Prof. Liu Qing, PhD

President, Jiangsu Industrial Technology Research Institute (JITRI)

Liu Qing, Doctor of Engineering, Professor, President, Jiangsu Industrial Technology Research Institute.

Liu Qing is a scientist, educator and a serial entrepreneur who has listed and founded 6 high tech companies. He is also an investor of companies and talents.

President, Jiangsu Industrial Technology Research Institute (JITRI), Professor of Chongqing University Yangtze River scholar Professor,winner of National Science Fund for Outstanding Innovation Talent.

LIU got his Ph.D degree from Harbin Institute of Technology in 1991. During 1993 – 1999, as a senior researcher and project director, LIU worked in Risø National Laboratory in Denmark. From 1999 to 2006, LIU served as a professor and director of Institute of Metals Research at Tsinghua University. Since 2006, Liu worked as a professor in Chongqing University and served as the dean of the College of materials science and engineering, the dean of Faculty of Engineering and the vice-president of Chongqing University. Liu joined JITRI as the president since the end of 2014. His main research fields are 1) Microstructural and texture evolution of engineering alloys during thermo-mechanical processing, 2) Light metals and alloys, 3) Techniques of micro-texture analysis by EBSD and TEM.

Apart from academic achievements, Prof Liu co-founded several high technique companies such as Beijing InnoSuperconductor Technology Ltd, Chongqing Vision Spring Innovative (VSI) Co. etc, some of which were publicly listed. Prof Liu is also known for his openness, business acumen and management innovation that transformed organization. His current organization, JITRI, is also highly regarded in China and serves as a role model for being a test lab for technology transfer from lab to market, successful commercialization and business innovations.

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