Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Director General of Institute of Process Engineering, CAS
Suojiang Zhang is Professor & Director General of Institute of Process Engineering (IPE), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Member of CAS, Director of Beijing Key Laboratory of Ionic Liquids Clean Process, and Director of professional committee of Chinese chemical society ionic liquids and Green Engineering. He is “National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scientists” Winner, 973 Chief Scientist, and fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. Prof. Zhang graduated and received his Ph.D degree from the Department of Chemistry of Zhejiang University in 1994, and then he joined in Beijing University of Chemical Technology as the postdoctoral fellow. In 1995 he won the scholarship of Japanese Ministry of Education and went to Japan to do research in Nihon University. In 1997, he was employed by Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation. From 1998, he worked as Senior Engineer and Senior Consultant. From 2001, he started to work in IPE as the “Hundred Talents". He is the Editor in Chief of GEE and Process Engineering Journal of China, and is serving as Editorial Board Members of several international journals such as Industrial Engineering Chemical Research, Green Chemistry, Journal Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology and so on. Prof. Zhang mainly engages in ionic liquids and green process engineering. He has published more than 500 papers, and more than 100 patents, and also edited or written 6 monographs. He won a number of awards, such as the Second Class Prize of National Natural Science Award in 2010.