Ningbo Academician Park. /宁波院士公园。 [Photo by Tang Yan] 唐严摄
By Xu Zhuowei
Ningbo Academician Park is located in Yinzhou's Higher Education Park. It was built to celebrate the achievements of Ningbo academicians in the Chinese Academy of Science and Chinese Academy of Engineering. The Park has lush woods, emerald lawns, and a clear, winding stream.
There are 89 bronze statues of Ningbo academicians in the Park, including Tong Dizhou, "the father of cloning in China"; Bei Shizhang, "the father of Chinese biophysics"; geneticist Tan Jiazhen; communications engineering expert Zhu Gaofeng; mathematician Chen Shuxing, and more.
Ningbo is well-known in China for producing great scholars and researchers. There are currently 120 CAS and CAE academicians who can trace their roots back to Ningbo. Not only have they made great contributions to the advancement of science and technology in China, they also hold high prestige internationally.