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Four USTB Teachers Selected to Join 5th “Youth Talent Support Project” of the Chinese Association for Science and Technology

Recently, the list of candidates for the 5th “Young Talent Support Project” (2019-2021) was announced by the China Association for Science and Technology, with a total of 332 scientific and technological talents (excluding candidates in special scientific and technological fields) from universities and scientific research institutes across the country. Four young teachers from USTB, JIANG He, ZHANG Linxing, ZHANG Bowei and KOU Mingyin, were selected, and with the number of candidates ranking USTB eighth in China.


Photo of Dr. JIANG He


Dr. JIANG He, PhD. and lecturer, currently works at the School of Materials Science and Engineering. She is mainly engaged in the research of high-temperature structural materials in the fields of aeroengines, gas turbines, etc. The research involves the fine control of the preparation process of high-temperature alloy components, the thermal deformation mechanism of high-temperature alloys, the study of fabric stability, etc. She has overseen over ten projects as project leader, including the Youth Program of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the Chinese Postdoctoral Science Foundation and the Key Experimental Foundation for Equipment Pre-development of the National Defense Science and Technology, and has presided over and participated in a number of material research topics in the field of heavy combustion engines. She has won the National Scholarship for Beijing Outstanding Graduates and National Scholarship for Doctoral Students.


Photo of Dr. ZHANG Linxing


Dr. ZHANG Linxing, Ph.D. and Research Scientist, currently works at the Institute for Advanced Materials and Technology. He is mainly committed to the research of the synthesis, structural analysis, ferroelectric and photoelectric properties of multifunctional films. He focuses on revealing the internal mechanisms and laws of phase interface strain-crystal structure-optimization performance, realizing the transition from giant strain to super ferroelectric, and expanding the ferromagnetic properties and ultrafast photoinduced strain of ferroelectric thin films so as to promote the design and application of new ferroelectric materials. He has attended academic conferences and delivered special reports in China and abroad, and presided over and participated in 10 projects such as the National Natural Science Foundation of China. He was awarded the Beijing Excellent Doctoral Graduate in 2007, the outstanding influence award of Chinese Excellent Science and Technology figures in 2018, the Excellent postdoctoral of USTB in 2019 and the title of JSPS HOPE Fellow.


Photo of Dr. ZHANG Bowei


Dr. ZHANG Bowei is an Associate Research Scientist working in the Institute for Advanced Materials and Technology. He is mainly engaged in the research of nanoscale material corrosion mechanisms and the preparation and application of functional nanomaterials. He has presided over projects including the National Natural Science Foundation of China and the National Science and Technology Fundamental Resource Survey Project, overseen basic scientific research business expenses of central universities and China Postdoctoral Science Fund and many other projects. He has received awards including the Beijing Youth Outstanding Science and Technology Paper Award, the National Postgraduate Scholarship. Additionally, Dr. ZHANG served as the Associate Director of the “Tianjin Material Environmental Corrosion Field Scientific Observation and Research Station of the Ministry of Education” and Center for Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Marine Materials Research, Deputy Director of the CSTM-FC92 Metal Material Corrosion and Protection Committee, Editor of “International Journal of Minerals, Metallurgy and Materials” and reviewer of famous journals including “Applied Catalysis B: Environmental”, “Corrosion Science”, “Chemical Engineering Journal”, “Applied Surface Science”, and the “International Journal of Hydrogen Energy”.


Photo of Dr. KOU Mingyin


Dr. KOU Mingyin is an Associate Professor working in the School of Metallurgical and Ecological Engineering. He is mainly engaged in the research of the efficient utilization of metallurgical resources, numerical simulation of metallurgical processes and value-added utilization of carbon resources. Dr. KOU has presided over more than 6 projects including the National Natural Science Foundation of China, China Postdoctoral Science Fund and so on. He participated in 5 major scientific research projects as project leader and presided over the school-level education and teaching reform project and English language-based course projects. Moreover, Dr. KOU participated in 4 projects including those related to university-level education and teaching reforms. He has written a textbook and is an editor of the “Collected Works of WEI Shoukun (Volume 2)”. Dr. KOU has won many awards including first prize for university-level education and teaching achievements, the third prize of the Young Teacher Teaching Basic Skills competition, National Scholarship Award for Doctoral Candidates, etc. He also serves as secretary of the Secretariat of the Green Ironmaking Standardization Technical Committee and the Secretariat of the Green Manufacturing Standardization Technical Committee of the Chinese Society for Metals.


The "Young Talents Support Project" talent training program was initiated by the China Association for Science and Technology in 2015. Its purpose is to support national societies, associations, and research councils to select and train mechanism innovative young science and technology talents, as well as discover and support outstanding young talents who have potential to become future leaders in science and technology. The program promotes talents to realize the Chinese dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation. A group of national societies are selected each year as the host, and a group of young science and technology workers under the age of 32 are selected and trained for 3 consecutive years.