From Engineers to Innovators and Entrepreneurs. Yang Yang ShanghaiTech University www.ShanghaiTech.edu.cn. The 2012 Workshop on Innovations in ICT Education, 22-23 Oct. 2012, Beijing, China. Entrepreneurship: why and what.
From Engineers to Innovators and Entrepreneurs
The 2012 Workshop on Innovations in ICT Education, 22-23 Oct. 2012, Beijing, China.
Frank Huband: “Society needs engineers who not only solve engineering problems, but who can participate in bringing ideas and products to market.”
Peter F. Drucker: "Innovation is the specific tool of entrepreneurs, the means by which they exploit change as an opportunity for a different business or a different service.”
Thomas Edison: "I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others... I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.”
Bill Gates: "We were young, but we had good advice and good ideas and lots of enthusiasm.”
Source: “2012 Graduate Employment Report”, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and MyCOS Research Institute, June 2012.
Source: Council of Graduate Schools
Why be the mayor of your city when you can be the king!
QuestionsHow should we address these challengesinfuture ICT curriculum design?How should we provide better ICT education for students, industry and society?
With people-centered development as the core value of the university, ShanghaiTech will create a dynamic hub where research, education, and innovation meet to provide a multi-disciplinary approach for learning and solving challenging problems facing the society. The university is designed to be small, focused on pursuing excellence and promoting open collaborations with those share the same vision.
Founding Members: the Shanghai Municipal Government and the Chinese Academy of Sciences, endorsed by the Ministry of Education in April 2012.
Shanghai Synchrotron Radiation Facility
ShenGuang-II Laser Facility
National Protein Science Facility-Shanghai
65m Radio Telescope
National Center for Drug Screening
Chinese National Compound Library
Shanghai Chenshan Plant Science Research Center
Shanghai Engineering Center for Microsatellites
12 state key laboratories at local research institutes of CAS
State-of-the-art scientific equipments and platforms
Engineering centers and commercialization bases
Architect:Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners
Award: 2012 Merit Award for Urban Design, American Institute of Architects, California Council
Keywords: open, interdisciplinary, interaction, exchange, communications, local engagement, global collaborations
James Clerk Maxwell, Electromagnetic Theory, The 1st permanent color photograph
Guglielmo Marconi, Inventor of Radio
Entrepreneur of Wireless Telegraphy
龚惠兴 陈桂林 方家熊 何 力 封松林 张钊锋 宋应文 王跃林 曹俊诚 钱 骅
Full-time Professors: we are recruiting active researchers with exceptional track records or strong potentials
Adjunct Professors:50+ leading researchers from different research institutes of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Visiting Professors: leading researchers from world-class universities and research institutions
Keywords: interdisciplinary, international, innovative, experience, entrepreneurship, leadership
ShanghaiTech: New Thinking, New Design, New Opportunities …
上海就是浦东，浦东就是上海Shanghai is Pudong, Pudong is Shanghai
Let the bullets fly
For students, us, industry, economy and society.
Thank you very much for your attention. Many thanks to Professor Ke Gong and Professor Zide Du for inviting me.
Dr. Yang Yang