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The 6th Forum of Materials Genome Engineering was Held in Hangzhou Qingshanhu Sci-tech City

On February 17th, the 6th Forum of Materials Genome Engineering (Forum MGE) of the Chinese Academy of Engineering was held in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. The Forum was co-sponsored by the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), the Chinese Materials Research Society (CMRS), and the Hangzhou People’s Government; the Forum was co-organized by the USTB Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Materials Genome Engineering, the CAE Chemical, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Division, MIIT (Ministry of Industry and Information Technology) Industry Development and Promotion Center, and Hangzhou Lin’an District People’s Government.

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The opening ceremony of the Forum was presided over by Prof. XIE Jianxin, a member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, Director of the USTB Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Materials Genome Engineering, and Chairman of the Forum MGE. A total of 47 academicians from China and abroad in the field of materials science, and more than 1,000 experts, scholars, and guests gathered here to have in-depth exchanges on technological innovation and achievement transformation of materials genome engineering.

df0ce9f2beff009a8b1060ca7de92c5.jpgProf. ZHANG Dawei received the 1st prize of the“Hangzhou Qingshanhu MGE Young Scientists Award”

The “Hangzhou Qingshanhu MGE Young Scientists Award” was set up for the first time at the Forum, aiming to reward young scientists who have made breakthrough achievements in frontier research in the field of MGE, made important technological inventions, and achieved significant engineering application results. Prof. ZHANG Dawei, Director at the USTB Office of International Affairs and Member of the Materials Service Big Data Technology at USTB Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Materials Genome Engineering was awarded the 1st prize of the “Hangzhou Qingshanhu MGE Young Scientists Award.”

37 overseas scholars from 15 countries and regions, including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Portugal, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Australia, India, Japan, and South Korea, as well as 93 Chinese scholars, were invited to give lectures at the Forum.

At the main venue, Academician XIE Jianxin from USTB, Academician Ding Wenjiang from SJTU, Academician Qian Feng from ECUST, Academician MAO Xinping from USTB, Academician ZHU Shiping from the CUHK-Shenzhen, as well as professors and experts from the US, Canada, Switzerland, and the UK delivered plenary lectures.

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There were 7 sub-forums of the Forum, which carried out in-depth discussions on topics such as High-throughput Materials Computation and Design, High-throughput Materials Characterization and Fabrication, MGE Big Data Technology, etc. A total of 111 posters from 41 universities and institutes were received, and the “Outstanding Academic Poster Award” was awarded, aiming to encourage graduate students to actively carry out academic research and exchange in the field of MGE.


The Forum MGE is one of the top academic conferences in the field of new materials and is held once a year. The 1st Forum MGE was held in Guangzhou from November 22-24, 2017, with a total of 32 academicians at home and aboard and more than 500 well-known experts attending; the 2nd Forum MGE was held in Beijing from October 14-16, 2018, with a total of 40 academicians at home and aboard and more than 1,000 well-known experts attending; the 3rd, 4th, and 5th Forum MGE was held in Kunming Yunnan Province from November 22-24, 2019; Mianyang, Sichuan Province from October 21-23, 2020; and Zhengzhou, Henan Province from December 14-16, 2021, respectively. Since the Forum was held, there have been more than 180 (times) academicians at home and abroad, more than 300 overseas representatives from more than 20 countries, and more than 5,000 (times) domestic representatives participated in Forum, with nearly 100,000 (times) online participants.

Draft: CHENG Mingyuan

Revision: ZHANG Dawei

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    Research News

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    February 21,2023

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