On September 30, the Ceremony of Chinese Government Friendship Award 2019 was held at the Great Hall of the People. National leaders extended warm congratulations to the 100 foreign experts from 31 countries, fully recognizing their important roles in promoting China's modernization and highly appreciating the contributions they have made to the exchanges and mutually beneficial cooperation between China and foreign countries. Vladimir Terzija, visiting professor at the School of Electrical Engineering of Shandong University, was awarded. This award is the highest honor given to foreign experts who have made outstanding contributions to China's modernization.
Vladimir Terzija, professor of the University of Manchester and chair professor of the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, has been the visiting professor of SDU since 2012. He was elected into the Taishan Scholars Project of Shandong Province in 2013 and named as high-level foreign expert in 2014. He was presented Qilu Friendship Award in 2018 and named as Honorary Citizen of Shandong Province in 2019. During his staying at SDU, Prof. Vladimir has made significant contributions to the talents cultivation of the School of Electrical Engineering. He has supervised young teachers, postgraduates and doctors to carry out scientific research, assisted teachers in teaching English specialized courses, and helped to promote the construction of internationalized courses.
Translated by：Su Chang
Edited by: Wang Tongtong, Xie Tingting