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6-21 Changjiang Scholars, National Outstanding Youth Fund Winner Prof. Tu Shandong, East China University of Science and Technology: What Enables the Application of Energy?

  • Release date:2018-08-20 04:40:00

  Title: What Enables the Application of Energy?

  Reporting time: June 21, 2018 (Thursday) 10:00-12:00

  Location: 6F, Main Building (Energy and Environmental Policy Research Center)


  Speaker profile:

  Tu Shandong received his Ph.D. degree in engineering from Nanjing Institute of Chemical Technology in 1988. He is a Distinguished Professor of the Yangtze River Scholars Program (2001) and a recipient of the National Outstanding Youth Fund (2002). He is currently a professor and president of the Association of Science and Technology of East China University of Science and Technology.



  The lecture will introduce the fundamental elements that enabled the application of energy systems by a historical review of the use of steam energy which trigged the industrial revolution. The interaction between science and technology, technology and society and politics will be discussed. A case study on the commercialization of ECUST coal gasification technology will also be given. Strategies that may speed up energy technology transfer will be recommended.