Shanghai Jiao Tong University was founded in 1896 as Nan Yang College. In the 1920s and 1930s, SJTU was crowned as the "oriental MIT". Over the century, SJTU has fostered over 200,000 talents, spreading all over the world, among them famous statesmen like Jiang Zemin and China's "Father of Space Technology" Qian Xuesenﾣﾻ winners of State Top Scientific and Technological Award - mathematician Wu Wenjun, chemist Xu Guangxian and hematologist Wang Zhenyi. Over 200 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering are SJTU alumniﾣﾻ and of the 23 researchers of "Atom bomb, Hydrogen bomb and Satellite" who have been nationally commended, 6 are SJTU alumni. SJTU faculty, students and alumni have created many "firsts" in China's modern history in their own fields such as technology, education and medicine. In recent years, it has been widely acknowledged that many young SJTU alumni have made outstanding contribution to the economic and social development of China.