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Ma Dexiu

Ma Dexiu

Chairperson of the University Council

Administration Building A, Minhang Campus



Graduated from the Department of Automatic Control, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Professor MA Dexiu started her career as a young academic staff at X'ian Jiatong University and Northern Jiaotong University. Later on, she joined the National Development and Reform Commission, where she left in 2003 as Director-General of its Hi-Tech Industry Division. At that time, Professor MA Dexiu was appointed as Secretary of Communist Party of China (CPC) SJTU Committee, and Chairperson of SJTU University Council, of which she chairs.

Professor MA Dexiu is Delegate of CPC’s 17th National Congress, Representative of China’s 11th National People’s Congress (NPC),Member of 11th NPC’s Education, Science, Culture, and Health Committee, Member of 9th CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee, Representative of 12th Shanghai Municipal People’s Congress.

Professor MA Dexiu is also concurrently Member of Decision Consulting Board of CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee, Member of Shanghai Municipal Expert Panel for 11th 5-Year Planning, and Chairwoman of Shanghai Municipal Association of Woman Professors.

Because of her outstanding contributions, Professor MA Dexiu has been awarded numerous prizes, including: Science & Technology Progress Award from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, etc.

In recent years in major Chinese media, Professor MA Dexiu published over 30 papers about Chinese university reform and development, hi-tech industry development, etc.