Prof. Dr. WU Zhaohui was named president of Zhejiang University in March 2015. He is an alternate member of the 19th Central Committee of Communist Party of China. He was elected as the member of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2017.
Dr. Wu is a fellow of IEEE, China Computer Federation (CCF), Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence (CAAI) and Chinese Association of Automation (CAA). He also serves as director of the National Panel of Modern Service Industry, vice president of the China Association of Higher Education, and vice president of the Chinese Health Information and Big Data Association.
Dr. Wu’s major research is focused on computer science and technology. He was a chief scientist in the 973 Project and an information expert in the 863 Project.
Dr. Wu was also a winner of the National Fund for Distinguished Young Scientists, a first-tier talent in the National Talents Program, the second-prize winner of the State Technological Invention Award, the second-prize winner of the State Scientific & Technological Progress Award, and the winner of the Prize for Scientific and Technological Innovation of the Ho Leung & Ho Lee Foundation. One of his studies was listed among the Top Ten Achievements in Science and Technology of Chinese Universities in 2016.