Zheng Nanning, a professor with aPhD degree in engineering, graduated from XJTU in 1975, majoring in electricengineering and then got his Master’s degree from XJTU in Information andControl Engineering in 1981. Four years later, he got his doctoral degree of Keio University in Japan. In 2005, he was elected to be an academician of theChinese Academy of Engineering and IEEE Fellow. From August 2003 to April 2010,he served as president of XJTU. In addition, he was president of ShaanxiProvincial Association for Science and Technology from 2002 to 2014.
Professor Zheng has long beenengaged in the studies of Pattern recognition and artificial intelligencesystem and computer vision and image processing. He won the National Fund forOutstanding Youths in 1996 and the support of the first batch by the NationalScience Foundation as the Distinguished Innovative Team in 2000. Later, hesuccessively won many other awards such as National Award for TechnologicalInventions, National Award for the Progress in Science and Technology, and theHo Leung- Ho Lee Foundation for the Progress in Science and Technology. Inaddition, he won many honorary tittles such as National Outstanding Teacher,Chinese National Award for Young Scientists, GM China Award for Technology Achievements.
Currently, he is a member of theState Council Academic Degree Committee(1998--), a member of the first sessionof Expert Consultative Committee for National Informalization, Chair of the10th session of Chinese Automation Association, Director of Advisory Committeeof National Technological Major Projects (2011-) and Chinese Representative ofthe Council of the International Association for Pattern Recognition.