On Feb. 7, Guangdong Provincial Party Committee, the provincial government held the 2016 annual Guangdong Innovation and Development Conference in Guangzhou Pearl Island Hotel. The conference commended the outstanding scientific and technological achievements and workers in 2016. Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Professor Wu Shouxian from SCUT won the Outstanding Contribution Award of Science and Technology in 2016. This is the third Provincial Science and Technology Outstanding Contribution Award for SCUT.
Provincial Party Committee Secretary, Mr. Hu Chunhua awarded the prize to Prof. Wu. He is the first director of the State Key Laboratory of Subtropical Building Science in South China University of Technology and is the only academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in architectural science and technology field. He creatively combines architecture with acoustics, carries out a series of original research on the theory of sound quality of chamber acoustics and hall building, and applied the research results to major engineering practice.