Liu Ye Xiang, member of Chinese Academy of Engineering
Liu Ye Xiang, male, Han nationality, was born in 1930 in Wuhan city, Hubei Province, CPC member. In 1953 he graduated from Central South Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. From 1979 to 1982, he studied abroad at Norwegian University, Polytechnical University, Nagoya University and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology as a senior visiting scholar. He once served as party secretary, secretary and president of Central South University of Technology (now the Central South University), discipline review committee of the National Natural Science Foundation, discipline group member of geology, mining and metallurgy of Science and Technology Committees of the State Education Commission, the Academic Assessment Committee of the State Council, of Expert postdoctoral Management Committee of Ministry of Personnel, academic counselor for Hunan Provincial Government. He currently takes up the professor and PhD supervisor of Central South University, executive director of China Nonferrous Metals Society and chairman light metal science committee, and senior member of American TMS, etc. In 1997 he was elected to the Chinese Academy of Engineering.
Professor Liu Yexiang is one of the Chines academic leaders in non-ferrous metallurgy disciplines, he engaged in non-ferrous metallurgy, particular technology research and application in light metal metallurgy and energy-saving of electrochemical metallurgy. With the groundbreaking research and practice in many aspects, he has made a series of outstanding achievements, such as electro-catalytic of high-temperature molten salt, energy saving technology and lithium salt anode paste, functional electrode materials and the metallurgical process at simulation, control and optimization. In 1992 he won the 1st prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award, also won two prizes and three 2nd prizes of science and technology progress award and provincial and ministerial level. He has obtained 32 patents, and won the China Outstanding Patent Award, Guangzhao Science and Technology Award of Hunan Province, the National Guanghua Science and Technology Award and other honors. He has engaged in teaching and research work for 57 years, has educated over 60 student in doctoral and master degree. He has compiled 4 monographs and published more than 300 papers.