On January 7th, 2021, the 10th Congress of Jiangsu Association for Science and Technology (JAST) opened in Nanjing. On the opening ceremony, the 17th annual prize-awarding ceremony for Youth Science and Technology Awards of Jiangsu Province was held. Professor Min Chen, from the School of Geography of NNU, received the Jiangsu Youth Science and Technology Award and was named among Jiangsu Top Ten Outstanding Young Scientists.
On the closing ceremony of the 10th Congress of JAST, a new leadership of JAST was elected. Minqiang Hu, Secretary of NNU Committee of CPC, was elected as the vice chairman of 10th JAST Committee.