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Joint Management Committee
The Joint Management Committee plays the role of executive oversight and institute decision-making. It comprises three senior leaders from ZJU and three senior leaders from UIUC. Members have high-level roles at the partner universities, and bring their vision for international cooperation.
Prof. HE Lianzhen is Vice President of Zhejiang University and Secretary of the Communist Party Committee of International Campus, Dean of International Campus, ZJU. Her Master’s degree is from the University of Birmingham (1992), and her PhD degree in language testing is from Guangdong Foreign Studies University, China (1998). She was a senior visiting scholar at the University of California at Los Angeles in 2004 and was local chair of the 2008 Language Testing Research Colloquium (LTRC) held at Zhejiang University. She was the Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professor at the University of Bristol in 2014. She has been a keynote speaker at several international conferences. Her main research interests are language testing and English language teaching.
Prof. Li is currently a Distinguished Professor, Vice Dean of International Campus, Director for RF and Nanoelectronic Research Center at Zhejiang University, China. He is also the founding dean of ZJUI. He received the Ph.D. Degree in Electrical Engineering from Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, U.K. In 1992 under the Scholar of Chinese Ministry of Education. In late 1992, he started to work in Singapore under the Singapore Government Talent Plan as a Senior Research Fellow, Principal Research Engineer at the Singapore Research Institute and Industry. Before joining Zhejiang University in 2010, he served as Senior Director for Singapore A*STAR National Research Institute.
Prof. SHEN Youqing is the Vice Dean of Faculty of Engineering, ZJU, Chanjiang Distinguished Professor, Qiushi Chair Professor, Director of Center for BioNano Engineering, ZJU. He obtained his B.S and Ph.D. Degree from ZJU in 1991 and 1995 respectively and completed the Ph.D. Degree in Polymer Reaction Engineering from McMaster University in Canada in 2002. He served as Tenured Associate Professor at the University of Wyoming, obtained research grants from “The National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars” in 2008, and was selected as “Youth Science and technology innovation leader”. He undertook more than research 10 projects through the national science foundation in the United States, and many major national projects after he return to China. He published more than 280 papers on prestigious SCI journals, such as Nature Nanotechnology, Nature Biomedical Engineering and Adv. Mater. and so on, H - factor 60, published 1 book though RSC press and 1 through Wiley Press, He become the “highly cited Chinese scholars” since 2015. His research interests include biomedical materials, nanomedicine, targeted drug delivery, bionanotechnology.
Andreas C. Cangellaris
Prof. Andreas C. Cangellaris is Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and M.E. Van Valkenburg Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. From 2013 until 2017, he was Dean of the College of Engineering at Illinois. He is a Fellow of IEEE. He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece in 1981, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1983 and 1985, respectively.
Prof. Rashid Bashir is Dean of the Grainger College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He received his BSEE from Texas Tech University as the highest ranking graduate in the College of Engineering in Dec. 1987. He completed his MSEE from Purdue University in 1989 and Ph.D. from Purdue University in 1992. In Oct. 2007, he joined the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and was the Abel Bliss Professor of Engineering, and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering & Bioengineering.
Philippe H Geubelle
Prof. Philippe H Geubelle is Executive Associate Dean of the Grainger College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He completed his M.S. and Ph.D. in Aeronautics at Caltech in 1989 and 1993, respectively. After a year as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Harvard, he joined the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in January 1995. He is currently Bliss Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, with joint appointments in Mechanical Science and Engineering, in Civil and Environmental Engineering, at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications and at the Beckman Institute of Advanced Science and Technology.