Prof. Shaojun Wei
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Prof. Shaojun Wei

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Dr. Shaojun Wei is the professor of Tsinghua University; Member of the National Integrated Circuit Industry Development Advisory Committee; Vice President of China Semiconductor Industry Association (CSIA) and President of Fabless Chapter CSIA. Dr. Wei was the President & CEO of Datang Telecom Technology Co., Ltd. and the CTO of Datang Telecom Industry Group between 2001-2006.

Dr. Wei has been working on VLSI design methodologies research and reconfigurable computing technology research. He has published more than 200 peer-reviewed papers and 6 monographs. He owns more than 130 patents, including 18 US patents. Dr. Wei is the IEEE Fellow, the Fellow of Chinese Institute of Electronics (CIE), the Fellow of Asia-Pacific AI Association, and the academician of the International Eurasian Academy of Science (IEAS).

Dr. Wei had won many awards including China National Second Award for Technology Invention (2015), China National Second Award for Technology Progress (2001), SIPO & WIPO Patent Golden Award (2003, 2015), First Award for Science and Technology of Ministry of Education (2014, 2019), China, First Award for Technology Invention of CIE (2012, 2017, 2020), EETimes China IC Design Achievement Award (2018), Aspencore Outstanding Contribution Award of the Year/Global Electronic Achievement Awards (2018), SEMI Special Contribution Award (2019) and IEEE CAS Industrial Pioneer Award (2020).

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The campus of Tsinghua University is situated in northwest Beijing on the site of the former imperial gardens of the Qing Dynasty, and surrounded by a number of historical sites.

Tsinghua University was established in 1911, originally under the name “Tsinghua Xuetang”. The school was renamed “Tsinghua School” in 1912. The university section was founded in 1925. The name “National Tsinghua University” was adopted in 1928.

The faculty greatly valued the interaction between Chinese and Western cultures, the sciences and humanities, the ancient and modern. Tsinghua scholars Wang Guowei, Liang Qichao, Chen Yinque and Zhao Yuanren, renowned as the “Four Tutors” in the Institute of Chinese Classics, advocated this belief and had a profound impact on Tsinghua’s later development.

Tsinghua University was forced to move to Kunming and join with Peking University and Nankai University to form the Southwest Associated University due to the Resistance War against the Japanese Invasion in 1937. In 1946 The University was moved back to its original location in Beijing after the war.

After the founding of the People’s Republic of China, the University was molded into a polytechnic institute focusing on engineering in the nationwide restructuring of universities and colleges undertaken in 1952. In November 1952, Mr. Jiang Nanxiang became the President of the University. He made significant contributions in leading Tsinghua to become the national center for training engineers and scientists with both professional proficiency and personal integrity.

Since China opened up to the world in 1978, Tsinghua University has developed at a breathtaking pace into a comprehensive research university. At present, the university has 20 schools and 59 departments with faculties in science, engineering, humanities, law, medicine, history, philosophy, economics, management, education and art.

With the motto of “Self-Discipline and Social Commitment” and the spirit of “Actions Speak Louder than Words”, Tsinghua University is dedicated to the well-being of Chinese society and to world development. As one of China’s most prestigious and influential universities, Tsinghua is committed to cultivating global citizens who will thrive in today’s world and become tomorrow’s leaders. Through the pursuit of education and research at the highest level of excellence, Tsinghua is developing innovative solutions that will help solve pressing problems in China and the world.

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