ZJU's inaugural edition of Major Festival kicks off


Mid-October is the time for more than 6,000 ZJU freshman to declare their majors. In order to help them learn about different majors, the university held a special "major" exposition last weekend.At this exposition, professors from 34 departments and schools acted as “exhibitors”. They showcased the dazzling highlights in their discipline to freshmen in a vivid and tangible manner.The ...


Progress made on super-planckian near-field radiative heat between graphene sheets


The research team headed by Prof. MA Yungui at the College of Optical Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, made significant progress in experiments on near-field thermal radiation. Their findings are featured in a research article entitled “Observing of the super-Planckian near-field thermal radiation between graphene sheets” in the October 2 issue of Nature Communications.Objects ...


Undergraduate survey says ZJUers are happy about the education quality


Results are finally in! An education survey has been conducted for five consecutive years since 2014. With information provided by the University, Mycos Inc. independently performs this survey.Curious about how ZJUers think about the overall training they get here, student satisfaction, employment rates and starting salaries?Here is the infographic for you.


Regulatory role of LncRNA identified in Ca2+ Signaling-Mediated Tumor Microenvironment Remodeling


The research team led by LIN Aifu, a researcher at the College of Life Sciences, Zhejiang University, published a research paper entitled “LncRNACamK-A Regulates Ca2+ Signaling-Mediated Tumor Microenvironment Remodeling” in the September 13 issue of Molecular Cell.The tumor microenvironment is the cellular environment in which the tumor exists. The tumor and the surrounding microenviro...


Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital shares practices of an "Internet+" hospital in China


Here is the case when you get sick and want to see a doctor in China. Four line-ups are ahead of you: The first line-up is for making an appiontment, known as guahao in Chinese. After guahao, you wait in line to see the doctor. Then you get your prescription and line up again to pay for it. Now you reach the last queue to pick up your medication.Just imagine the time you spend on waiting.&nbs...


New PIEGL students start their journey at ZJU


“PIEGL is a program that has so much to offer for people like me. It is a program right at the centre of current business global trends of innovation and entrepreneurship. I hope to learn and gain knowledge from the professors and especially my fellow classmates,” said Jo-Anne Zuze from Zimbabwe, one of the new program participants on the welcome ceremony.Jointly developed by ZJU’s Internationa...


ZJU students win Silver Prize in ARCASIA student competition 2018


On Sept.10, 2018, HU Xiaonan, TANG Yutian and CHU Yuxin from College of Civil Engineering and Architecture won the silver award in the ARCASIA(Architects Regional Council Asia) Student Competition 2018. Entitled “Mega-Structure”, their work shone out amongst more than 40 entries from over 20 Asian nations.   “We were very lucky to win the prize. In the process of preparing for th...


ZJU researchers reveal how a circadian output circuit controls sleep-awake arousal


The research team headed by Prof. GUO Fang of the Department of Neurobiology, Zhejiang University, published a research article entitled “A Circadian Output Circuit Controls Sleep-Wake Arousal in Drosophila” online in the journal of Neuron on September 27.  The Drosophila core circadian circuit contains distinct groups of interacting neurons that give rise to diurnal sleep-wake pa...


3D bioprinting: futuristic technology


Recently, a research team led by Prof. HE Yong of ZJU's School of Mechanical Engineering devised a novel 3D bioprinting method, which produces spiral-based spheroids with excellent resolution and sophisticated microarchitectures, thereby contributing novel biomimetic asymmetrical prototypes for basic medical research and regenerative medicine.  Their findings are published in an...


Running APP helps students break a sweat


It is 9 o'clock in the evening. A large crowd of students are running and jogging on the track on Zijingang Campus. Many of them take a selfie after running and upload it to a running APP developed by the University, which is required to track the activity. Records on the APP will later contribute to the physical education (PE) credit.   It is part of the PE reform recently launched ...


ZJU rises to No. 101 globally in THE World University Rankings


ZJU ranks fourth best in China and No.101 in the world, according to the latest World University Rankings released this Wednesday by Times Higher Education (THE). This represents a jump of more than 70 spots over last year's placement in the rankings.The University sees significant improvement in its performance across the board on a wide range of indicators. The most impressive progress ...


Italy Office of Zhejiang University Press established in Florence


The Italy Office of Zhejiang University Press was officially inaugurated on September 24. It is the first Chinese publishing house to be set up in Italy, dealing chiefly with the publication of Italian and English books. Consul YAN Jinlin from Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in Florence, LUO Weidong, Vice President of Zhejiang University, Aleixandre, Vice Curator of the Nation...


ZJU-Wanke New Energy Joint Research Center launched


Jointly established by ZJU’s College of Electrical Engineering and Wanke New Energy Technology Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Wanke Energy”), ZJU-Wanke New Energy Joint Research Center was unveiled on Yuquan Campus on Sept. 14. The Center aims to promote technology transfer and talent training in the field of new energy research. “Integrated platform for intelligent energy op...


Prof. NIE Zhenzhao elected as member of Academia Europaea 2018


NIE Zhenzhao, a professor at the School of International Studies, Zhejiang University, is officially elected as a member of the Academia Europaea.Founded in 1988 on the initiative of the Royal Society and other National Academies in Europe, the Academia Europaea serves as official advisor to the European Union under the Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM) created by the European Commission. Under SA...