Notice of the 3rd International Cross-disciplinary Forum of Wuhan University
Set Forum：April 8-10, 2016
Open Forum：December 1, 2015 – March 31, 2016
Organizer: Wuhan University
An introduction to Forum
The purpose of the International cross-disciplinary forum of Wuhan University is to provide a platform for prominent young talents, and scholars home and abroad to exchange their ideas and conduct academic exchanges so as to promote cross-disciplinary exchanges, make academic innovations, and to build Wuhan University into a world-class university with universal disciplines. Under the blueprint of “the 13thFive Year Plan” Wuhan university has implemented a series of reforms which stimulated the vitality of operating schools while striving for the construction of a world-class university. Wuhan University has launched three state-level Collaborative Innovation Centers, they are the “Collaborative Innovation Center for Geospatial Technology”, the “Collaborative Innovation Center for Territorial Sovereignty and Maritime Rights”, and the “Collaborative Innovation Center for Judicial Civilization” respectively. A number of cross-disciplinary research institutions have been established, such as Institute for Advanced study and Institute of Medical science, which serves as an important high-level academic research platform for outstanding young talents and scholars home and abroad. While sticking to the university motto “Self-improvement, promoting Perseverance, seeking Truth and making Innovations.” as well as creating a free and strong academic environment, Wuhan university has attracted a large number of elites coming from all over the world, an increasing number of foreign experts with no Chinese heritage have become members of Wuhan University. We cordially welcome more and more talented young people to join our university showing their talents and wisdom, giving suggestions for the development of Wuhan University.
Requirements for Applicants
- Under the age of 40
- Applicants must hold a doctoral degree from a prestigious international university or a doctoral degree from a domestic university with at least 3 years of overseas working experience, who have achieved some accomplishments or have potential for development in the relevant field of study; And those who have received a doctoral degree with 3 years of working experience in China and exerted certain academic influences in the relevant fields of research areas.
- Areas of study include: mathematics, physics, materials chemistry and environment, engineering science, information science, life science, medical science, art and humanities, and social sciences, etc.
Format and Schedule
In order to attract more talents and elites at home or abroad to participate in the forum, we have decided to take the formats of Set forum and Open forum which is based on a flexible schedule for the participants.
April 8, 2016: registration
April 9-10, 2016: Opening Ceremony, Speeches and Presentations, Communications and Interactions
Time: From December 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016
Those who are unable to attend the Set forum are cordially welcomed to contact us, we will coordinate with relevant schools or research institutes of our university for your upcoming visits during the open forum at a time convenient to you.
When you sign up for the 3rd international cross-disciplinary forum of Wuhan University
Please state whether you will attend the Set forum or you will pay a visit to our university during the Open forum
On-line application starts from November 10, 2015.
You can register by visiting: http://postdoc.whu.edu.cn/zp/index.shtml
Invited scholars of the centralized Forum will receive an email with detailed information from the organizing committee before March 10, 2016. Those scholars who are planning to pay a visit to our university during the forum season will receive their invitation letters at the specified time agreed between the organizing committee and the scholars.
Please feel free to contact us for any further information, your application to our forum is highly welcomed.
Accommodation and Travel
The organizing committee will provide free accommodation for all participants. Airplane tickets should be self-paid by scholars. The hosting university will offer 10,000 RMB to each international scholar and 5,000 RMB to each domestic scholar as travel subsidies. You will receive the subsidy upon arrival.
Contact us as follows:
Contact person: Liu Xiaohui， Mobil phone: +86-18502758503
Those who are interested in the areas of research such as electronic manufacturing and mechanical engineering are welcomed to contact Professor Liu Sheng: email@example.com
An introduction to Wuhan University
Wuhan University (WHU) is a comprehensive and key national university directly under the administration of the Ministry of Education, it is also one of the “985 project” and “211 project” universities with full support in the construction and development from the central and local governments of China. This university is regarded as the most beautiful campus with a history of 120 years throughout China. Wuhan University is characterized by a complete curriculum, a wide range of disciplines and unique teaching methodology covering twelve major fields such as Philosophy, Economics, Law, Education, Literature, History, Sciences, Engineering, Agriculture, Medicine, Management and Art. WHU is staffed with an excellent faculty including world renowned scholars and young talents of outstanding abilities. Among them are 8 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 8 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 10 senior professors of humanities and social sciences, 22 leading scientists of the “973 National Project” ( China’s major projects for basic researches), 6 experts in the area of state planning of the“863 National Project”, 5 Innovation Communities of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, 70 Changjiang Distinguished Scholars，48 winners of the National Science Foundation for Distinguished Young Scholars and 15 nationally recognized best teachers. Wuhan University also highlights 5 key state laboratories, 2 national engineering technology research centers, and the 7 national experimental teaching demonstration centers directly under the administration of the ministry of education.
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