On June 25, 2018, the appointment ceremony for Yao Jianquan, the academician of Chinese Academy of Science, was held in HBU. The ceremony was attended by President Kang Le and Wang Peiguang, Member of the Standing Committee . The signing ceremony was hosted by Wang Peiguang.
In the ceremony, Yao, the academician, noted that the establishment of Xiong’an New Area has brought great opportunities for the development of HBU. Additionally, he stated that he is committed to combine his research direction to contribute to the development of HBU in terms of talent introduction, scientific research, team building, etc., and jointly serve the construction of Xiong’an New Area.