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Prof. Zheng Xuejun Appointed as Changjiang Scholar Professor


Recently Ministry of Education has announced the name list of Changjiang Scholar Professors, Lecture Professors and Changjiang Scholars Achievement Award winners. Prof. Zheng Xuejun, Faculty of Materials, Optoelectronic and Physics of XTU was appointed as Changjiang Scholar Professor. The subject was set as general mechanics and mechanics-based disciplines.


Zheng Xuejun is the first mechanics doctor cultivated by our university, whose doctoral dissertation has won the Nomination Award for “Best Doctoral Dissertation Award”. He was selected in the "Promising Key Teachers Training Program in Hunan Province" in 2003 and appointed as “Hunan Furong Scholars Professor in 2007. In 2008 he received the funding from National Outstanding Youth Fund project. Since he has engaged in the research of low-dimensional ferroelectric material preparation, mechanical characterization and micro-mechanical device applications for many years, he is assuming several science research projects including National Outstanding Youth Science Fund, National Natural Science Fund, “Hunan Furong Scholars Professor Plan” and Scientific and Technological Innovation Program of Ministry of Education supported by cultivation fund. In recent years, he has published 44 papers in SCI journal such as Appl. Phys. Lett., Acta Mater., 47 papers in EI journals, 135 other-citations, and one international conference proceedings. Besides he has applied 6 national invention patents.


The Changjiang Scholars Program is a high-level talents program which was jointly established by Ministry of Education and the Li Kashing Foundation in Hong Kong in 1998. A total of 135 people were appointed as Changjiang School Professor in the whole nation this year. Before this time Prof. Zhong Xinjian who is also from Faculty of Materials, Optoelectronic and Physics got that appointment in 2006.


By Zhang Liming from Journal of Xiangtan University
Sep. 28, 2009