Junfeng Wu receives distinguished grant

Published Feb 01, 2017

Postdoc Junfeng Wu from the department of Automatic control recently received a grant from prestigious “1000Plan Program for Young Talents”. The 1000Plan Program for Young Talents is a component of the 1000Plan program, aiming to attract outstanding overseas young scholars/professionals to China.

The 1000Plan program was initiated in China in 2008 and aims to recruit and provide financial support for outstanding scientists and leading experts willing to work in China.

”I am delighted for being granted this award”, Wu says. “In the next 5 years I will continue to contribute in the research field of networked control systems, cyber-physical systems (CPSs), launch a full-spectrum study of security and privacy problems that arise in both theoretical analysis and practical implementation of CPSs, and focus on relevant practical applications, such as sensor networks, smart grids, among others”.

The recipients are expected to play a leading role in the development of high-tech industries or new fields of study in the nation’s major innovation projects, key programs of study or laboratories, central enterprises or state-owned financial institutions, or high-tech development zones or industrial parks. Each recipient receives a sum of 500,000 CNY, followed by research subsidies varying between one and three million CNY over five years.

”Having been selected as an awardee of this program, I will join Zhejiang University in the future. I have been working at ACCESS Linnaeus Center, the automatic Control Department for 3 years, and I am proud that I’ve been a part of it” Wu says. “I have appreciated the support of my colleagues and the selfless help they have provided me with. ACCESS is a research center full of innovative spirits, performing high-quality cutting-edge research within its field and I will miss it a great deal”.

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