Review of Macao’s Scientific and Technological R&D Award for Postgraduates Completed
        According to the Regulations on Science and Technology Awards, the award ceremony of the Macao S&T Award will be held twice a year. The review meeting of this “Scientific and Technological R&D Award for Postgraduates” has been held from May 24 to 26 at the Science and Technology Development Fund (FDCT).

        Recommendations of candidates for the “Scientific and Technological R&D Award for Postgraduates” ended in February this year. FDCT has received recommendations from the University of Macau (UM), Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST) and Macao Polytechnic University (MPU) for 55 doctoral students and 22 master students. All schools have organized internal review and screening before the recommendations, and the recommendation list will be publicized in the school.

        FDCT divides candidates into the IT and Others Group, and the Biomedicine Group, according to their areas of expertise, and invited experts in related fields from the Award Judging Committee and the Project Advisory Committee, which include Professor Wang Zhihua of the Tsinghua University, Chair Professor Chiang Kin-Seng of the City University of Hong Kong, Professor Chan Wai Kin of the Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute who participated in the field of IT and Others; as well as Academician Yang Baofeng of the Harbin Medical University, Professor Wang Tinghuai of the Sun Yat-Sen University, and Chair Professor Lyu Aiping of the Hong Kong Baptist University who participated in the field of Biomedicine, and formed a review team together with Dr. Liu Lianggang, Technology Consultant of FDCT.

        FDCT will send the materials submitted by the candidates to the review team for understanding and analysis in advance. In the group oral defense, candidates first introduced the most representative research achievements obtained by themselves, and then answered the questions raised by the review team. Through the oral defense, the review team examined the candidates’ familiarity with the research field, the innovation and advancement of the research content, the impact of the research on the academic and social fields, and the candidates’ input in the research. After the oral defense is completed, 23 doctoral students and 7 master students were selected to form a recommendation list for the “the Scientific and Technological R&D Award for Postgraduates” after separate reviews and the joint review conducted by the two review teams.

        FDCT’s Administrative Committee has reviewed the recommendation list for the award, please refer to the following announcement for more details.

Attachment: Announcement of the Recommendation List

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