Prof. Chen Jianfeng is a Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering(CAE) and has been promoted to Secretary-General of the Chinese Academy of Engineering since June 2018. He is also Director of the State Key Laboratory of Organic-Inorganic Composites at the Beijing University of Chemical Technology (BUCT). Prof. Chen received a BSc degree and a PhD degree from Zhejiang University in Chemical Engineering in 1986 and 1992 respectively. He finished his postdoctoral research in Zhejiang University in 1994, and then joined the BUCT as an Associate Professor and a Full Professor in 1997. Prof. Chen was a visiting full professor at the Case Western Reserve University, USA from 1997 to 1998 and a Research Professor at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore from 1999 to 2000. He has received many awards including Cheung Kong Distinguished Professor(2002), National Science Foundation Prize for Distinguished Young Scholars (2003), and Leading Scientist of National High-level Personnel of Special Support Program(2012). Moreover, Prof. Chen serves as the Executive Editor-in Chief of Engineering, Editorial Board Member of Particuology (Elsevier), Chemical Engineering & Technology (Wiley) and Reaction Chemistry & Engineering(RSC); Council Member of World Chemical Engineering Council, and Standing Council Member of the Institute of Chemical Engineering of China.
Prof. Chen’s research interests involve Process Intensification (especially high gravity technology (Rotating Packed Bed Reactor technology) Nanomaterials and Nanodrug delivery systems. He has filed over 220 patents and published more than 400 papers in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., Adv. Mater., AIChE J., Biomaterials, etc. As the Principal Investigator, Prof. Chen has been granted the National Invention Award and the State Scientific and Technological Progress Award 4 times. He has also been granted nine provincial awards, Dow Chemical Fellowship Award, the 8th National Outstanding Young Scientist Award, and the title of the National Excellent Teacher, etc.