• Graduate stories | Fang Yifan: scientific research is the thing I am pursing
    Fang Yifan ’23Biology, SLST High school:Yaohua High School, Tianjin Further study:Pursuing Ph.D. with full scholarship in the Graduate Field of Biochemistry, Molecular, and Cell Biology at Cornell University. Academic honors:1. Excellent Student Award of ShanghaiTech 2019-20202. Excellent Student Award of ShanghaiTech 2021-2022 Hobbies and interests:Photography, traveling, lit...
    2023-07-13
  • Graduate stories | Wu Weiqi: life is a wilderness, not a track
    Wu Weiqi ’23Computer Science and Technology, SIST Brief introduction High school:Suzhou High School, Jiangsu Province Further study:School of Electronic Information and Electrical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Academic experiences and honors:Ÿ  Excellent TA in SISTŸ  TA in the SISTor student tutoring groupŸ  Worked as a student staff in the Institut...
    2023-07-06
  • Accounts of Materials Research: the journal’s first impact factor released
    On June 28, the Journal Citation Reports 2023, produced by Clarivate Analytics, released the impact factor of 14.6 for the journal Accounts of Materials Research (AMR). The journal AMR is sponsored by ShanghaiTech University, and jointly published by ShanghaiTech University and the American Chemical Society. It is the first impact factor for AMR to be released to the public.&nb...
    2023-07-05
  • Graduate stories | Yang Yunqing: effort pays off
    Yang Yunqing ’23Chemistry, SPSTBrief introductionHigh school: Dalian No.1 Middle School, Liaoning Province Further study:Pursue a Ph.D. degree in the Department of Materials, University of Oxford, with funding from EPSRC DTP, a UK Government Scholarship for doctoral students. Academic performance:·    ShanghaiTech President’s Award·    Parti...
    2023-06-28
  • ShanghaiTech celebrates the graduation of Class 2023
    ShanghaiTech University held its 2023 Commencement and Degree Conferral Ceremony in the university stadium on the morning of June 18th. An audience of more than 1,300 joined in the celebration including the Class of 2023 graduated students, parents, faculty and staff delegates, and industrial and business delegates. Honored guests were seated on the stage, including members of the university and s...
    2023-06-21
  • Information technology facilitates the management of experimental animals
    As of the end of May, the experimental animal management system jointly developed by the Experimental Animal Management Committee and the IT Service Center has run smoothly for six months, with over 8,000 users in 68 research groups university-wide. Experimental animals are important supporting resources for research in the fields of life sciences and medicine. As the university is advancing ...
    2023-06-14
  • How pain and itch are differentiated: A new neural mechanism revealed by life science researchers
    The ability to detect harmful stimuli through biological testing is crucial for an individual’s survival. Pain and itch, as essential components of the body’s somatic sensations, aid in defending against external nociceptive stimuli and prevent tissue damage. Despite sharing similar neuroanatomical pathways and involvement in the development of related chronic diseases, pain and itch are fu...
    2023-06-08
  • Forum for World Education Delegation visits ShanghaiTech
    On May 30, a delegation from the Forum for World Education (FWE) visited ShanghaiTech University, led by Cheng Yan Davis, Co-founder and President of FWE. The delegation was received by President Jiang Mianheng, Vice President Jiang Ge, and Vice Provost Yu Jingyi, and others. President Jiang extended a warm welcome to the delegation and introduced the development history and characterist...
    2023-06-08
  • Leaders of Columbia Engineering Visit ShanghaiTech
    On May 23, Shih-Fu Chang, Dean of Columbia Engineering, along with Helen Haiyan Lu, Senior Vice Dean of Faculty Affairs and Advancement, and Keely Henderson, Senior Associate Dean of Advancement, visited ShanghaiTech University. They were accompanied by Cheng Yan Davis, President of the Forum for World Education (FWE). ShanghaiTech President Jiang Mianheng extended a warm welcome to the delegation...
    2023-06-02
  • FoLST-ShanghaiTech Forum for building an active life science community was held
    What are the frontier topics in the field of life science? What are the latest breakthroughs in the challenging areas of research? The Forum on Frontiers of Life Science and Technology (FoLST-ShanghaiTech) offered answers to these questions. The forum was held from May 10 to 12 in the Conference Center as one of the activities marking ShanghaiTech’s 10th anniversary. Consistent with the vision of...
    2023-05-25
  • Delegation from NEDO Beijing Office visits ShanghaiTech
    On May 11, Director Kuroda Yoshiaki and Representative Liang Xiao, and Guo Yunfei from the Beijing Office of NEDO (New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization) visited ShanghaiTech University, accompanied by Consul Tatsuishi Takuya from the Japanese Consulate in Shanghai. Vice President Jiang Ge, Dean of SEM Wang Shouyang, Assistant Dean of SEM Yang Yu, and Professor Ka...
    2023-05-16
  • Progress made in the automation and robotic areas
    ShanghaiTech Automation and Robotics Center (STAR Center) of SIST has long focused on research and innovation in the fields of robotics and automation. Recently, some outstanding results were achieved and published in papers at top conferences and journals, including IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), and IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L). Ad...
    2023-05-11
  • A natural sweetener serves as the new carbon source for Escherichia coli growth
    Erythritol is a C4 sugar alcohol that naturally exists in some vegetables, fruits, mushrooms, and fermented foods. Because of its stable physical and chemical properties, low price, high biological safety, and the fact that it cannot be metabolized by the human body, erythritol is widely used in the food industry as a natural sugar substitute (such as in sugar-free sodas). Due to the lack of eryth...
    2023-05-10
  • The 5th ShanghaiTech Innovation & Entrepreneurship Summit concludes
    The Awards Ceremony of the 5th ShanghaiTech Innovation & Entrepreneurship Summit (techIES) was held in the Conference Center on April 26, marking an official conclusion of the summit. The university leadership and distinguished guests from the government and other organizations attended the Ceremony. Winners of the First Prize The most prominent feature of the 5th techIES i...
    2023-05-05