Vice Secretary of the Party Committee and President of Shantou University
Hao Zhifeng, professor, doctoral supervisor. He received his bachelor's degree in mathematics from Sun Yat-sen University in 1990. He received his doctoral degree in basic mathematics from the Department of Mathematics, Nanjing University in 1995. He began to work in July 1995 and was promoted to professor in May 2000.
He served as Dean of the School of Science of SCUT from March 2002, Deputy Director of the Management Committee of SCUT South Campus from May 2003, Executive Deputy Director of the Management Committee of SCUT South Campus from January 2008, Member of the Standing Committee of the Party Committee and Vice President of Guangdong University of Technology from November 2008, and Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee and President of Foshan University of Science and Technology from November 2015. He was appointed Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee and President of Shantou University in May 2021.
At present, he is also the vice chairman of the College Mathematics Teaching Steering Committee of the Ministry of Education, the vice director of the Big Data and Artificial Intelligence Committee of the Chinese Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics, the member of the Organizing Committee of the National College Student Mathematical Contest in Modeling, and the chairman of the Guangdong Supercomputer Application Industry Alliance.
Professor Hao's main research interests include algebra and its applications, data science theory, artificial intelligence, mathematical modeling, etc. He has presided over more than 40 national, provincial and ministerial projects such as the National Key Research and Development Program and the National Natural Science Foundation-Guangdong Joint Fund Project. In recent years, he has published more than 80 high-quality papers in important domestic and foreign journals such as TNNLS, TKDE, PR, Bioinformatics and Science in China. Second Prize of National Excellent Teaching Achievement Award (2005, 2009, 2018), Science and Technology Award of Guangdong Province (first prize in 2016, second prize in 2014), Second Prize of Natural Science Award of Guangdong Province (2005), Second Prize of Natural Science Award of Ministry of Education (2002), First Prize of Excellent Teaching Achievement of Guangdong Province (2001, 2005, 2009), 2014, 2018); He won the 10th Guangdong Youth May Fourth Medal, the 9th Guangdong Ding Ying Science and Technology Award, the National Patent Award (2019), the "Leader of the 2020 Smart City Pioneer List", the New Century Excellent Talents Support Plan, and the "Guangdong Excellent Teacher" of Guangdong Province.