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26 PKU professors elected Yangtze River Scholars

MAY . 12 2016
Peking University, May 1st, 2016: Recently, the Ministry of Education  has announced the list of Yangtze River Scholars in 2015. 412 professors are appointed as Yangtze River  Scholars, including152 distinguished professors, 49 visiting professors, and 211 young scholars. 26 professors at Peking University are elected as Yangtze River Scholars, and among them 11 distinguished professors and 15 young scholars. The number is on a par with that of Tsinghua University, both ranking the highest among institutions across the country.
 
DEPARTMENT
POSITION
NAME
School of Mathematical Sciences
Distinguished Professor
Li Ruo
School of Physics
Distinguished Professor
Hu Xiaoyong
College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering
Distinguished Professor
Yu Zhixiang
School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science
Distinguished Professor
Huang Tiejun
Department of Chinese Language and Literature
Distinguished Professor
Yuan Yulin
Department of History
Distinguished Professor
Xin Deyong
Guanghua School of Management
Distinguished Professor
Zhou  Li’an
Guanghua School of Management
Distinguished Professor
Wu Liansheng
National School of Development
Distinguished Professor
Yao Yang
School of Medicine
Distinguished Professor
Jiao Ning
School of Stomatology
Distinguished Professor
Deng Xuliang
School of Mathematical Sciences
Young Scholar
Guan Qi’an
School of Physics
Young Scholar
Peng Liangyou
School of Physics
Young Scholar
Fu Zongmei
College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering
Young Scholar
Chen Xing
School of Life Sciences
Young Scholar
Xu Dongyi
College of Urban and Environmental Sciences
Young Scholar
Cheng Hefa
Department of Psychology
Young Scholar
Li Sheng
College of Engineering
Young Scholar
Zhang  Yanfeng
School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science
Young Scholar
Wang Xingjun
Department of Chinese Language and Literature
Young Scholar
Guimei
National School of Development
Young Scholar
Yu Miaojie
Law School
Young Scholar
Chang Peng’ao
Law School
Young Scholar
Che Hao
Department of Sociology
Young Scholar
Qu Jingdong
School of Medicine
Young Scholar
Tang Xinjing
 
Background Information:
Yangtze River Scholars” is a special high-talent elite project started in 1998 with the help of the People’s Republic of China as well as Li KaShing Foundation. It aims at improving the academic status of Chinese universities and revitalizing Chinese high education. Now, it is one of the most authorized evaluations of Chinese academicians.
 
“Yangtze River Scholars” is an important part of the “National Major Elite Program”, and constitutes national elite system with “Thousand Talents Program” (or The Recruitment Program of Global Experts) and “ Youth Talents Development Plan”. Since 2011, Peking University has been with the most Yangtze River Scholars for four years. Till now, there are 211 Yangtze River Scholars at  Peking University, including 152 distinguished professors, 44 visiting professors, and 15 young scholars.
 
Written by: Shang Baoyue
Edited by: Yan Shengnan