Bio-Based and Biodegradable Polymeric Materials, Halogen-Free Flame-Retardant Polymeric Materials, Polymer Nanocomposites and Alloys, Liquid Crystal Polymers and Functional Polymers
After earning his PhD degree in Sichuan University in 1994, he was promoted to a Professor in Sichuan University in 1995. He was a visiting professor of Max-Planck Institute for Polymer Research (Germany) with the support of DAAD in 1999, and in the University of Nottingham (UK) in 2002 with the support of the Royal Society, respectively.
He is the Honorary President of China Flame Retardant Society, the Vice President of Degradable Plastic Committee of CPPIA, Associate Director of National Technical Committee for Standardization of Bio-Based and Biodegradable Products, a Director of Chinese Ecomaterials Branch Society and a senior member of Chinese Materials Research Society. He is also a member of Review Panel of the National Natural Science Foundation of China and a member of the Science and Technology Committee of Ministry of Education.
As a principle researcher, he has accomplished over 60 projects supported financially by the governments and companies, contributed over 300 refereed journal papers and 8 books and chapters,83 patents, and over 40 endowed and invited lectures. As a chairman, he organized some international and national academic conferences.
He was awarded the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars (2005), Cheung Kong Scholar of Ministry of Education of China (2006), State Talent of China in 21st Century (2006), Younger Prize of Guanghua Engineering Science and Technology of Chinese Engineering Academy (2004), Excellent Postgraduate’s Advisor of Sichuan Province (2000), Outstanding Younger Innovation Prize of Sichuan Province (1998) and over 10 governmental Science & Technology Awards such as National Technology Invention Prize, National Science and Technology Progress Prize, etc.
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