Mingwei Xu

Mingwei Xu

Mingwei Xu

Director, Institutue of Computer Networks
Department of Computer Science, Tsinghua University


  • Ph.D. in Computer Network Architecture, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 1998
  • BS.c. in Computer Science, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 1994

Professional Activity

  • Institute of Computer Networks, Department of Computer Science & Technology: Director (2005-);
  • China Communication Standard Association (CCSA): Member of Technology Management Committee (2006-);
  • Asia Future Internet Forum (AsiaFI): Chair of Architecture & Building Blocks Working Group (2007-);
  • China Computer Federation: Vice President of YOCSEF (2010-2011);
  • Next Generation Broadcast Networks (NGB) of China: Committee Member (2009-).

Honors and Awards

  • The National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars (2016);
  • New Century Talents Award by Ministry of Education (2006);
  • Mao Yi-sheng Science and Technology Awards by Mao Yi-sheng Science and Technology Education Foundation: Beijing Youth Science and Technology Award (2007);
  • National Award for Science and Technology Progress, Third Class-Trading System for Beijing Commodity Exchange (1997);
  • National Award for Science and Technology Progress, Second Class-CainoNet (2002);
  • China Communication Society Award, First Class-IPv6 Core Router (2004);
  • National Award for Science and Technology Progress, Second Class-IPv6 Core Router (2005);
  • Wang Xuan Award by China Computer Federation, First Class-IPv6 Core Router (2006);
  • Science and Technology Award by City of Shanghai- Key Technologies of 3TNet (2007);
  • National Award for Science and Technology Progress, Second Class-3TNet (2008).

Research Interests

  • Future Internet Architecture
  • Internet Routing, High-Performance Router
  • Virtual Network

Current Research Projects

  • National Basic Research Program of China (The 973 Program): Large-Scale Network Addressing and Routing (2009-2013);
  • National 863 High-Tech Program: Next-Generation Routing and Experimental System Based on Host Identification and Locator (2009-2010);
  • National Science & Technology Pillar Program: Key Techniques for Scalable Routing in New-Generation Trusted Internet (2007-2010).

Selected Publications