Celebration of the 10th Anniversary of Ho Yu-Chi’s Chair Professor Group at Tsinghua University

Tsinghua University celebrated the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the Center for Intelligent and Networked Systems (CFINS). President Gu Binglin, Former President Wang Dazhong, Prof. He Meiying, Director of Tsinghua University Foundation, and Prof. Ho Yu-Chi, etc. spoke at the meeting, reviewing the decade history and summed up the development experience of the chair professor group. Prof. Guan Xiaohong reported the progress and achievement of the Center for Intelligent and Networked Systems in past ten years on behalf of the chair professor group.

Professor Ho Yu-Chi is a member of National Academy of Engineering of the U. S., foreign members of both Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering, and Chair Professor at Harvard University. Led by Prof. Ho , the chair professor group has Prof. Peter Luh, Professor Cao Xiren, Professor Gong Weibo, Professor Yan Houmin and Professor Guan Xiaohong. They accomplished their work on teaching, research, personnel training, international cooperation with impressive results, and had a major impact on the area of automation science and engineering at home and abroad.

President of Tsinghua University Gu Binlin said, “The development from chair professor to chair professor group is a great innovation and initiative according to the practical situation of the Tsinghua University and Chinese education. As the old saying goes, ‘It takes ten years to grow trees but a hundred years to educate people’, the year of 2011 is both the hundredth anniversary of Tsinghua University, and the tenth anniversary of Ho Yu-Chi chair professor group. We wish heartily that more outstanding talents are raised under the green shade of the ‘great tree’ of Ho Yu-Chi chair professor group. ”