Scientists elucidate the emission mechanism of standardized driving behavior
Vehicle driving behavior is closely related to people's daily travel, and the resulting emissions have become an important source of air pollution. Previous studies have mostly discussed transport emission reduction control measures and expected effects from the perspectives of governments, policymakers, and automakers, but few studies have explored the long-term impact of driving behavior and its evolution on transport emissions from the driver's perspective. As the executor of driving ...
Reviving degraded colors: AI-powered restoration of traditional Chinese paintings
Ancient paintings shouldn't always appear dull and gray.In this digital age, we are faced with more and more challenges in preserving cultural heritage, and restoring colors in ancient paintings is one of them.At the exhibition on A Comprehensive Collection of Ancient Chinese Paintings unveiled at the National Museum of China last year, TANG Tan, a researcher at the Zhejiang University School of Art and Archaeology, encountered a cute little girl. The girl asked her mother, “Mom, why d...
A beautiful reunion with enigmatic Liangzhu civilization
Located in Hangzhou, China, the Archaeological Ruins of Liangzhu City stands as a sacred testament to the rich history of Chinese civilization, spanning an impressive five millennia. The site showcases the world’s earliest flood control dam system, China’s earliest palace city, and China’s earliest triple-structure layout. It also holds significance as the place of collecting the flame for the Hangzhou Asian Games.Recently, the “ZJU Campus Experience Officers” embarked on a journey to this ...
How to harness technology for social good?(II)
【Editor’s note: At the 8th China International College Students’ ‘Internet+’ Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition, Zhejiang University clinched a record-high 13 gold medals. Among them, the “Where: Your Digital Twin Guardian” team won the gold medal in the Undergraduate Creativity Category and participated in the Global Finals as the only Undergraduate Creativity Category team. The “Vision Tech—A Digitalized Reconstruction of Braille Information for the Underlying Logic...
How to harness technology for social good? (I)
[Editor’s note: At the 8th China International College Students’ ‘Internet+’ Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition, Zhejiang University clinched a record-high 13 gold medals. Among them, the “Where: Your Digital Twin Guardian” team won the gold medal in the Undergraduate Creativity Category and participated in the Global Finals as the only Undergraduate Creativity Category team. The “Vision Tech—A Digitalized Reconstruction of Braille Information for the Underlying Logic”...
Embrace the Past, Enrich your Future!
The aroma 🔨🌳 of freshly cut wood fills the air, and a sense of reverence and purpose permeates the room. With each wooden piece painstakingly assembled, students contribute to a story — a story of resilience, traditions, innovation, and… our restless and yes, often-covered-in-sawdust 😊, Prof. ZHANG Yuyu. ZHANG Yuyu, an associate professor at the College of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Zhejiang University, has developed a unique approach to teaching the History of Chinese A...
First International Competition on Modern Bamboo Structure Building Design rounds off: ZJUI freshmen cut a striking figure!
The First International Competition on Modern Bamboo Structure Building Design rounded off on May 13th. The ZJUI team, composed of freshmen LI Xinyang, YU Yingying, LE Zhiyuan, and CUI Xiaotong and DONG Siyi (21’, Civil Engineering), clinched the Innovative Design Award with their project “Loft without Autumn”.As part of Z4G, Zhejiang University’s sustainability action plan in response to the UN 2030 Agenda, the competition was organized by Zhejiang University - University of ...
Echoes of ancient China: ZJU’s team visualizes refrain and music in Shijing
Interested in the beautiful melodies of merry old ballads? Curious about how would a Chinese ballad sound like, or even look like? The team led by Prof. CHEN Xiaojiao and Prof. WANG Xiaosong at Zhejiang University School of Art and Archeology made it possible by reviving the ancient Chinese ballads collection Shijing with the assistance of visualization technology. The project, “Echoes of Ancient China: Visualizing Refrain and Music in the Shijing”, was recently granted the Best Post...
A “masterpiece” created with craftsmanship in 17 years at ZJU
[Editors’ Notes: Chinese paintings are steeped in history and rich in value. It has taken 17 years to complete the digital publication of The Series of Ancient Chinese Paintings, which not only provides clear and authoritative images but also makes immense contributions to the insightful understanding of Chinese paintings all over the world. The Series of Ancient Chinese Paintings is the fruit of 17 years of passionate dedication from a cohort of ZJUers.]A simple cultural idealHangzhou was...
ZJU students’ work selected as official poster of Hangzhou Asian Games
On April 1, the organizing committee of the 19th Asian Games Hangzhou 2022 unveiled official posters for the Asian Games and the Asian Para Games, one of which is designed by the team led by GUO Junyan, a sophomore at the Zhejiang University School of Medicine.The poster entitled “Hello Future” takes the form of a GIF. “This poster features a smart and futuristic sense of the Asian Games through the lens of spectators rather than athletes. Spectators are able to shift angles with the hel...