COE celebrates the New Year of 2019

On January 13, 2019, the College of Engineering (COE) held a year-end meeting and celebration on the university campus for all the faculty and staff.


Thirteen scholars from the College of Engineering listed as the 2018 Most Cited Chinese Researchers by Elsevier

The 2018 list includes a total of 1,899 scholars from 229 universities or research institutions in China.

Seven faculty members from the College of Engineering named 2018 Highly Cited Researchers

They are Associate Professor Zhongkui Li, Professor Zhisheng Duan, Professor Yanglong Hou, Professor Xiaowei Zhan, Associate Professor Shaojun Guo, Professor Long Wang, and Professor Anyuan Cao.

Two COE teachers receive awards at the 18th PKU Teaching Contest for Young Teachers

Assistant Professor Qing Zhang from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering took the Second Prize and won the Excellent Lesson Plan.

Professor Shaojun Guo elected as FRSC

Recently, Professor Shaojun Guo from Department of Materials Science & Engineering, College of Engineering, was elected as Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC).

Asteroid 79286 Hexiantu named in the honor of Dr. Xiantu He of CAPT

The asteroid 79286 Hexiantu was discovered at Xinglong, Beijing on Sept. 28, 1995 by Beijing Schmidt CCD Asteroid Program. Its provisional number is 1995 SQ53.

Professor Cunbiao Lee invited as the associate editor of AIAA Journal

At present, Professor Lee is also a member of the editorial board of Phys. of Fluids, one of the two major journals in fluid mechanics.


Peking University and DeTao Join Hands to Meet "Grand Challenges"

On December 15, 2018, the signing ceremony of the PKU-DeTao Collaboration Agreement for the Grand Challenges Scholars Program (GCSP) was held at Peking University.

The 6th Innovation Design Contest held at PKU

The contest received 51 works from PKU students, which covered topics of clean energy, artificial intelligence, green agriculture, biomedicine, health management and other fields.

Prof. Paul Linden of University of Cambridge visited LTCS

Prof. Linden gave a seminar at the LTCS, titled “The structure and origin of combined Holmboe waves”.


Dr. C. Daniel Mote, Jr. Receives Honorary Doctorate of Peking University

On December 15, 2018, Dr. C. Daniel Mote, President of National Academy of Engineering (NAE), received honorary doctorate of Peking University.

Prof. Baris Tan from Koc University visits the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management

Prof. Tan gave a talk entitled “Data-Driven Control of a Production System by Using Marking-Dependent Threshold Policy”.

The 4th International Conference on High Energy Density Physics successfully held in Ningbo

More than 30 famous scholars from the United States, Britain, Germany, France, Japan, Czech and other countries, as well as more than 150 experts, scholars and students from China attended the conference.

Prof. Sergei Chernyshenko from Imperial College London and Prof. Zhong Shi from Shanghai Jiao Tong University visited LTCS

They gave seminar talks on the topic of turbulence and discussed scientific problems and future collaboration with LTCS.


Prof. Huanping Zhou's and Chunhua Yan's teams improve the operational stability for perovskite solar cells

The related paper was published in the world's top academic journal Science on January 18, 2019.

Prof. Ruqiang Zou's group achieves great success in the fabrication of large carbon networks with hierarchical porosity and atomically dispersed metal sites

This work is published in Angewandte Chemie.

Three papers of Xiaowei Zhan’s group selected as "the 100 most influential international papers in China" in 2017

Zhan's group has made pioneering and leading contributions in the field of non-fullerene acceptor solar cells.

Xiaowei Zhan’s group achieves new progress in perovskite solar cells

Zhan’s group proposed fused ring electron acceptor (FREA)-perovskite hybrid as a promising platform to fabricate PSCs.

A new hybrid viscous mesh generation method presented by Jianfei Liu’s group

Mesh generation is the key step for numerical simulations in Computational Fluid Dynamics(CFD).

Fabrication and Photo-manipulation of Hierarchical Nanostructures in Liquid Crystal and Polymer Composite Materials

Professor Yu’s group designed a series of urethane linkage containing liquid-crystalline block copolymers (LCBCs) with azobenzene mesogens in side chain.

Prof. Xinrong Zhang appointed as the associate editor of the journal IJER

He will be responsible for the review of daily manuscripts of the journal as well as the frontier research issue.