The Science and Technology Awards Ceremony of Shandong Province was held in Jinan on May 10th. Outstanding institutions and individuals who won National Science and Technology Prize and Provincial Science and Technology Prize were recognized in this ceremony. Jiang Yikang, Provincial Party Secretary, and Guo Shuqing, Deputy Secretary of CPC Shandong Committee and Governor, attended the ceremony and awarded representatives of prize winners. SDU Prof. Li Shucai and Chen Zijiang, winner of Top Prize of Science and Technology of Shandong Province, Prof. Zhao Xiaogang, winner of first prize of Provincial Science and Technology Progress Award, Prof.Chen Zengjing, winner of Second Prize of National Natural Science Prize, and Prof.Zhao Guoqun, winner of the second prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award received the awards on stage. Prof. Li Shucai delivered a speech on behalf of the winners.
SDU won 19 Provincial Science and Technology Awards, including two top prizes, two first prizes, ten second prizes, and five third prizes in 2005. Prof. Li Shucai and Chen Zijiang won the Top Prize of Science and Technology of Shandong Province. With the project of “Key Technology of lung cancer Diagnosis and Treatment of Non-small Cell and Clinical Application", Prof. Zhao Xiaogang from the Second Hospital of SDU won the first prize of Provincial Science and Technology Progress Award.
Jiang Yikang, the Provincial Party Secretary, awarded the certificate to Prof. Li Shucai of SDU
Prof. Li Shucai, Vice-President of SDU, Vice Chairman of Chinese Society foor Rock Mechanics and Engineering, and Chairman of Underground Engineering Branch, is a chair professor of "Changjiang Scholars Program", recipient of China National Funds for Distinguished Young Scientists, chief scientist for National 973 Project, and a leading figure selected for “100-, 1000- and 10000-Talent Project”. He has won four second prizes of National Science and Technology Progress Award, four first prizes of Provincial Science and Technology Progress Award and published four books and over 120 research papers in SCI/EI journals. To meet the great demand of national disaster prevention and control of engineering construction, Prof. Li and his team, combining theory with practice, made a breakthrough on the core technology of water body and water volume forecast and equipment. The solutions to the forecast of the cause of tunnel water damage made great contributions to traffic infrastructure construction in both Shandong and other places of the country.
Jiang Yikang(left), the provincial Party secretary, awarded the certificate to Prof. Chen Zijiang(right) of SDU
Prof. Chen Zijiang, Vice-President of SDU, Director of National Research Center for Assisted Reproduction Technology and Reproductive Genetics, and Director of the Reproductive Endocrine Key Laboratory of Ministry of Education, is also a leading scientist of National 973 Project, distinguished figure of the “100-, 1000- and 10000-Talent Project”, " Young and Middle-aged Expert with Outstanding Contributions” of the Ministry of Health, a national excellent mentor for doctoral dissertation, and one of the earliest candidates for the distinguished professors and experts from the "Taishan Scholars" of Shandong Province. She has won a third prize of State Award for Innovation, three second prizes of the National Science and Technology Progress Award, one Ho leung Ho Lee Foundation Award for Scientific and Technological Progress and three provincial first prizes. She published over 200 papers in first-class international journals like Nature Genetics, Nature Communications, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), Human Reproduction Updateand so on, and edited more than ten monographs and textbooks. Other honors include Wu Jieping awardee of medical sciences, “Henry Hok Prize”, national May First Labor Medal, the Three Eighth Red Banner Pacesetter (Top Ten) and so on. Many of her achievements have promoted the standardization of observation and treatment of the gynecological endocrine diseases and infertility in China.
Group photo of SDU professors who attended this meeting
This year, the Science and Technology Awards Ceremony of Shandong Province has two top prizes of Provincial Science and Technology Awards, three Provincial International Scientific Collaboration Award, 136 Provincial Scientific and Technology Awards (25 first prize, 73 second prizes and 38 third prizes). Thirty-two National Science and Technology Awards have been presented to winners from Shandong Province, including two Natural Science Awards, five Technological Invention Awards and 25 Science and Technology Progress Awards.
The scene of this meeting
Translated by Chen Shangmin and Sun Yuanyuan
Edited by Lang Cuicui and Song Yijun
Photo by Yang Yunlei