LIU Wenqing, born in Bengbu city, Anhui Province (Native Place, in Xuzhou city, Jiangsu Province) in 1954, is a scientist in the field of Environment Optical Monitoring. He graduated from University of Science and Technology of China in 1978, and earned Ph.D. degree from University of Crete, Greece, in 1995. Dr. LIU is a professor of Hefei Institutes of Physical Science, CAS. Now he serves as Director of Anhui Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, CAS, President of the National Environment Monitoring Optical Instruments Engineering Research Center, and heads the Environmental Optics Committee, the Chinese Optical Society.
He was elected as an academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2013.
Dr. LIU engages mainly in environment monitoring technology research and its related application. He pioneered technology innovation in the area of environment Optical monitoring, conducted a large quantity of scientific experiments and led their industrialization. He lead his team realized system integration of multiple three-dimensional monitoring technologies for atmospheric pollution, and guided its usage in the megacity pollution monitory, which made a noteworthy contribution to the environment optical monitoring research of China.
Dr. LIU has published over 160 SCI articles and holds 42 invention patents. He was awarded Second Class National Progress Prize in Scientific and Technology in 2007 and in 2011, respectively, and has four times won First Class Provincial and Ministerial Progress Prize in Scientific and Technology. Dr. LIU was awarded personal significant Achievement Award in Science and Technology of Anhui Province, 2012.