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7 Academicians of UPC Were Selected into “100 Outstanding Contributors of China Chemical Industry in 100 Years”

Recently, the Chemical Industry and Engineering Society of China (CIESC) released the list of“100 Outstanding Contributors of China Chemical Industry in 100 Years”on its 100th anniversary. And the 7 selected academicians of China University of Petroleum (UPC) are as follow: Academician Wu Chi, former dean of the Refining Department of Beijing Institute of Petroleum; Academician Zhu Yajie, former vice president of Beijing Institute of Petroleum; Academician Cao Benxi, former vice president of Beijing Institute of Petroleum; Academician Yang Qiye, alumni of Beijing Institute of Petroleum in 1957; Academician Shi Mingxian, alumni of Beijing Institute of Petroleum in 1956; Academician Wang Xieqing, alumni of Beijing Institute of Petroleum in 1956; Academician Chen Bingzhen, professor of Beijing Institute of Petroleum.

Wu Chi, scientist of chemical engineering, educator, academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, participated in the establishment of petroleum refining major in Chinese universities in early years, cultivating a large number of scientific and technological talents for China's petroleum industry, and had dedicated himself to the development and management of petroleum refining production technology for a long time.

Zhu Yajie, Chinese energy expert, scientist of chemical engineering, academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, set up the first artificial petroleum major in China, and served as the director of the artificial petroleum teaching and research section.

Cao Benxi, Chinese scientist of chemical engineering and nuclear industry, academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, participated in the establishment of the Department of Chemical Engineering of Tsinghua University, and served as the first dean. He also participated in the establishment of Beijing Institute of Petroleum, served asacademicdean and vice president, and engaged in the teaching and research of chemical industry for a long time.

Yang Qiye, academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, famous expert of refining process, engaged in refining design and contributed to the improvement and development of catalytic cracking technology in China.

Shi Mingxian, Chinese expert of chemical engineering and equipment, education expert, academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, professor and doctoral advisor of UPC, delegate of the twelfth congress of the Party, had won honorary titles such as the outstanding communist party member, the national outstanding teacher, the national advanced university scientific research worker, etc. And he had made important contributions to the development of catalytic cracking technology in China's oil refining industry.

Wang Xieqing, expert of petroleum refining and analytical chemistry, chief engineer of Beijing Petrochemical Research Institute, academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, has long been engaged in the research development and management of petroleum refining and petrochemical industry.

Chen Bingzhen, expert of chemical system engineering, academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. Her research includesprocess synthesis, dynamic process analysis andoptimization of biofuel industry chain. And a number of her creative achievements have been applied in industrial practice.

Over the past 100 years, China's chemical industrystarted from scratch andhas developed from weak to strong, making great achievements, showing a brilliant chapter by generations of chemical people with wisdom, painstaking efforts and sweat. They adhered to their scientific belief, dared to be the first, and dedicated themself sincerely to the nation to set up a brilliant example for the contemporary chemical workers.



Translated: Jiang Shaofei

Reviewed: Xu Xiaoyan

Updated:2022-06-02



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