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Plenary Speaker

Zhongyi Jiang


Zhongyi Jiang

Tianjin University, China

Title: Organic Molecular Sieve Membranes for Chemical Separations

Zhongyi Jiang is a professor at School of Chemical Engineering and Technology of Tianjin University. He obtained Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from Tianjin University in 1994. He was a visiting scholar of University of Minnesota with Prof. Edward Cussler in 1997 and a visiting scholar in California Institute of Technology with Prof. David Tirrell in 2009.

He is the winner of NSFC Outstanding Young Investigator Award, Cheung Kong Chair Professorship, fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC) and The Chemical Industry and Engineering Society of China. He is the leader of a scientific innovation team supported by Ministry of Science and Technology of China. He is the Chief Scientist of National Key Research and Development Program. He is the Associate Editor of Advanced Membranes, Research journals, and the Editorial Board Member of several journals, including Materials Horizons, Journal of Membrane Science, Macromolecules, Separation and Purification Technology, Green Chemical Engineering, etc.

His research interest primarily focuses on membranes and membrane processes, and enzyme-photo-coupled catalysis. He pioneered the Biomimetic & Bioinspired Membranes and Membrane Processes research direction in membrane field. He proposed the “Organic Molecular Sieve Membrane” concept. Until now, he has published over 600 SCI papers with total citations over 35000 and h-index 104 (data from Web of Science).He has been consecutively selected on the list of highly cited scholars in the world.