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LYU Zhaoping


Prof. LYU Zhaoping, Vice President of USTB. He was awarded the "Chang Jiang Scholars Program" professorship in 2006 by the Ministry of Education of China and the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars in 2007. He currently serves as the chief editor of the International Journal of  Intermetallic , and associate editor of a few other journals. He is also a national council member of the Chinese Materials Research Society.

Prof. LYU received his doctoral degree from the National University of Singapore in 1999 and became a post-doctorate at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in 2001. He successively served as R&D Engineer of American Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc. in Singapore, as a Research staff member of Oak Ridge National Laboratory of USA, and as Director of the State Key Laboratory for Advanced Metals and Materials.

Prof. LYU has expertise in the physical metallurgy and mechanical properties of bulk metallic glasses, high-entropy alloys, and high-performance steels. His research directions focused on glass formability, microstructure-property relationships in metallic materials, and strengthening and oxidation mechanisms of high-temperature alloys. He has been granted more than 40 patents and authored more than 240 publications in international technical journals, including  Nature ,  Science ,  Physical Review Letters,  etc., which were cited more than ten thousand times. His research work has garnered international recognition and has been highlighted many times by  Science ,  Nature ,  Nature Materials,  and  Materials Today  as a new and important development in materials science. One of his research was selected as one of the "Top 10 Scientific Achievements of China" in 2017, and he is the winner of first prize in the natural science award of the Ministry of Education in 2017 and Second Prize in the National Natural Science Award in 2018, and a co-winner of R&D 100 Award in 2009.

Prof. LYU has served as the Vice President of USTB since June 2017.