Lanzhou University holds the 3rd Dean's forum of Computer College of Western Universities

2021-10-15   T|T

In order to strengthen the communication between computer Colleges (departments) of western universities and promote the common development of computer disciplines in western universities, the third Dean's forum of computer colleges of western universities hosted by the school of information science and engineering of Lanzhou University was held in Lanzhou on October 14-15. Nearly 100 deans (deans) of the School of Computer Science, experts and scholars, and relevant personnel from Huawei from more than 60 universities in the western region participated in this forum. The opening ceremony of the forum was presided over by Professor Fengyuan Ren, Dean of the School of Information Science and Engineering, Lanzhou University.


This forum focuses on the two themes of how to build a characteristic computer ideological and political education in western colleges and universities and how to improve the cultivation of system ability in computer teaching in combination with Huawei's "intelligent base" and other projects, deeply discusses and analyzes the current situation and trend of computer science, and discusses a new mode of training computer professionals.

Professor Deyan He, assistant president of Lanzhou University, attended the opening ceremony and delivered a speech. Deyan He said that Lanzhou University has actively promoted the upgrading and transformation of high-quality traditional engineering majors and the cross integration of modern information science, developed artificial intelligence, big data, blockchain and other directions, and has made certain achievements in discipline construction, talent training and serving local economic development. However, he also clearly recognizes that western universities are facing common opportunities and challenges under the current situation, it is hoped that all participants will learn from each other and learn from each other in talent training, discipline construction and teaching reform, so as to better promote the development of computer discipline in colleges in the western region.

In his speech, Professor Zhiwen Yu, President of the school of computer science of Northwestern Polytechnical University and the Secretariat of the forum of presidents of the school of computer science of western universities, proposed that computer colleges (departments) of western universities actively strengthen the concept of "openness, cooperation and sharing" with the help of the forum platform, jointly promote the construction level of computer discipline in western universities and contribute to the development of national computer science.

In order to strengthen the construction of unique computer ideological and political education in western universities, the organizing committee initiated the establishment of the "Western University Computer Course Ideological and Political Research Center" in 7 forums. At the opening ceremony, Deyan He and Zhiwen Yu jointly unveiled the center.

Academician of the Chinese Academy of engineering, director of the computer teaching steering committee of the Ministry of education and Professor Jianping Wu of Tsinghua University made an online special invitation report on the importance of cultivating system capability, how to strengthen system capability cultivation and the specific practices of Computer Education Steering Committee in strengthening system capability cultivation, pointing out the problems and improvement measures in the construction of curriculum system in colleges and universities at home and abroad, the importance of curriculum experiment is emphasized.

Zhiwen Yu, Dean of the school of computer science of Northwestern Polytechnical University; Xingjun Zhang, Dean of School of computer science and technology of Xi'an Jiaotong University; Shi Yan, Vice Dean of School of information science and engineering of Lanzhou University; Tao Feng, Dean of School of computer and communication of Lanzhou University of Technology; Junhuai Li, Dean of School of computer engineering and science of Xi'an University of Technology; Jiantao Zhou, Dean of School of computer science of Inner Mongolia University; Qiang Lin, vice president of the school of mathematics and computer science of Northwest Minzu University, made a thematic report in combination with his own college characteristics and the construction of computer discipline.

Xinfang Cao, director of university scientific research and talent development department of Huawei, Cunyan Zhang, director of Ecological Development Department of shengteng University & Developers, Yan Gong, ecological director of Kunpeng, and Lin Cheng, head of intelligent base of Lanzhou University, discussed and exchanged with the guests on the integration of industry and education, collaborative education and promoting ICT ecological co construction.

At the end of the forum, a flag handover ceremony was held.

News background:

The computer dean's forum of western colleges and universities is initiated by the school of computer or information of 7 schools: Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xidian University, Lanzhou University, Chongqing University, Sichuan University and University of Electronic Science and Technology of China. It is held once a year to mainly discuss the construction of computer discipline and talent training in western China. It has been successfully held twice and attracted presidents of computer colleges from nearly 100 universities in the west.