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WUT outstood in the 13th National University Student Social Practice and Science Contest on Energy Saving and Emission Reduction


On August 29th, organized by the Ministry of Education’s Higher Education Division, entrusted by the Ministry of Education's Higher Educational Energy Dynamics Teaching Steering Committee, and hosted by Chongqing University, the Finals of the 13th National University Student Social Practice and Science Contest on Energy Saving and Emission Reduction came to an end.WUT won 1 national special prize, 2 national first prizes,6 national second prizes, 4 national third prize,  especially, the Outstanding Organization Award of this contest as well. The total number of awards ranks second among all participating universities (Behind the host, Chongqing University).




The “New Self-Supply Integrated Multifunctional Insole Based on Biomass Waste Raw Materials”, published by the International School of Materials Science and Engineering of WUT, won the national special award. This is the third time that WUT won this award, besides 2016 and 2018. The “Distributed Intelligent Harmonic Monitoring and Governance System applied in Large-scale Public Buildings” of the Electrical and Electronic Experimental Center, and the “a New Type of Environmental-Friendly Protection Waste Treatment Device for Small Inland River Steamer” of the School of Energy and Power Engineering won the national first prize for their prominent energy conservation and emission reduction effects and novel ideas.




WUT has always attached great importance to this contest. Started from November2019, 40 projects were selected from 292 design ideas and given key support. Each team has carried out active and effective preparing work. Take the students' innovation bases of each school as the unit, WUT guides the students' independent innovation teams to proactively prepare for the contest. The members of each project team have undergone 10 months of work design and experimental testing to refine their entries. After the school-level competition, there were 15 projects recommended by WUT to enter the national-level competition. Finally, 13 projects came out from the online appraisal system. Among them, 9 projects represented the school to compete in the national finals, and 4 projects won the national third prize.


The National University Student Social Practice and Science Contest on Energy Saving and Emission Reduction, as a national college students subject contest organized by the Ministry of Education’s Higher Education Division, is an important initiatives taken by the Ministry of Education to implement the “National Action Plan for Energy Conservation and Emission Reduction”. It is a mass competition with orientation and being a demonstration for all kinds of colleges in China. This national contest, with a high starting point, large scale, many high-quality products as well as wide coverage, closely connects the national energy and environmental policy and satisfies major national needs. Since the start of the competition in May2020, 425 universities have participated in this contest, including 4138 valid entries and 22,289 participants. After online defense by students and on-line appraisal by experts, 219 projects and more than 1,000 college students from 110 universities participated in the finals.