Mingyuan He is an expert in green chemical engineering. Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He has made technological innovations in the field of catalytic materials for refining and petrochemicals production. A number of zeolite synthesis and modification methods have been invented and several series of refining catalysts have been developed and commercially applied. One of his achievements was elected as one of the "Nation?s Top Ten Scientific and Technological Achievements" in 1996. He has also won numerous awards such as Nation?s Invention Awards, Nation?s Scientific and Technological Progress Awards, Outstanding Chinese Patent Awards, etc. He received Award from Ho Leung Ho Li Foundation, Hong Kong, in 2001. He was elected as Vice President of International Zeolite Association in 2007. In 2012, he was awarded "Cavalier Medal of Palm leaf" by French Ministry of Education, and "Catalysis Achievement Award of China" by Chinese Chemical Society. He has bestowed the diploma of Doctor Honoris Causa of Ecole Normale Superieur de Lyon, France, in 2016. In 2019, he was awarded "China Zeolite Lifetime Achievement Award".