NUM Welcomes Dr. Li Peng as Tenured Professor and PhD Advisor in AI and Information Technology

Mar 22, 2024

National University of Maryland Welcomes Dr. Li Peng as Tenured Professor and PhD Advisor in AI and Information Technology.

The National University of Maryland (NUM) is thrilled to announce the addition of Dr. Li Peng, a visionary leader in the field of information technology and artificial intelligence (AI), to its esteemed faculty. Dr. Li, the founder and chairman of Shandong Lingxin Information Technology Co., Ltd., and a renowned figure in the tech industry, has accepted a position as a tenured professor and PhD advisor at NUM, marking a significant milestone in the university's efforts to expand its expertise in cutting-edge technology and innovation.
Dr. Li Peng's illustrious career began with the founding of Lingxin Information Technology in 2010, a company that quickly rose to prominence and became the first internet software enterprise in Shandong Province to be listed on the New Third Board, showcasing his knack for leadership and innovation in the digital space. His role as the head of the Lingxin Artificial Intelligence Research Institute at Shandong University further demonstrates his commitment to advancing AI research and development.
Throughout his career, Dr. Li has been recognized with numerous awards and honors, including being named a "Shandong Provincial Excellent Entrepreneur" and receiving the "National Model Software College's Top Ten Graduates of the Decade" award. His work has significantly contributed to the digital transformation and innovation within the software and information service industry, making him a highly respected figure nationally and internationally.
At NUM, Dr. Li will bring his wealth of experience and insights into the classroom and research laboratory, offering students and fellow faculty members an unparalleled opportunity to learn from one of the industry's best. His appointment is expected to enhance NUM's research capabilities in AI and information technology, fostering an environment of innovation and collaboration that will prepare students to become leaders in the rapidly evolving tech sector.
Dr. Li's vision for the future of AI and his proven track record in fostering innovation and entrepreneurship aligns perfectly with NUM's mission to contribute to societal advancement through education and research. The NUM community is excited to welcome Dr. Li Peng to its ranks, anticipating the fresh perspectives and breakthroughs in AI and technology research that his leadership will bring.
The university looks forward to Dr. Li's contributions to its academic and research missions, further solidifying NUM's status as a leading institution at the forefront of technology and innovation.