Li awarded Honorary Fellowship

25th August 2009

Chinese Academy of Science VP, Professor Jinghai Li was awarded IChemE Honorary Fellowship last night at the World Congress of Chemical Engineering in Montreal, Canada.

Li was presented with his Fellowship certificate by IChemE President, Ian Shott in front of an audience of 100 invited guests, including Past-President, Richard Darton, and Qualifications VP, David Shallcross.

Li graduated from Harbon Institute of Technology in 1982, receiving a Master’s degree in thermo-energy engineering in 1984 and a PhD degree at the Institute of Process Engineering of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1987.

He was elected a member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1999 and became the Academy’s Vice President in 2004. Li is also the President of the Chinese Society of Particuology and a former Chair of the Asian Academy of Science.

Li said he was proud of the recognition and duty of becoming an IChemE Fellow: “It is both an honour and a responsibility to become an Honorary Fellow. Global challenges require co-operation between global science and engineering institutions and I am proud to have become part of IChemE – one of the most important chemical engineering organisations in the world.”

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