Dr. Chong honored at the Harbin Institute of Technology

January 22, 2014

In a ceremony in the president's office on January 7, the Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) in China named Dr. Ken Chong an honorary professor. He is the 49th honorary professor to be named since the founding of the university in 1920. While at HIT, Prof. Chong also served as a judge for a graduate student paper contest and presented three lectures: on new developments in smart materials and structures; on multi-scale modeling and simulation; and on sustainability and energy. According to China's Ministry of Education, the mechanics program at HIT currently ranks number one in China, tied with the Tsinghua University. HIT has expressed interest in more cooperation and exchanges with GW.