University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute


Board of Directors

Made up of 6 leaders from each university, the JI Board of Directors meets twice every year to review the development of JI and discuss the cooperation plan for the next step. Typical topics include JI progress on academics, faculty recruiting, research, facilities, student recruiting, budget, and international programs. The Board of Directors is the ultimate body for making all strategic and key decisions for the JI, including appointment of the Dean, tenure and promotion decisions.

University of Michigan

Mark S. Schlissel President (Board Co-chair)
Martin A. Philbert Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs  (Board Member)
S. Jack Hu Vice President for Research (Board Member)
Alec Gallimore Dean, College of Engineering  (Board Member)
Scott DeRue Dean, Business School (Board Member)

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Sixian Jiang Chairman of the SJTU Council (Board Co-chair)
Zhongqin Lin President (Board Member)
Zhen Huang Vice President (Board Member)
Xuemin Xu Vice President (Board Member)
Lifeng Xi Vice President (Board Member)
Jingyi Wu Vice Provost (Board Member)