Zhang Jun (1965—) is a professor of the School of Electronic and Information Engineering and the director of National Key Laboratory of CNS/ATM at Beihang University. He also serves as the deputy director of the Chinese Institute of Electronics. He received his PhD degree from Beihang University in 2001. He has been elected as the Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering in 2013.
As a senior expert in air traffic engineering, Prof. Zhang has done several groundbreaking work in monitoring the air route network operation of civil aviation and surveillance of satellite-based air route operation. He also pioneered the development of China’s first new-generation air traffic service platform and first satellite-based air route operation surveillance equipment. Prof. Zhang has been the leading principle investigator for more than 20 major research and engineering projects, which are funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the 973 Program, the 863 Program, and the National ATM Program.
He won a first prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award in 2004, a first prize of the State Technological Invention Award in 2009, and the Ho Leung Ho Lee Prize for Scientific and Technological Innovation. He has published more than 100 papers in top-level journals and two books; he also has received 35 national patents.