Two Zhejiang University researchers are among 139 new members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS）and Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) and 49 foreign associates from 19 countries, the academies announced Friday.
The two – YE Zhizhen, a professor of Material Science and Engineering; REN Qilong, a professor of Chemical Engineering and Technology– bring the total number of living ZJU faculty members who are members of the academy to 49.
YE, who is director of MOE's Key Laboratory of Biomass Chemical Engineering, works on deposition of ZnO thin films and p type doping and fabrication of LED and application of transparent conducting coating in solar cell.
REN focuses on separation and pharmaceutical engineering, natural Pharmaceutical Chemistry and supercritical Fluid Technology.
Collectively known as the "Two Academies", Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering are the most prestigious scientific society in the China and function as the national scientific think tank and academic governing body, providing advisory and appraisal services on issues stemming from the national economy, social development, and science and technology progress.