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2017 “Zhi-Hong International Summer School of Advanced Materials (ISS-AM) -Advanced Functional Materials- Overview and Purpose

Purpose
The “Zhi-Hong” International Summer School of Advanced Materials (ISS-AM) is organized by School of Materials Science and Engineering (SMSE) at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), aiming at promoting the interactive cultural and academic exchange between top-level scholars and students from all over the world. The ISS-AM is named as “Zhi-Hong” not only to commemorate the school founder Professor Zhihong Zhou, but also to inspire the summer school participants since “Zhi-Hong” in Chinese means “being ambitious”.
“Zhi-Hong” ISS-AM is a two-week program with one theme. The theme in 2017 is “Advanced Functional Materials”.
In 2016, the 1st “Zhi-Hong” ISS-AM with the theme of “Advanced Metallic Materials” was organized successfully. 19 international students who came from University of Oxford , University of Padova, University of Novi Sad and Alexandria University, and 23 Chinese students attended this program. 11 top-level experts from Northwest University, The Ohio State University, National Institute for Material Science in Japan and other foreign institutes were invited to give academic lectures. The summer school also offered various activities, e.g., field trips, student seminars, culture festival, and culture tour.


 

 

Introduction to SMSE
SJTU pioneered in setting up the discipline of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) in China, based on the program of heat treatment of metals which was established in 1952. Nowadays, the MSE program in SJTU has been consistently ranked among the national top five, being No. 1 in 2003, as evaluated by the Minister of Education. In 2007, the MSE program of SJTU was authorized as the State Key Academic Program at Primary Discipline Level. MSE program of SJTU was ranked 31 in 2016 QS world university ranking and has been listed in the world top 0.1% discipline of ESI for years.
What to expect
The “Zhi-Hong” ISS-AM will offer lectures and professional practice of all areas of advanced functional materials and organize student seminars, visits to research laboratories, culture festival and culture tours in Shanghai. The “Zhi-Hong” ISS-AM is also a platform provided for undergraduate and graduate students from all-over the world to interact and build friendship.
A “Zhi-Hong” ISS-AM Certificate of Accomplishment will be issued to the participant.
Enrollment
Qualified students all over the world are welcome to apply for this program. A committee composed of SMSE professors at SJTU will make the final selection and determine scholarship winners based on the applicant’s capability and academic records. SJTU will provide necessary assistance for the participants to apply for the visa to come to China.

Timeand Venue

Time: July 9-22, 2017
Venue: Minhang Campus, SJTU
Visits to research institutions and companies of functional materials near Shanghai will also be organized, e.g. Shanghai Synchrotron Radiation Facility (SSRF).

Contents

1) Lectures
Topics of the lectures include biomedical materials, optoelectronic materials, energy materials, advanced characterization methods, simulation. All the lectures will be given by distinguished professors from overseas universities and SJTU.
2) Field trips
On campus:
The research labs affiliated to SMSE at SJTU, such as State Key Laboratory of Metal Matrix Composites, Shanghai Key Laboratory of Materials Laser Processing and Modification, Shanghai Key Lab of Advanced High-Temperature Materials and Precision Forming.
Off campus:
Research facilities and manufacturing companies in Shanghai, such as Shanghai Synchrotron Radiation Facility (SSRF), etc.
3) Student seminars
All participants will be teamed up into several study groups. Students in each group will work together on a topic. Groups will make a final competition with each other through PPT presentation. The faculty committee will choose the best group and present the group members “Award of Excellent Team”.
4) Culture tour
Campus tour, Chinese culture activities, and Shanghai city tour will be arranged.

Eligibility

Graduate and undergraduate students who are majored in MSE, or any other majors related to MSE such as mechanical engineering, physics, and chemical engineering. A total of 40 domestic and oversea participants will be recruited.

Lecturers

Professor Sheikh Akbar, The Ohio State University, USA
Professor Eric McFarland, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Professor Sebastian Canevarolo, Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil
Professor Yip-Wah Chung, Northwestern University, USA
Professor Tao Deng, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Professor Shenmin Zhu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Professor Jiajun Gu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Professor Lanting Zhang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

For most updated list of confirmed lectures, please visit the website of “Zhi-Hong” ISS-AM: http://en.smse.sjtu.edu.cn/summer_school.asp?id0=87&id1=766.

