On June 18, the Academician Expert Workstation of Longyan University was officially authorized and granted the plaque at the 15th China-Straits Project Trade Fair. Yang Jiangfan, the Secretary of the Party Group and Vice Chairman in the Provincial Association of Science and Technology presided over the granting ceremony while Yang Guohao, the Deputy Minister of Organization Department in the Provincial CPC Committee addressed the ceremony, and Wu Jianrui, the Inspector, Vice Chairman in the Provincial Association of Science and Technology, the leader of the Construction Coordination Group for the Provincial Academician Expert Workstation read out the decision for authorizing the 7th batch of academician expert workstations.
After the workstation is set up, Guo Bailing, an academician, will send his doctorate team to help the College of Information in Big Data Application and Intelligence Research, applying scientific research projects, directing discipline construction as well as supporting the College of Information to establish the Center for Big Data Analysis & Intelligent Engineering in Fujian Province.
The establishment of the academician workstation is a breakthrough in this university, which is one of the important achievements in the construction of “the New Generation of IT Applications” Specialty Group in the College of Information. This will forcefully promote the transformation and development of our university.
It is reported that Guo Bailing, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Zhang Ling, Dean of Information College ever reached a consensus on the establishment of the workstation at the international conference of “Nonlinear Mathematical Analysis and Its Applications” held in our university in August 2016. After that, the university started to actively apply for its approval. On June 14, 2017 the Organization Department in the Provincial CPC Committee, the Provincial Association of Science and Technology, the Department of Finance and the Department of Science and Technology Jointly issued the document to approve the establishment of academician expert workstation.