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Mao Junfa
Mao Junfa

Mao Junfa

Vice President of Shanghai Jiao Tong University

 

Biography

Professor Mao Junfa, male, Han Ethinic, born in August 1965, is Vice President of Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He has been a CPC member since September 1998. He is an expert in electronics and Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Prof. Mao received a BSc degree from the National University of Defense Technology in July 1985, and then a MSc degree from the Shanghai Institute of Nuclear Research of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in July 1988. In July 1992, he received his Ph.D. from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) which he joined as a faculty member immediately afterwards. He had conducted postdoctoral research at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the University of California, Berkeley respectively for one year from the period of May 1994 to August 1996. From October 2010 to June 2018, he was Executive Vice Dean and then Dean of the School of Electronic Information and Electrical Engineering, SJTU. In June 2018, he was appointed Member of the Standing Committee of the CPC SJTU Committee and Vice President of SJTU.

His areas of research interest include high-speed circuit interconnection and RF electronic packaging, in which Prof. Mao has published over 400 papers, including 120 IEEE journal papers. He has been also granted 30 patents. Largely applied in the development of national key equipment, Prof. Mao’s research findings have won him numerous prizes, including the Second Prize of the National Natural Science Award, Second Prize of the National Technology Invention Award, and Second Prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award. He has also been awarded the Second Prize for National Teaching Achievement.

Professor Mao Junfa is IEEE Fellow, Fellow of the Chinese Institute of Electronics, and Director of its Microwave Branch. He is also Dean of the Institute of Artificial Intelligence, SJTU.

As Vice President of the university, Prof. Mao’s responsibility lies in scientific research, university-industry collaboration, technology transfer, cross-disciplinary work between medicine and engineering and between medicine and sciences, collaboration with the local government and confidentiality.