Chu imageProf. Liang Yin Chu
Sichuan University, China

Control and Intensification of Mass Transfer and Separation Processes with Smart Materials

Track:  Solid/Liquid
Presentation:  Friday, September 24, 9:20 am

Prof. Liang-Yin CHU is a Distinguished Professor of Chang Jiang Scholars Program in the School of Chemical Engineering and the Head of the Office of Scientific Research and Development at Sichuan University in Chengdu, China. He received his Ph.D. degree in 1995 from Northeastern University. Prof. Chu was promoted as a full professor of Chemical Engineering at Sichuan University in 1997 and became Director of the Sichuan Provincial Key Laboratory for Filtration and Separation in 2001. He was a research fellow at the University of Tokyo (1999-2001), a visiting scholar at Harvard University (2006-2007), ESPCI ParisTech (2007-2008), and the University of Birmingham (2011). He has received many honors and awards including the Natural Science Award issued by the Ministry of Education (2003) and Sichuan Provincial Government (2015), Distinguished Young Scholar issued by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (2008), Distinguished Professor of "Chang Jiang Scholars Program” issued by the Ministry of Education (2009), Te-Pang Hou Chemical Science and Technology Innovation Award issued by the Chemical Industry and Engineering Society of China (2013), Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (2014), and National Technological Invention Award (2018). His teaching and research are focused on filtration and separation technologies, smart membranes, advanced functional materials, and microfluidics. He has authored and co-authored more than 400 articles, 46 patents, 5 books, and 16 book chapters.