Hualin Qian

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Country: China
Email: hlqian [at]
LinkedIn: link=hualin-qian   [hualin-qian Hualin Qian]
ICANNLogo.png Formerly a member
of the ICANN Board

Prof. Hualin Qian has over 30 years experience in the computing industry and has been responsible for many of the major technology projects in China. He has made important contribution in bringing the Internet to China since 1989 and finished the initial Internet connection in 1994. In the same year, he finished the construction and operation of top-level domain of China (.cn). His team developed the first X.25 network in China 1984. As a chief designer, he finished the design of the computer network system for the 11th Asia Games in 1990. He currently serves as deputy director at CNNIC Steering Committee,[1] vice chair of Internet Society of China, Executive Committee member of APNIC, board member of APTLD, chief engineer and former deputy director at the Computer Network Information Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He also serves as editor for journals such as JCST (Journal of Computer Science and Technology, English version) and Journal of Software. He was a visiting scholar at th Georgia Institute of Technology in the United States from 1980 to 1982.[2]

Hualin Qian was selected for the ICANN Board by the Nominating Committee. He started serving on the ICANN Board in June, 2003.


  • Hualin plays the game of go very well