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Hu, Zhenjiang

Professor

Research Interests: Programming languages, functional programming, software engineering, parallel programming

Office Phone: 86-10-6275 7974

Email: zhenjianghu@pku.edu.cn

Hu, Zhenjiang is a chair professor and the head of Department of Computer Science and Technology, deputy dean of School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, Peking University.

He received BS and MS degrees from Department of Computer Science and Engineering of Shanghai Jiaotong Unviersity in 1988 and 1991 respectively, and PhD degree from Department of Information Engineering of University of Tokyo in 1996. He became a lecturer (assistant professor) in 1997 and an associate professor in 2000 in University of Tokyo. He joined National Institute of Informatics as a full professor in 2008 and became a full professor in Department of Communication and Information Engineering of University of Tokyo in 2018.

His main interest is in programming languages and software engineering in general, and functional programming, bidirectional transformation, and parallel programming in particular.  His work is characterized by developing methodologies to support rigorous development of robust software systems. His standing in the field is substantiated by the many awards he received, 20+ keynotes and invite talks he delivered, 20+ international conferences he chaired, and 10+ steering committees he has been involved. He was awarded the basic research achievement awards from Japan Society for Software Science and Technology, the most prestigious award to software researchers in Japan. He is famous for his contribution to the establishment of the well-known NII Shonan Meetings, He is Fellow of Japan Federation of Engineering Society and ACM Distinguished Scientist.