Prof. Tiantai Li, President and Deputy Secretary of the CPC Committee
Xi'an Shiyou University
Tiantai Li, male from Zhongning, the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, was born in September 1962. He joined the Communist Party of China in June 1996. He is not only Doctor of engineering, Professor and Doctorate Mentor, but also President and Deputy Secretary of the CPC Committee of Xi'an Shiyou University.
Li received his undergraduate and postgraduate education with his major Oil & Gas Well-Drilling Engineering in Huadong Petroleum Institute (now China University of Petroleum) from September 1979 to June 1986. He studied for his doctorate with the same major in China University of Petroleum from September 2000 to June 2005. Between March and September in 1999, he served as a visiting scholar in University of Connecticut, University of Texas and other American universities.
Li worked in Xi'an Shiyou University in June 1986. He was designated as Deputy Director of the Scientific Research Division, Deputy Secretary and Deputy Dean of the Party Branch of the School of Petroleum Engineering, Dean of the School of Continuing Education, and Director of the Science and Technology Division. From February 2013 to May 2018, Li was member of the Party Committee and Vice President of Xi'an Shiyou University. Since June 2018, he has been designated as President and Deputy Secretary of the CPC Committee of Xi'an Shiyou University. He is also member of the Academic Committee of the National Engineering Laboratory of Low Permeability Oil and Gas Field, member of the Expert Committee of Petroleum Engineering Postgraduate Education Certification in China Petroleum Institute, vice chairman of Shaanxi Institute of Higher Education Research Management Association and member of Society of Petroleum Engineers. In addition, Li is employed as instructor for a PhD graduate student majoring in oil and gas field development engineering at China University of Petroleum (Beijing).
Li conducted research on Petroleum Engineering Information Application Theory and Technology, oil and gas reservoir protection technology and theory, the theory and technology of shaft wall stability, and oil and gas field development and production theory and technology. He also made a series of research progress and gained many innovative results in the development and production of conventional and unconventional oil and gas in the western basins of Ordos and Tarim. Besides, he was responsible for more than 10 vertical projects above the provincial and ministerial level, including the National Natural Science Foundation of China, National Science and Technology Major Projects, and Shaanxi Provincial Major Special Projects, and more than 30 corporate cooperation projects. He published over 110 papers, more than 30 of which were accepted by a SCI and EI journals. He wrote and published three books. In terms of awards, he won one second prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award, four first prizes of provincial and ministerial level scientific and technological progress, one first prize of Shaanxi Province Teaching Achievement Award, one second prize of China National Petroleum Corporation Science and Technology Progress Award and sixteen department-level science and technology progress awards. In addition, Li has given undergraduate and postgraduate lectures on Drilling Engineering, Technology for Reservoir Protection, Petroleum Engineering Environmental Pollution and Control Technology, Rock Mechanics, Professional English and Introduction to Petroleum Engineering.
Prof. Qing Jiang
Qing Jiang, male, Doctor of Science, is Tang Au-Chin Distinguished Professor and Doctoral advisor in Jilin University. He is also the supervisor of Key Laboratory of Automobile Materials (Jilin University), Ministry of Education.
Professor Jiang got his Bachelor’s degree in 1982 and Master’s degree in 1984 in School of Materials Science and Engineering, Jilin University. In 1990, he earned his Doctorate of chemistry in Max Planck Institute for Iron Research (University of Stuttgart). From 1990 to 1992, he conducted postdoctoral research on physical and engineering sciences in the Technical University of Berlin. Jiang served as a Visiting Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering and Materials Science of the University of California Irvine in 1997, in the Institute of Nanotechnology, Karlsruhe Technology and Environmental Research Center, Germany in 2000, and in the Advanced Institute for Materials Research of Tohoku University in 2013. With his efforts, he won Special government allowances of the State Council in 1993, the Ministry of Education’s Fund supported by Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University in 1999 and the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars in 2000. He was selected as the First- and Second-Level Talents of the New Century National Hundred, Thousand and Ten Thousand Talent Project by the National Emblem of the People's Republic of China. Besides, he was designated as Distinguished Professor of Chang Jiang Scholars Program in 2001 and Fellow of the Institute of Physics in 2006. Currently, he is Member of the Advisory Committee of the Department of Engineering and Materials, National Natural Science Foundation of China, Director of China Society for Materials Research and Overseas Member of the Peer Review Society of the British Engineering and Science Research Council.
Professor Jiang carries out research on phase transition of low-dimensional materials and interface thermodynamics and kinetics of interface, and the size effect of low-dimensional material mechanics, heat, electricity, magnetism and other properties. Besides, he also conducted research on the storage and conversion of new energy materials. Jiang has published over 700 papers in such influential academic journals as Nature Nanotechnology, Nature Chemistry, Nature Communications, Joule, Matter, Chem and Advanced Materials. His papers have been cited more than 24,000 times by SCI, with an H factor of 79. In addition, he has been authorized more than 30 national invention patents, and won five provincial and ministerial-level scientific and technological progress awards. Given his academic reputation, Springer and Higher Education Press has invited him to jointly publish a monograph "Thermodynamics of Materials". Meanwhile, he has written chapters in eight monographs and four manuals. Under the guidance of Professor Jiang, the doctoral students he taught won the award of the National Excellent Doctoral Thesis in 2010, and their papers were nominated for it in 2009 and 2012.