President Wang Yongsheng Meets with Prof. Chen Zhongping of UC Irvine

By Mon, 07 Aug 2017 GMT


Beijing, 7th August 2017 (BISTU)--- President Wang Yongsheng meets with Prof. Chen Zhongping, full professor and Director of Laboratory of Optical Coherence Tomography at University of California, Irvine on the ceremony of appointment of Prof. Chen as Honorary Professor of BISTU.   

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Wang Yongsheng extends warmest welcome to Prof. Chen Zhongping and recalls the fruitful exchange and communication with Chen when BISTU delegation visits UC Irvine early this year. He extends thanks to Chen Zhongping for visiting BISTU and accepting the appointment. Wang Yongsheng emphasizes that both Prof. Chen Zhongping’s team and BISTU team of opto-electronic information and instrumentation innovation lay stress on combination of academic research and industrial application and both teams have yielded rich fruits. BISTU greatly supports collaboration between the two teams and expects that Prof. Chen Zhongping will work even closely with BISTU team to promote development of instrumentation research at BISTU.  

Following introduction to University of California Irvine and Laboratory of Optical Coherence Tomography of Beckman Laser Institute, Chen Zhongping positively comments on research progress and achievements as well as facilities of BISTU’s Municipal Engineering Research Institute of Opto-electronic Information and Instrumentation and International Laboratory for Advanced Photonics and Electronics and expresses that both parties could explore cooperation in the area of biomedical detection technology.  

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On the honorary professor appointment ceremony held for Prof. Chen Zhongping, President Wang Yongsheng presents the certificate and university badge and Xing Jishou, Director of Office for Scientific Research introduces academic achievements of Prof. Chen Zhongping and announces the decision of appointment.  

Chen Zhongping says that he is happy to accept the appointment and will fulfill his duty in assisting and promote development of academic research at BISTU. He points out that optic fiber-optical technology has a nice, promising prospect in biomedical field and he is confident that the collaboration will be a fruitful one.  

Chen Zhongping is a full professor of University of California, Irvine, Director of Laboratory of Optical Coherence Tomography of Beckman Laser Institute, an AIMBE fellow, OSA Fellow, SPIE fellow, and Co-founder and Chair of Board of OCT Medical Imaging Inc. His research interests are in the areas of biomedical photonics, microfabrication, biomaterials and biosensors. His team is one of the leading ones and frontiers in optical coherence tomography.  

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The appointment ceremony is hosted by Director Chen Xin of Human Resources Office and attended by Zhu Lianqing, Director of Municipal Engineering Research Institute of Opto-electronic Information and Instrumentation and Deputy Director of International Laboratory for Advanced Photonics and Electronics, Dong Mingli, Dean of School of Instrumentation Science and Opto-electronics Engineering, Vice Dean Lou Xiaoping and Vice Dean Zhou Zhehai of School of Instrumentation Science and Opto-electronics Engineering, and relating staff of International Cooperation Department.  

A superb presentation on photonics technology is delivered by Prof. Chen Zhongping, after the appointment ceremony, for faculties and students of International Laboratory for Advanced Photonics and Electronics.