Awards and Fellowships
National conference awards for the best metallography, China, 1983.
Metallography Awards, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Metallkunde, Germany, 1984.
Grantee, Center for International mobility (CIMO), Finland, 1992.
Research Fellowship, Academy of Finland, 1994.
Senior Research Fellowship, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China, 1998
Research Outstanding and Award Recognition (ROAR), Office of Research, Nanyang Technological University, 2005, 2006, 2007.
Co-Chairman, IUMRS 11th International Conference in Asia, Smart Materials Symposium, Sep.25-28, 2010, Qingdao, China.
Session Chairman, Materials 2005, December 6-8, Malaysia.
Session Chairman, ICOMAT'05, June 14-17, 2005, Shanghai, China.
Chairman, SMART2004, Nov. 24-26, 2004, Singapore.
Session Chairman, IUMRS-ICAM Symposium on Smart Materials and Structure, Oct. 8-9, 2003, Japan.
Session Chairman, ICOMAT'02, June 10-14, 2002, Finland.
Session Chairman, Thin Film 2004, July 2004, Singapore.
Member of Editorial Board, Proceedings of ICOMAT-02.
Guest Editor, Smart Materials and Structures (for Proceedings of SMART 2004).
Organizing Committee Member of
IUMRS 11th International Conference in Asia, Smart Materials Symposium, Sep.25-28, 2010, Qingdao, China
The International Conference on Shape Memory and Superelastic Technologies (SMST), Nov. 6-9, 2011, Hong Kong, China
Materials 2005, December 6-8, Malaysia
ICOMAT-05, June 14-17, 2005, Shanghai, China
Thin Films 2002, Singapore
Thin Films 2004, Singapore
Reviewed articles for over 20 scientific journals and international conferences
Talks given at
Harbin Engineering University, China, December 2010.
Xiamen University, China, June 2009.
Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astranautics, China, January 2008.
Tsinghua University, China, January 2008.
Xiamen University, China, May 2007
Northwestern Polytechnic University, Xian, China, June 2005.
Beijing University of Science and Technology, China, July 2002.
Dalian University of Technology, China, July 2002.
Dalian Railway Institute, China, July 2002.
University of Minnesota, USA, Oct. 1998.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA, Oct. 1998.
Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, May 1995.
Materials Research Society (MRS Since 2000)
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA Since 2006)
New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS Since 1994)