Top 10 stories of 2019 that shape ZJU

New year is around the corner and we can’t wait to embrace all things in store for 2020. At this special moment, let’s look back at the amazing things that happened at Zhejiang University in 2019. Here are our most-read news articles of 2019:

Scientists proposed novel biomimetic materials to promote enamel regrowth that achieved the same structure of natural enamel within 48 hours.

The University welcomed a renowned scholar on Epidemiology to join the faculty team and appointed her as the new dean of School of Public Health.

The School of Art and Archaeology was inaugurated in September, which aims to output research with great academic and social importance and further enhance the visibility and impact of Chinese culture in a global stage.

Young ZJU faculties were recognized by MIT Technology Review as leaders driving innovation and making changes at the global and national level.

Groundbreaking discovery on mechanism behind depression and two others by our alumni were listed in the 14th edition of China’s Top 10 Scientific Advances, announced by the Basic Research Management Center of the MoST.

For its impressive achievements, ZJU took home the THE Asia Award- International Strategy of the Year at THE Asia Universities Summit in Abu Dhabi.

New undergraduate majors on robotics engineering and AI were offered this year to fill educational gap and meet growing workforce needs of future. Meanwhile, Turing Class in the Chu Kochen Honors College will open its door to the first cohort of students

A female scientist shared her experience on research and encouraged women to think independently during an interview.

The QS rankings showed ZJU as being among Asia’s best universities, and also recognized its strong performance in academic, employer reputation and internationalization related metrics.

Thank you to the ZJU staff, faculty, students and alumni who made 2019 unbelievable. Here’s to a great 2020!

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