SUSTech IAC Chair；Chancellor, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
Henry T. Yang was named UC Santa Barbara's fifth chancellor in 1994. He was formerly the Neil A. Armstrong Distinguished Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Purdue University, where he also served as the dean of engineering for ten years.
President, University of Science and Technology of China （USTC)
Dr. Bao is the member of Chinese Academy of Sciences, the member of the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS), the fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK) and the Vice President of Chemistry Society of China and the President of Chinese Society of Catalysis.
President Emeritus, California Institute of Technology
Jean-Lou Chameau is an independent consultant based in Paris, specializing in higher education, research and innovation. He is President Emeritus of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), an institution he led from 2006 to 2013. During his tenure as president, Caltech became number one in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, based at Caltech, successfully landed the rover Curiosity on Mars.
President, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
Professor Chan assumed his role as the third president of KAUST in September 2018 after nearly a decade as president of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Former President, Tsinghua University
He is now also a member of the State Council Academic Degree Committee and National Science and Technology Award Committee, the president of the Chinese Society of Micro-nano Technology, the president of Beijing Association for Science and Technology and the vice chairman of All-China Environment Federation.
President & Principal, King's College London
Professor Shitij Kapur is the President & Principal of King's College London. He returned to lead King's in June 2021, following more than four years at the University of Melbourne, where he was Dean and Assistant Vice Chancellor (Health) for the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences and interim Deputy Vice Chancellor (International).
President, Pohang University of Science and Technology
Professor Moo Hwan Kim was appointed as the eighth president of Pohang University of
Science and Technology (POSTECH) on September 1, 2019. He received both his bachelor's and master's degrees in nuclear engineering from Seoul National University and his Ph.D. from University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Former President, Rice University
David W. Leebron became Rice University's seventh president in 2004. Under Leebron's guidance, the institution has undergone a period of growth and transformation.
Former President, Peking University (PKU)
LIN Jianhua is Member of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People's Congress, vice chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the 13th National People's Congress, and the pioneering director of the future education management research center of Peking University. Former President of Peking University and Professor of Chemistry..
Former President , Shanghai JiaoTong University
Zhongqin LIN, is former President of Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) and Professor of Mechanical Engineering. Professor Lin received his Bachelor's degree in Naval Engineering from SJTU in 1982 and received his Ph.D. in Ship Structural Mechanics from SJTU in 1989.