Wuhan University International Forum for Interdisciplinary Sciences and Engineering
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Featured Forum:April 8-10, 2016

Forum Season:December 1, 2015 - March 31, 2016

Location:Wuhan, China

Organizer: Wuhan University

1. About the Forum

Wuhan University International Forum for Interdisciplinary Sciences and Engineering is providing a platform for prominent young talents at home and abroad to enhance brainstorming and cross-disciplinary exchange, and advance interdisciplinary sciences and collaborative innovation, with the goal of striving for the construction of world class leading university and disciplines.

Wuhan University devices carefully the blueprint of ‘the 13thFive Year Plan’, and advocates strongly comprehensive reform to arouse vitality of running the university, aiming at promoting the construction of world class leading university. Wuhan University has launched the “Collaborative Innovation Center for Geospatial Technology”, the “Collaborative Innovation Center for Territorial Sovereignty and Maritime Rights”, and the “Center of Cooperative Innovation for Judicial Civilization”, which are honored the innovation improvement program in national higher education institutions (“2011” program). Some interdisciplinary research institutions/platforms have been established, such as Institute for Advanced Research and Institute of Medicine, Cross-disciplinary Platform for Engineering Sciences, endeavoring to establish high-level academic research platforms for young scholars at home and abroad.

We advance and value greatly the campus mottos "Self-improvement, Perseverance, Truth-seeking & Innovation.", and the free and strong academic environment flourishes in Wuhan University. Plenty of high-level talents are attracted to work here, and more and more non-ethnic Chinese also choose our university. We expect earnestly that you prominent young talents could gather at Mountain Luojia and join in Wuhan University, one of the most beautiful universities in China, where you can excel and build your career for the prosperity and development of our university.

2. Requirements for Applicants

①Under the age of 40

②The forum is open to overseas researchers who have received from internationally renowned universities abroad or received a doctoral degree from domestic universities with 3-year overseas working experience; And those who have received a doctoral degree with 3-year working experience in China and achieved certain academic influence in the research area. The forum also highly welcomes non-ethnic Chinese, with the goal to make the future Wuhan University more international.

③Relevant Areas: mathematics, physics, materials chemistry and environment,engineering science, information science, life science, medical science, art and humanities, and social sciences etc.

3. Form and Schedule

In order to attract young scholars at home and abroad in wide range, the forum consists of two forms: the featured forum and forum season, making the time more flexible.

① Featured Forum

April 8: Check-in

April 9-10: Opening Ceremony, Speeches and Presentations, Communications and Interactions

② Forum Season

Time Period: From December 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016

For those who are not available in the Featured Forum, you can choose to participate in Forum Season. We still extend warm welcome to you, and you may pick a convenient time to visit Wuhan University through mutual communication and negotiation with relevant schools and research institutions of our university.

* Please remember to choose your preferred activity (Featured Forum or Forum Season) when making on-line application.

4. Application Process

On-line application starts from November 1, 2015.

Please register and submit your application at: http://postdoc.whu.edu.cn/zp/index.shtml

Application Process:

Invited young scholars of the Featured Forum will receive an email from the forum’s organizer with further details before March 10, 2016. For Invited young scholars of the Featured Forum, the forum’s organizer will send an invitation letter to you at appropriate time through negotiations.

Please feel free to contact us for further information and your application to our forum is highly welcome.

5. Traveling and Accommodation

The forum organizer will provide board and lodging during the forum (free of charge). All invited young scholars should book and pay for their air-tickets first. Up to 5,000 RMB Yuan international travel reimbursement is available for each participant at home, and up to 10,000 RMB Yuan international travel reimbursement is available to each participant overseas.

6. Contact Information

Phone: +86-27-68752625,+86-27-68754199

Fax: +86-27-68752049

Email: recruit@whu.edu.cn

Contact: Liu Xiaohui, Tel: +86-18502758503

Young scholars with interests in electronic manufacturing and mechanics may also contact Professor Sheng Liu at victor_liu63@126.com.

About Wuhan University

Wuhan University (WHU) is a comprehensive and key national university directly under the administration of the Ministry of Education with a 120-year history and most beautiful campus in China. It is also one of the "211 Project" and "985 Project" key universities.

Wuhan University offers degrees in twelve major fields, namely Philosophy, Economics, Law, Education, Literature, History, Sciences, Engineering, Agriculture, Medicine, Management and Art. Wuhan University has trained and gathered a faculty of high-quality professionals, in which of 8 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 8 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 10 senior professors of arts and social sciences, 22 leading scientists part of the “National 973 Project” (including major projects for basic research), 6 leading scientists of “National 863 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 has 5 key state laboratories, 2 national engineering research centers, 7 national experimental teaching demonstration centers etc.