Compiled from the following sources:

Special biographic research
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2003-2005

Ministry of Education


XINHUA Online (China View)


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 1/9/2013
Career Data Updated: 1/9/2013

PHOTO: Zhou Ji
Zhou Ji 周济
Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee; President, Chinese Academy of Engineering
Born: 1946

Biography

Zhou Ji, male, Han nationality, is a native of Shanghai. He was born in 1946, joined the CPC in 1976, and graduated from Tsinghua University. Zhou acquired a doctorate from New York State University in the USA. Zhou Ji has served as director of several technical institutes of Huazhong Science and Tehcnology University. He was deputy to the 9th NPC.

Zhou Ji is an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and served as Minister of Education and Secretary of the Leading Party Members Group of that ministry from 2003-2009. He was a member of the 17th CPC Central Committee.

In 2010 he became President of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and in 2012 he became a member of the 18th CPC Central Committee.

Career Data

2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee
2010— President, Chinese Academy of Engineering
2009— Deputy Secretary, Chinese Academy of Engineering CPC, Leading Party Group
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2003—2009 Minister, Ministry of Education
2002—2009 Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Education CPC, Leading Party Group
2002—2003 Vice-Minister, Ministry of Education
2001—2002 Mayor, People's Government Hubei Province, Wuhan City
2001—2002 Deputy Secretary, CPC, City Committee Hubei Province, Wuhan City
1999— Academician, Chinese Academy of Engineering
1999—2001 Member, CPC, Provincial Committee, Standing Committee Hubei Province
1998—2003 Deputy, 9th NPC
1997—2001 President, Huazhong University of Science and Technology Hubei Province, Wuhan City
1995—1997 Vice-President, Huazhong University of Science and Technology Hubei Province, Wuhan City
1980—1984 Student, University at Buffalo (SUNY) USA, New York, Buffalo (Received Masters and Doctorate)
1976 Joined, CPC
1970 Graduate, Tsinghua University, Precision Instruments Department Beijing Municipality


Recent Travel & Appearances

09 Jan 16 Liu Yandong speaks at meeting of Academic Degree Commission of State Council
30 Jul 15 Chinese Academy of Engineering to support Tibet's development
10 Nov 12 Group interview held on sidelines of 18th CPC National Congress #China #18PC
11 Oct 11 Army, CAE sign logistics research agreement
21 Apr 11 China sets long-term timetable to guide pollution fight
04 Nov 09 Wu Bangguo inspected the Chinese Academy of Engineering.
31 Oct 09 Yuan Guiren, in replacement of Zhou Ji, was appointed minister of Education.
13 Oct 09 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Vladimir Putin (Prime Minister of Russia)
Wen Jiabao and Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin signed the joint communique of the 14th regular prime ministers' talks between China and Russia.
18 Sep 09 Hu Jintao and topleaders attended the Fourth Plenary Session of the 17th Communist Party of China Central Committee.
18 Sep 09 Hu Jintao and topleaders attended the Fourth Plenary Session of the 17th Communist Party of China Central Committee.

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