The School of Materials Science and Engineering has 121 full-time faculty members, including 51 professors (49 of them are Ph.D. supervisors) and 43 associate professors. Almost all the faculty members hold a Ph.D. degree, and quite a few are high-impact scholars with academic achievements well known at home and abroad.
Our faculty members include one academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, 2 winners of the National Science Foundation for Distinguished Young Scholars, 1 Cheung Kong Distinguished Scholar, 2 Cheung Kong Lecture Scholars, 1 professor of National One Thousand Talents Program A, 1 professor of National One Thousand Talents Program B, 1 Recruitment Program of Foreign Expert, 6 Recruitment Program of Global Youth Experts, 1 professor of National Talents Project, 2 professors of Hubei Province Talents Program, 3 Chutian scholars, and 7 professors of the Ministry of Education New Century Extraordinary Talent.
The honors and awards of our faculties are specifically listed as the following:
Cui Kun was selected as an academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering in 1997.
Wu Yue (2009) was selected into the National One Thousand Talents Program B, Guo Xin (2010) was selected into the National One Thousand Talents Program A, Lu Xing (2011), Xu Ming, Jiang Kai, Zai Tianyou (2012), Haixin Chang and Hanjian Tao (2013) were selected into the Recruitment Program of Global Youth Experts, Akasaka Kin (2013) was selected into the Recruitment Program of Foreign Experts.
Yunhui Huang (2009) was selected as Cheung Kong Distinguished Scholar, Wu Xinhua (2006) and Shangguan Dong Kai (2008) were selected as Cheung Kong Lecture Scholars.
Yunhui Huang (2008) and Huamin Zhou (2011) were awarded National Outstanding Youth Science Foundation.
Yunhui Huang was selected into the "New Century Talents Project" in 2010.
Changsheng Xie was selected to the National Expert Advisory Group 973 (2007) and the National Natural Science Foundation Engineering and Materials Science Department expert review group (2011), Yunhui Huang was selected to the "863" program materials field Expert Group (2012) of Ministry of Science and the National Natural Science Foundation of China Engineering and Materials Science Department expert review group (2012).
Dequn Li was selected as the member of the State Council of disciplines in 2004.
Jianjun Li was selected as Outstanding Contribution specialist of Hubei Province in 2010.
Yunhui Huang and Shan Bin were selected into the Hubei Province Talents Program in 2011.
Junyou Yang (2011) was selected as Hubei Chutian scholar, Hu Luo (2010), Yunpeng Xie (2013) and Chunze Yan (2014) were selected as Hubei Chutian students.
Liu Lin, Huamin Zhou (2004), Liliang Chen (2005), Yangjun You (2006), Shan Bin, Zhou Jianxin (2009), Xinyun Wang (2011), Hu Luo (2012), Huiqiao Li, Dunming Liao (2013)were selected into the Program for New Century excellent Talents.