The Chinese Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics in memory of the Golden Jubilee of CSTAM took place in Jiu Hua Spa & Resort, Beijing, China from August 20 to August 22. The congress organized by CSTAM convenes every other year in China and brings together Chinese scientists of research community on mechanics to present the latest advances in the field.
The CCTAM’2007 included opening and closing plenary lectures, semi-plenary lectures and 47 mini-symposia. More than 1,500 people participated in this congress. Among them there were over 30 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, more than 30 Presidents and Vice-Presidents of Universities, some IUTAM members including IUTAM President, Prof. Ben Freund and several leading scientists in the field from other Asian countries were invited to attend the congress.
CSTAM had succeeded in holding this historical Congress and will always try his best to make contributions to the advancement of mechanics progress in China.