Zhang  Lianmeng, Professor of WUT was Elected Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering

  November 27th, the Chinese Academy of Sciences announced the results of co-selection of academicians on 2017, Zhang Lianmeng, chief professor of material science of our school was elected as academician of China Academy of engineering.

  Zhou Ji, President of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, Presented Academician Selection Certificate to Professor Zhang Lianmeng

  Professor Zhang Lianmeng was born in Tianmen, Hubei province in January 1955, Han nationality. He graduated from Wuhan University of Technology in 1978, majoring in Composite Materials, and received a master's degree in Materials Engineering from Wuhan University of Technology in 1986. He received a doctorate in Material Physics and Engineering from Tohoku University, Japan in year of 1997. He is currently the chief professor of Materials at WUT, doctoral supervisor, director of key Laboratory of Special functional Materials Technology of Ministry of Education as well as vice president of the Chinese society of silicates, and the Member of the Subject Review Group of the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council, Member of the Science and Technology Committee / Ministry of the Department of Defence Studies and member of the International Advisory Committee functionally gradient materials (IAC-FGM).

  Professor Zhang is the main academic leaders and famous expert at home and abroad in the field of functionally graded materials. He presided over and completed the basic research and engineering application program of dozens of gradient materials including China's first " 863 " high- tech project. He established the first functionally graded materials laboratory of China. Over the past 30 years, he led the team to work on the innovation and design of functionally graded materials, to prepare the technical innovation and engineering application, continue to have the function of thermal stress relaxation, quasi-isentropic loading function, energy transfer and regulation function, as well as New structure of gradient Materials with In-situ Insulation / Insulation function, and the new technology applied to a number of high and new technology fields.

  Professor Zhang lianmeng won one National second prize for technological invention as the first completed person (year of 2011), one National second prize for scientific and technological progressyear of 2013), four provincial or ministerial first prize in science and technology, published 260 papers included in sci-tech journals, authorized State Invention Patent more than fifty.  In addition, he has always advocated the integration of research and teaching, and he firsthand enforce the teaching reform, won one National second prize for teaching achievement (year of 2005), the last but not the least, he was awarded the national university teacher of teaching(year of 2008) and National Honorary title of Outstanding Scientific and technological Workers(year of 2012).