On the morning of January 8th, the State Science and Technology Awards Conference 2018 was held in Beijing. The CPC and state leaders including Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, Wang Huning, and Han Zheng attended the conference and presented awards to the laureates.
Six of the second awards of the natural sciences, technical inventions, and national science and technology progress were honored to Sichuan University.
SCU's two projects honored the second awards of the natural sciences include: the “New Algorithms of Pharmacophore Model-Based De Novo Design of Drug Molecules" completed by the group of Professor Yang Shengyong, and the “Fatigue Crack Initiation Mechanism and Life Prediction in VHCF” completed by the team of Professor Wang Qingyuan.
SCU's two projects honored the second awards of national technical inventions include: “The Novel Technologies in Clean Preparation and Processing of Triazine-Based Flame Retardant and Flame Retarded Plastics” completed by the group of Academician Wang Qi, and the “Efficient and Energy-saving Separation Technology and Equipment for Closed Circulation Utilization of Fine Mineral Particles” completed by the group of Professor Chu Liangyin.
In addition, Professor Yueming Song of West China Hospital of Sichuan University participated in "Innovation and Promotion of Key Technologies for Repair of Severe Spinal Trauma" and Professor Jianhai Zhang of Water Resource and Hydropower College participated in "Key Techniques and Engineering Application for Safety Control of 300m Super High Arch Dam". These two projects won the second prize of the State Scientific and Technological Progress.