Wen Tao is a Ph. D, Professor, and doctoral supervisor.In 1984, he graduated from the Department of Automatic Control of Northwestern Polytechnical University, received a bachelor's degree, and graduated from the Department of Electronic Engineering of Northwestern Polytechnical University,and received a master's degree in 1987, and graduated from the Department of Computer Science and Technology of Northeastern University in 1994 and got aPh. D degree. Wen Tao has been engaged in higher education for more than 30years. Since 1987, he has been appointed as the assistant professor, lecturer,associate professor, professor and vice president of Fushun Petroleum Institute(now Liaoning Shihua University). He is the president of the Neusoft Education and Technology Group (Dalian Neusoft Software Park Industry Development Co.,Ltd.), and Vice President of Dalian Neusoft Holdings, Secretary of the Party committee and President of Dalian Neusoft University of Information. Also heworks as the Chairman of the China Computer Society Vocational Education Development Committee, member of the National Higher School Setting Committee,Vice Chairman of the National Industry and Information Industry Teaching Guidance Committee, member of the Higher Education Teaching and Guiding Committee of the Software Engineering Specialty of the Ministry of Education,the Committee of the Liaoning Provincial Committee and the member of the Provincial Government Decision Advisory committee, the 5th provincial government supervision of thepeople's Government of Liaoning Province, the Deputy Director of the Teachingand Guiding Committee of the Computer Specialty of the general higher schoolsof Liaoning Province, the Deputy Director of the Expert Guidance Committee forthe Training of Applied Talents in general universities of Liaoning Province,the member of Liaoning Province Higher Schools Setting Committee, and therepresentative of the Dalian Municipal People's Congress.
Wen Tao won "National Vocational Education Advanced Individuals", "China Private Higher Education Innovation Award","China's Most Charismatic President", "Outstanding Educationistsin China", "2012 Outstanding Contribution Education Figure ","The 5th National Education Reform and Innovation Outstanding Principal Award", "2015 the Most Popular President on Campus", "Liaoning Province Distinguished Teacher Award", "The Top 100 Candidates of 10 million Talents Project of Liaoning Province”, "Liaoning Outstanding Educators", "Liaoning May 1st Labor Medal","Liaoning Province Outstanding Experts", "Dalian City SpecialLabor Model", "Dalian City Outstanding Expert", "DalianCity Leading Talents", "Dalian City Software and Service Outsourcing Industry Outstanding Contribution Individual”, "Dalian Annual Entrepreneur" and other titles.
In 2005, Wen Tao chaired the "Exploration and Practice of the Training Model of Innovative IT professionals", which won both the 1st prize of the 5th National Higher Education and Teaching Achievements, and the special prize of Liaoning Province Teaching Achievement. In 2009, he hosted the “Construction and Application of the Training Platform for Software Talents” and won both the 2nd prizeof the 6th National Level of Higher Education Achievements and the first prize of Liaoning Province Teaching Achievement. In August 2010, the JavaSeries Course Group led by Wen Tao was awarded the title of National TeachingTeam in 2010. In 2013, the "Exploration and Practice of IT TalentsTraining System Based on TOPCARES-CDIO" hosted by Wen Tao won the 1stprize for the Teaching Achievements of Liaoning Province.
In March 2018, Wen Tao's "Research on the Practice Education System and Practice Platform for Professional cross Integration Engineering Oriented to Intelligent Manufacturing" was affirmed as one ofthe first batch of "New Engineering" Research and Practice projectsby Ministry of Education. Wen Tao has chaired more than 20 research projects atthe state and provincial levels and won four awards for scientific and technological progress at the state, provincial and ministerial levels, and has taken part in the study of National Natural Science funds and trained more than50 post graduate students and doctoral students.