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XIE Zhipeng

School of Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Professor, Ph.D. supervisor

State Key Lab of New Ceramics and Fine Processing, deputy director

Education Background

1996, Postdoc, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

1993, Ph. D., Tsinghua University, China

1987, M. S., Hunan University, China

1982, B. S., Hunan University, China 

Work Resume

2002-, Professor, Tsinghua University, China

1999-2000, Visiting scholar, Monash University, Australia

1995-2002, Associate Professor, Tsinghua University, China

Part-time Academic Job

Member of the American Ceramic Society

Vice chairman of the association of Engineering Ceramics, Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society

Editorial Board member of the journal ”China Ceramic Industry”

Research Field

Prof. Xie is leading a research group in the state key laboratory of new ceramics and fine processing. His research interests are structural ceramics and their fabrication technologies, including (1) novel gel-casting and precise injection molding of structural ceramic parts; (2) toughening and strengthening of ceramics, like self-reinforcing mechanisms for alumina and silicon nitride ceramics; (3)transparent ceramics and colored ceramics; (4) properties and microstructure of ceramic materials under extreme conditions; (5)study and preparation of inert bioceramics; (6) study and preparation of low dimensional nano ceramic materials; (7) properties and preparation of high-temperature radiation-resistant ceramics; (8) development of porous ceramics and ceramic films for filtration.

Awards And Honors

2004, Second Prize of National Tech & Invention Award (Ranked as the third)

2003, Prize for Scientific and Technological Progress Granted by National Ministry of Education (Ranked as the third)

Academic Achievements

    Professor Xie has recently published a monograph “Structural Ceramics”(2011,Tsinghua University Press). He has issued more than 180 papers in journals home and abroad (SCI 118, EI more than 80). His research papers and achievements have been cited globally for near 1000 times. He has applied and been granted for more than 32 national invention patents. 8 research achievements have passed the appraisal of the national ministry of education.

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