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Xue Qunji


Supervisor of Doctoral Students

Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering

Specialist in material chemistry

Curriculum Vitae:

Prof. Xue is the Director of the Academic Committee of the Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (LICP);

Chairman of the Academic Degree Evaluation Committee of the LICP;

Director of the Academic Committee of the State Key Laboratory of Solid Lubrication, LICP;

Elected as the member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering in 1997;

Other Appointments & Positions:

Deputy Director of the Academic Committee of the State Key Laboratory of Tribology, Tsinghua University;

Standing Committee Member of the Chinese Chemical Society;

Vice President of the Gansu Association for Science and Technology;

Directorial Member of the Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society;

Directorial Member of the Chinese Society of Space Science;

Directorial Member of the Chinese Materials Research Society;

Member of the American Chemical Society;

Member of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers;

Part-time professor of Tsinghua University, Shandong University, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Northwest Normal University, Lanzhou University of Technology, etc.;

Committee Member of more than 10 Laboratory Academic Committees;

Former Vice President of the International Tribology Council;

Former President of the Asian Tribology Council and Director of the Chinese Branch;


Graduated from the Chemistry Department, Shandong University in 1965;

Received his Master Degree from LICP in 1967;


Has worked in LICP since 1967 up till now;

Assumed the office of Group Leader and Laboratory Director in LICP successively;

A visiting scholar in the University of Michigan, USA, from 1980 to 1982;

Vice Director, LICP, 1986-1998;

Director, LICP, 1999-2003;

Awards Won (more than 20 awards, including national, ministerial and provincial level awards):

Title of National Advanced Worker;

Title of Model Worker of Gansu Province;

Title of National Young and Middle-Aged Expert with Prominent Contributions;

HeLiangHeLi Foundation Science and Technology Progress Prize in 2002;

Supreme Achievement Award in Tribology in 2009;


Presided over or participated in about 30 national major research programs;

Published more than 300 papers and 3 monographs;

Obtained 20 issued patents;

Cultivated over 50 doctoral students;

Academic Contributions:

Prof. Xue is one of the major academic leaders in materials science and special lubricating materials in China and has been engaged in the research on special lubricating materials and material chemistry for years. In 1987, he founded the Key Laboratory of Solid Lubrication (he was the Laboratory Director from 1987 to 1999 and Chairman of the Laboratory Academic Committee from 1999 up till now), which has been continuously granted the title of Outstanding Laboratory in the state evaluation of laboratories in 1992, 1997, 2003 and 2008.

He has presided over or participated in the research on special lubricating materials of LICP in the past 20 years, which provided over 20 key lubricating materials and techniques for aeronautics, astronautics and other major national high-tech projects. All of these have made the research and application in this area of China reach the world level.

He has accumulated abundant experience and reached a high level in the design and preparation of new materials, and material tribology as well as tribochemistry. He has been invited to present the invited talk entitled “Tribochemistry of Ceramics Lubrication” during the Gordon Conference held in America in 1994.

Address: No.18,Tianshui Middle Road,Lanzhou,P.R.China
ZIP Code:730000 Tel: 86-0931-4968009  Fax: 86-0931-8277088