On April 8 2015, CAS Key Laboratory of Low-Carbon Conversion and Engineering based in SARI passed the acceptance review organized by Bureau of Frontier Sciences and Education CAS (the Frontier Bureau). Led by Prof. Wang Jianguo, Director of Institute of Coal Chemistry, CAS, the expert group included Prof. Zheng Chuguang from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Chief Engineer Yang Weimin, Vice President of Sinopec Shanghai Research Institute of Petrochemical Technology, Prof. Tan Ruobing, Deputy Director of Institute of Metal Research, CAS, Prof. Liu Zhongmin, Deputy Director of Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, CAS, etc. Deputy Director Liu Guiju, Director of Key Laboratory Hongfei Hou, President Feng Songlin, Vice President Sun Yuhan and Wang Maohua of SARI attended the meeting.
Director Liu Guiju Introduced the overall requirements of establishing a CAS key laboratory, then the expert group listened to the report made by lab director Prof. Sun Yuhan regarding the positioning, research direction, talent team, platform construction and achievements of the lab, followed by on-site visit the lab.
As demonstrated, the Lab’s positioning is clear and has formed its distinctive research direction. A cross-disciplinary innovation team of young researchers and effective domestic and international cooperation networks have been built up. The lab has completed construction and achieved its goal. Finally, the expert group reached to the conclusion that the lab passed the acceptance review successfully.