November 28,2021 - December 9,2021

About the Symposium

The International Symposium on Future Technologies for Young Investigators, hosted by Global Institute of Future Technologies, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, will be held online on Sept. 28 and 29, 2021. The symposium provides an academic platform for young scholars around the world to exchange ideas on their latest research, to interact and collaborate, and to find inspirations in the rapidly-evolving technological fields. Seminars at the symposium focus on interdisciplinary and emerging areas of research related to energy and health. Outstanding young scholars participating in this symposium are encouraged to pursue collaborations with our faculty members or join us to start your new career in this exciting place.


Symposium Topics


This symposium session broadly covers all areas related to energy harvesting, storage, management, policies and economics, which include but are not limited to:

§  Battery and other energy storage technologies

§  Renewable energy generation and conversion

§  Renewable energy solutions for high voltage, high power, low temperature, high-precision manufacturing, etc.

§  Multiphysics modelling and management

§  Smart connected systems for energy interconnection

§  Carbon-neutral policies and economics

§  Bioenergy and biofuels

§  Energy sciences (e.g., chemistry, physics, materials)

§  Large-scale recycling technologies and schemes



This session covers the interdisciplinary research on health and engineering. This includes, but is not limited to:

§  Microscopic imaging, radiology, acoustics, general medical sensing and analysis

§  Bioinformatics and biostatistics (genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics)

§  Drug discovery, biomarker discovery, and computer-aided drug design

§  Precision medicine/personalized medicine

§  Biomaterials and bioengineering

§  Rehabilitation science and human enhancement

§  Clinical + health information and machine learning

§  Nano, micro, macro mechanics and robotics for medicine and health

§  Ubiquitous sensing, monitoring, and computing for medicine and health


Keynote Speakers

Linda Nazar

Professor, University of Waterloo

Fellow of the Royal Society

Canada Research Chair in Solid State Energy Materials

Guang-Zhong Yang

Chair Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Dean, Institute of Medical Robotics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

Editor-in-chief, Science Robotics


Organizing Committee

Jun Ni

Peisen Huang

Chien-Pin Chen

Xudong Wang

Shouhang Bo

Hongyi Xin



If you are interested, please send a full CV, short bio, title and abstract of your talk to; please also fill up an information form via the following link


Important Dates

Submission Deadline: Sept 18, 2021

Application Notification: Sept 20, 2021

Confirmation Due: Sept 23, 2021

Symposium Dates: Sept 28-29, 2021


Contact us

For health direction, contact Dr. Hongyi Xin,

For energy direction, contact Dr. Shouhang Bo,

Symposium Coordinator: Ms. Wendy Dai

Telephone: +86-21-34206045 Ext.: 4571


Address: Room 457 Long Bin Building, 800 Dong Chuan Road, Shanghai, P. R. China