WUTs Two Research Achievements won 2018 National Science and Technology Awards 
  National Science and Technology Award Conference was held by the Central Committee of the CPC and the State Council in Beijing on the morning of the January 8. Party and state leaders Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, Wang Huning and Han Zheng attended the conference and awarded prizes to representatives. Two scientific and technological achievements hosted and participated by Wuhan University of Technology(WUT) won the 2018 National Science and Technology Awards.


  The project "The Technology and Equipment of Combined Fine Blanking Process For High Precision and High strength Mid-Thick Plate Structural Components", WUT as the first principle, which was directed and completed by Professor Hua Lin from the School of Automotive Engineering of WUT, won the second Prize of 2018 National Technological Invention Award. The series of innovative achievements of the project have promoted transformation and upgrading of Middle Thick Plate from blank production to precision manufacturing, greatly increasing precision performance and production efficiency of middle thick plate structural members, improving the working environment of workers, and achieving high quality, highly efficient and green manufacturing.


  The project "Development and Industrialization of Key Technology and Equipment of High Homogeneity and Ultra-clean Glass Substrate for Optoelectronic Display", which was conducted by the State key Laboratory of silicate Building Materials of WUT, obtained the First Prize of 2018 National Science and Technology Progress Award.  


  In addition, the project "Fundamental researches on interface modulation and its applications of one-dimensional zinc oxide", which was finished by Professor Dai Ying of the School of Materials Science and Engineering of WUT, won the Second Prize of 2018 State Natural Science Award.