Shanlin Yang is a Professor and the Chair Doctoral Supervisor of Hefei University of Technology. He is an Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, and also an Academician of Xi'an Jiaotong University. He is an expert of Management Science and Information System Engineering.
Professor Yang’s research is on intelligent decision-making theory and technology, information system theory and technology, planning of development strategy and system management theory. He has achieved innovative results in the combination of theory and practice. He has won two second-class prizes of the National Science and Technology Progress Award, six first-class prizes and three second-class prizes of science and technology at provincial and ministerial levels. He has published five academic works, and published more than 300 academic papers in important academic journals and international conferences at home and abroad.
In terms of talent training, he has carried out in-depth reform of teaching content, innovation of training mode and construction of teaching teams, and won three second-class awards for national teaching achievements in higher education. In 2008, he was awarded the National Famous Teacher Award for Teaching in Colleges and Universities. In 2014, he was awarded the National Labor Medal for May Day. In 2015, he was awarded the Fudan Management Outstanding Contribution Award.