Professor Yang Huizhong, JiaTong University, Shanghai, China
Professor Yang Huizhong currently is the Chairman of the National College English Testing Committee of China, in charge of a large scale standardized test with 4.5 million candidates each year.
He is a Professor of applied linguistics at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, where he was Chairman of the Department of Foreign Languages between 1985 and 1990.
For 12 years since 1987 he was President of All-China College English Teaching and Research Association. His areas of study are language testing, applied linguistics, and corpus linguistics.
Professor Yang has published many articles and books in the area, including CET Validation Study, An Introduction to Corpus Linguistics.