Tsinghua University – University of Amsterdam Joint Research Centre for Logic

Fenrong Liu has been recently appointed the Changjiang Distinguished Professorship (长江学者特聘教授)

Fenrong Liu has been recently appointed the Changjiang Distinguished Professorship (长江学者特聘教授) —- the highest honorary professorship in China, by the Ministry of Education. She is the first Chinese logician who has received such an honor. http://m.moe.gov.cn/wj/zywj/201604/t20160422_239712.html

For background, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Changjiang_Scholars_Program

The Changjiang (Yangtze River) Scholar award (Chinese: 长江学者奖励计划; pinyin: chángjiāng xuézhě jiānglì jìhuà), is the highest academic award issued to an individual in higher education by the Ministry of Education (中华人民共和国教育部) of the People’s Republic of China. The award is also known as the “Cheung Kong Scholar” award and is referred to in English both internationally and by official Chinese government publications as the “Yangtze River” Scholar award.

The award goes to China’s top scholars, who receive the title of Changjiang Distinguished Professor at their university and are provided with financial resources sufficient to enhance the research profile and international visibility of that university.