The 10th Guanghua Science and Technology Award on Engineering was announced on 11 June in Beijing. LIU Yandong, Vice Premier and member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, attended the awarding ceremony and presented the award for the winning scientists. 29 academicians and experts won the prize this year, including Prof. YANG Qingshan from School of Civil Engineering, Beijing Jiaotong University. Prof. YANG won the Youth Award for his outstanding achievements in structural engineering, and he also became the first professor from BJTU who won this award.
Guanghua Science and Technology Award on Engineering, the highest award in the field of engineering and science in China, is awarded every two years, including “Achievement Award”, “Engineering Award” and “Youth Award”. Only 13 young experts were selected to the Youth Award this year.