On November 22nd, the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) announced the result of 2019 CAE member election. Prof. Shao Xinyu of HUST was elected as a member of CAE.
Prof. Shao Xinyu is currently a doctoral supervisor of HUST. He is Director of the National Engineering Research Center of Digital Manufacturing and Equipment, Member of the Discipline Evaluation Group of the State Council (Mechanical Engineering),and Deputy Director of Advanced Manufacturing Division of the Science and Technology Committee of Ministry of Education. Prof. Shao was once the experts convener of the "Major Equipment and Processing Technology" Program of Advanced Manufacturing Area of Ministry of Science and Technology, and expert team leader of "the Demonstration Project of the First Generation of Mechanical Products Innovation Application". Prof. Shao Xinyu received his Bachelor's Degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) in 1990, and his Ph.D Degree from HUST in 1998 (a joint-supervision Ph.D student in the University of Michigan from 1995 to 1998).Prof. Shao has long engaged in the theoretical research, technical development and engineering application of key processing technology and equipment of automobile manufacturing. He chaired the development of high-power processing equipment and production line of car bodies with various processing technology innovation, and digitalized platform of performing optimization for vehicle and engine production. These have been utilized in First Auto Work (FAW), Dongfeng Motor (DFM), Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC), etc. What's more, these are also used in fields like aviation and shipping, gaining marked social and economic benefits. With his achievements and contribution to the society, Prof. Shao Xinyu won a First Prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award (Rank 1st) and 3 Second Prize (Rank 1st, 2nd, 5th), a First Prize of the Hubei Provincial Technology Innovation and Science and Technology Progress Award (Rank 1st), the Ho Leung Ho Lee Award for Scientific and Technological Progress, Guanghua Engineering Science and Technology Award, etc. Shao has published 3 works and 300+ papers, and obtained over 60 patents.
Up to now, there are 19 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering in HUST. Among them, 7 are from 3 divisions of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and 12 are from 5 divisions of the Chinese Academy of Engineering.
Related link: Result of 2019 CAE Member Election