Prof. Zhaoping LU is the Vice President and professor of University of Science and Technology Beijing. He was awarded “Chang Jiang Scholars Program” professorship in 2006 by Ministry of Education of China and the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars in 2007. He currently serves as the chief editor of international journal of Intermetallics and associate editor of a few other journals. He is also a national council member of Chinese Materials Research Society.
Professor Lu received a Ph.D. degree from 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, Research staff member of Oak Ridge National Laboratory of USA and Director of the State Key Laboratory for Advanced Metals and Materials.
Prof. LU has expertise in the physical metallurgy and mechanical properties of bulk metallic glasses, high-entropy alloys and high performance steels. His research interests are in the glass formability, microstructure-property relationships in metallic materials, and strengthening and oxidation mechanisms of high-temperature alloys. He has granted for 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 10, 500 times. His research work has garnered international recognition and 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 work was selected as“the Top 10 Scientific Achievements of China”in 2017, and he is a winner of First prize in the natural science award of the Ministry of Education in 2017 and Second Prize of National Natural Science Award in 2018, and a co-winner of R&D 100 Award in 2009.