Dean of Engineering Wong Ching Ping attended 12th Congress of the CAE


Prof. Wong Ching Ping is invited to attend the opening ceremony of the 17th Congress of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the 12th Congress of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) on the 10 June 2014 in Beijing. The congress was attended by more than 1,300 academicians from two institutions, which advise the government and industries on key scientific and technological issues.

President Xi Jinping welcomed academicians and guests from the area of Science and Technology. He encouraged scientists to strive to make important breakthroughs in key technologies, and master crucial technologies into their own hands. Technological innovation is critical to our future. The cultivation of talents should be placed first when it comes to the pursuit of scientific and technological innovation. President remarked the need to reform mechanisms of training, attracting and employing talents and the training of more world-class scientists.

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