On 122nd anniversary of Zhejiang University on May 20, HONG Gang, CEO of Shanghai Seeking Capital and Alumni of Zhejiang University made a donation to Zhejiang University Education Foundation to support the construction of Institute for Advanced Mathematics and help build a world-class university. On the same day, the Development Fund of Institute for Advanced Mathematics of Zhejiang University Education Foundation was also established.
WU Zhaohui, President of Zhejiang University, awarded HONG Gang a donation nameplate and LUO Weidong, Vice President of Zhejiang University signed donation agreement with HONG Gang and conferred him a donation certificate. WU Zhaohui, LUO Weidong, Academician LI Jianshu from Institute for Advanced Mathematics and HONG Gang jointly unveiled the Development Fund of Institute for Advanced Mathematics of Zhejiang University Education Foundation.
WU Zhaohui said, in a new integrative wave of scientific, industrial and educational revolutions, basic disciplines and researches, such as mathematics, physics, chemistry, geography and biology are the key to future success, a matter of initiative in innovation and development. Taking this donation as an opportunity, the Institute for Advanced Mathematics was supposed to adhere to first-class standards to establish a leading innovation center of mathematics globally; take advantage of its mechanism to forge the most dynamic special zone for mathematics, and highlight foundation-oriented principles to drive first-class disciplinary development.? ??
HONG Gang stated, as a joint alumni enterprise, Seeking Capital was committed to promoting the inheritance of Zhejiang University and making more contributions to the University and nation.
As an outstanding alumni of 1982 Department of Thermal Physics of Zhejiang University and CEO of Greatview Aseptic Packaging Company Limited, HONG Gang has been devoted to various programs for public good of China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation, and he took the initiative to establish Seeking Capital, a platform for Zhejiang University alumni enterprises, aiming at providing fund and technology to poverty-stricken areas, individuals and enterprises through integration of alumni resources so as to respond to the call of our nation and the University as well as fulfill social responsibilities and public good. ?
LUO Weidong chaired the ceremony and heads of relevant institutions and departments, alumni representatives of relevant enterprises were also present.?
(Written by Fan Chang / Photos by Zhu Yuanzhi)