As a research and innovation-oriented comprehensive university with distinctive characteristics and great impact at home and abroad, Zhejiang University embraces 12 disciplines, 7 faculties, 37 colleges (departments), 1 Polytechnic Institute, ZJU-UIUC, ZJU-UoE and 7 affiliated hospitals. It currently has a total enrollment of 28,535 undergraduates and 33,587 graduate students, among whom, there are 4,747 international students for their degree studies.

The University has an online learning platform–Learning in Zhejiang University ( with the initiative of promoting the deep integration of information technology, education and learning. At present, it has a great number of online courses, with 216 courses at Chinese Universities MOOC platform at, 7 online courses at iCourse International. Moreover, over 190 MOOC courses are under construction and it is planned that more quality MOOC courses are to be set up annually in the 14th Five-Year Plan period so as to build an “Internet + Teaching” system with the characteristics of the University. 

Prof. Dr. WU Zhaohui was named president of Zhejiang University in March 2015. He was elected as the member of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2017. 

Dr. Wu is a fellow of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), IEEE, China Computer Federation (CCF), Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence (CAAI) and Chinese Association of Automation (CAA). He also serves as director of the National Panel of Modern Service Industry, vice president of the China Association of Higher Education, and vice president of the Chinese Health Information and Big Data Association.

Dr. Wu’s major research is focused on computer science and technology. He was a chief scientist in the 973 Project and an information expert in the 863 Project.

He was also a winner of the National Fund for Distinguished Young Scientists, a first-tier talent in the National Talents Program, the second-prize winner of the State Technological Invention Award, the second-prize winner of the State Scientific & Technological Progress Award, and the winner of the Prize for Scientific and Technological Innovation of the Ho Leung & Ho Lee Foundation. One of his studies was listed among the Top Ten Achievements in Science and Technology of Chinese Universities in 2016. 

Dr. WU obtained PhD degree in Polymer Chemistry and Physics in 1990 at Zhejiang University. Her main research interests are polymer chemistry and physics.

Prior to her current position as vice president of Zhejiang University, Dr. WU served as Chairperson of Zhejiang University City College Council and President of Zhejiang University City College respectively in the past twelve years.

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