On March 26-29, 2019, the 2019 International Conference on Electrochemical Energy System was held in Shaoxing. Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, executive vice president of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Kuiling Ding, Deputy Secretary of Shaoxing Municipal Committee and Mayor Yuechun Sheng attended the opening ceremony. The conference was hosted by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shaoxing Municipal People's Government, Shanghai Electrochemical Energy System Devices Research Center, Nankai University, Tsinghua University, Beijing Institute of Technology, Shaoxing Binhai New Area Management Committee, etc., attracting 12 Chinese and foreign academicians, around 600 experts, scholars and entrepreneurs. The School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering of Shanghai Jiao Tong University was led by Professor Jinping Jia, Secretary of the Party Committee of the College. Prof.Jun Yang, Prof.JiulinWang, Prof.KaixueWang and Prof.Nuoliyanna attended the conference.
In his speech, Academician Quiling Ding pointed out that since the 18thChina National Congress, under the guidance of the new development concept, the industry is developing towards high-end, intelligent and green, especially the energy industry is extremely important for the future development of the country. Electrochemical energy systems have a wide range of applications in smart grid energy storage, intelligent network sources, and renewable energy utilization.
He said that the electrochemical energy system is one of the research fields that Shanghai Jiao Tong University has been concentrating on. After more than 20 years of hard work, Shanghai Jiao Tong University has formed a dynamic electrochemical energy research team engaged in fuel cells, power and energy storage batteries. Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shaoxing Municipal People's Government and Shanghai Electrochemical Energy System Device Research Center jointly held this conference, aiming to provide valuable reference forthedevelopmentof China's energy industry and industrial technology, and explore an innovative and green development road. The conference provided an in-depth exchange of the latest scientific and technological advances in fuel cells, advanced secondary batteries, supercapacitors and next-generation electrochemical energy systems. The university and the government cooperate sincerely to promote the combination of government, industry, academia and research in the electrochemical energy system, and promote the research and development of the industry and the transformation of results, which will certainly create value for economic and social development and bring convenience to people's life.
At the opening ceremony, Academician Kuiling Ding and Mayor Yuechun Sheng unveiled the Shanghai Jiao Tong University-Shaoxing Binhai Joint Institute for Advanced Battery Technology. The center is jointly built by Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Shaoxing Binhai New Area Management Committee. Based on the research strength and research results of Shanghai Jiao Tong University in the field of advanced battery, the center strives to attract all kinds of talentsto join from home and abroad, aiming at advanced power and energy storage batteries. In the fields of fuel cells and other fields, we will carry out research on engineering, supporting and maturing technologies, accelerate the realization of industrialization, and focus on creating a new energy industry in Shaoxing Binhai New Area. The director of the center is Zifeng Ma, Chief Expert of the “973” Project and DistinguishedProfessor of Shanghai Jiao Tong University.