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Yang Shuzi

Academician of CAS

Yang Shuzi was born in Hukou, Jiangxi Province in Sep.1933. He is a party member of CPC, representative of the 15th and 16th National Congress of CPC, Academician of CAs, prestigious expert & educator in mechanical engineering, deputy director of the science & technology department of CAS, member of the discipline review panel of the State Council Degree Committee, member of the national review panel of post doctoral research centers, member of national science & technology award review panel, director of higher institute cultural quality education steering committee, vice chairman of China Association of Higher Education, vice chairman of China Education Association of Machinery Industry, director of MOE higher institute  teaching steering committee on mechanical science, honorary chairman of Chinese Poetry Association, invited director of Chinese Mechanical Engineering, chief member of Advisory Committee of the People's Government of Hubei Province, vice chairman of Hubei Association For Science & Technology, chairman of Hubei Association of Senior Experts.


He was the former president of Huazhong University of Technology and currently the director of HUST academic committee. He was successively recruited as the part-time professor and honorary professor of nearly 30 universities including Tsinghua University, Zhejiang University, Nanjing University, Tongji University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Tianjin University, Chongqing University, National University of Defense Technology and The Fourth Military Medical University. He was entitled to honors such as the national experts of outstanding achievements, model worker of national education system, national advanced college science & technology worker, teacher of national excellence, winner of The National May 1 Labor Medal.


Focusing on mechanical engineering, he closely relates mechanical engineering with control theory, information theory, systematic theory and is devoted to the interdisciplinary research on emerging areas such as microelectronics, information technology, internet technology. He has made a series of achievements in advanced manufacturing technology, equipment diagnosis, signal processing, intact examining technology, human intelligence and neural network. He was awarded the national natural science prize, national invention prize, 20 provincial and ministerial science & technology prizes and authorized 5 patents. He published nearly 500 academic papers in home and abroad journals and 12 kinds of textbooks. He won 13 national, provincial and ministerial teaching and textbook prizes. Nearly 100 of the graduate students he instructed have obtained their Ph.Ds and nearly 10 of the post doctors have left the mobile stations. 


His advocacy of strengthening cultural quality education in national universities of technology has aroused widespread responses home and abroad. He was invited to give nearly 200 humanities lectures in 100 universities including Tsinghua University, Zhejiang University, Nanjing University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Xi’an Jiao Tong University, Southeast University, Huanan University of technology, National University of Defense Technology and attracted nearly 200,000 audiences. The book Humanities Apocalypto Of Chinese Universities has been published 100,000 volumes. He published nearly 50 papers on education.