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KUST Holds the September Alumni Forum

On September 28, Engineering Construction Industry Alumni Association of Kunming University of Science and Technology (KUST) held the September Alumni Forum on Chenggong campus. Prof. YUAN Xiping, KUST Vice President, the administrators of KUST Office of Alumni Work and Social Cooperation, and teachers and students from the university attended the forum.

Eight outstanding alumni, talked about the employment and entrepreneurship in engineering construction industry with over 300 students from Faculty of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, Faculty of Transportation Engineering,Faculty of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering,etc. They also offered students advice and guidance on professional learning, personal career and growth based on their own life experiences.

Before the forum, Prof. NIU Zhiliang, KUST Vice President, exchanged views with the alumni. He expressed his appreciation for their care and support for KUST and his expectation for more enlightening activities.

Over 3000 alumni watched the forum through the live Internet broadcast.

The eight outstanding alumni are briefed as follows:

ZHANG Hui, Class 1984 of Architectural Engineering, master of Engineering Survey and Design, and Chief Designer of Yunnan Construction and Investment Holding Group Co., Ltd.

DENG Hongxu, Class1988 of Hydropower Engineering,registered consulting engineer, senior engineer, and Deputy Director of Yunnan Design Institute Group.

CHENWeiqiang, Class1988 of Architectural Engineering, senior engineer, member of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), Overseas Business Director of Yunnan Construction and Investment Holding Group Co., Ltd., Excellent Project Manager for National Engineering Construction in 2013, a deputy to the 12th, 13th, 14th Kunming Municipal People’s Congress, a committee member of the Committee of Urban-Rural Construction and Environmental Protection of the 14th NPC Standing Committee, and a member of Yunnan Provincial Standing Committee of China National Democratic Construction Association.

WANG Mingshan, Class1988 of Architectural Engineering, Doctor of Geotechnical Engineering, senior engineer, a distinguished expert of “Committee of Yunnan Construction Project Technical Experts” specially appointed by Yunnan Provincial Department of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, an expert in the Expert Tank of the Department of Housing and Urban-rural Development of Kunming, general manager of Yunnan Branch, Foundation Engineering Co., Ltd, of China Academy of Building Research (CABR), and secretary-general of Alumni Association of Engineering Construction industry of KUST.

LI Guozhu, Class1990 ofLand ResourcesManagement,senior engineer, postgraduate supervisor, General Manager of Yunnan Haiju Geographic Information Technology Co., Ltd., the first chairman of Alumni Association of Engineering Construction Industry of KUST, Vice President of the Council of Wuhan UniversityJournal of Geomatics, and a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

LUO Jianfeng, Class1998 of Architectural Engineering, an MBA graduate, senior engineer, General Manager of Steel Structure Co., Ltd. of Yunnan Construction and Investment Holding Group Co., Ltd.

NI Hongliang, class2004 ofTraffic Engineering, registered geotechnical engineer, engaged in the design of highway subgrades inYunnan Provincial Transportation Planning and Design Institute.

ZHOU Dawei,Class2007 ofCivil Engineering, former chairman of the Student Union of Faculty of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, engaged in technology and marketing in Firstar Construction Group after graduation. He was designated to establish Kunming Branch in September and now is the General Manager of Yunnan-Guizhou Branch.

(Translated and Edited by Division of Overseas Cooperation &

Faculty of Foreign Languages and Cultures)