A Cordial Invitation to the Second Qilu Youth Forum
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A Cordial Invitation to the Second Qilu Youth Forum
——to be held in Shandong University in 2017
DateandTime: 2017-09-03 01:14:12

October 16th-19th, 2017, Jinan, China 

Host: Shandong University 


I. About Shandong University 


Shandong University (SDU) is a time-honored comprehensive university under the direct jurisdiction of China’s Ministry of Education. It is a member university of Project 211 and Project 985, two major national initiatives seeking to enhance the international competitiveness of the top-tier universities in China. As one of the original higher education institutions in modern China, SDU has become highly influential both at home and abroad. 


In recent years, SDU has leapfrogged in its development, with remarkably enhanced overall strength and competitiveness. Sixteen of its disciplines rank among the top 1% in the ESI Rankings. These include Chemistry, Physics, Clinical Medicine, Materials Science, Biology and Biochemistry, Engineering, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Neuroscience and Behavior, Mathematics, Environmental Engineering and Ecology, Immunology, Plant and Animal Science, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Agricultural Science, General Social Science as well as Computer Science. It is worth mentioning that Chemistry ranks among the top 1‰ in the in the ESI Rankings. Currently SDU comprises eight campuses in three cities (Jinan, Qingdao and Weihai). 


To achieve the strategic goal of joining the ranks of world-class universities, SDU has launched a series of programs to recruit outstanding scholars. We welcome high-caliber talents from home and abroad to join us. 


II. About the Forum 


The Qilu Youth Forum will be held during the anniversary celebration of SDU. It aims to serve as a platform for outstanding young scholars from all over the world to conduct academic exchanges as well as to promote academic cooperation amongst these scholars through academic reports and seminars. 


The forum will feature a main forum along with 16 discipline-specific sub-forums, namely Humanities and Social Sciences, Mathematics and Finance, Physics, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Biology, Materials Science and Engineering, Advanced Optoelectronic and Magnetic Materials, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Chemistry and Ecology, Civil Engineering, Control Science and Engineering, Microelectronics, Dig Data Processing and Visual Computing, Power Engineering and Engineering Thermophysics, Marine Biogeochemistry as well as Medicine. In addition, there will also be a Weihai Campus sub-forum. 


III. Application Requirements (Meeting either of the two requirements) 


1. Being a member of the Thousand Talent Program for Young Outstanding Scientists, or a member of the Young Top-notch Talents Support Program, or a member of the National Natural Science Foundation for Outstanding Youth or a member of the Young Cheung Kong Scholars Program. 


2. Being an outstanding young scholar under the age of 38, who has been awarded a doctorate by a prestigious university at home or abroad; having made remarkable achievements with significant academic influence in a certain field; enjoying strong development potential and outshines one’s peers academically. 


IV. Application 


Important dates: 


September 22th Deadline for Application 


September 27th Sending out Invitation Letters 


October 16th Registration 


October 17th Main Forum 


October 17th-18th Sub-forums 


Please send your application form (download it from or attachment) to the contacts of relevant sub-forum before September 22nd. All invitees will receive an invitation letter from SDU. We warmly welcome outstanding young scholars from home and abroad to join us at the forum. 


V. Travel Expenses and Accommodation 


All invitees are expected to book your own flight tickets after receiving the official invitation letter. SDU will reimburse each invitee up to 10000 RMB for round trip travel expenses. Accommodation during the forum will be covered by SDU. 


VI. Contact us 


Talents Service Office, Shandong University 


Contact: Li Yan 


Tel: +86-531-88365747 


E-mail: rencaiban@sdu.edu.cn,sdrencaiban@126.com 



VII. Contacts for the sub-forums 


Contact Person

Humanities and Social Sciences

     Liang Jian, 0531-88366176, skc@sdu.edu.cn

Mathematics and Finance

Zhang Yaoting0531-88364951zhangyt@sdu.edu.cn


Zhou Huijing, 0531-88363318, phy80@sdu.edu.cn

Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Ji Shuyu, 0531-88364871jishuyu@sdu.edu.cn


Chen Donghua, 0531-88364528donghua7103@sdu.edu.cn

Marine Biogeochemistry

Li Ou0531-88366287ocean-contact@sdu.edu.cn

Materials Science and Engineering

Jiang Binggang0531-88392315jiangbinggang@sdu.edu.cn

Power Engineering and Engineering Thermophysics

Dong Yong0531-88399372-602, dongy@sdu.eud.cn

Civil Engineering

Ran Lingqiang0531-88395027ranlingqiang@qq.com


Tang Huaibin,13853143083,tanghuaibin@sdu.edu.cn

Advanced Optoelectronic and Magnetic Materials

wang Zeyan,15550028586, wangzeyan@sdu.edu.cn

Electronical Engineering

Wang Xiaolong, 0531-88392307, wangxiaolong@sdu.edu.cn

Environmental Science and Ecology

Xu Fei, 0531-88369787, xufei@sdu.edu.cn

Big-data Processing and Visual Computing

Zhou Zhaoyun, 0531-88391176, 18561873575, zzy_zoe@foxmail.com

Control Science and Engineering

Tang Qingxin, 18953135701, tangqx@sdu.edu.cn


Qin Xiugui, 0531-88380106, qlyxbrc@sdu.edu.cn

Weihai Campus

Li Chengchao, 0631-5688359, lichengchao@sdu.edu.cn

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