Zhang Jie (scientist)
Zhang Jie (Chinese: 张杰; born January 31, 1958) served as the President of Shanghai Jiao Tong University from November 2006 until February 2017. He is a physicist and a member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences since 2003. He was elected to the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina on March 28, 2007. He was elected as foreign associate of the US National Academy of Sciences in 2012.
Zhang Jie was born in 1958. He received both his bachelor's degree and master's degree from Inner Mongolia University, China, and his Ph.D. degree from Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in 1988. From 1988 to 1998, he was a visiting scholar at the Max Planck Society in Germany and at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in the United Kingdom. In 1999, he returned to China and served as a research scientist at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He was appointed head of Bureau of Fundamental Science at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2003. On November 27, 2006, Zhang Jie took place of the former President Xie Shengwu and became the new President of Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
Zhang Jie is a member of the Board of Trustees of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).
Zhang Jie was an alternate member of the 17th CPC Central Committee, and an alternate member of the 18th Central Committee.
- "中共中央国务院决定林忠钦任上海交大校长". Jiafang Daily (in Chinese). 24 February 2017.
- Board of Trustees of KAUST Archived April 21, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
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2006 – 2017
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