On July 8, Tian Gang, a famous mathematician, academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, president of the Chinese Mathematical Society, and professor of the College of Mathematical Sciences of Peking University, visited College of Mathematical Sciences of Tongji University. Academician Tian Gang had a discussion with more than 20 teachers of the College of Mathematical Sciences. President Xu Xuejun introduced to Academician Tian about the history of the college, discipline development and talent team, hoping that Academician Tian would give more guidance and help to the development and construction of Tongji's mathematics. Then Academician Tian Gang had a detailed understanding of the research direction, scientific research field and background of the young teachers attending the meeting, answered the questions about original innovation in relevant fields, the front development of geometry and other issues, and put forward suggestions and guidance for the development of young talents.

Academician Tian fully affirmed the growth and progress of Tongji's mathematics discipline in recent years, emphasized the basic position of mathematics in artificial intelligence, data science, etc., encouraged young mathematicians to devote themselves to basic research, treasuring the golden age of being young to devote to mathematical research, and produce more original achievements.