Prof. LI Yucheng is a deputy director and research professor in the Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ISCAS). He was born in Wenzhou City, Zhejiang Province (ancestral home is in Beijing City）, China, in June 1961. He received his bachelor degree in Computational Mathematics from Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China, in July 1983.
From 1983 to 1995, he was with the Computing Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences as a research intern, research assistant, and later a senior engineer. From January 1991 to June 1993, he was a visiting system engineer in Japan, cooperating with Fujitsu. Since 1995, he has been with ISCAS, where he is a research professor now. He was appointed to be an assistant director and later a deputy director of ISCAS in August 2000 and 2002, respectively.
He is also a research professor and the director of the Laboratory of Parallel Computing and Software at ISCAS. His main research interests include algorithm and software for large scale scientific and engineering computation, research and development on high performance parallel mathematical library, etc. He has published dozens of journal and conference papers in recent years. He is a supervisor of more than 10 master students who have received or are pursuing master degrees. He has been honored with a series of awards by the Chinese government and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) such as the State Science & Technology Progress Award of 2nd grade, CAS Natural Science Award of 3rd grade, and CAS Science & Technology Progress Award of 2nd grade. He was a winner of special government allowance from the State Council of China in 2001.
He was elected a deputy to the 13th and 14th People’s Congress of Haidian district in Beijing, as well as a council member of Chinese Mathematical Society and a vice president of the Specialty Association of Mathematical & Scientific Software of China Software Industry Association.