Thursday, November 23, 2006

Key Player in Largest Scientific Scandal Promoted by SJTU

The No. 2 person in the largest scientific scandal in history, Dr. Fu Yuzhuo (homepage at SJTU) was recently promoted to full professorship from associate professor by Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) for his dedication in organization the scandal, as well as in the cover up and clean up process after the scandal was revealed by newspaper.

Dr. Fu Yuzhuo graduated from the Department of Computer Science at the National University of Defense Technology (NUDT), and received a PhD in Computer System and Architecture from Harbin Institute of Technology in 2001 under advisor Fang Binxing. Dr. Fu is the Associate Dean of the School of Microelectronics at SJTU. His major achievement is the notorious Hanxin DSP chip, a 10 years Hoax where a DSP chip was claimed to be made, but rather used a re-labeled Motorola chip to cheat billions of research funding from the government. Dr. Chen Jin, the director of the group was sacked after a high profile media coverage of the scandal. However Dr. Fu the co-founder, co-director and chief 'architect' of the non-existent chip was promoted by the SJTU for his excellent job in covering up and damage control.

It was also revealed that the Department of Computer Science at the NUDT cheated the government 3 year Y80 million research funding to develop an Operating System KYLIN. They downloaded an open source FreeBSD system, and presented it as their research fruit.

HYSIS Hoax, updates 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

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