Li Xiaohong
Li Xiaohong
President, Chinese Academy of Engineering
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Professor Li Xiaohong is the President of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE). His past positions include Vice Minister of Education of China, President of Wuhan University, President of Chongqing University, and the Director of the State Key Laboratory of Coal Mine Disaster Dynamics and Control. He also served as member of the Discipline Assessment Group of the Academic Degree Commission of the State Council, Executive Director of China Coal Society, and Chief Scientist of the 973 Program.

Prof. Li obtained his Master’s Degree and PhD in mining engineering in Chongqing University. He was a research fellow at the University of California Berkley, USA from 1989 to 1991, and a visiting scholar at Queensland University of Technology, Australia in 1996.

Prof. Li is a winner of the China National Funds for Distinguished Young Scientists and an honorary professor at the University of Queensland, Australia. Prof. LI has also been honored with the National Scientific and Technological Progress Award and international academic awards for several times. He has 6 books and over 200 papers published.

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