The Info List - Lin Jianhua

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Lin Jianhua (simplified Chinese: 林建华; traditional Chinese: 林建華; pinyin: Lín Jiànhuá; born October 1955) is a Chinese chemist who has served as President of Peking University since 2015.[1] Previously he was President of Chongqing University from December 2010 to June 2013, and President of Zhejiang University between June 2013 to February 2015. Life and career[edit] Lin was born and raised in Baotou, Inner Mongolia, with his ancestral home in Gaomi, Shandong.[2] During the Cultural Revolution, he taught at a school in Jalaid Banner, Inner Mongolia. He earned a doctorate in chemistry from Peking University
Peking University
in 1986. He studied at Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Iowa State University, and Ames Laboratory from 1988 to 1993. Lin taught at Peking University
Peking University
since 1986, he became a professor at the College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Peking University (CCME) in August 1995. In July 1997 he became the Deputy Dean of the College of the CCME, rising to President in April 2001. He became the Vice- President of Peking University in September 2002, Executive Vice- President of Peking University in December 2004. He was honored as a Distinguished Young Scholar by the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars in 1997. In December 2010 he was promoted to become the President of Chongqing University, a position he held until June 2013. Then he was appointed the President of Zhejiang University, he remained in that position until February 2015, when he was transferred to Beijing
and appointed the President of Peking University. References[edit]

^ Xu Liangdi (2015). " Lin Jianhua appointed new president of Peking University". Peking University. Archived from the original on 2015-03-17.  ^ "President: Lin Jianhua". Zhejiang University. 2012. Archived from the original on 2015-02-03. 

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