CHEN Chusheng, male, born in December 1961, a native of Fujian Province, Han nationality, currently works as a professor and doctoral supervisor of the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), while doubling as Vice President of USTC.
From 1978 to 1986, Chen studied at USTC and obtained his B.S. and M.S. in Inorganic Chemistry. From 1991 to 1995, he went to study at the University of Twente in the Netherlands, and received his Ph.D. in Materials Science. From 1986 to 1990, Chen joined the faculty of the Department of Applied Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China. Since 1995, Chen has been teaching at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China. Chen was elevated to full professorship in 1998. From 2000 to 2004, Prof. Chen served as Deputy Dean of the School of Chemistry and Materials Science. In 2004, he was appointed Executive Dean of the School of Chemistry and Materials Science. Since November 2008 and on, Prof. Chen has been serving as Vice President of USTC.
Prof. Chen has been engaged in research on inorganic non-metallic materials and solid-state chemistry. In 2002, Prof. Chen’s research project gained support from the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars. Besides, he has authored more than 60 research papers in such academic journals as Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., AIChE J., Adv. Mater., Chem. Mater., J. Am. Ceram. Soc., etc., and four authorized state-level patents. Professional affiliations or academic positions that Prof. Chen currently holds include: Member of the Council of the Asian Society for Solid State Ionics, Deputy Director-General of the Chinese Society for Solid State Ionics, Member of Editorial Board of the Journal of University of Science and Technology of China, the Journal of Inorganic Materials, and the Chinese Journal of Process Engineering.