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.
2013 “MSRA (Microsoft Research Asia) Fellowship” was unveiled. TU PhD Student Yue Huanjing from SEIE (School of Electronic Information Engineering) won the award. She has been the fourth PhD student from SEIE who have ever received this honor.
On November 28, 2013, the official Tianjin University (TU) microblog was bestowed the “2013 Most Influential Award” at the 'Big Data Era of Chinese Education' Sina 2013 China Education Ceremony held in Beijing. Four other universities were awarded this honor, including Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Fudan University, Northeastern University, and Huazhong University of Science and Technology.