Rupert Till is Professor of Music in the Department of Music and Drama, having worked at the University of Huddersfield since 2002. He is also Associate Dean International in the School of Music, Humanities and Media, responsible for overseeing international development and recruitment. He has research interests in popular music and sound archaeology. 

Mrs. Jimin Tang was the Deputy Director of International Affairs Office from East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST), with experience in this area for more than a decade. She used to teach English speaking and Listening courses to the undergraduates. Her expertise focuses on higher education internationalization and intercultural communication.

Jimin Tang Chinese Director

Dr Wei Zhao is associate professor of linguistics in the Department of College English in School of Foreign Languages at the East China University of Science and Technology. Her research interests are second language acquisition, psycholinguistics and contrastive studies between English and Chinese. She will be working with the Confucius Institute as a Chinese teacher. 

Dr Wei Zhao Dr Wei Zhao

Ms. Ye Fu joined the School of Research Institute for Humanities, East China University of Science and Technology as a lecturer in 1997. She received her master degree in philosophy of culture at East China University of Science and Technology, and her bachelor degree in arts at Shanghai Normal University, China. Her main research interests include music education, music-aided health and wellbeing, and symbolic culture. She will be working with the Confucius Institute as a Chinese teacher.

Ye Fu

Echo joined the university in July 2022 as our administrator,Her main role is to organise all courses,assist with activities,as well as general duties in the day-to-day life of the Confucius Institute.

Sha Zhang(Echo)- International Administrator