CAO Youyi, was born in Hexian County of Anhui Province in November in 1965. He is an associate professor, vice chairman of the University Council of ECNU, and chairman of the Commission for Discipline Inspection of ECNU.

Education & Work Experience

Cao began to study in Anqing Normal University in September 1986, majoring in chemistry. He received his bachelor’s degree in science in July 1990. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in Marxist theory and ideological and political education in Shanghai Jiao Tong University in July 1995, and a master’s degree in the same discipline in Fudan University in December 2005.

He started a career in Shanghai Jiao Tong University in August 1995. Between August 1995 and August 2001, he worked at the School of Power and Energy Engineering, acting as an ideological and political teacher, head of the Fundamental Education Department, and vice chairman of the Party Committee of the School. He took the job as vice secretary general of the Student Affairs Steering Committee, vice chairman of the Party Committee of the Student Party Building Work Committee, and vice principal of the Youth Maxism School from September 2001 to August 2003. From September 2003 to December 2008, he was vice head of the Personnel Department of the CPC Committee of Jiao Tong University, and successively doubled as executive vice head of the Party School, chairman of the Party Committee of Administrative Offices, and director of the Division for Veteran Cadres. He became vice chairman of the Party Committee of the Discipline Inspection Commission in December 2008, before being appointed chairman of the Party Committee of the School of International and Public Affairs in May 2012. He was promoted to be head of the Personnel Department of Shanghai Jiao Tong University in November 2017.

He assumed office as vice chairman of University Council of ECNU and Chairman of Commission for Discipline Inspection at ECNU in August 2018.