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TANG Limei: KUST School Flag Flying in Antarctica

Kunming University of Science and Technology (KUST) outstanding alumna TANG Limei, associate researcher of Submarine Geosciences Laboratory of Second Institute of Oceanography, State Oceanic Administration (SOA), visited Zhongshan Station in Antarctica by Xue Long (a Chinese icebreaking research ship), making KUST school flag flying in Antarctica. It was a great honor to KUST and an inspiration for over 270,000 KUST alumni.

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Located in the Larsemann Hills, Zhongshan Station is one of China’s scientific research bases in Antarctica. Since its establishment on February 26th, 1989, it has been extended for several times. Now it houses 15 various buildings covering 2,700 square meters.

Dr. TANG Limei got her master degree in KUST in 2008 and now works as an associate researcher of Submarine Geosciences Laboratory of Second Institute of Oceanography, SOA. She participated in the 26th oceanic expedition in the northwest Indian Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean in 2012. In 2013, she participated in the expedition for the first experimental application voyage ofJiaolongand performed the 72nd deep-sea exploration task, thus becoming China's first female scientist who explores China’s deep sea byJiaolong. She successively won the honorary titles of “Times Figure” by Women of China, "Model Women of the Year", etc, which have great influence at home and abroad.​ 

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(Translated and Edited by Division of Overseas Cooperation

& Faculty of Foreign Languages and Cultures)