Shanghai Party chief Han Zheng (right) awards the prize certificate to He Jifeng.
At 2013 Shanghai Science and Technology Awards held at Shanghai Exhibition Center on April 1, Academician He Jifeng won Hero Award of Shanghai Science and Technology, top science prize of Shanghai.
He and Jin Donghan, a power machinery engineer and another winner of this year's Hero Award of Shanghai Science and Technology, were each awarded 500,000 yuan (US$80,500) for their achievements in improving China’s technological prowess and boosting its scientific status around the world.
He, born in August 1941 in Shanghai, is a computer scientists and Dean of ECNU’s Software Engineering Institute. He was praised for his achievements in the development of software for the auto and aeronautics industries. A 40-year veteran in his field, He’s achievements have led to significant safety improvements in the two sectors.
Shanghai Party chief Han Zheng (center) poses with He Jifeng (left) and Jin Donghan at the Shanghai Science and Technology Awards.
He's research interests include sound methods for the specification of computer systems, communications, application and standards, and techniques for designing and implementing those specifications in software and/or hardware with high reliability.
Written by: Liu Jinyu