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As one of China's pioneering new research universities, SUSTech believes that learning and research go hand in hand.

The Global Engagement Office (GEO) is responsible for forming and implementing a coherent strategy to promote the University’s international development and global profile.

The undergraduate admission of SUSTech adopts comprehensive evaluation enrollment mode based on national college entrance examination.The graduate admission of SUSTech currently adopts joint training mode.

The SUSTech Education Foundation consists of board of directors, board of supervisors and secretariat. The board of directors is the top of the power structure of the foundation; the board of supervisors is responsible to check finance and accounting information in accordance with law and regulations; secretariat is the standing administrative unit of the foundation, which is responsible to the daily work of the foundation under the leading of leaders in the board of directors.


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  CHEN Shiyi


  Chairperson, University Council 

   GUO Yurong


Vice-President, Education


  WU Chuanyue  

  Vice-Chairperson, University Council

   LI Fengliang


 Vice-President, Research

   Dean, Graduate School


  TANG Tao



Member, University Council

  Secretary General

  Chairman, Trade Union

  Director, University Affairs Office

  WANG Yongjie

 Secretary General

  Chairman, Trade Union

  Director, University Affairs Office

   WANG Yongjie  


  Member, University Council

  Director of Public Relations

    ZHANG Ling
Associate Vice President, International Affairs 
  Chief Operating Officer
   LU Chun  


  Member, University Council

  Director of Human Resources

  CHEN Zhifeng


Chief Financial Officer 
   Director, Finance Office 

    YE Qin        


Member of the President’s Office,

Director of Residential College
     HAN Wei        


Member of the President’s Office,

Director of Scientific Research

    ZHAO Yusheng        


Member of the President’s Office,

Director of Planning and Development

    WANG Susheng        



GUO Yurong 

Chairperson of University Council

GUO Yurong received her Master Degree in Physical Geography from Sun Yat-Sen University. From 1994 to 1997, Guo participated in a government-funded international training program in Canada, Australia and the United States. From 1988 to 2016, Guo served in an array of key positions in the government of Shenzhen Municipality, including Director of Education Bureau and Director of the Environmental Protection Bureau.

In June, 2016, Guo Yurong was appointed Chairwoman of University Council of the Southern University of Science and Technology.




Professor CHEN Shiyi studied mechanics and received his first degree in 1981 from Zhejiang University, followed by a MSc degree and a PhD degree from Peking University in 1984 and 1987.

From 1987 to 1994, he was post-doctoral fellow, Oppenheimer Fellow, research staff and group leader at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA. Prof. Chen joined John Hopkins University in 2001, and was promoted to the Alonzo G. Decker Jr. Chair in Engineering and Science in 2005. From 2011 to 2015, Prof. Chen was Dean of Graduate School of Peking University and then Vice President for Research.

In January, 2015, he took office as​ the President of the Southern University of Science and Technology.


 Vice-Chairperson of University Council

Li Fengliang holds a PhD degree in literature from Jinan University. He is also a post doctor from Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU) and a visiting scholar from the University of Southern California, a national candidate for the "National Talent Program".

From 1994-1998, he worked on teaching, research and management at Jiangsu Normal University, Jinan University and SYSU successively. In 2008, he was transferred to Shenzhen University as Vice President and Party Committee Member, and worked concurrently as Dean of the College of Entrepreneurship, Dean of the Institute for Cultural Industries, Director of the National Center for Cultural Innovation Research and Chief Editor of Journal of Shenzhen University (Humanities & Social Sciences).

He was appointed as Vice Chairperson of University Council of Southern University of Science and Technology in October 2016.

WU Chuanyue

Vice-President, Education

Professor Wu Chuanyue is the Chair Professor of Changjiang Scholars Program as well as a member of the “1000 Talents Plan”. 

He joined SUSTech as a Leading Professor in May, 2012. He was then appointed as the Provost and Vice-President of Education.

