcased their colorful campus life and attended ice breaking activities virtually. They also shared some creative design programs of SZTU and SUTD respectively. Afterwards, Prof. Hu Yunfei from College of New Materials and New Energies of SZTU and Prof. Kwan Wei Lek from SUTD, who were responsible for the summer camp, introduced the experimental projects on new energies to be conducted during the summer camp.
The students share their on-campus life and programs during the orientation. [Photo/College of New Materials and New Energies]
After theoretical learning, the students started to put the projects into practice. The students from SZTU were divided into three groups to build and test the off-grid photovoltaic system (including making solar modules) and the solar thermal baking system. The two projects were successfully carried on under the instruction of SZTU teachers and the operation processes were presented through live streaming. The students from SUTD were divided into five groups to design and make solar powered mosquito zappers.
Data collection for the off-grid photovoltaic system [Photo/College of New Materials and New Energies]
Experiments on the solar thermal baking system [Photo/College of New Materials and New Energies]
The production of solar modules [Photo/College of New Materials and New Energies]
During the experiments, the students from both sides also introduced the principles and progress of their projects and shared their stories and daily life, which thus fostered mutual friendship.
The students from SUTD share their moments [Photo/College of New Materials and New Energies]
On the last day of the summer camp, all student groups gave presentations to introduce their projects respectively, including the principles, problems and solutions, results, and their reflections. Afterwards, Prof. Hu from SZTU and Prof. Kwan from SUTD commented the presentations. Prof. Pey Kin Leong, associate provost for Undergraduate Studies and SUTD Academy, and Prof. An Hongyu, international affairs officer of College of New Materials and New Energies, gave closing remarks, in which they praised the results of the projects and acknowledged the hard work of both the students and teachers.
Presentations given by the students [Photo/College of New Materials and New Energies]
Prof. Han Peigang presented the certificate of completion to each student at the end of the summer camp and discussed about the future development of them. He expected that the students will apply what they have learned to their study and work and strive to improve foreign language skills.
Some SUTD students signing up for the programme [Photo provided by SUTD]
The students from SUTD who signed up for the online programme also enjoy the enriching and enlightening experience and are happy to share their wonderful moments.
Drafted by Olivia（赖丽伟）, Brian（郑斌）/ International Cooperation & Student Affairs Office
Revised by International Cooperation & Student Affairs Office
Edited by International Cooperation & Student Affairs Office