Professor Yingjie Zhang
As former President and current Chair of University Committee of the Kunming University of Science and Technology (KUST), Professor Yingjie Zhang cares tremendously about the internationalisation of the university among other things. KUST is a research oriented university and the largest university across China’s Yunnan province, and is among the top ten universities in China in its Metallurgical Engineering, Geological Mining, and Environmental Engineering programs.
Professor Zhang has held the position of President at several different universities over the past 10 years, and has made substantial contribution to the development of the universities. Professor Zhang is also wearing many hats of senior management at education related governmental organizations. As a professor in Material Science, Professor Zhang has been a Principal Investigator for many research projects, and has been awarded multiple awards for her research achievements at provincial level and national level.