Professor Minzhu Yang was the Vice President for Student and Information Affairs at XJTLU from August 2008 until March 2019. He brought to this role extensive experience in student recruitment, student experience, career development, alumni connections, information technology, marketing and communications from a career in higher education.
Professor Yang holds a bachelor degree in Science （1982）and a master degree in Management Engineering （1986）from Xi’an Jiaotong University. He completed his PhD in Management Engineering in 1996 after studying through the joint PhD programme delivered by Xi’an Jiaotong University and Saint Mary University (1989 to 1990).
Prior to joining XJTLU, Professor Yang undertook various roles in teaching, research and management at different levels at Xi’an Jiaotong University, including Director of the Experiment Centre, Director of the Advanced Training Centre, Vice Dean of the Management School, and Director of the Student Career Development Centre.