Tianjin University (TJU) faculty and students developed a novel tendon-driven MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) compatible robotic system for breast biopsy and brachytherapy. Concerning its design ideas and application fields, this type of robot is the first of its kind in China, as well as an internationally cutting-edge technology and research focal point.
The International Conference Center at Yanqi Lake in Beijing where the 22nd Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting was held has become the focus around the world with its distinctive Chinese style. Its lead designer is Tianjin University (TJU) alumnus Liu Fanglei, a graduate in 1994 from the TJU School of Architecture.
On November 11, 2014, the 22nd APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting concluded with “The 22nd APEC Economic Leaders' Declaration - Beijing Agenda for an Integrated, Innovative and Interconnected Asia-Pacific” (Beijing Agenda). With Tianjin University (TJU) as the key promoter, the APEC Sustainable Energy Center was included in the Beijing Agenda. TJU’s APEC Low Carbon Model Town Project was included in Annex C: APEC Accord on Innovative Development, Economic Reform and Growth of the Beijing Agenda.
The launch ceremony of the Tianjin Regional Innovation and Development of Marine Economy Demonstration Projects was held at Tianjin Hall. At the ceremony, 21 projects from Tianjin University were approved. These projects include 3 for public service platforms started in 2014, and 18 for high-tech transformation or industrialization, of which 13 were started in 2014.
On October 2, 2014, representatives from Tianjin University (TJU) Alumni Associations across the world gathered for the 119th Anniversary Celebration of their Alma Mater’s birthday. In witness of his parents and TJU’s faculty and students, Zheng Dong made a donation of 50 million RMB for the library on the new campus and innovation grants-in-aid program.