Prof. Chen Guohua, Otto Poon Charitable Foundation Professor in Smart and Sustainable Energy, Chair Professor of Energy Conversion and Storage, has been inducted into the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE). The announcement was made by President Yves Beauchamp of the CAE at its Annual General Meeting on June 13, 2022. Prof. Chen is among 54 new Fellows elected into the academy this year.
Election to the Canadian Academy of Engineering is one of the highest honours in engineering. Fellows of the CAE are nominated and elected by their peers, in view of their distinguished achievements and career-long service to the engineering profession.
Chen’s CAE citation reads: “Professor Guohua Chen is an outstanding chemical engineer, a renowned expert in electrochemical technologies for sustainable development, a highly successful mentor and university administrator. He leads the commercialization of proprietary technologies for energy storage applications, with world leading performance. He has published over 300 journal papers with very top academic impact. He is an assiduous advocate for global collaboration, serving on a number of international councils and editing for prestigious journals, including CanJChE, CJChE, SEPPUR and PSEP. He is a fellow of AIChE and HKIE, respectively. He works enthusiastically in increasing chemical engineering impact globally.”
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