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Prof. Shiping Zhu, Vice President of CUHK-Shenzhen , honored as Shenzhen Outstanding Talent

  • 2017.09.21
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Recently, the Shenzhen Government released its latest list of the high-end professional talents, which featured CUHK-Shenzhen Vice President, Prof. Shiping Zhu.

Prof. Zhu addresses the new cohort of students during 2017 Orientation Week activities


Prof. Shiping Zhu, was elected to Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering (FCAE), Fellow of Royal Society of Canada (FRSC), Fellow of Chemical Institute of Canada (FCIC), and Fellow of Engineering Institute of Canada (FEIC). He received the Macromolecular Science and Engineering Award from the Chemical Institute of Canada, the premier R.S. Jane Memorial Award from the Canadian Society of Chemical Engineering, and the highest title of "Distinguished University Professor" from McMaster University. 


Prof. Zhu's research is in the areas of advanced polymer materials, specializing in polymer reaction engineering, industrial big data and modeling, surface modification of biomaterials, interfacial engineering of microelectronics, smart polymers and their applications in environment and new energy. He has published more than 350 papers in refereed journals with over 10,000 SCI citations. He has trained over 120 postgraduate students and post-doctoral fellows.


Prof. Zhu discusses "polymer reaction engineering" with teachers and students at the Master Forum


The Shenzhen High-end Professional Talents program aims at attracting outstanding talents to the region, including Nobel Laureates, Fellows of Science and Engineering Academies from developed countries, Fellows of the Chinese of Science and Engineering Academies, State Supreme Science and Technology Award Winners. At present, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen is proud to host four Outstanding Talents Prof Zhu joined this distinguished group of Prof Yangsheng Xu, President, Prof. Tom Luo, Vice President, and Prof. David S.Y. Tong, Dean of the Graduate School.


CUHK-Shenzhen has attracted a number of international  talents, including 2 Nobel Laureates, 2 Turing Award winners, 1 Fields Medal Winner, 11 Fellows of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the US National Academy of Engineering, the US national Academy of Sciences, the Canadian Academy of Engineering, and the Royal Society of Canada, 13 IEEE Fellow.