Silk Road International Symposium for Distinguished Young Scholars (XJTU 2016)
20-22 Dec 2016, Xi’an China
1. 研讨会简介Introduction   
Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU) is a key university directly administered by the Chinese Ministry of Education and is one of the oldest higher education institutions in China. Currently XJTU is a comprehensive research university with scientific focus, comprising 10 branches of learning: science, engineering, medicine, economics, management, humanities, law, philosophy, education and art etc.XJTU is now warmly welcoming distinguished young scholars from all over the world to apply for the “Silk Road International Symposium for Distinguished Young Scholars (SRIS, 2016) ” to be held in Xi’an from 20 to 22 December 2016.   
SRIS vows to engage distinguished young scholars both from home and abroad in hot issues in the forefront of international scholarly community as well as in individual and career elevation and development and eventually build a platform for in-depth understanding and academic exchanges. Meanwhile, XJTU would like to take this opportunity to facilitate the communication and cooperation between the invited scholars and XJTU faculty, to introduce talents recruitment schemes to the symposium attendees and attract interested distinguished scholars to join in XJTU.   
SRIS comprises 1 Keynote Session and Parallel Sessions. Keynote Session includes presentations about the development strategies, academics, faculty, research and postgraduate education in XJTU. The parallel sessions consist of a series of activities including academic exchanges, lab tour, meetings with deans and members of faculty. Invited scholars can thus have a clear vision on the working environment, research, infrastructure, talents needs, etc. of the visited school.   
SRIS 2016 is open for distinguished young scholars from the following areas:
(1) 能源与环境Energy & Environment


Targeting disciplines:



Power Engineering and Engineering Thermophysics, Nuclear Science and Technology, Environmental Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Technology, Civil Engineering, Architecture, Urban and Rural Planning etc. 



Related Schools of XJTU:

School of Energy and Power Engineering, School of Electrical Engineering, School of Chemical Engineering and Technology, School of Human Settlements and Civil Engineering etc.

(2) 其他(略)
2. 申请条件Requirements for applicants
Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree, at the age of under 40 (including 40) and generally have more than 2 years working experiences.
Applicants should demonstrate outstanding academic accomplishments and reputation in a given field, having earned recognition in the scholarly community.
The applicants should have a broad academic vision and innovative thinking with enormous potential of future leadership in a given field.
Applicants should also be dedicated to research, law abiding and ethical.
3. 注册申请Registration
Option 1: Applicants could log on to SRIS website at http://sris.xjtu.edu.cn/English for online registration and uploading his/her curriculum vitae (CV) in Word or PDF format. The CV should include the following: Personal information (including education and working experiences), Research interests, Academic achievements (including list of publications), and other information deemed necessary by the applicants. The CV to be uploaded can be either in English or in Chinese.
Option 2: Applicants could email his/her CV with the registration information to sris2016@xjtu.edu.cn. SRIS Secretariat will help to complete the on-line registration. The registration information including: Name, Gender, Year of birth, Email address, Current Affiliation, Job title, Place of current affiliation (country/region), Mobile phone number in mainland China (if applicable), preferred and optional schools in XJTU for academic exchanges.
Application Deadline for SRIS 2016: 10 November, 2016
4. 日程安排
20 December (Tue), All-day, Registration
21 December (Wed), Morning, Keynote Session organized by Shaanxi Province
21 December (Wed), Afternoon, Keynote Session in XJTU
22 December (Thu), All day, Parallel Sessions, meeting with the school leaders/distinguished professors, Lab tour etc.
5. 其他信息
Other Information
SRIS charges no registration fees. Domestic and international travel expenses will be reimbursed for each invited scholar. Accommodation, food and airport/railway station ground transportation will be provided.
进一步咨询请发邮件至研讨会秘书处邮箱sris2016@xjtu.edu.cn 或致电+86 29 8266 6336。
For further information about SRIS, please contact the secretariat by email sris2016@xjtu.edu.cn or via phone at +86 29 8266 6336.
For information on XJTU, please visit http://en.xjtu.edu.cn/.