Madame WU Qidi is concurrently professor of Tongji University, director of Center for Engineering Education of Tsinghua University, chairperson of National Accreditation Committee of Engineering Education, director of Department of Management Sciences of NSFC, member of National Education Advisory Committee and Education Committee of CAE. She served as Vice Minister of Education, President of Tongji University, member of the Standing Committee of National People’s Congress.
Madame WU received her PhD in Engineering from Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Switzerland, MA and BA from Tsinghua University. Her major research interests are control theory, electrical engineering and engineering management, published several books and more than 100 papers. She received many awards including Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.