On the morning of September 8, 2012, the 14th Annual Meeting of China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) was held in Hebei. In recognition of the excellent results in the transformation of scientific and technological achievements of the national science and technology workers, Professor Yang Hongyu of College of Computer Science of Sichuan University won the 15th Session of the China Association for Science and Technology Seeking Truth Outstanding Youth Achievement Transformation Award.
This award was established by China Association for Science and Technology in 1998. The award selected once a year. The Achievement Transformation Award mainly reward enterprises, scientific research institutes, universities, and other work in scientific and technological achievements achieved outstanding results and some effective and good prospects of young scientists and technicians. The annual incentive quota is of no more than 10.
Professor Yang Hongyu engaged in the aviation management technology, system R&D and achievements transformation for more than 20 years, is responsible for the completion of more than 20 major scientific research projects for the country and military. Among them, CDZS air traffic control center system, DRS ATC radar simulators and virtual airport system filled the gap of our country, reached the international advanced level of similar products, some of them are international leadership, and promoted the application to the wide range in the field of military and civil aviation in China, replaced importing, made a significant social and economic benefits and defense effectiveness, obtained one National Science and Technology Progress Award, one second prize, three first prize and two second prize in provincial and ministerial level scientific and technological progress.