On May 31, the appointment ceremony of visiting professor of College of Light Industry, Textile & Food Engineering and lecture of "progress of biomechanics on the European footwear research and design" were successfully held at room C404 of complex building, Jiangan Campus. The Speaker was Prof. Petr Hlavacek (Dean of Tomas Bata University of Technology). Dean of College of Light Industry, Textile & Food Engineering Professor Chen Wuyong, director of leather products Department Mr. Xu Bo and deputy secretary of our college Mr. Su Deqiang were invited as guests to attend this seminar. In addition, we are privileged to have invited a number of famous enterprises of Chengdu shoes.
Prof. Petr Hlavacek, vice president of the Czech Footwear and Leather Association, international expert of UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization) footwear group, achieved fruitful research results on the development and production of preventing diabetes footwear and the archaeological research and copying of the most ancient European shoes.
Dean of College of Light Industry, Textile & Food Engineering Prof. Chen Wuyong solemnly presented the visiting professor letter of appointment to Prof. Petr Hlavacek. Prof. Petr made a lecture on "progress of biomechanics on the European footwear research and design". This event is the reflection of the deep friendship between Sichuan University and Tomas Bata University, is also the important initiative of academic and cultural exchanges between the two schools.