Guangzhou, Guangdong, China (People's Republic)
Prof. Yong Wang is currently a Professor in the Department of Food Science & Engineering, Jinan University. He has been nominated for the Program for New Century Excellent Talents by the Ministry of Education of China, the Program for Outstanding Young Professors of Guangdong Province, and the Program for Guangdong Yang Fan introducing Innovative and Entrepreneurial Teams (as the Team Leader). Professor Wang is a visiting scholar in the Faculty of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Canada (September 2010 – August 2011), and in the Institute of Molecular Biosciences, University of Queensland, Australia (July 2015- September 2015). Professor Wang is the principle investigator (PI) of 4 projects supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, one of which is a key international (regional) cooperation and exchange project. He was also the PI of 4 sub-projects in the Key Research and Development Projects during the 13th Five-year Plan, the Science and Technology Support Projects during the 12th Five-year Plan, and National 863 Projects. Additionally, he has hosted more than 10 provincial projects. Up to date, Professor Wang has more than 200 publications, among which 109 publications was indexed in SCI with more than 2300 citations, and h-index of 24. Currently he owns 36 patents (3 PCT), authorized for 17 patents including 1 US invention patent. He has received several science and talent awards, including the second prize for Science and Technology Outstanding Achievement Award by the Ministry of Education, the second prize for Guangdong Science and Technology Progress Award by the Guangdong Government, the first prize for Guangdong Science and Technology Progress Award by the Guangdong Government, the first prize for Science and Technology Progress Award by the China Light Industry Federation, the first prize for CCOA Science and Technology Award by the Chinese Cereal and Oil Association, the second prize for CIFST Technical Innovation Award by the Chinese Institute of Food Science and Technology , and the Guangdong patent Excellence Award. Professor Wang is also the director of the Guangdong Province Grain and Oil by-product Biorefinery Engineering Technology Research Center, the Engineering Research Center of Oil Biorefinery in Guangdong University, the Guangdong Provincial Food by-products Value-added Processing Industry Technology Innovation Alliance, the Joint Laboratory of Oil Biorefinery and Nutrition at Jinan University-Saskatchewan University, and the International Joint Laboratory on Plant Oil Processing and Safety at Jinan University-Universiti Putra Malaysia.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
10:55 AM – 11:20 AM CDT