Vice Party Secretary ofCPC XJTU Committee
Memberof CPC XJTU Committee and the CPC XJTU Standing Committee
He takescharge of XJTU’s administrative affairs, and the departments under his directleadership include Finance Department, Audit Department
Born inHebei Province in October 1958, Dr. Wang Shuguo was admitted to the HarbinInstitute of Technology in 1977, majoring in mechanical engineering, where he obtainedhis B.E., M.E., and D.E. respectively. He then went to the Ecole NationaleSupérieure d'Arts et Métiers in Paris, France as a senior visiting scholar from1987 to 1989. In 1993, he was promoted to be professor for his outstandingacademic achievements. He was appointed to be Vice President of HarbinInstitute of Technology in 1998, and was appointed to be director of the HeilongjiangProvincial Science and Technology Bureau in January 1999. He served as thePresident of Harbin Institute of Technology from March 2002 to April 2014, andwas elected deputy of the 10th, the 11th and the 12th National People’sCongress.
Hismajor research fields: robot autonomous control theory, robot sensortechnology, space robot technology, medical equipment and instruments,biomedical image processing and computer-aided medical technology.
He, asa leading researcher, has been in charge of and engaged in more than 20 major researchprojects supported by the National Natural Science Foundation and the Program863 (National High Technology Researchand Development Program of China). He has won seven awards at the provincialand ministerial level for scientific and technological progress. In addition,he patented 15 inventions. Now, he is engaged in 6 projects funded by theNational Natural Science Foundation or the Program 863.
He holdsconcurrent posts at several major academic societies. For example, he is amember of the State Council Academic Degrees Committee, a prize-jury expert ofthe National Science and Technology Awards, a member of the Electromechanicsand Mobility Division of the Science & Technology Commission of the Ministryof Education, vice chairman of the Chinese Society of Astronauts, executivedirector of the Robotics Committee of the Chinese Association of Automation,and vice director of the Scientific Application Expert Committee of LunarExploration Project.
Hisgreat achievements earned him titles include the “National Young andMiddle-aged Expert with Outstanding Contributions”and the “Top Ten ModelTeacher with Noble Ethics”, and a “May Day” medal for recognizing his hard workand contributions.
Dr.Wang is expert in robot research and has achieved significant results inintelligent robot simulation, mobile robot, space robot, etc. In the beginningof the 21st century, he has lead his team in pioneering a new fieldof Chinese biomedical engineering, and has successfully developed the world’sfirst bionic hand for trauma recovery, the first electronic map of human brainanatomy in China and the first robot system in China of minimally invasiveinterventional operation in the abdominal cavity.
InFebruary 2006, President Wang was granted a medal by the Institute National dela Recherche Agronomique (INRA) in France for his contribution in promotingChina-France agricultural cooperation. This is the highest honor in Frenchagricultural science and technology. In the year of 2006, he was grantedmembership in the Chivalric order, Légion d'honneur.