Senior Personnel Change within MOE
HUAI Jinpeng, a member of the Chinese Academy of Science (CAS), former President of Beijing Aeronautics and Astronautics University, was announced as the new Party Secretary of MOE (Ministry of Education) in early August. HUAI studied computer science at Jinlin University and Harbin Institute of Technology, as well as at Columbia University as an exchange fellow. HUAI is the first CAS member at the Chinese MOE. The current minister, CHEN Baosheng, is now 65 years old and is expected to retire soon.