Established by the Municipality of Shenzhen, the Southern University of Science and Technology is a publicly funded university in the Guangdong Province. 

The SUSTech cultivates quality talents with perfect personality, solid foundation, excellent ability, international view, social responsibility, innovative spirits and practical ability through the leading talent cultivation system on the basis of credit system, tutor system and college system and taking personalized, small class and international as features of talent cultivation.

The SUSTech has been determined as the experimental school of national higher education comprehensive reform. In April 2012, the Ministry of Education agreed to establish the school and give the school a great mission to explore the modern university system Chinese characteristics and training mode of innovative talents.

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

SUSTech will adopt management mode of collegiate system for undergraduate students and create a wonderful college life for students by taking platforms such as college, Youth League Committee and communities as carriers.

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

Member of CAS

SUSTC President

Shiyi Chen studied mechanics and received his first degree in 1981 from Zhejiang University. He then had his postgraduate study at Peking University, receiving a MSc degree and a PhD degree in 1984 and 1987, respectively. He was elected as an Academician of the Chinese Academy of Science in 2013, and was elected a Fellow of American Physical Society (1995) and a Fellow of the Institute of Physics (2004).

From 1987 to 1994, Chen had been a post-doctoral fellow,an Oppenheimer Fellow, a research staff and the group leader at the LosAlamos National Laboratory, USA. From 1994 to 2000, he was a research staffmember at the IBM Research Division. He moved to John Hopkins Universityin 2001, and served as the Chair of Department of Mechanical Engineeringfrom 2002 to 2004. He was the Alonzo G. Decker Jr. Chair inEngineering and Science at Johns Hopkins University before he became the Deanof the College of Engineering at Peking University in 2005. He was Dean of GraduateSchool of Peking University from 2011 to 2015 and then Vice President forResearch from 2013 to 2015. 

Chen did outstanding research in lattice gas methods in which he created important analysis approach and led engineering applications. He also made significant contributions to the high performance computing and fundamental studies in the theory of turbulence. For these reasons, he was elected as a Fellow of American Physical Society in 1995 and Institute of Physics in 2004. He was elected as an Academician of Chinese Academy of Science in 2013.

From January 2015, he has been the President of South University of Science and Technology of China.

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