On August 16-18, 2017, the 9th Dean/President Forum of School of Electrical Engineering was held in Nanjing. The forum was organized by China Electrotechnical Society, Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering and Southeast University. The attendees from the CES, CSEE, NSFC and nearly 100 teachers of 32 universities and business representatives participated in the forum. Minqiang HU, Secretary of NNU Committee of CPC, attended this forum.
Minqiang Hu gave a keynote report entitled “innovation talents training for the electrical engineering under the background of emerging engineering education”. Based on the development of “Emerging Engineering Education”, he analyzed the connotation, objectives and key influencing factors of innovative talent cultivation under the background of “Emerging Engineering Education”. He also expounded the concepts and experiences of innovative talent cultivation for our university based on “School of NARI Electric and Automation” established by NARI Group Corporation and the NNU, and the innovative talents construction of Electrical Engineering of the NNU were introduced. Meanwhile, he points out the opportunities and challenges for development of electrical engineering in the context of the social demand of the new economy, the national education strategic deployment and the “Emerging Engineering Education”.
This forum was a further development for the “Fudan University Consensus”, “Tianjin University Action” and “Beijing Guide” about “Emerging Engineering Education”. It was a great significance to promote the cultivation methods of innovative talent education, and improve the training quality of innovative talent.