13 Notable alumni of
Southeast University

Southeast University is 1960th in the world, 464th in Asia, and 46th in China by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 13 notable alumni from Southeast University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Wang Shu

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    Wang Shu
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Enrolled in Southeast University
    In 1985 graduated with bachelor's degree in architecture
    In 1988 graduated with master's degree in architecture
    Occupations
    architectpedagogueuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Wang Shu is a Chinese architect based in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province. He is the dean of the School of Architecture of the China Academy of Art. With his practice partner and wife Lu Wenyu, he founded the firm Amateur Architecture Studio. In 2012, Wang became the first Chinese citizen to win the Pritzker Prize, the world's top prize in architecture. The award was the subject of some controversy since the Pritzker committee did not also award Lu Wenyu, his wife and architectural partner, despite their years of collaboration.

  2. Yang Weize

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    Yang Weize
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Yang Weize is a former Chinese politician. He was the Communist Party Secretary of Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu Province, from 2011 to 2015. Prior to that, he served as the party chief in the neighbouring city of Wuxi for seven years, and before that the Mayor of Suzhou. In 2015, Yang was put under investigation for corruption by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Communist Party of China. He was tried and convicted on corruption charges and sentenced to twelve years and six months in prison in December 2016.

  3. Yung Ho Chang

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    Yung Ho Chang
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    architectdesignervisual artist
    Biography

    Yung Ho Chang is a Chinese-American architect and Professor of MIT Architecture. He formerly served as the Head of the Department of Architecture at MIT.

  4. Xia Peisu

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    Xia Peisu
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1923-2014 (aged 91)
    Occupations
    computer scientistengineeruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Xia Peisu or Pei-su Hsia was a Chinese computer scientist and educator known for her pioneering research in computer science and technology. The leading developer of Model 107, China's first indigenously designed general-purpose electronic computer, she has been called the "Mother of Computer Science in China". She and her husband Yang Liming were both elected academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1991. In 2010, she was honoured with the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award from the China Computer Federation.

  5. Yang Huanming

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    Yang Huanming
    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    geneticist
    Biography

    Yang Huanming, also known as Henry Yang, is a Chinese biologist, businessman and one of China's leading genetics researchers. He is Chairman and co-founder of the Beijing Genomics Institute, formerly of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He was elected as member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2007, a foreign academician of Indian National Science Academy in 2009, a member of the German National Academy of Sciences in 2012, and foreign associate of the US National Academy of Science in 2014.

  6. Yan Jici

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    Yan Jici
    Years
    1901-1996 (aged 95)
    Occupations
    mathematicianphysicistpolitician
    Biography

    Yan Jici, also commonly known as Ny Tsi-ze, was a Chinese physicist and politician who is considered a founder of modern physics in China. He was a founding member of Academia Sinica in 1948 and of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in 1955. He served as founding director of the CAS Institute of Physics and the second president of the University of Science and Technology of China (1980–1984).

  7. Hou Yao

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    Hou Yao
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1903-1942 (aged 39)
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Hou Yao was a pioneering Chinese film director, screenwriter, and film theorist. He wrote and directed many films including The Discarded Wife (1924), Romance of the Western Chamber (1927), the first Chinese film shown in Western countries, and Mulan Joins the Army (1928). He wrote Techniques of Writing Shadowplay Scripts, the first theory book on Chinese filmmaking. He founded the Culture Film Company, which was merged into a predecessor of the Shaw Brothers Studio. He has been called the Chinese Henrik Ibsen for his advocacy for gender equality, which he shared with his wife Pu Shunqing.

  8. Wu Liangyong

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    Wu Liangyong
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1922-.. (age 99)
    Occupations
    architecturban planner
    Biography

    Wu Liangyong is a Chinese architect and urban planner. He was a former professor in urban planning, architecture and design. In preparation to the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, he was leading the team that studied the buildings of the games. He is considered the most influential architect and urban planner in China.

  9. Huang Xiaojing

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    Huang Xiaojing
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Huang Xiaojing is a politician of the People's Republic of China and a former governor of Fujian Province.

  10. Zhou, Ren

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    Zhou, Ren
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1892-1973 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    metallurgist
    Biography

    Zhou Ren was a Chinese materials engineer and metallurgist. He was an educator and one of the founders of the Science Society of China, a major science organization in the 20th century before the establishment of the Communist State.

  11. Pu Shunqing

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    Pu Shunqing
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1902-..
    Occupations
    actor
    Biography

    Pu Shunqing was a Chinese screenwriter, playwright, assistant director, and actress. A feminist writer and champion of women's liberation, she is considered the first female screenwriter in China. Her husband Hou Yao was also a Chinese film pioneer and advocate for gender equality, and the couple influenced each other's style.

  12. Luo Shuzhang

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    Luo Shuzhang
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1899-1992 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Luo Shuzhang was a Chinese politician. Prior to joining the Communist Party of China in 1935, Luo was a teacher. A women's rights activist, she served as Vice Minister at several ministries from 1954 till her retirement in 1965. Luo died in Beijing aged 92.

  13. Yong Rui

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    Yong Rui
    Occupations
    academic
    Biography

    Yong Rui is the Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Lenovo Group. He is in charge of Lenovo's technical strategy, research and development directions, and Lenovo Research, one of Lenovo's most important innovation engines.