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Prof. Luo He’an Awarded “National Outstanding Scientific and Technological Worker”



At the 2010 Election and Commendation Campaign of National Outstanding Scientific and Technological Workers, organized by the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST), Professor Luo He’an from our university won the title of “National Outstanding Scientific and Technological Worker”.


Prof. Luo He’an has long been engaged in intensification of chemical processes, modeling and simulation of chemical reactor, as well as R & D of new chemical products, new techniques and new technologies. He has chaired and finished projects of 863 program (State High-Tech Development Plan), projects supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China, major special projects of Hunan and enterprise scientific & technological projects. Mr. Luo has won the second prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award twice, the first prize of the Chinese Colleges Awards for Natural Science by Ministry of Education, the first prize and the third prize of Science and Technology Progress Award at the provincial and ministerial level on two occasions respectively. He has been granted 23 national patents for invention and one international patent for invention, making the economic benefits generated by transformation of scientific and technological achievements average over 300 million yuan per year in the recent 5 years. The professor has published in all over 150 academic papers, quoted by others for more than 600 times. SCI has quoted his papers for 270 odd times and one of his papers has been referred to by SCI for a maximum of more than 197 times.

 “National Outstanding Scientific and Technological Worker” is an award to the scientific and technological workers in China set up by CAST. Its selection was once been carried out in 1997, 2001 and 2004. As a life honor, the prize is mainly given to front-line scientific and technological workers devoted to research and development, popularization and promotion, cultivation of technological talents as well as integration of technology and economy in terms of natural science, technology science, engineering technology and related fields.


                                                                                                Reporter: Zhang Liming

                                                                                 Newspaper of Xiangtan University