- Sun Jiaguang
- Member of Chinese Academy of Engineering
Professor JiaGuang Sun
Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering
Prof. Jiaguang Sun is an expert in the Software and Application area. He was born in Zhenjiang, JiangSu Province in January 1946. He earned his B.S. degree from the Automation Department of Tsinghua University in 1970. He is now the Dean of School of IST (Information Science & Technology) and Dean of the School of Software in Tsinghua University. Prof. Sun is also Deputy Director of Academic Affairs Committee of Tsinghua University, a member of the Academic Degree Committee and the Disciplinary Appraisal Panels of the State Council, Deputy Director of TSCCST (Teaching Supervision Committee for Computer Science & Technology) and Director of TSCSE (Teaching Supervision Committee for Software Engineering) of MOE (Ministry of Education), P.R.China. Prof. Sun serves as Director of National Engineering Research Center of CAD Supporting Software, Director of Tsinghua National Laboratory for IST (Information Science & Technology), President of Executive Council of China Engineering Graphics Society, and Vice President of NSFC (National Natural Science Foundation of China). In 1999, Prof. Sun was elected as a member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering.
Prof. Sun has long been engaged in teaching, research, and development of Computer Graphics, Computer-Aided Design, Formal Verification of Software, Software Engineering, and System Architecture. He has been in charge of several large scale software R&D projects, including the Integrated CAD system, 3D Product Modeling platform, Product Data Management and Product Lifecycle Management system (PDM/PLM), and Enterprise Information Integration system (EIS), which have been implemented in hundreds of large- and medium-sized enterprises. He made great contributions in promoting the Informatization of Manufacturing Industry and improving the Industrialization Ability of Software. In the education and teaching, Prof. Sun actively promotes the reform on university governance mechanisms and innovation of teaching and instruction modes. He proposes to establish the national demonstrative school of Software Engineering. In the education and teaching activities at the School of Software in Tsinghua University, He also pioneered the principle of practice teaching as “training in learning, learning in practicing, exploring in practicing, innovating in practicing”.
Since 1996, Prof. Sun has served as a member and Chair Scientist of Expert Group in the Automation Area of National High-tech R&D Program (863 Program), leader of Expert Group for the Informationization Engineering in the State Taxation Administration, General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, and Modern Distance Education for Rural Party Members (supervised by the Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee), and many provinces and cities. He also participates in the drawing of the National Medium- and Long-Term Program for Science and Technology, and National Medium- and Long-Term Program for Education Reform and Development.
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