Prof. Chengtun Qu
Xi'an Shiyou University
Chengtun Qu, a second-tier professor and head of the School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Xi'an Shiyou University, has been selected into the National “Hundred, Thousand and Ten Thousand Talents Project,” and won the honorary title of “Young and Middle-aged Experts with Outstanding Contributions.” Prof. Qu is the person who enjoys the State Council Special Allowance and an expert with outstanding contributions in Shaanxi Province. He is currently head of Shaanxi Key Laboratory of Environmental Pollution Control Technology and Reservoir Protection of Oil and Gas Fields, Director and an expert of the Chemical Industry and Engineering Society of China, Deputy Director of the Petroleum Protection Professional Committee of China Petroleum Society, Executive Director of Shaanxi Environmental Society and Shaanxi Chemical Industry and Engineering Society, and Director of Shaanxi Chemical Society. Prof. Qu was also termed "National Excellent Scientific and Technological Worker" and won the Hou Debang Chemical Science and Technology Award (Innovation Prize) and the Chinese Industry-University-Research Collaborative Innovation Award.
Prof. Qu has long been engaged in the teaching of environmental science and engineering and the scientific research on environmental pollution control technology in oil and gas fields. He has published six textbooks and monographs, such as Oily Sewage Treatment Technology in Oil-gas Fields and Oily Sludge Treatment Technology in Oil-gas Fields. He has chaired and participated in over ten projects including the projects supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, National Science and Technology Support Program, National Key Special Project, and other provincial and ministerial-level projects. In addition, he has completed more than 40 school-enterprise cooperation projects. His achievements of research on oily sewage and sludge treatment have been successfully applied in over ten oilfields such as Changqing Oilfield, Yanchang Oilfield and Tarim Oilfield. Prof. Qu has won one Second Prize in National Scientific and Technological Progress Award, three first prizes and four second prizes in provincial and ministerial-level awards. Moreover, he has been authorized 21 national patents and 29 utility model patents, and published more than 1,620 papers in Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, Environmental Science: An Indian Journal, Oilfield Chemistry and other journals, with 50-plus papers being included in SCI and EI.