Congratulations to Ze Li, a recipient of the 2011 Chinese Government Award for Self-Financed Students Abroad. Li was among 495 students chosen from 29 countries worldwide and among 11 disciplines covering philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, and management. Li received his B.S. degree in electronics and information engineering at the Huazhong University of Science and Technology, and he is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree in computer engineering at Clemson with an emphasis in peer-to-peer networking.
The Chinese Government Award for Self-Financed Students Abroad was established in 2003 to implement the policy of "Supporting study abroad, Encouraging return home, Coming and going free." Since its inception, a total of 2907 excellent Ph.D. students have been awarded. This program has been highly extolled by the majority of Chinese students and researchers who are studying and working abroad. The Education Department of the Chinese Consulate in different countries will host a variety of activities to award the winners of a certificate and scholarship.