Written by: Wang Shengjin
Translated by: Zhou Dongyi
Edited by: Liu Peixiang
Date: May 5th, 2018
April 26th, 2018 was World Intellectual Property Day. China Intellectual Property News sponsored the event “In Search of Innovative Women” and announced the winners in Beijing as part of the celebration. Selection. HIT’s Prof. Tan Liying was selected for the list of Top Ten Innovative Women in China. For her outstanding achievements in satellite optical communications.
This event is known for its extensive publicity and reporting on the important role of women in promoting innovation and development in our country. It also shares the experiences and successes of women innovators in China so as to establish a model for women's innovation and create a positive atmosphere of respect for women and for innovation in society as a whole. The theme of Intellectual Property Day was "The Motivating Force of Change: Women Participating in Innovation and Creation". China Intellectual Property News launched the innovative women's selection campaign with the theme "She Is Looking for Innovation". During the one-and-a-half-month competition, nearly 30 provinces, municipalities, and districts recommended 100 female innovators. Materials were screened, candidates were selected and the scores of online voting and experts’ reviews were carefully calculated. China Intellectual Property News identified 10 winners of the “In Search of Innovation”award. Also chosen as “Innovative Women” were Zhang Yanli, an alumna of the School of Electrical Engineering of the University of Science and Technology of China, and current head of the Yuhang Deep-Sky Exploration Motor Project of the General Armament Department of the 21st Institute of China Electronics Technology Corporation.