Dr. Fan Jianping received his BS degrees from NanKai University in 1984， and received his PhD degree in Institute of Software(IOS), Chinese Academy of Sciences（CAS）in 1990. He worked at institute of computing technology from 1990 to 2006, where he served as deputy chief engineer of national research center for intelligent computing systems，director of National Engineering Center on High Performance Computing, vice Director of institute of computing technology. Since 2006, he served as Director of Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology, CAS.
Dr. Fan's research interests include high performance computing, Grid computing, and computer architecture. He took part in and developed Dawning I, Dawning 1000, Dawning 3000, Dawning 4000 and other series of Dawning supercomputers. He has published more than 70 papers and 1 book. He also acquired 11 pending or issued patents。Dr. Fan has received many awards, such as outstanding award of CAS science and technology progress, first price of national science and technology progress，first price of Beijing science and technology progress, and the outstanding young scientist of CAS.
Dr.fan has actively participated in various professional activities. He served as editor of journal of computer research and development, joint professor in Nankai University, council member of china digital library consultant committee, Advisor of 11th five years science and technology development plan of ministry of information industry, and general chair of HPC China2007 and GCC2008.
High performance computing