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17 ZJU professors honored as Changjiang Scholars

2018-05-28 Global Communications

The Chinese Ministry of Education has officially announced the list of the 2017 Changjiang Scholars Program. Zhejiang University tied for third place among China’s institutions of higher education with a total of 17 professors winning the honor.

As a national program initiated in 1998, Changjiang Scholar (aka Cheung Kong Scholar or Yangtze River Scholar) is considered one of the highest academic honors for individuals in China. So far, a total of 123 professors from ZJU have been appointed as Changjiang Distinguished Professors and Changjiang Young Scholars.

In recent years, ZJU has been committed to nurturing an optimal ecology for talent and has made major breakthroughs in talent introduction and cultivation. The University has systematically integrated talent programs and created a wholesome system where every faculty member can bring into full play his or her capabilities. And that in turn helps ZJU drive its initiative of building a world-class university.

Below is the list of ZJU professors selected for the 2017 Changjiang Scholars Program:

Name

Area

Type

CHEN Gang

Computer Software and Theory

Distinguished Professor

HUANG Feihe

Organic Chemistry

Distinguished Professor

LIU Tongfang

Basic Principles of Marxism

Distinguished Professor

WANG Jingdai

Chemical Engineering

Distinguished Professor

BO Zheng

Engineering Thermophysics

Young Scholar

CHENG Peng

Control Theory and Engineering

Young Scholar

HE Yong

Mechanical Manufacturing and Automation

Young Scholar

LYU Chaofeng

Solid Mechanics

Young Scholar

SHI Bingfeng

Organic Chemistry

Young Scholar

WANG Di

Immunology

Young Scholar

WANG Jun

Foreign Philosophy

Young Scholar

WEI Lu

Journalism

Young Scholar

YANG Jinghua

Olericulture

Young Scholar

YANG Yi

Management Science and Engineering

Young Scholar

YUE Wenze

Land Resource Management

Young Scholar

ZHANG Haitao

Pharmacology

Young Scholar

ZHAO Jun

International Law

Young Scholar