Academician of the Academy of Engineering
Supervisor of Doctorate Candidates
Supervisor of Master's Candidates
Date of Employment:1992-04-01
School/Department:Metallurgy and Environment
Education Level:PhD Graduate
Business Address:Central south university, central metallurgical hall 108
Academic Titles:Director of the national heavy metal pollution prevention and control engineering technology research center; Leader of national key field innovation team, changjiang scholars innovation team of ministry of education and "national huangdanian teacher team"; He is also the chairman of the Chinese side of the international organizing committee of the east Asian conference on renewable technology of resources, an expert of the intergovernmental negotiating group on mercury issues of the United Nations environment program, the director of the professional committee for the comprehensive utilization of nonferrous metallurgy resources of the Chinese nonferrous metal society, and the deputy director of the professional committee for the prevention and control of heavy metal pollution of the Chinese academy of environmental sciences.
Alma Mater:Central south university
Discipline:Environmental Science and Engineering
Liyuan Chai graduated from Central South University of Technology and received the doctoral degree of non-ferrous metallurgy in 1997.Chai is a professor at Central South University. He is the awardee of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars and Changjiang Distinguished Professor of the Ministry of Education. He is the dean of School of metallurgy and environment, director of the Chinese National Engineering Research Center for Control & Treatment of Heavy Metal Pollution, and director of State Environmental Protection Engineer Center for Pollution Control of Nonferrous Metal Industry.
His researches focus on the heavy metal emission reduction and resource recycling. He led more than 80 major national research projects, published more than 300 papers indexed by SCI and more than 100 invention patents. The technology "Advanced Treatment and Reuse of Wastewater Containing Heavy Metals by Biologics" was awarded the Second Prize of State Technological Invention Award. This technology is widely applied in non-ferrous metallurgical industries.