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Academician Shing-Tung Yau Visits KUST

On the morning of September 6, Mr. Shing-Tung Yau, tenured professor of Harvard University, fellow of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States and international member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, together with Vice President and General Manager of Yunnan Hengda Science and Technology Co., Ltd., visited Kunming University of Science and Technology (KUST). Prof. ZHANG Yingjie, the CPC Secretary of KUST, and Prof. SHU Hongchun, KUST Vice President, met the guests and exchanged views on cooperation in personnel training and scientific research between the Engineering Mathematics Center of KUST and Yunnan Dianzhong Hengda Science and Technology Co., Ltd..


In the meeting, Prof. ZHANG Yingjie extended a warm welcome to the guests and expressed gratitude to Academician Shing-Tung Yau’s support over the years, saying that with Academician Yau’s supervision, KUST Engineering Mathematics Center has achieved notable progress in Mathematics research and its application in scientific studies. She urged that the relevant faculties of KUST shouldfurther and refine cooperation with Dianzhong Hengda Science and Technology Co., Ltd. to bring into full play of KUST's advantages in engineering.

KUST Engineering Mathematics Center was jointly set up by KUST and Shing-Tung Yau’s team in 2012, which carried out deep cooperation with Dianzhong Hengda Science and Technology Co., Ltd.. Together they held the contest of robots in 3D printing, trained teachers for 3D printing technology in Yunnan primary and secondary schools, and installed over 6000 sets of 3D printing equipment. The two sides discussed further cooperation in building a learning factory and promoting the research and development of small size robot and etc.

(Translated and Edited by Division ofOverseasCooperation &

Faculty of Foreign Languages and Cultures)