Harald Harmuth, a distinguished professor of Chutian scholar, donated Felix Trojer Award Fund


On September  20, 2018, on the occasion of the 120th anniversary of Wuhan University of  Science and Technology, Harald Harmuth, a special professor of Chutian Scholars,  donated 150,000 yuan to the University to set up the Felix Trojer Award Fund to  reward individuals or groups who have made outstanding contributions to  promoting scientific and cultural exchanges between the two universities.

The donation  ceremony and the first award ceremony were held in the conference room of the  College of Materials and Metallurgy, presided over by Vice President Jiang Jing.  Gu Huazhi, Dean of the Institute of Materials and Metallurgy, Fu Jianghao,  director of personnel, Li Yawei, Dean of the Institute of Science and Technology  Development, Liu Yujia, alumni work and external liaison office, Han Bingqiang,  director of inorganic non-metallic materials engineering, and Professor Jin  Shengli of the Austrian Leoben University of Mining and Technology attended the  ceremony on behalf of the two sides. At the donation ceremony, there were  representatives from both China and Austria.

President Gu  Huazhi introduced the origin and purpose of the Felix Trojer Award Fund, thanked  Professor Harmuth for his generous donation and presented the donation  certificate to Professor Harmuth (Professor Jin Shengli took it in his place); a  live video of Professor Harmuth's speech was broadcast. Professor Jin Shengli  has made outstanding contributions in promoting cooperation in running schools,  joint research and exchange of student exchanges over the past 10 years. He is  the first recipient of the Felix Trojer Award Fund and has been awarded an  honorary certificate by the Director of Personnel, Fu Jianghao. Professor Kim  Shengli thanked China and Austria for their affirmation of their work and said  that he would continue to support and promote the deepening of cooperation  between the two sides. President Li Yawei reviewed the development of  Sino-Austrian cooperation, emphasized the important role of international  cooperation in promoting the improvement of school-running level, expanding  scientific research cooperation and enhancing the international influence of  refractories in our school, and put forward expectations for further deepening  and diversification of cooperation between the two sides in the future, and  called on the younger generation to take an active part in it. And make new and  greater contributions to promote bilateral cooperation and exchanges.