Prof. LIU Gang from Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMR, CAS) won the ECD Global Young Investigator Award from the American Ceramic Society (ACerS) Engineering Ceramics Division at the 41st International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC’17) held in Daytona Beach, USA.
The ECD Global Young Investigator Award presented by the ACerS Engineering Ceramics Division is set to encourage young scientists under 35 years old for their research achievements.
Prof. LIU Gang received his Bachelor degree in materials physics from Jilin University in 2003. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in materials sciences at IMR.CAS in 2009. During his Ph.D. study, he worked at The University of Queensland in Australia. He was the recipient of the T. S. Kê Research Fellowship founded by The Shenyang National Laboratory for Materials Science (SYNL), IMR CAS. Now he is a professor of SYNL, IMR CAS. His current main research interest is to develop semiconductor photocatalytic materials for solar fuels. He is an author of over 100 peer-reviewed papers in international journals. He has received several academic awards including China Youth Science and Technology Award (2016), Chinese Chemical Society Award for Outstanding Young Chemists (2014), Ten Thousand Talent Program for Young Top-notch Talent (2012), The National Excellent Doctoral Dissertation Award (2011), and the Lu Jiaxi Award for Junior Scientists of Chinese Academy of Sciences (2010). He is also the recipient of NSFC Excellent Young Scientists (2014) and The Royal Society-Newton Advanced Fellowship (2015).