On August 10th, the launching ceremony of the Jilin National Center for Applied Mathematics was held at the lecture hall of the Mathematics Building of Jilin University. Dr. Jiang Zhiying, Chair of Jilin University Council, unveiled the plaque and Prof. Dr. Zhang Xi, President of Jilin University gave the inaugural speech.
In his speech, Prof. Zhang, on behalf of Jilin University and Dr. Jiang greeted the guests and expressed his gratitude to all the units and individuals who have contributed to the preparation and construction of the center. He hoped that the center, one of the first batch of national applied mathematics centers, would seize the historic opportunity and accelerate the construction of a "mathematics +" innovation platform integrating production, education, research, and application. He expressed his hope to see more young students devote themselves to basic research and become a strong force in building China into a scientific and technological power in the future.