President of Tongji University
Tongji University, located in Shanghai, is one of the leading universities in China. Founded in 1907, the university has steadily developed as a research-oriented, international university with distinct features and global influence. It is now a comprehensive university with ten major disciplines in sciences, engineering, medicine, management, economics, philosophy, humanities, law, education and arts. Major breakthroughs have been made in a number of frontier scientific research fields, and a large number of social pillars and professional elites have been cultivated. Tongji has always taken an active role in expanding international cooperation, and gradually developed an international layout of focusing on cooperation with Europe, increasing the interactions with North America and reaching out to Asia and Africa.
Tongji University has established the world's largest "Multi-Functional Shaking Table Center," the nation's first "Automotive Wind Tunnel Center," the "Comprehensive Test Platform for Urban Rail Transit," the nation's first "National Long-term Seabed Observatory System," and other platforms for major scientific study. Tongji also conducted cutting edge scientific research in the fields of long-span bridge construction, seismic design, intelligent urban traffic, urban sewage treatment, new energy car research and development, domestic intellectual greenhouse, remote sensing information, ocean drilling, atrial fibrillation research, and more.
As a "Double First-Class" University, Tongji University is accelerating the process of constructing a world-class university. While emphasizing on core-discipline enhancement such as Civil Engineering, Architecture, Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture, Environmental Science and Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Surveying and Mapping Science and Technology, it is also focusing on developing new or interdisciplinary disciplines such as Artificial Intelligence, Life Science, Translational Medicine, Marine Science, Innovative Design and Sustainable Development.
Tongji University welcomes outstanding talents from all over the world to join us to jointly develop high-level knowledge innovation and cultivate top-notch innovative elites.