The 11th China Youth Science and Technology Innovation Award presentation ceremony was held on August 24, 2018, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Vice-premier of the State Council Sun Chunlan, also a member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, attended the ceremony. The Central Committee of China Communist Youth League, the China Youth Federation, the China Students Federation and the National Working Committee of China Young Pioneers jointly issued a document to commend the winners of the 11th China Youth Science and Technology Innovation Award.
Recommended by the Youth League Committee of XJTU, XJTU doctoral candidate Cui Minchao from the School of Mechanical Engineering won the 11th China Youth Science and Technology Innovation Award and was invited to attend the conference in Beijing. Cui Minchao is also the only student in Shaanxi Province receiving this honor.