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Academician Visiting High School: Prof. Toshio Fukuda’s Trip to Anhui

Date: 2019-04-04

On March 26, as a part of the “academician visiting high school” activity initiated by School of Mechatronical Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT), Prof. Toshio Fukuda, foreign academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), paid a visit to the No. 1 High School of Huaibei Anhui. The visiting delegation also included Wang Wei, Dean of General Affairs of BIT School of Mechatronical Engineering, and Prof. Jiang Zhihong, Deputy Director of BIT Intelligent Robot Institute.



Prof. Fukuda and the delegation first visited the municipal Party committee and government of Huaibei, and discussed with the municipal leaders on talent training and tertiary education plan for talented students.


In the No.1 High School of Huaibei Anhui, Prof. Fukuda started his visit by joining in the students’ routine morning jogging, and was warmly welcomed by the students. After that, he delivered a lecture with the theme of “Robot: Today and Tomorrow” to a large audience including students from the No.1 High School of Huaibei Anhui and from 5 other high schools in the city, as well as local teachers and student parents. Prof. Fukuda’s lecture explained the profoundity of robotics in an easy-to-understand approach, and inspired the students to raise questions one after another.


After the lecture, the delegation introduced BIT and its student enrollment policies to the audience, and answered their questions regarding different disciplines and talent training programs. The visit meant a good dissemination of BIT and aroused local students’ yearning for their future college education.