Prof. Zhang Wei and two TU students attended the “ASRTU Small Satellites Students’ Camp” in Amur State University, Russia, from April 9 to 12, 2014. The program included a tour trip to the “Orient” space launching site as well as a Small Satellites Students’ Innovation Forum, in which TU representatives delivered a speech titled “Advanced Coding and Decoding Approaches of Reed-Solomon Codes for Space Communication”.
The minimally invasive surgery (MIS) robot system “Micro Hand S”, invented by Tianjin University (TU) with independent intellectual property rights, was recently used to perform surgery on three Changsha patients. This success indicates the official opening of the next stage of clinical trials for the robot, with hopes for mass production within the next three years.
On January 26, 2014, Professor Jay Siegel, Dean of the School of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology, published an online article in Nature Chemistry titled "Induced-fit catalysis of corannulene bowl-to-bowl inversion" as a corresponding author, in collaboration with his partners from Northwestern University, U.S.
On January 23, 2014, Mr. Alberto Bradanini, Italian Ambassador to China since January 2013, visited TU. The visit was a rare opportunity for TU students to hear directly from the ambassador about Italy-China relations and up-to date strategies to promote collaboration between the two countries.
On December 30, 2013, TU and Infineon announced that the electronic control unit (ECU) for 6-cylinder HPCR diesel engines developed by TU – Infineon Automotive Electronic Joint Lab based on Infineon’s 32-bit Aurix multicore microcontroller was started up for the first time and operated smoothly at the National Key Lab for Internal Combustion.