Recently, prof. Liu Jianlin from College of Pipeline and Civil Engineering recieved Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Awards from Australian Government. The awarding ceremony was held in Oct. 23 in government house in sydney. Prof Liu Jianlin has concentrated his research on micro-nano, soft-matter mechanics and surface bionic mechanics and under the support of the program, he has conducted his work in University of Wollongong for four months.
David Hurley, the governor of New South Wales and HL Kam, the executive director of Cheung Kong Group issued the award for prof. Liu.
The Australia Awards–Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships are the Australian Government’s competitive, merit-based scholarships and fellowships providing opportunities for Australians to undertake study, research or professional development overseas and for overseas citizens to do the same in Australia. It build Australia’s reputation for excellence in the provision of education and research, support the internationalisation of the Australian higher education and research sectors and offer high-achieving Australians opportunities to increase their knowledge and expertise in their field. The Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Awards represent a unique partnership between the Cheung Kong Group and the Australian Government to support educational exchange between undergraduate and postgraduate students in Australia and Asia. It offers a significant, innovative and extensive opportunity to foster mutual understanding between students in Australia and Asia. Through the Awards, promising students are given the opportunity to break down boundaries and learn about different cultures as part of their studies.
Source: UPC News Center