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Guangdong has 7 more CAS & CAE academics

2021-Nov-19       Source: newsgd.com

​On November 18, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) announced the enrollment of 149 outstanding scientists as their academics. Among them, Guangdong has a total of seven academics, three with the CAS and four with the CAE.

On November 18, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) announced the enrollment of 149 outstanding scientists as their academics. Among them, Guangdong has a total of seven academics, three with the CAS and four with the CAE.

Three new members of CAS

Xia Keqing

Xia Keqing is a professor at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech). He has been engaged in the research of fluid mechanics and fluid turbulence for a long time, and has achieved systematic and innovative results.

Based on a series of important scientific research achievements, Xia Keqing won the second prize of the 2009 National Natural Science Award. In 2010, Xia Keqing was elected a fellow of the American Physical Society.

Ma Yuguang

Ma Yuguang is a professor at South China University of Technology and the director of the State Key Laboratory of Luminescent Materials and Devices in this university. His major is polymer chemistry and physics. He was awarded the first prize for outstanding scientific and technological achievements by the Ministry of Education in 2001 and 2008, and the second prize of the National Natural Science Award in 2009.

Efim Zelmanov

Efim Zelmanov is scientific director and distinguished visiting professor of the SUSTech International Center for Mathematics, which is a scientific research laboratory funded by the Shenzhen Municipal Government and led by SUSTech. Zelmanov is a Fields Medal winner, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a member of the United States National Academy of Sciences.

Four new members of CAE

Rao Hong

Rao Hong is the chief technical expert of China Southern Power Grid Co., Ltd. and the chairman of Power Research Institute, China Southern Power Grid. He has long been engaged in research and engineering practice in the field of HVDC transmission, and presided over the establishment of China’s HVDC design technology system.

Gao Tianming

Gao Tianming is a professor at Southern Medical University. His main research directions are new targets for neuroprotection, new pathogenesis of depression, new intervention methods, and the function of astrocytes. 

Gao Tianming also serves as the director of the Key Laboratory of Mental Health Research of the Ministry of Education, the director of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Brain Science and Brain-like Research Center, and the director of the Guangdong Key Laboratory of Major Mental Disease Research.

Zhi-Quan (Tom) Luo

Zhi-Quan (Tom) Luo comes from The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen). His research mainly focuses on optimization theory, algorithm design and its application in information science. His research results in the fields of optimization, signal processing and communications have won the Best Paper Awards from international authoritative academic institutions.

Xu Zhenghe

Xu Zhenghe is the founding dean of the College of Engineering of SUSTech and the chair professor of the Materials Science and Engineering Department of the university.

His research fields include functional materials and surface modification, industrial wastewater, waste gas treatment, resource recycling, interface and colloidal chemistry, molecular interaction, mineral processing, oil extraction technology, etc. He is the first scientist to have proposed the hydrodynamic cavitation theory of flotation, and made a significant contribution to solving the problem of fine particle flotation in the world.

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