Two IIIS Academics Selected into Teaching Excellence in Computer Science Scheme 2018

November 06,2018 Views: 0

Pingzhong Tang, IIIS Associate Professor and Chenye Wu, IIIS Assistant Professor, were both selected into Teaching Excellence in Computer Science Scheme 2018, standing out of 106 candidates from 9 universities across the country. The awards were presented at a ceremony on November 6.

This Teaching Awards Scheme is initiated by Prof. John Hopcroft, Turing Award Winner, CAS Foreign Member, and Prof. Wen Gao, member of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Chairman of China Computer Federation, and receives support from the Ministry of Education and National Natural Science Foundation of China. It is also sponsored by ten Hi-Tech enterprises including Toutiao, Sinovation Ventures, Didi, Baidu. Inc. MSRA, SenseTime, Alibaba Group, IFLYTEK, Lenovo, and Qihoo 360 Technology.

Launched in October 2018, the Scheme is to recognize excellence in college and university teaching in computer science, with winners selected by a panel of experts from China Computer Federation, the Ministry of Education and Chinese Teacher Development Foundation.

(By Yuying Chang)