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The 7th “Idea Explorer” Innovation & Entrepreneurship Global Summer Camp kicks off at ZJU

2018-06-22

On June 16, more than 40 students from 12 countries and regions arrived at ZJU and attended the opening ceremony of the 7thIdea Explorer Innovation & Entrepreneurship Global Summer Camp. For the next three weeks they will be involved in academic lectures, tech giant tours and cultural immersion activities on and outside the campus."I am absolutely delighted to welcome this group of excell...

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Postgrad XIE Zhenye clocks 9.97s to become China's fastest man

2018-06-20

XIE Zhenye, a postgraduate student of the Department of Physical Education, Zhejiang University, dashed to a 9.97-second winning mark in the men’s 100-meter event at the Meeting de Montreuil on Tuesday, cutting 0.07s off his personal best while breaking the national record by 0.02s.The 24-year-old XIE outraced Akani Simbine of South Africa to notch his landmark victory with a 0.9m/s tailwind. Sim...

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ZJU cements ties with University of Paris-Saclay

2018-06-19

On June 14, President WU Zhaohui signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation with Gilles Bloch, President of the University of Paris-Saclay under the witness of YUAN Jiajun, Governor of Zhejiang Province, and Valérie Pécresse, President of the Regional Council of Île-de-France.In accordance with the MoU, the two universities will promote cooperation in faculty and st...

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Parasitic insect-derived miRNAs could be a natural way to control pest

2018-06-16

The research team led by CHEN Xuexin, a professor with the College of Agriculture and Biotechnology, published a paper entitled “Parasitic insect-derived miRNAs modulate host development”in the June 6 issue of Nature Communications. It reveals the underlying mechanisms for the modulation of parasitic-derived miRNAs and opens up new theoretical dimensions to the research and development of pest c...

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EMBO reports cover paper by ZJU biologists

2018-06-15

The laboratory headed by ZHAO Bin with the Life Sciences Institute and Innovation Center for Cell Signaling Network published a cover article entitled “PRDM4 mediates YAP-induced cell invasion by activating leukocyte-specific integrinb2 expression” in EMBO Reports in June 2018.The Hippo pathway plays an evolutionarily conserved role in organ size control. Mutations in this pathway...

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Professors share ideas on global engineering education and “Double First-class” initiative

2018-06-14

The “Double First-class” initiative is creating opportunities for Chinese universities, and the ZJU-UIUC Institute is forging ahead with the plan to develop its engineering education with global vision. Three members of ZJUI (ZJU-UIUC Institute) International Advisory Board spoke on a seminar last Thursday on the issue of Global Engineering Education and “Double First Class” initiati...

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OORS 2018 held at ZJU

2018-06-14

The International Workshop on Ocean Optical Remote Sensing (OORS) 2018 was held on Yuquan Campus on June 8-9, 2018. More than 80 scholars attended the workshop and exchanged ideas on new theories and technologies in ocean optical remote sensing.The workshop covered six sessions: Ocean Color Remote Sensing, Coastal Water Observation, Lidar Remote Sensing, Comprehensive Remote Sensing, Atm...

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Scientists discover novel features of heavy-fermion superconductors

2018-06-13

German professor Frank Steglich, the discoverer of the first heavy-fermion superconductor, CeCu2Si2, is particularly concerned with an experiment underway at Zhejiang University.The research team headed by Prof. YUAN Qiuhui with the Center for Correlated Matter and the Department of Physics put CeCu2Si2 into a special device at an extremely low temperature, thus probing the superconducting ga...

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ZJU inks strategic partnership with University of Macau

2018-06-11

On June 11, a delegation from the University of Macau (UM), led by UM Rector SONG Yonghua, visited Zhejiang University and signed a comprehensive strategic cooperation agreement in the field of life sciences. Present at the agreement-signing ceremony was ZOU Xiaodong, Secretary of the CPC Committee of Zhejiang University.ZOU Xiaodong extended his cordial welcome to the UM delegation and intro...

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ZJU selected to host the 11th IEEE SAM Workshop

2018-06-10

Zhejiang University has recently been announced as the host of the IEEE 2020 Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop (SAM 2020). The biennial SAM Workshop will be held at Hangzhou Jinxi Villa on June 8-11, 2020. The call for papers is now open on the official website.The SAM Workshop focuses on the state-of-the-art developments in the field of sensor array and multichannel signal ...

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Biologist Joachim Messing talks about origin of genomics and semi-synthetic genes

2018-06-08

On June 7, Prof. Joachim Messing delivered a lecture entitled “Origin of Genomics and Semi-synthetic Genes” as part of the Qizhen Global Vision Lecture Series at Zhejiang University.Joachim Messing is a professor of Molecular Biology and the director of the Waksman Institute of Microbiology at Rutgers University. He is a member of the US National Academy of Sciences and a fellow of the Germ...

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China's first strain of colorful silkworm cocoon to be "mass-produced"

2018-06-08

China is the birthplace for the silk industry, creating a splendid silk culture and leaving bountiful silk resources for the whole world. However, most of the silk is white and silk with natural colors is extremely rare.The research team led by Prof. CHEN Yuyin from ZJU’s College of Animal Sciences has finally cultivated China’s first strain of colorful silkworm cocoon—“Golden Autumn &...

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The 2018 Sci-tech Open Week of ZJU's CAD&CG state key laboratory draws to a successful close

2018-06-07

Zhejiang University state key laboratory of Computer Aided Design and Computer Graphics (CAD & CG) held the “Better Innovation for Better Lives” Sci-tech Open Week from May 19 to 26 as part of its effort to make cutting-edge technologies accessible for the general public.The lab set up nine projects during the open week for the public to experience the latest innovations and find their ...

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ZJU on the rise

2018-06-07

Zhejiang University continues to ascend global rankings as it prioritizes the international strategy. The University is ranked 68th in the world, according to the QS World University Rankings 2019.The QS World University Rankings evaluate universities based on six indicators, namely Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty/Student Ratio, Citations per faculty, International Faculty Ratio ...

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