Prior to joining SUSTech, he served as Assistant Professor at the Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama in Birmingham. He was appointed as Associate Professor at the Department of Pathology in the University of Pittsburgh in 2000 and was promoted to Professor in 2004. In 2009, Prof. Wu was awarded an endowed chair professorship by the University of Pittsburgh.



Vice-President, Research

Dean of Graduate School

Professor TANG Tao  received his BSc in Mathematics from Peking University in 1984 and received a PhD degree in Applied Mathematics in 1989. 

From 1990 to 1998, he was a faculty member of Department of Mathematics at Simon Fraser University and was granted tenure in 1996. He joined Hong Kong Baptist University in 1998, and was promoted to Chair Professor in 2003.

He was awarded the Leslie Fox Prize for numerical analysis in 1988 and the Feng Kang Prize for scientific computing in 2003. From 2005 to 2009, he was Cheung Kong Chair Professor appointed by the Ministry of Education, and in 2012, he was elected as a SIAM Fellow for his "contributions to computational fluid dynamics and in particular, development of adaptive algorithms".

While at Hong Kong Baptist University, Prof. Tang was the Head of the Department of Mathematics , Director of Graduate School of the university, Associate Vice-President and Dean of Science. 

He was appointed Vice President for Research by SUSTech in May 2015.



WANG Yongjie

Member of University Council of SUSTech

Secretary General

Chairman of Trade Union

Director,University Affairs Office 

Mr. Wang Yongjie received his bachelor’s degree in photoelectron technology from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China in 1994. He was a civil servant in Shenzhen from 1994 to 2009 and once served as secretary of General Office of the Shenzhen Municipal Government.
Mr. Wang now is a member of the University Council and Director of University Affairs  Office of SUSTech. Since April 2017, he serves as President of the office, party and government office director, trade union chairman and secretary general for SUSTech.

LU Chun

Associate Vice President, International Affairs

Chief Operating Officer 

Dr. Lu Chun received his BA in mechanics from Peking University in 1984, MA from the Beijing Institute of Technology in 1987 and PhD from the National University of Singapore in 1991. He worked as a Senior/Principal Engineer in the Chartered Industry Singapore from 1994 to 1997, and then joined the Institute of High Performance Computing in 1997, where he worked as a Senior Research Scientist and Program Director of the Division of Large-scale Complex Systems. Dr. Lu was adjunct professor at the National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University. He joined King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in 2008, as Director of East Asia Strategic Initiatives, and later Director of International Programs.

Since 2015, Dr. Lu serves as the Associate Vice President of International Affairs and Chief Operating Officer of SUSTech, and since April 2017 he serves as General Secretary.


HAN Wei 

Director of Residential College

Dr. Han Wei has a PhD in Education. She worked successively at the Shenzhen Bureau of Education and Shenzhen University from 1992 to 2007.

In June 2007, Dr. Han participated in the preparations of SUSTech and was appointed as the leader of the Preparation Group Office of SUSTech. She was then promoted to Deputy Director in August 2010, and took office as Director of Human Resource in January 2015, in charge of the Human Resource Office, Students Affairs Office, Residential Colleges and UNESCO Category 2 Institutes and Centers Preparation Office. Since April 2017, she serves as director of the College for SUSTech.

YE Qin  

Chief Financial Officer

Director, Finance Office of SUSTech

In March, 2011, Mr. Ye Qin was appointed as the Deputy Director of the Preparation Office of SUSTech. He was appointed as Chief Financial Officer as well as the Director of Finance Office of SUSTech in June 2015.

Mr. Ye received his master’s degree in microbiology from Beijing Agricultural University in 1986. He served successively as teaching assistant, Deputy Director and Lecturer of the microbiology teaching and research office of Northwest Agricultural University from 1986 to 1994. From 1994 to 2007, Mr. Ye successively served in different positions at governmental institutions of Shenzhen Municipality, including Director of the Department of Social Development and the Development and Reform Commission of Shenzhen Municipality. Since April 2017, he serves as chief accountant for SUSTech.

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