Suojiang Zhang | AIChE

Suojiang Zhang

Director General of IPE, CAS; Head of Division of Ionic Liquids and Green Engineering, IPE; Editor in Chief of Green Energy & Environment
Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Suojiang Zhang is Professor and 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 the 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 received his Ph.D. from Zhejiang University in 1994, and was postdoctoral fellow at Beijing University of Chemical Technology. In 1995, he won a Japanese Ministry of Education scholarship to do research at Nihon University in Japan. In 1997, he was hired by Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation. From 1998, he worked there as Senior Engineer and Senior Consultant. From 2001, he joined IPE as the “Hundred Talents". He is Editor-in-Chief of Green Energy & Environment and Process Engineering Journal of China, and serves on the Editorial Board of several international journals. Prof. Zhang mainly engages in ionic liquids and green process engineering. He has published more than 500 papers, and holds more than 100 invention patents. He has won several awards, including the Second Class Prize of National Natural Science Award in 2010.