Liu Zhen, professor of Nagasaki Institute of Applied Science, Japan was conferred Guest Professor of Sichuan University On Dec. 5, 2010. The conferment ceremony was held in College of Computer Science and College of Software Engineering. Professor Xu Lan, Vice Party Secretary of Sichuan University, Professor Zhang Yi, Professor Tai Mingsong, and other leaders and professors were present at the conferment ceremony.
Professor Xu Lan first delivered a welcome speech. In her speech, Professor Xu extended her warm welcome to Professor Liu Zhen, provided a brief introduction to the development of CCS and CSE, and conveyed her good wishes to the future of CCS and CSE. Followed this was an address by Professor Tai Mingsong. Professor Tai introduced the education background and academic achievements of Professor Liu and said he believed that with Professor join us, we would make more progresses in research and teaching. After being awarded the certificate of guest professorship, Professor Liu said he was honorable to be a guest professor of Sichuan University and it was of great meaning to him because it provided him good opportunity to contribute to Chinese higher education since he is a Chinese.
Professor Liu Zhen got his bachelor and master degrees from Jilin University, China. And in 1998, he graduated from Tohoku University, Japan and got a doctor degree on Information Science. He is now a professor of Nagasaki Institute of Applied Science, Japan.