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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.

 

  Introduction:

  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.