Fees

Tuition: 1000 RMB
Others costs: meals (~50 RMB/day) and transportation
The summer school will cover the costs of lecture materials, lodging (in SJTU student dormitory), and transportation for group activities.

Scholarships

Type A: “Zhi-Hong Future” Scholarship
Amount: 6000 RMB/person
Number: 5
Each “Zhi-Hong Future” scholarship covers tuition fee and part of the international travel costs up to 5000 RMB/person.

Type B: “Zhi-Hong Excellence” Scholarship
Amount: 1000 RMB/person
Number: more than 80% of the enrolled participants
Each “Zhi-Hong Excellence” scholarship covers the tuition fee.

How to Apply

The applications should be submitted to Ms. Weihui Xie by email at (zh_iss@sjtu.edu.cn).
Application materials: 1) application form, 2) CV, 3) academic transcripts, 4) IELTS/TOEFL/CET6 score certificate or any other certificate showing the competency of English (waived for native English speakers), and 5) a one-page personal statement.
Application deadline: Apr. 15, 2017
*International student should also apply on the website http://apply.sjtu.edu.cn.

Contact Us

Email: zh_iss@sjtu.edu.cn
Address:
School of Materials Science and Engineering 
Room4002, Material Building A, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
800 Dongchuan Road, 200240, Shanghai
Tel: +86-21-54747762
Website: http://en.smse.sjtu.edu.cn/summer_school.asp?id0=87&id1=766

Program overview (Tentative)
Day Time Event
1 9-Jul, Sun Arrival, Registration
2 10-Jul, Mon Opening Ceremony, Teaming-up, Ice-breaking, Campus Tour, etc.
3 11-Jul, Tue Lectures
4 12-Jul, Wed Lectures
5 13-Jul, Thu Lectures
6 14-Jul, Fri Company visit, cultural festival
7 15-Jul, Sat Culture Tour
8 16-Jul, Sun Free time
9 17-Jul, Mon Lectures
10 18-Jul, Tue Lectures
11 19-Jul, Wed Lectures
12 20-Jul, Thu Company visit
13 21-Jul, Fri Group presentation, Awards & Closing Ceremony
14 22-Jul, Sat Departure

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2016 SJTU “Zhi-Hong International Summer School of Advanced Materials (ISS-AM)

Overview and Purpose

Purpose
The “Zhi-Hong” International Summer School of Advanced Materials (ISS-AM) is organized by School of Materials Science and Engineering (SMSE) at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), aiming at promoting the interactive cultural and academic exchange between top-level scholars and students from all over the world. The ISS-AM is named as “Zhi-Hong” not only to commemorate the school founder Professor Zhihong Zhou, but also to inspire the summer school participants since “Zhi-Hong” in Chinese means “being ambitious”.
“Zhi-Hong” ISS-AM is a two-week program with one theme. The theme in 2016 is “Advanced Metallic Materials”, which is the traditional strength of SMSE.
In 2013, a Summer School on Materials for Energy was jointly organized by SMSE at SJTU and Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) successfully, being attended by 29 students from both sides and with distinguished guest lecturers coming from KTH and Berlin University. The school offered academic courses, professional practice, and various cultural activities .

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Introduction to SMSE
SJTU pioneered in setting up the discipline of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) in China, based on the program of heat treatment of metals which was established in 1952. Nowadays, the MSE program in SJTU has been consistently ranked among the national top five, being No. 1 in 2003, as evaluated by the Minister of Education. In 2007, the MSE program of SJTU was authorized as the State Key Academic Program at Primary Discipline Level. MSE program of SJTU was ranked 35 in 2015 QS world university ranking and has been listed in the world top 0.1% discipline of ESI for years.
What to expect
The “Zhi-Hong” ISS-AM will offer lectures and professional practice of all areas of advanced metallic materials and organize student seminars, visits to research laboratories, and culture tours in Shanghai. The “Zhi-Hong” ISS-AM is also a platform provided for undergraduate and graduate students from all-over the world to interact and build friendship.
A “Zhi-Hong” ISS-AM Certificate of Accomplishment will be issued to the participant.

Enrollment
Qualified students all over the world are welcome to apply for this program. A committee composed of SMSE professors at SJTU will make the final selection and determine scholarship winners based on the applicant’s capability and academic records. SJTU will provide necessary assistance for the participants to apply for the visa to come to China.

