Hu Qiheng

Madam Hu Qiheng (b 1934) is a Chinese computer scientist that led the National Computing and Networking Facility of China team to bring the Internet to China’s mainland. She was instrumental is allowing TCP/IP connection into China. Madam Hu was educated as an engineer in Moscow and then received a PhD in Technical Science. She was one of the earliest investigators in the field of pattern identification and artificial intelligence in China.