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Xindong Wu accepted as Yangtze River Scholar

Release Date: 04-19-2006

Author: Dawn Marie Densmore
Phone: Array Fax: 802-656-8802

Xindong WuXindong Wu, Professor and Chair of Computer Science, has been accepted as one of the 89 2005 Chaired Professors in the Cheung Kong (or Yangtze River) Scholars Programme by the Ministry of Education of China.

These 89 Yangtze-River Scholars were recruited from all over the world, in all disciplines in natural sciences and social sciences, by the top universities in China, and formally evaluated and finally selected by the Ministry of Education of China. The Yangtze-River Scholars Programme is sponsored by the Ministry of Education of China and the Li Ka Shing Foundation, and is one of the most highly regarded national programs in China.

Xindong Wu was recruited by the Hefei University of Technology, where he received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Computer Science.

Learn more about Dr. Wu, click here.