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Chair Professor Tudor Ratin Won 2020 Chinese Government Friendship Award

October 14, 2021      Author:

On September 30, the awarding ceremony of the 2020 and 2021 Chinese Government Friendship Awards was grandly held in the Great Hall of the People. One of the 2020 Chinese Government Friendship Award winners is Tudor Ratiu, academician of European Academy of Sciences, vice president of the Internationalization Demonstration Academy and chair professor of School of Mathematical Sciences, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Prof. Ratiu spoke at the ceremony as the representative of the award-winning foreign experts. After the ceremony, Premier Li Keqiang met with these foreign experts in the Great Hall of the People, extended warm congratulations to them, and fully affirmed their contributions to advancing China's reform and opening up and promoting the friendly exchanges between China and other countries.

Prof. Ratiu has been working in China full-time since the beginning of 2016, serving as the Vice President of the Internationalization Demonstration Academy and Chair Professor of the School of Mathematical Sciences, SJTU. He was also winner of Tullio Levi-Civita International Achievement Award (2016), Shanghai Magnolia Silver Award (2018) and Shanghai Jiao Tong University President Award (2020). Prof. Ratiu is engaged in the research of applied geometry and related disciplines, and is one of the founders of reduction theory. He has been proactively promoting the internationalization of mathematics at Shanghai Jiao Tong University since he took office.

In 2014, the School of Mathematical Sciences of SJTU was selected into China's first batch of "Promotion Project of Internationalization Demonstration Academy", which is jointly launched by the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs and the Ministry of Education. Since then, the School has actively carried out academic activities at various level, laying a solid foundation for building SJTU into a world-class university.

 

Source: School of Mathematical Sciences; International Affairs Division

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