ORG Tsinghua University Title BIO Dr. Jining Chen is the Executive Vice President and CIO of Tsinghua University, a top university in China. He is also the Vice Chair of the Technical Committee of State Bureau of Environmental Protection, and is a member of the Expert Committee of National Environmental Advisory Commission. He also serves in the leadership of other national organizations, and served as China''s Environmental Ambassador. Prior to this position, he served as Vice President of the university, Dean of the School of Life Science and Medicine, and Professor and Chair of the Environmental Engineering Department. He received his BS and MS from Tsinghua University in 1986 and 1988, respectively, started a Ph.D program in the Biochemical Department at Brunel University, UK, in 1988, and transferred to Imperial College London in 1989, receiving his Ph.D in 1992.