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The Grand Ceremony of the 90th Anniversary of College of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Zhejiang University

Editor: 系统管理员 Date: 2017-05-25 Hits: 120

The grand ceremony of the 90th anniversary of College of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Zhejiang University was held on the afternoon of May 21st, 2017. With the theme of “forging ahead, blessing CCEA”, “teachers not to be forgotten, truth to be sought”, “working hand in hand, creating first-class”, the ceremony reviewed 90 years’ development of CCEA and prospected the goal and vision of future CCEA.


Academicians of Chinese Academy of Sciences Shuoxian Wu, Zuyu Chen, Guangqian Wang, Jianshu Li, Deli Gao, Yunmin Chen, Academicians of Chinese Academy of Engineering Lili Xie, Shilin Dong, Hao Wang, Taining Cheng, Kejian Ma, Xuhong Zhou, Xiaonan Gong, Chunhong Hu, Xinqiang Niu, Jianguo Nie, Zhengqing Chen, Academician of Korean Academy of Science and Technology Zhenbang Yin, Academician of Canadian Academy of Engineering Zhiwei Zhu, Executive Vice President of ZJU, Shaobo Ren, Deputy Secretary of CPC Committee of ZJU, Qiang Zheng, as well as over 900 guests from governments, other colleges, industries and enterprises, alumni, teacher and student representatives joined the grand ceremony.


Adhering to the motto of Seeking Truth and Pursuing Innovation, CCEA has always followed the educational philosophy of putting people foremost, cultivating all-round competence in students, and seeking the truth and pioneering new trails in search of excellence, focused on academic quality and technological innovation, and catered to national major engineering and industry needs. Lingxi Qian, Jiazheng Pan, Haichang Hu and many other scientists of the older generation have long been teaching or studying in the Department of Civil Engineering, Zhejiang University. For the 90 years, CCEA has cultivated more than 30, 000 talents in the fields of science and technology, education, management and engineering construction, making important contributions to the country's scientific and technological innovation and social development.


Professor Qiang Zheng, Deputy Secretary of CPC Committee of ZJU, on behalf of Zhejiang University, extended warm congratulations to all the faculty, students and alumni of CCEA. He spoke highly of the important achievements made in CCEA 90 years’ development, and encouraged all the faculty, students and alumni in CCEA to make new contributions in building a first-class college.


Yaozhi Luo, Dean of CCEA, expressed his sincere gratitude to all the distinguished guests and alumni at the ceremony. He reviewed the 90 years’ development of CCEA and concluded the important achievements in talent cultivation, discipline construction, scientific and technological innovation and social service. Looking into the future, CCEA will aim at the international front and national strategy, and grasp the opportunity to develop. CCEA will take the opportunity of building national major scientific and technological infrastructure, International Campus, and Polytechnic Institute to enhance the education level and international influence, and become a common spiritual home for all the alumni, teachers and students!


President of Chongqing University, Academician Xuhong Zhou, delivered a congratulation speech on behalf of brother universities. Alumni representatives, Mr. Yinquan Yu and Ms. Ying Xie gave an affectionate review of their years of learning in CCEA and expressed their gratitude to the teachers and the college.


Ten teacher representatives Zhibin Xia, Shilin Shu, Jinchun Tang, Shuyu Wang, Gaojie Du, Jihuang Shen, Zongtao Wang, Qiwu Zhou, Jinru Huang, Lianfa Ruan accepted flowers from student representatives, and expressed their sincere wishes and expectations of CCEA. Academicians Shilin Dong, Xiaonan Gong and Yunmin Chen jointly unveiled the nameplate for college history museum.

The ceremony passed a new list of CCEA Alumni Council. Former leader of the Department of Civil Engineering, former Deputy Secretary of CPC Committee of ZJU, Honorary President of CCEA Alumni Council, Mr. Naida Zhang fully affirmed the work of alumni and raised great hope for alumni. The award ceremony of “Civil Engineering and Architecture Planning Education Fund” was held and acknowledgement boards were given to the corporate and personal representatives of the fond donors.


The grand ceremony ended in the school song chorus. The day after the ceremony, “Prospect 2030 --- Summit Forum of First-Class Discipline Construction of Civil Engineering” and “Forum of Engineering Education and Collaborative Innovation of Industry-University-Research Cooperation” were held.