Dr. Qing Liu is President of Jiangsu Industrial Technology Research Institute (JITRI) of China. He received his PhD degree from Harbin Institute of Technology in 1991. After working on advanced metals and alloys in University of Science and Technology Beijing, Risφ National Laboratory in Denmark, Tsinghua University, he joined Chongqing University in 2006 as Head of School of Materials Science and Engineering. He subsequently served Dean of Faculty of Engineering, and Vice-President of Chongqing University.
He was appointed Executive President of JITRI by Jiangsu Provincial Government in 2014, and President of JITRI in 2016. Under his leadership, JITRI is committed to supporting the upgrading of existing industries and promoting the development of future industries. JITRI, as a bridge between science and industry, is building an industrial technology innovation ecosystem which includes dozens of specialized research institutes, dozens of top international academic research partners and hundreds of industry partners of leading enterprises.
He has published more than 400 papers and holds over 50 patents. He received many honors including the National Science and Technology Progress Award, National Outstanding Youth Scientist, and Cheung Kong Scholars. Since 2000, he has founded several high-tech enterprises such as Beijing Innova Superconductor Technology Co. Ltd., Essen Technology (Beijing) Co. Ltd. and Huajing Advanced Materials Co. Ltd..