SUSTech open 2020 Global Scientist Interdisciplinary Forum


On January 4, Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) opened its 2020 Global Scientist Interdisciplinary Forum (The Forum). SUSTech President Chen Shiyi and Vice President Zhang Dongxiao attended the Forum with more than three hundred young scholars from around the world. Acting Vice President (Research) Zhao Yusheng chaired the forum, in his role as the Dean of the Academy of Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies (AAIS).

President Chen Shiyi welcomed the experts and scholars, talking about SUSTech’s most recent achievements. As he provided a briefing on SUSTech, President Chen Shiyi spoke about the role of teaching and cultivating talents in the broader mission of universities.

He suggested that outstanding young scholars could focus their scientific research on having a social impact through cutting-edge technology. President Chen Shiyi spoke highly of the unprecedented opportunities arising from the industrial transformation of the Greater Bay Area and the pioneering demonstration zone of Shenzhen to develop SUSTech into an international high-level research university.