Since August, Marie-Jean Thoraval, a professor of fluid dynamics in Xi'an Jiaotong University in Shaanxi province, has been busy. He's excited about relocating his laboratory to a new campus of the university since August.
His current lab on the Xingqing campus of the university in downtown Xi'an is 70 square meters. After the move to Western China Science & Technology Innovation Harbor in the city's Xixian New Area, his lab will be 150 square meters.
The innovation zone is a national project of the Ministry of Education and the government of Shaanxi province to help the university implement key national strategies such as the Belt and Road Initiative. See more stories in the video.