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Zhaohui Wu

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Wu Zhaohui was named President of Zhejiang University in March 2015. Prior to this, he served as Vice President from Mar. 2008 to Oct. 2012 and Executive Vice President from Nov. 2012 to Feb 2015, in charge of academic and financial affairs.

Professor Wu was born in Wenzhou, China, in December 1966. Between September 1984 and October 1993, he obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree and completed his PhD at Zhejiang University, majoring in computer science. He participated in a joint PhD program in the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence from September 1991 to September 1993. In November 1993, he embarked on his teaching career in the Department of Computer Science at Zhejiang University. Later, he held his position as Vice Director of the Department of Computer Science and Vice Dean of the College of Computer Science and Technology. Since 1998, he has taken up different administrative positions at the university level. 

His major research is focused on computer science and technology. He is a chief scientist in the 973 Project, an information expert in the 863 Project and the team leader of the national panel of the modern service industry. He is the winner of the National Fund for Distinguished Young Scientists and a first-tier talent in the National Talents Program. He is the second-prize winner of the China National Scientific & Technological Invention Awards, the second-prize winner of the China National Scientific & Technological Progress Awards, and the winner of the Prize for Scientific and Technological Innovation of the Ho Leung & Ho Lee Foundation.