学院公告

2020年10月21日《现代工学通论》课程通知

2020-10-14

时间:2020年10月21日15:10-17:00

地点:二教203

报告人(线上):Professor Sir Jim McDonald, 英国皇家工程院院长、英国斯特莱思克莱德大学校长

主持人(线下):宋洁 副教授、亚博yabo官网副院长

报告题目:“Energy Systems for the 21st Century - The 3Ds: decentralisation; decarbonisation; digitalisation”

报告内容: The need to safeguard energy supplies while addressing urgent environmental demands is one of today’s biggest global challenges. It is a challenge which requires innovative, effective solutions, and is among our main strategic research themes at the University of Strathclyde.

报告人简历:

[Prof Jim McDonald, Principal - University of Strathclyde]

Professor Sir Jim McDonald
英国皇家工程院院长、院士
爱丁堡皇家科学院院士
工程与技术学会院士
物理学会院士
格拉斯哥企业协会成员
格拉斯哥科学中心成员
苏格兰科学咨询委员会成员
中国国家汉办/孔子学院总部高级顾问

Jim McDonald教授主持斯特莱思克莱德大学的日常工作并且是斯特莱思克莱德大学法人代表。他2008年11月被指派担任大学校长,于2009年3月赴任。

McDonald 教授主要负责大学策略、计划、科研、学科建设、对外事务以及大学发展方向的制定。

早年,在读理工硕士和电力工程与电力系统经济博士之前,他在斯特莱思克莱德大学读本科。

Jim在工业系统工作了8年后,于1984年回到了大学,在电子与电力工程学院工作,担任过系主任,1994年还从事了劳斯莱斯电气动力系统的研究员工作。

2006年8月他被提升为副校长,集中精力做课题研究的深化和商业发展,2006年10月,他被任命为格拉斯哥工程研究院的主任,得到了苏格兰基金委8千万英镑的的合作经费,作为苏格兰工程研究的共同基金,当时他还兼任能源技术合作企业的主席。

他积极为政府、工业、商业出谋划策,同时兼任许多公共职务:苏格兰科学咨询委员会、英国贸易与投资协会、优化能源理事会、苏格兰国家能源联合主席(与第一首相)、圣安德鲁十字勋章技术咨询委员会、苏格兰航运、海运和防卫工业咨询委员会等成员。

他强烈承诺支持那些背景欠佳但有才青年进入高等教育,他是Roberson集团的顾问,分配奖学金给困难学生,并在有类似目标的苏格兰职业发展、NASA航空学校和英国工程技术学会电力学院等部门扮演重要角色。

他因在教育、工程和经济方面的贡献而获得英国女王骑士勋章。2020年1月作为中国科技部推荐的外国专家和李克强总理会面,极大地推动和扩大了中英工程技术领域的合作。

 

 

Professor Sir Jim McDonald:Principal of University of Strathclyde

President and Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology
Fellow of the Institute of Physics
Glasgow Economic Partnership
Glasgow Science Centre
Scottish Science Advisory Council
Senior Consultant for Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters, China

Professor Sir Jim McDonald is responsible for the day-to-day management of the University and is also responsible to the University Court for the finances of the University. He was appointed Principal in November 2008 and took up his post in March 2009.

Professor McDonald leads specifically on Strategy and Planning; Research and Knowledge and Exchange and External Affairs and Development.

He started his Strathclyde career as an undergraduate, before studying for an MSc and PhD in Power Engineering and Power System Economic.

Sir Jim returned to the University in 1984 after eight years in industry and held several academic positions in the department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering including Head of Department, ultimately taking up the post of Rolls Royce Professor of Electrical Power Systems in 1994.

He was promoted to Deputy Principal in August 2006 with a focus on research enhancement and business development. In October 2006 he was appointed Director of the Glasgow Research Partnership in Engineering (GRPE), part of an ?80m collaborative pooling funded by the Scottish Funding Council. As part of the Scottish Engineering research pool, he acts as Chairman of the Energy Technology Partnership.

He is actively involved in advising government, industry and commerce and holds a number of public posts including: Member - Scottish Science Advisory Committee (SSAC); Member - UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) - Energy Excellence Board; Co-Chair (with the First Minister) of the Energy Advisory Board in Scotland; Chairman - Saltire Prize Technical Advisory Board; Member - Scottish Enterprise Aerospace, Marine and Defence Industrial Advisory Board.

He has a strong personal commitment to supporting gifted young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to enter Higher Education. He is an Adviser to the Robertson Trust, which allocates scholarships, and has played a leading role in the Careers Scotland/NASA Space School and the IET Power Academy, which have similar aims.

He was awarded a knighthood in The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Birthday Honours for his services to education, engineering and the economy.? In January 2020, Sir Jim was received by Chinese PM LI Keqiang recommended by MOST and promote and strengthen the collaboration in Engineering and Technology between China and the UK.

 
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