On the morning of April 24, a symposium on the 60th anniversary of the graduation of the alumni admitted to the Department of Electrical Engineering in 1956 was held in the Meeting Room 102, Zone 3, West Main Building. More than 30 alumni from the Power Generation Class 1 and Class 2 admitted in 1956 gathered together to reminisce about the unforgettable youthful years. Kang Chongqing, Dean of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Applied Electronics of Tsinghua University, attended the meeting welcome the old alumni.
Professor Kang Chongqing briefly introduced to the old alumni the development of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Applied Electronics in recent years in scientific research, talent training, discipline construction and alumni work. He mentioned that Tsinghua University was established when the country was in distress, and grew up when the nation was in struggle. In the past ninety years, the Department has developed courageously following the pace of the University. With the continuous exploration and joint efforts of several generations of Tsinghua people, the Department of Electrical Engineering has gradually become an internationally influential scientific and innovative research base in the field of electric power and a training base for high-level compound talents, with alumni all over the world. In addition, Professor Kang mentioned that all the alumni admitted in 1961 have graduated for 60 years, devoted themselves to the development of the alma mater and various social undertakings, and have made wonderful achievements in social, economic and cultural development. 60 years are extraordinary, and the reunion today after sixty years is extremely valuable!
After sixty years, the alumni are still reserving the love for the Department of Electrical Engineering, and when they met again in the meeting room, they talked and laughed and warmed everyone present. Organized by Academician Han Yingduo, the alumni recalled those unforgettable days, chatted about the past life together, relived the vigorous youth, looked back on the young and powerful middle-aged, signed for the white hair with emotion, and looked forward to a healthy and happy old age. At the same time, they wished to reunite at Tsinghua Park on the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the Department of Electrical Engineering in 2022.
After the symposium, the alumni visited the West Main Building and various parts of the campus together, and felt the great changes and great achievements of their alma mater over the past 60 years after graduation.
Finally, the alumni took a group photo with the department leaders in front of the west main building, leaving a precious scene.