2.2 Raising the profile of research excellence of China-UK partners

2.2.1 Prizes and Awards
2.2.1.1 The First prize for Science and Technology Progress of Shang, 2011
 

2.2.1.2 The First Prize for China Mechanical Industry, 2009

 

Research and development on key technologies of integrated automation systems for large scale power plant and its application won “The First Prize for China Mechanical Industry” on 30 December, 2009.

 

2.2.1.3 The second prize for Science and Technology Progress of Shang, 2009

 

The key technology of networked measurement and control system and power plant automation won “The second prize for Science and Technology Progress of Shanghai” on 27 November, 2009.


2.2.1.4 The Creation Prize for the International Industry Fair, 2010

 

Measurement and Control System based on hybrid network towards the Internet of things oriented applications won “The Creation Prize for the International Industry Fair” in November, 2010.

2.2.1.5 Best Paper Award at the 2011 International Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control (ICMIC 2011)

 

Prof. Kang Li, a Professor in the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Queen's University, has been presented with the Young Author Best Paper Award at the 2011 International Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control (ICMIC 2011), held in Shanghai, China in June, 2011.
The Award was for work on "Modelling of Melt Pressure Development in Polymer Extrusion: Effects of Process Settings and Screw Geometry", which Prof. Li co-authored with his PhD student Chamil Abeykoon and colleagues from the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Queen's and the University of Bradford.

2.2.1.6 Best Paper Award at the 2010 International Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control (ICMIC 2011)

 

Prof. Kang Li is also one of the recipients of the best paper award by the 2010 LSMS-ICSEE conferences.

 



2.2.1.7 Third Prize in 2012 China (International) Transducer &Sensor Innovation Contest
A soft sensor technique for polymer extrusion viscosity developed by Queen’s and Shanghai University has won the third prize in 2012 China (International)  Transducer & Sensor Innovation contest.  

 

2.2.2 Honours

1.    Prof. John McCanny, Fellow of the Royal Academy of Science and Engineering in UK, was Conferred as a Visiting Professor of Shanghai University in September, 2010.
2.    Prof. Stan Scott, Dean of School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Queen’s University Belfast, was Conferred as a Visiting Professor of Shanghai University in September, 2011.
3.    Prof. Kang Li has recently also been honoured by Ningbo Institute of Technology, Zhejiang University as a Visiting Professor in September, 2011.
4.    Prof Kang Li has recently also been honoured by Harbin Institute of Technology as a Visiting Professor in July, 2011.
5.    Prof Minrui Fei was conferred as a Honorary Visiting Professor of Queen’s University Belfast in July, 2009.
6.    The President of Ningbo Institute of Technology, Professor Weiliang Jin, was awarded the honour of Fellow of the Institute of Civil Engineers.
7.    The professional grade of Fellow of the Institute of Concrete Technology UK was awarded to: Professor Yan Yao, President, China Academy of Building Materials; Professor Yongmo Xu, President, China Concrete & Cement Products Association; and Professor Delong Xu, President, Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology), Beijing (28 September 2011).
8.    Two QUB academics were appointed as visiting professors in Shanghai University
9.    One academic was appointed as a Visiting Scholar at Tsinghua University
10.    Two QUB academics were appointed as visiting Professors in Zhejiang University
11.    Two QUB academics were appointed as visiting Professors in Chongqing University
12.    One QUB academic was appointed as visiting Professor in CRIBC.