Vice President: 2008 -
Inauguration: June, 2008
Professor WU, born in November, 1962 in Hefei, Anhui Province, is in charge of affairs related to general coordination, development planning, human resources and university-level cooperation at Hefei University of Technology.
From 1980 to 1987, Professor WU pursued his undergraduate and postgraduate studies in metal materials and heat treatment at HFUT. He continued to work for his doctoral degree at Institute of Solid State Physics under Chinese Academy of Sciences from 1997 to 2000. He was a senior visiting scholar for cooperative studies at University of Stuttgart from 2001 to 2002. After 1987, he worked successively at HFUT as Lecturer, Associate Professor, Deputy Director of Teaching and Research Office of Metal Materials and Heat Treatment of Materials Department and Director of Institute for Metal Materials Research, Associate Dean of School of Material Science and Engineering, Associate Dean of Graduate School, Director of Graduate Education Division, Director of Division of Degree and Development of Disciplines before becoming Vice President and Member of the University Council in July, 2008.
Among his research interests are non-ferrous metal, metal matrix composites, inorganic nano materials and surface technology. Professor WU has presided over 20-plus national programs supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the Science Foundation for Doctorate Program from the Ministry of Education, the State Key and New Products Program and the Scientific Research Incubation Foundation for Returned Overseas Chinese Scholars. He has published over 100 papers in national and international journals including Phys. stat. sol., Adv. Mater. and Acta Physica Sinica, co-authored 2 monographs, translated 1 monograph and held 6 patents. He has won major academic awards such as Scientific and Technology Award for Outstanding Youth by Ministry of Machine-Building Industry (now Ministry of Industry and Information Technology), Award for Scientific Progress by Anhui Province and National Award for Mechanical Industry Progress. In addition, he has been honored with titles such as Young Scientist of China’s Mechanical Industry, Academic Backbone and Academic Leader of the then Ministry of Machine-Building Industry and Anhui Province and Chief Expert of Nonferrous Metals of Anhui Province.
Professor WU is also Member of the China Metal Materials and Metallurgy Engineering Education Supervisory Committee, Visiting Research Fellow and Doctoral Supervisor of the Hefei Institute of Physical Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Member of the Chinese Society of Micro-Nano Technology, Member of the Ultrafine Particle Committee, Chinese Society of Particuology, Member of the Materials Institution, Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society, Deputy Director of the Anhui Mechanical Engineering Society, Director of the Anhui Heat Treatment Society, Director of the Anhui Nano Technology Research Center, etc.. He is an editor of several academic journals such as Journal of Hefei University of Technology (Natural Science), Transactions of Materials and Heat Treatment and The Chinese Journal of Nonferrous Metals.
Professor WU is also in charge of Logistics Department, Alumni Association, Board of Trustees, University Committee and the affiliated high school of HFUT.