Shenghong WANG

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Professor Wang Shenghong, chairperson of the Board 

Professor Wang, president emeritus of Fudan University, the chairperson of the Board of Fudan Development Institute. He also served as member of CPPCC(the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference), and was Vice President of CEAIE(China Education Association For International Exchange)and Standing director of the Chinese overseas friendship association as well.   


Professor Wang graduated from Shanghai University of Science and Technology in 1965. He advanced his research at Purdue University and later at University of Arizona, and the University of Texas as a visiting scholar during 1981 to 1983. He has long been engaged in the structural design, computational mechanics and numerical optimization software development for large-scale electronic equipment including radio telescopes, satellite earth station and precision tracking radars. His research won him many awards include First Prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award, First Prize of National Education and Research Award, and First Prize of Shanghai Science and Technology Progress Award, just to name a few. Prof. Wang was elected Deputy Director of China Electro-Mechanical Engineering Association.

Professor Wang was appointed Director of the Education and Health Office and Director of the Higher Education Bureau Shanghai Municipality in 1986, responsible for development and reform planning and implementation of education in Shanghai.

In 1995, Prof. Wang was appointed Vice Chair of The Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference Shanghai Branch. Meanwhile, he was also Director of The United Front Work Department of Shanghai Municipal Party Committee and Chairman of the Shanghai Overseas Chinese Friendship Association.

In 1999, Prof. Wang became the 18th President of Fudan University. Before he retired from the position in 2009, Prof. Wang advanced reform in teaching methodology system, implemented general education system, and promoted inter-disciplinary research mechanism and platforms.  Prof. Wang also made positive contribution to advancing international exchanges and collaboration. He was invited as member of University Grants Committee of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (UGC HK) and member of International Academic Advisory Panel of Singapore Ministry of Education. Prof. Wang was presented with President’s Medal by George Washington University, U.S. A. and Lien d’Or by EM Lyon, France.

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