Timeand Venue

Time: July 17-31, 2016
Venue: SMSE buildings on Minhang Campus.
Visits to research facilities and manufacturing companies such as Baosteel Corporation, SAIC Volkswagen, Shanghai Synchrotron Radiation Facility, and Shanghai Electric Power Generation Group will also be organized.

Contents

1) Lectures
Topics of the lectures include structural metals, functional metals, processing of advanced metals, advanced characterization methods, simulation. All the lectures will be given by distinguished professors from The Ohio State University (OSU), Northwestern University (NU), Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), University of New South Wales (UNSW) and SJTU.

2) Field trips
On campus:
The research labs affiliated to SMSE at SJTU, such as State Key Laboratory of Metal Matrix Composites, Shanghai Key Laboratory of Materials Laser Processing and Modification, Shanghai Key Lab of Advanced High-Temperature Materials and Precision Forming.
Off campus:
Research facilities and manufacturing companies in Shanghai, such as Baosteel Corporation, SAIC Volkswagen, Shanghai Synchrotron Radiation Facility (SSRF), Shanghai Electric Power Generation Group, etc.

3) Student seminars
All participants will be teamed up into several study groups. Students in each group will work together on a topic. Groups will make a final competition with each other through PPT presentation. The faculty committee will choose the best group and present the group members “Award of Excellent Team”.

4) Culture tour
Campus tour, Chinese culture activities, and Shanghai city tour will be arranged.

Eligibility

Graduate and undergraduate students who are majored in MSE, or any other majors related to MSE such as mechanical engineering, physics, and chemical engineering. A total of 40 domestic and oversea participants will be recruited.

Lecturers

Professor Yan Cai, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Professor Yip-Wah Chung, Northwestern University, USA
Professor Glenn Daehn, The Ohio State University, USA
Professor Tao Deng, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Professor Michael Ferry, University of New South Wales, AU
Professor Jiajun Gu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Professor Aihua Luo, The Ohio State University, USA
Professor Liming Peng, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Professor Deliang Zhang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Professor Lanting Zhang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

For most updated list of confirmed lectures, please visit the website of “Zhi-Hong” ISS-AM: http://en.smse.sjtu.edu.cn/summer_school.asp?id0=87&id1=766.

Fees

Tuition: 1000 RMB
Others costs: meals (~50 RMB/day) and transportation

The summer school will cover the costs of lecture materials, lodging (in SJTU student dormitory), and transportation for group activities.

Scholarships

Type A: “Zhi-Hong Future” Scholarships
Amount: 6000RMB/person
Number: 5
Each “Zhi-Hong Future” scholarship covers tuition fee and part of the international travel costs up to 5000 RMB/person.

Type B: “Zhi-Hong Excellence” Scholarship
Amount: 1000 RMB/person
Number: more than 80% of the enrolled participants
Each “Zhi-Hong Excellence” scholarship covers the tuition fee.

How to Apply

The applications should be submitted to Ms. Weihui XIE by email at (zh_iss@sjtu.edu.cn).
Application materials: 1) application form, 2) CV, 3) academic transcripts, 4) IELTS/TOEFL/CET6 score certificate or any other certificate showing the competency of English (waived for native English speakers), and 5) a one-page personal statement.
Application period: Feb. 22, 2016 ~ Apr. 15, 2016

Contact Us

Email: zh_iss@sjtu.edu.cn
Address:  School of Materials Science and Engineering 
                 4002 Material Building A, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
                800 Dongchuan Road, 200240, Shanghai
Tel: +86-21-34203100
Website: http://en.smse.sjtu.edu.cn/summer_school.asp?id0=87&id1=766

Program overview (Tentative)
Day Time Event
1 17-Jul, Sun Arrival and Airport Pickup, Registration
2 18-Jul, Mon Opening Ceremony, Teaming-up, Ice-breaking, Campus Tour, etc.
3 19-Jul, Tue Lectures
4 20-Jul, Wed Lectures
5 21-Jul, Thu Lectures
6 22-Jul, Fri Field Trip
7 23-Jul, Sat Culture Tour
8 24-Jul, Sun Free time
9 25-Jul, Mon Lectures
10 26-Jul, Tue Lectures
11 27-Jul, Wed Lectures
12 28-Jul, Thu Field Trip
13 29-Jul, Fri Student Seminar
14 30-Jul, Sat Symposium, Academic Exchange, and Closing Ceremony
15 31-Jul, Sun Departure

 

 

 


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