President of the World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) & Executive Director of the Chinese Institute for the New Generation Artificial Intelligence Development Strategies & Chairman of the Academic Committee of Nankai University & Foreign Member of the Russian Academy of Cosmonautics
Prof. Dr. GONG Ke is currently the President of the World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO), the Executive Director of the Chinese Institute for the New Generation Artificial Intelligence Development Strategies, and the Chairman of the Academic Committee of Nankai University. In Jan. 1982, he obtained his bachelor's degree in Electronic Engineering from Beijing Institute of Technology and then studied further in Graz University of Technology, Austria, and obtained PhD in Technological Science in Nov.1986. He returned to China and joined Tsinghua University in 1987. During his service at Tsinghua University, he had been the Dean of the Department of Electronic Engineering, Director of Tsinghua Aerospace Research Center, Deputy Dean of the Graduate School, Director of the Science & Technology Office, Director of Chinese State Key Laboratory on Microwave and Digital Communications, and Director of Chinese National Research Center for Information Science and Technology (formerly known as the National Lab) at Tsinghua. From 1999-2006 he was vice president of Tsinghua University for research and strategic planning. From 2006-2011 he was President of Tianjin University, then the President of Nankai University from 2011 to 2018.
Prof. GONG has led a number of research projects in wireless communications including the initiative on developing China’s wireless transmission standard for digital television as well as the research on experimental microsatellite, through which he has received a number of awards including the National Technological Invention Award. He is foreign member of the Russian Academy of Cosmonautics. He has served as member the Experts Committee of the National High-tech R&D Program (2001-2010) for space technology, and served as member of standing committee of Chinese Association of Science and Technology (2006-2016), etc.