On December 16, 2021, the 2021 working conference of the Wheel and Rail Innovation Research Center jointly established by our school, Pangang Group and Magang Group, was held in the Jinghu Hotel of Southwest Jiaotong University. Participants at the meeting were: Professor Zhou Zhongrong, Vice President of Southwest Jiaotong University and Director of the Wheel and Rail Innovation Research Center. Qian Linmao, Dean of the School of Mechanical Engineering. Li Huailong, Vice President of the Institute of Science and Technology Development. Center researchers Jin Xuesong, Liu Qiyue, Wang Wenjian, Zhao Xin; Yang Xiuliang, Deputy General Manager of Pangang Group Company Limited. Chen Yong, Senior Technical Consultant. Chen Yong, Minister of Science and Technology Innovation Department of Pangang Group Company Limited. Guo Hua, Deputy General Manager of Pangang group Panzhihua Steel Vanadium Co., Ltd., Xu Quan, Vice Minister of Pangang Group Research Institute Co., Ltd.. Senior Engineer Wang Yuan, Senior Engineer Li Xiaoyu, Senior Engineer Sheng Zhendong; Li Xiang, Senior Vice President of Magang Rail Transit Material Technology Co., Ltd.. Zhao Hai, Deputy Director of the Technology Center of Magang Holding Co., Ltd., Senior Commissioner Zhang Mingru; Su Shihuai, President of Anhui Metal Society, etc.
Zhou Zhongrong, Vice president of Southwest Jiaotong University and Li Huailong, Vice President of the Institute of Science and Technology Development, warmly congratulated the convening of the meeting and introduced the operation of the center and the progress of discipline scientific research. The three members of the center, researcher Wang Wenjian, senior engineer Wang Yuan and deputy director Zhao Hai, respectively introduced the work of the center since its establishment.
The participants affirmed the work of the center since its establishment, put forward the shortcomings of the work of the center, held heated discussions on the replacement of leaders of the center, future effective working mechanism, talent training, cooperative research contents and the center’s tripartite joint research content and projects, and reached an agreement in research topics for future cooperation.