Recently, the General Office of the Organization Department of CPC Central Committee issued the list of the third batch of “Ten-thousand Talents Plan”. Eighteen HUST teachers have been named to the list, including 12 leading talents in scientific and technological innovation, 1 leading talent in philosophy and social sciences, 2 outstanding teachers and 3 young top-notch talents. MSE Prof. Liu Shiyuan of the Department of Mechatronic Engineering and Prof. He Lingsong of the Department of Instruments Science and Technology are honored “leading talent in scientific and technological innovation” and “outstanding teacher” respectively.
Leading Talents in Scientific and Technological Innovation
Leading Talents in Philosophy and Social Sciences
Young Top-notch Talents
The third batch of “Ten-thousand Talents Plan” classifies a total of 1635 talents into five types, including 720 leading talents in scientific and technological innovation, 367 leading talents in technology entrepreneurship, 215 leading talents in philosophy and social sciences, 195 outstanding teachers and 138 young top-notch talents.
Three levels of “Ten-thousand Talents Plan”
“Ten-thousand Talents Plan” is a national high-level talents support program that covers a wide range of fields, involves many departments, and has a long implementation period. It is jointly launched by 11 ministries and commissions including the Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security. It provides special supports for talents engaged in the fields of natural science, engineering technology and philosophy and social sciences. The goal is to nurture a group of high-level innovative and entrepreneurial talents catering for the construction of an innovation-oriented country.
The three levels include: outstanding talents, leading talents, young top-notch talents.
The top level plans to support 100 talents who are at the forefront of world technology, made major discoveries in scientific research, and have the potential to become world-class scientists.
The second level plans to support 8,000 innovative and entrepreneurial talents that are urgently needed by national technological development and industries, including leading talents in scientific and technological innovation, leading talents in technology entrepreneurship, leading talents in philosophy and social sciences, outstanding teachers and leading talents in engineering.
The third level plans to support 2,000 young talents under the age of 35 and with potentials for excellent scientific research and technological innovation.