Prof. ZHANG Xingchen was born in September, 1960. He received his B.S. in Mining Engineering in 1983. In 1988, he received his M.S. in Engineering. In 1995, he received his Ph.D. in Transportation Management and Engineering. He has been working in university since 1983 and has served as assistant, instructor, associate professor and professor. He served as Associate Director and then Director of Teaching and Research Section, Head of Academic Affairs Office, Director of University Human Resource, Director of Organization Department and Director of both University Human Resource and Organization Department. He was appointed Vice President of BJTU in 2008.