On June 27, 2019, Academia Europaea released the results of the election of academicians in 2019. Professor Zhenjiang Hu and Professor Daqing Zhang from the Department of computer science and technology of the school of information science and technology of Peking University were elected as foreign associates.
Academia Europaea, founded in 1988 and headquartered in London, UK, is jointly sponsored by the Royal Society and several national academies representing the highest academic level of Europe. It covers many disciplines such as natural sciences, life sciences, social sciences, humanities, economics, and law. It is one of the most influential international scientific organizations with the highest academic status. The academicians of the European Academy of sciences are mainly selected among the academicians of scientific academies in European countries. They are the best scientific elites and academic authorities in the European humanities and natural sciences. At present, the European Academy of Sciences has more than 4000 academicians, including 73 Nobel Prize winners, 7 Turing Award winners, and 15 Fields Medal winners.