As a fellow of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and a computer scientist, Prof. Dr. Huai Jinpeng now serves as Secretary of the Leading Party Members’ Group, Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Secretary of CAST.
Prof. Huai obtained his doctorate in computer science from Beihang University in 1993 and worked successively as a teacher, then Deputy Director and Director General of the Faculty of Computer Science in Beihang University. And from 2000, he was successively promoted to Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee, Vice President and Executive Vice President of the university. In May 2009, he was appointed President of the university and Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee, a vice-minister level rank. And in 2009 he was elected academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
In February 2015, Prof. Huai was appointed Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information and member of the Leading Party Members’ Group of the Ministry, and at the same period, he worked as a member of the Central Coordination Group of Talent Work (CCGTW). In December 2016, Prof. Huai was appointed Deputy Secretary of the CPC Tianjin Municipal Committee.
Prof. Huai is a Deputy to the 12th National People's Congress and a Deputy to the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China.