The Chinese University of Hong Kong
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The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Oct 01, 2012 Volume 74
Office of Academic Links(China)
"Science and Art" - an Art Exhibition in Hong Kong by the Painting and Calligraphy Society of the Chinese Academy of Engineering cum Scientific Reasoning and Artistic Minds Seminar

The Opening of "Science and Art" - an Art Exhibition in Hong Kong by the Painting and Calligraphy Society of the Chinese Academy of Engineering cum Scientific Reasoning and Artistic Minds Seminar were held in the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) on 27 September, 2012. Hosted by the Painting and Calligraphy Society of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), the event was co-organized by City University of Hong Kong and CUHK. The Office of Academic Links (China) and The Office of Arts Administrator were the coordinating units in the University.

The opening ceremony was officiated by Prof. Pan Yunhe, Executive Vice President of CAE; Prof. Joseph Sung, Vice-Chancellor of CUHK and Prof. Way Kuo, President of City University of Hong Kong; Mr. Ji Jianjun, Division Chief of Education, Science and Technology Department, Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the HKSAR.

 

During the opening ceremony, Prof. Joseph Sung expressed his gratitude to CAE for inviting CUHK to co-organize the first-ever event in Hong Kong. He said, 'The exhibition will let students to get to know the significance of integrating science and technology with art as well as enhancing their knowledge of traditional Chinese art and culture.'

 

A delegation of CAE headed by Professor Pan Yunhe attended the opening ceremony. Members of the delegation included Prof. He Jishan of South China University; Prof. Xie Heping, President of Sichuan University; Prof. Shen Dezhong of Tsinghua University and Prof. Wang Xiaodong of Xinjiang Architectural Design and Research Institute. During the visit, Prof. Xie Heping renewed the collaboration agreement between Sichuan University and CUHK.

 

The Scientific Reasoning and Artistic Minds Seminar was held after the ceremony. The five academicians of the CAE delegation gave presentations on integration of science and art in their chosen fields. Prof. Joseph Sung and Prof. Xu Yangsheng, Pro-Vice-Chancellor also shared their experiences and views with the guests during the discussion session. The seminar attracted students and scholars from different fields to meet and exchange ideas.

 

Staged at the Foyer of Sir Run Run Shaw Hall, the exhibition in CUHK will showcase the artworks of the following academicians until 6 October 2012: Prof. Cheng Tianmin, Prof. Fu Xinian, Prof. He Jishan, Prof. Li Zhensheng, Prof. Pan Yunhe, Prof. Shen Dezhong, Prof. Joseph Sung, Prof. Wang Yuan, Prof. Wang Xiaodong, Prof. Wu Liangyong, Prof. Xie Heping, Prof. Xu Yangsheng, and Prof. Zhong Xunzheng.

Guests and CUHK representatives attend the Opening Ceremony of the Art Exhibition

Officiating guests of the ceremony: (from left) Prof. Way Kuo, President of City University of Hong Kong; Prof. Pan Yunhe, Executive Vice President of Chinese Academy of Engineering; Prof. Joseph Sung, Vice-Chancellor of CUHK and Mr. Ji Jianjun, Division Chief of Education, Science and Technology Department, Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in HKSAR

Officiating guests are interested in Callibot, the calligraphy robot designed and developed by the Advanced Robotics Laboratory, at the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering in CUHK

Prof. Pan Yunhe (left), Executive Vice President of CAE presents his artwork to Prof. Joseph Sung (right), Vice-Chancellor of CUHK

Prof. He Jishan of South China University (left) presents his artwork to Prof. Joseph Sung (right), Vice-Chancellor of CUHK

Prof. Xie Heping (left), President of Sichuan University presents his artwork to Prof. Joseph Sung (right), Vice-Chancellor of CUHK

Scientific Reasoning and Artistic Minds Seminar

Guests and CUHK representatives attend the Opening Ceremony of the Art Exhibition

The delegation visits the beautiful scenery of Pavilion of Harmony, New Asia College

Prof. Xie Heping (4th from right) of Sichuan University renews the memorandum of understanding for academic exchange and collaborations with CUHK

 
 
:: Back to This Issue
:: "Science and Art" - an Art Exhibition in Hong Kong by the Painting and Calligraphy Society of the Chinese Academy of Engineering cum Scientific Reasoning and Artistic Minds Seminar
:: Opening Ceremony for the Shantou University-The Chinese University of Hong Kong Joint Centre for Christian Studies
:: CUHK Delegation led by VC Visits Ningbo
:: The 14th China Association for Science and Technology Annual Meeting
:: Delegations of Ministry of Education
:: Delegation from Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University
:: Academic Linkage with Taiwan: Delegation from Ministry of Education of Taiwan
:: Academic Linkage with Taiwan: Delegation from Taiwan Central University
:: Other Important Visits
:: The Latest Academic Exchange Agreements
:: Forthcoming Activities


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