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2017 ACM Gordon Bell Prize awarded to Chinese team led by Tsinghua on Nonlinear Earthquake Simulation employing the world’s fastest supercomputer
ACM named a 12-member Chinese team, five of whom are from Tsinghua University, as the recipients of the 2017 ACM Gordon Bell Prize, for their research project, “18.9-Pflops Nonlinear Earthquake Simulation on Sunway TaihuLight: Enabling Depiction of 18-Hz and 8-Meter Scenarios.” Using the Sunway TaihuLight, which is ranked as the world’s fastest supercomputer, the team developed software that was able to efficiently process 18.9 Pflops (or 18.9 quadrillion calculations per second) of data and create 3D visualizations relating to a devastating earthquake that occurred in Tangshan, China, in 1976. This is the second time that the prize has been given to a Chinese research team.
China-Italy Design Innovation Hub Launch Ceremony and China-Italy Design Innovation Day held
On Nov 13th, the China-Italy Design Innovation Hub launch ceremony and China-Italy Design Innovation Day, hosted by Tsinghua University and the Politecnico di Milano, and organized by Tsinghua’s Academy of Arts & Design together with TUS-Holdings Co., Ltd., took place at the Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University. Experts and scholars in the domain of design and innovation from both China and Italy attended the ceremony, and together witnessed the launch of the Innovation Hub as well as the unveiling of Tsinghua Arts and Design Institute in Milan.
Winner of Lui Che Woo Prize, Xie Zhenhua, donates prize money to Tsinghua
On November 3rd, Xie Zhenhua, China’s special representative on climate change and Vice Chairman of the Committee of Population, Resources and Environment of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), attended a donation ceremony held at Tsinghua University and donated a total of 20 million Hong Kong dollars to the Tsinghua University Education Foundation. The amount donated was Mr. Xie’s prize money from winning the Lui Che Woo Prize (Sustainability Prize).
Freshmen start at Tsinghua
Yesterday marked one of the most anticipated days in the Tsinghua academic calendar: freshman move-in day. Today, August 24th, the opening ceremony for the new incoming students was held this morning at the university’s sports center.
The Sixth World Peace Forum Held at Tsinghua
The sixth World Peace Forum (WPF) was held from June 24 to 25. Arken Imirbaki, the Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the 12th National People's Congress of China, addressed the opening ceremony held on Saturday.
China-California Clean Energy and Low Carbon Development Dialogue
On the morning of June 8, a China-California Clean Energy and Low-carbon Development Dialogue was held at Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University. Jointly organized by Tsinghua University and the Government of the state of California, and co-organized by Tsinghua University’s Low-carbon Energy Laboratory, the dialogue was intended to strengthen and deepen exchange and cooperation between China and California in clean energy and low-carbon development.
Tsinghua University Council Chairperson Chen Xu Visits Washington D.C.
On May 30th, Tsinghua University Chairperson Chen Xu paid a visit to Washington D.C., where she held talks with Matthew Pottinger, Special Assistant to U.S. President Donald Trump and National Security Council senior director for East Asia. She also visited the U.S. Department of Education later the same day. Tsinghua University Vice President and Provost Yang Bin accompanied Chen Xu on her visit to the U.S. capital.
New Impetus to Global Growth-PBC School of Finance Holds Tsinghua PBCSF Global Academic Leaders Forum
Tsinghua PBCSF Global Academic Leaders Forum themed on “New Impetus to Global Growth” was held recently at the Reception Hall at the Main Building, Tsinghua University. Nicholas Stern, IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government at London School of Economics, Chair of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, President of the British Academy and Former Chief Economist at the World Bank, and Dr. Hans-Paul Bürkner, Boston Consulting Group Global Chairman, attended and spoke at the Forum. Zhu Min, Head of Tsinghua University National Institute of Financial Research and Former Deputy Managing Director of IMF, hosted the Forum.
Tsinghua and Harvard promote low carbon development
More than 100 prestigious scholars, entrepreneurs and government officials from home and abroad were invited to Tsinghua University to conduct an in-depth discussion on promoting low carbon development from June 2nd to June 3rd.
Tsinghua University and Politecnico di Milano collaborate in the establishment of Sino-Italian Design Innovation Hub
On February 22, under the witness of Chinese President Xi Jinping and Italian President Sergio Mattarella, the President of Tsinghua University Qiu Yong and the President of the Politecnico di Milano Ferruccio Resta signed the agreement, in the Great Hall of the People, for collaboration to establish the Sino-Italian Design Innovation Hub in Milan. It will be the first education and research base set up by Tsinghua University in Europe, indicating the comprehensive implementation of Tsinghua University’s global strategy.
Qiu Yong visits Indonesia
Qiu Yong, President of Tsinghua University, visited Indonesia during Nov. 9-10 along with Vice-President Yang Bin. During the visit, President Qiu reached an agreement with the Republic of Indonesia. Indonesia and the university will work together to enhance cultural and educational exchanges between various economic sectors and industries.
Uruguayan President Tabare Vazquez Visits Tsinghua
Uruguayan President Tabare Ramon Vazquez Rosas paid a visit to Tsinghua University on October 13th and delivered aspeech in the Tsinghua Global Vision Lectures Series. Tsinghua University President Qiu Yong had a discussion with President Tabare Vazquez prior to the speech.
Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa visits Tsinghua
On Oct.8th, Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa paid a visit to Tsinghua University and delivered a speech entitled “The Portuguese Language as a Multi-continental Space for Political Cooperation and Economic Prosperity” in the Tsinghua Global Vision Lectures Series.