Recently, the American Ceramic Society (ACerS) announced the new Fellow list to commend their outstanding contributions of scientific research and engineering application of ceramics. Prof. QIU Jianrong from the College of Optical Science and Engineering (COSE) of Zhejiang University (ZJU) is elected as one of the new members.
The ACerS, established in 1898, is one of the most influence society in the field of materials in the world with more than 12000 members. Every year, ACerS will select several world-famous ceramicists with great contributions and award them the title of Fellow. Most of ACerS Fellows are experienced scholar in the field of ceramic.
Brief introduction of Prof. QIU Jianrong:
He is the professor of the Micro-nano Photonics Institute from COSE, ZJU; National Outstanding Youth Fund Winner; Distinguished Professor of Yangzi River Scholars, Ministry of Education. He has won the academic award of the Rare Earth Society of Japan, the international Otto Schott research award of the German Abbe Fund, the academic award of the Ceramic Society of Japan and the G. W. Morey award of American Ceramics Society. He is also the deputy director of the committee of Optical Materials of the Chinese Optical Society, the vice chairman of the Special Glass Branch of the Chinese Silicate Society, the executive editor of the Laser & Optoelectronics Progress, the deputy editor of the Journal of the Chinese Silicate Society and the associate editor of six SCI journals including the American Ceramic Society. His research direction is the interaction between laser and materials as well as the optically functional materials. He has published more than 600 SCI papers, cited by SCI for more than 19600 times, and published 3 monographs in English, Japanese and Chinese.