Chinese Academy of Engineering released the list of 2013 new elected academicians on Dec. 19. Liu Wenqing, professor from Hefei Institutes of Physical Science, CAS, was elected as academician of of Chinese Academy of Engineering, belonging to environment and textile engineering section.
Professor Liu, director of Anhui Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, CAS and the director of national environmental optics monitoring instruments and engineering technology research center. Prof. Liu has worked in environment monitoring technology and application for nearly 30 years. He successfully applies spectroscopy in environment monitoring and opens up a new area for environmental optics monitoring technology. Professor Liu also develops new method and technology with high sensitivity for monitoring environment which achieve international advanced level and series of advanced environmental monitoring equipments, which prompt the development of domestic environmental monitoring technology.
Prof. Liu has 42 invention patents and 160 articles, which are indexed by SCI. The research results of “Air quality and pollution sources environmental optics monitoring technology systems and applications” and “Integrated stereo monitoring technology development, application and industrialization? for atmospheric environment”, which are presided by Prof. Liu, won the second prize of National Scientific and Technological Progress Award in 2007 and 2011 respectively. These results also won 4 First prizes of provincial science and technology and Anhui Major Science and Technology Achievement Award in 2012.