Warm congratulations are extended to Prof. Zhangxing Chen, a distinguished Guest Editor of the journal of Chemical Synthesis and an outstanding author, on his election to the American Academy of Engineering
On February 7, 2024, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) of the United States announced its list of newly elected fellows for 2024, comprising 114 domestic fellows and 21 foreign associates. Prof. Zhangxing Chen, a Guest Editor of the journal of Chemical Synthesis (CS), was elected as a fellow of the NAE for his outstanding contributions to the development of modern reservoir numerical simulation theory.
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Brief Introduction of Prof. Zhangxing Chen:
In 2023, Prof. Zhangxing Chen joined Ningbo Oriental University of Science and Technology (tentative name) full-time, primarily engaging in reservoir engineering and numerical simulation research. He is a renowned scientist in computational mathematics, unconventional oil and gas, and petroleum engineering. His extensive and groundbreaking research spans areas such as fluid mechanics, novel techniques for enhancing oil and gas recovery, reservoir numerical simulation theory and methodologies, visualization technologies, crucial hydrogen production techniques, CCUS (carbon capture, utilization, and storage) technology, as well as technology transfer and applications. Prof. Chen has achieved a series of globally impactful innovative outcomes.
Previously, Prof. Chen was elected a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, the Royal Society of Canada, and a foreign fellow of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. He has been honored with numerous awards and accolades, including the Friendship Award from the Chinese government, Canada’s highest scientific award, the Fields Medal from the Canadian Industrial Mathematics Society, the U.S. Ford Presidential Award, and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Technical Achievement Award, among others.
Introduction to the NAE
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Established in 1964, the National Academy of Engineering is the preeminent academic institution in engineering and technology in the United States and one of the most influential engineering academies worldwide. Fellowship in the NAE represents the highest honor in the engineering profession in the United States, recognizing individuals who have made significant contributions to engineering through research, practice, and education. This includes scholars who have made substantial advancements in emerging or developing technical fields, achieved considerable progress in traditional engineering domains, and pioneered innovative approaches in engineering education.
Editor: Siqing Hu
Language Editor: Catherine Yang
Production Editor: Hong Zhang
Respectfully Submitted by the Editorial Office of Chemical Synthesis (CS)