On April 10th, the 10th anniversary ceremony of "Wu Wenjun Artificial Intelligence Science and Technology Award" was held in Beijing, China, with 100 outstanding institutions and individuals taking on the highest honor stage in the field of intelligent science and technology in China.
Huai Jinpeng, secretary of the Leading Party Group, executive vice chairman and first secretary of the Secretariat of the China Association for Science and Technology, and Academician of CAS, Zhao Bing, deputy director of the Leading Party Group of the Counselor's office of the State Council, He Huawu, vice president of the CAE, Dai Qionghai, chairman of the Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence, Li Deyi, honorary chairman of the Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence, Zhou Shouhuan, academician of the Research Institute of China Electronics Technology Group, Wang Endong, vice chairman of the Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence, Xu Wenwei, director of Huawei and President of Strategic Research Institute, Zhang Zhaotian, deputy director of Information Science Department of NSFC, and Wang Aihua, chief engineer of China information and Communication Research Institute attended the ceremony.
Huai Jinpeng, secretary of the Party Group, executive vice chairman and first secretary of the secretariat of the China Association for Science and Technology,academician of CAS
He Huawu, vice president and academician of CAE
"Wu Wenjun Artificial Intelligence Science and Technology Award" is initiated by the Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence. It is named after Mr. Wu Wenjun, the pioneer and leader of China's intelligent science research and the winner of the first national science and technology award, which is the highest award for intelligent science and technology in China and is known as "the Pearl in the crown of artificial intelligence".
Academician Li Deyi won the "Highest Achievement Award"
Academician Li Deyi has made a number of international leading achievements in cognitive model, intelligent control, uncertain reasoning, data mining, unmanned driving and so on. He is a major pioneer in the field of uncertain artificial intelligence in China, an active leader in unmanned driving and an important promoter of the research and development of artificial intelligence industry. Academician Li Deyi won the "Wu Wenjun artificial intelligence highest achievement" this time, being the third winner of this highest honor.
Three industry and academic leaders shared the "Outstanding Contribution Award"
"Wu Wenjun Artificial Intelligence Outstanding Contribution Award" aims to reward scientific and technological workers and managers who have made significant breakthroughs and outstanding contributions in the field of intelligent science and technology. Dr. Zhou Bowen of JD.com Group, Professor Jiang Tianzi of Institute of Automation of CAS and Professor, and Jiao Licheng of Xi'dian University won the award together.
16 young scholars won "Outstanding Youth Award"
"Wu Wenjun AI Outstanding Youth Award" is a lofty honor for young scholars in artificial intelligence, rewarding young scholars with excellent character and scientific research pursuit, achieving outstanding original academic achievements, setting up young models and helping talents grow. A total of 16 young talents from universities and scientific research institutes won the award.
Natural Science Awards and Technological Invention Awards reflect major breakthroughs and innovations
The unique value of Wu Wenjun Artificial Intelligence Science and Technology Award is to reflect the latest and significant academic breakthroughs and technological innovations in the field of artificial intelligence in China. 20 "Wu Wenjun artificial intelligence Natural Science Award", 8 "Wu Wenjun Artificial Intelligence Technology Invention Award", 24 "Wu Wenjun artificial intelligence science and Technology Progress Award", 17 "Wu Wenjun artificial intelligence science and technology progress award enterprise technology innovation project", and 3 "Wu Wenjun artificial intelligence science and technology progress award popular science project" were selected. The awards have covered all aspects of artificial intelligence. The prized institutions include scientific research departments, enterprises, universities, etc., comprehensively present the frontier dynamics and trends of the innovation and development of artificial intelligence in China.
Set up "Chip Award" to encourage breakthrough in bottleneck key technology
In order to promote the empowerment of China's artificial intelligence technology in various industries and fill the gap in the establishment of chip special award in China's artificial intelligence awards, the "Wu Wenjun artificial intelligence special award chip project" was established for the first time this year, with a total of 8 projects on the list. The award is given to teams and individuals who have made original and advanced achievements in the field of AI chips, and motivate them to achieve forward-looking basic and applied research and solve the bottleneck of core technical problems.
Over the past ten years, the "Wu Wenjun Artificial Intelligence Science and Technology Award" has successively rewarded 426 institutions, 391 innovative achievements and projects, and 1403 experts and scholars, which stimulating and carrying forward scientists' spirit of devoting themselves to research and innovation, and while continuously promoting the progress and development of China's intelligent science and technology.