Before Chinese National Day, John E. Hopcroft, honorary professor and president's special advisor of Shanghai Jiao Tong University(SJTU), Turing Award winner, academician of American Academy of Sciences and Academy of Engineering as well as professor of the Department of Computer Science of Cornell University,has been awarded 2016 "Certificated of Friendship" by Chinese Government. This award is the highest honor given by Chinese government to foreign experts in appreciation of their enthusiastic support for China's construction and their friendly co-operation. There are altogether 50 awarded foreign experts from 21 countries in 2016. Over the years, Professor Hopcroft have devoted a lot and made great contribution to the cultivation of talents and development of teachers of SJTU.
Translated by Zheng Mengyan Reviewed by Lu Siyu