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Chairman XI Jinping visited laboratory of a SJTU alumni YANG Guangzhong

In 21st October (local time), Chairman Xi visited Imperial College London, China’s biggest academic partner in British, this visit was aim to promote the communication and cooperation of science and technology, education, and culture between China and British.

YANG Guangzhong, who is academician of Royal Academy of Engineering, IEEE fellow, alumnus of the class of 2006 in automatic school of SJTU, introduced to Chairman Xi about the cutting edge research results of medical robots at IC and reported the cooperation with SJTU to Chairman Xi. YANG is currently propelling the cooperative research institute program between IC and SJTU, during the visit of Hamlin Center, Mr. Xi viewed demonstration of medical robots and minimally invasive surgery, and watched medical devices demonstration with 3D glasses.

YANG entered automatic school of SJTU in 1982 due to his excellent grade, and earned straight A during his undergraduate study, then he entered school of image processing and mode recognition in SJTU, and acquired PhD degree and IEEE fellow in Imperial College London in 1987 after he earned the scholarship. He is the director and founder of Wolfson Medical Image Computing lab, and co-founder of Wolfson surgical technology lab, Chairman of Image Science Center of Imperial College. His main research orientations are medical imaging technology, sensor technology and robots. 

YANG always cares about Alma Mater and keeps focus on the development of school of biology and medicine, he came back to SJTU for several times communicating with students and teachers, on November 2011, SJTU British Alumni Association conducted the establishment ceremony in Cambridge, YANG was elected to be the first president of the association, on March 2015, YANG was hired as honorary president of school of biology and medicine of SJTU. He is the honored guest of 59th Master Distinguished Lecture, shared with students about the cutting edge development of robot.


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