To recognize the foreign experts’ outstanding contributions to Shaanxi’s economic construction and social development, Sanqin Friendship Award is established as the highest level by Shaanxi government to award the foreign experts who make great contributions. This year, after the Review Committee’s evaluation, the 2014 Sanqin Friendship Award was presented to Mr. Jochen Twele, a well-known German expert of Wind Electricity in NPU for his contributions to NPU. Since 2002 Mr. Jochen Twele began his cooperation with Professor Liao Mingfu in NPU to co-organize the implementation of “Talent Training Plan on the Wind Power Generation Technology in China and German”, which is supported by German government.
Mr. Jochen Twele is the eleventh expert honored with this prize. Until now, the number of the awarded foreign experts in NPUis listed the first positioncompared with that in other units in Shaanxi.