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Professor Yang Fujia, Presidents Emeritus

2016-10-07

     Professor Yang Fujia, Presidents Emeritus  

     Presidents Emeritus of Shanghai Jian Qiao University(SJQU)

In 1991, he was promoted to the Chinese Academy of Science and the Science Academy of the Third World, and in 1998 was given an honorary professorship in physics by the American Vanderbilt University.  Professor Yang Fujia, whose family comes from Ningbo, is an eminent physicist and distinguished academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is Vice-Chairman of the Chinese Association for Science and Technology (CAST) and the Bohr Professor of Fudan University (where he is also a former president).

     Professor Yang is recognised as an outstanding university leader and has served as the executive director of the Union of International University Presidents' since 1996. He was the Chancellor of The University of Nottingham from 2001 to 2012.

    In 2011, as Presidents Emeritus of Shanghai Jian Qiao University.