Prof. Liang-Yin Chu is a Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering and a Vice President of Sichuan University. He received his Ph.D. degree in 1995 from Northeastern University. He was promoted as a full professor of Chemical Engineering at Sichuan University in 1997 and became Director of the Sichuan Provincial Key Laboratory for Filtration and Separation in 2001. His research interests include mass transfer and separations, membrane science and technology, smart controlled-release systems, microfluidics, and functional materials.
He has authored and co-authored more than 500 peer-reviewed journal articles, 75 patents, 7 books, and 16 book chapters. He has received many honors and awards, including Natural Science Awards issued by the Ministry of Education (2003) and Sichuan Provincial Government (2015, 2020), Hou Debang Chemical Science and Technology Innovation Award issued by the Chemical Industry and Engineering Society of China (2013), Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (2014), National Technological Invention Award (2018), Fellow of the Global Academy of Chinese Chemical Engineers (2021), and The Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation Scientific and Technological Innovation Prize (2021).