长期从事新能源材料与器件、先进复合材料与结构、材料微纳计算与新材料设计等领域的研究开发和应用研究工作，获得国家发明奖和国家自然科学奖3项，在《Nature》《Nature Nanotechnology》《Nature Communication》《Phys Rev Lett》等国际权威学术期刊发表论文260余篇。先后担任国家973计划项目《高效热电材料与器件》首席科学家（2007～2017）；材料复合新技术国家重点实验室主任（2004～2018）；科技部《第一届国家基础研究战略咨询委员会委员》（2020～）；科技部《面向2035年国家重点实验室战略规划研究》材料领域专家组组长；科技部《面向2035年交叉前沿与颠覆性创新战略规划研究》材料领域专家组组长；国家重点研发计划《变革性技术关键科学问题》重点专项指南编制专家组成员（2017～）；国家自然科学基金委员会重大研究计划《功能基元序构的高性能材料》专家组组长（2019～）。
Dr. ZHANG Qingjie, male, born in November 1958 in Xixia County of Henan Province, Scientist in Materials Science and Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences. At present, he is Professor and President of Wuhan University of Technology (WUT), and Director of Foshan Xianhu Laboratory of Advanced Energy Science and Technology in Guangdong province.
As a scientist in materials science, he has focused on the development and the application research in the areas of new energy materials and devices, advanced composite materials and structures, material micro-nano computation and new materials design, etc. In recent 20 years, Prof. Zhang received 3 National Awards for technological invention and scientific discovery including 2 National Technological Invention Awards and 1 National Natural Science Award. In 2017, Prof. Zhang received the American Ceramic Society Award for Frontier of Science and Technology-Rustum Roy Lecture. He has published more than 260 papers on leading international journals as Nature, Nature Nanotechnology, Nature Communication, Physical Review Letters etc. He has been appointed successively as Chief Scientist of National Basic Research Program of China (2007-2017) of High-efficiency Thermoelectric Materials and Devices, Director of State Key Laboratory of Advanced Technology for Materials Synthesis and Processing (2004-2018), Member of 1st National Basic Research Strategy Advisory Committee of Ministry of Science and Technology (2020- ), Head of Expert Group of Materials for the Strategy Planning Research for State Key Laboratories Facing to 2035 of Ministry of Science and Technology, Head of Expert Group of Materials for the Strategy Planning Research on Interdisciplinary Frontiers and Disruptive Innovation Facing to 2035 of Ministry of Science and Technology, Member of Expert Group of Guideline drafting for National Key Research Program on Key Sciences Problems on Disruptive Technologies (2017- ), Head of Expert Group of Major Research Project on High-performance Materials with Ordered Functional Unit of National Natural Science Foundation Committee (2019- ).
As president of WUT, he pays important attention to the strategic management research on university, and to leading the university’s development with advanced education thoughts and ideas as well as to the promotion of the university’s modern governance ability. He proposed the educating ideology system, development strategy and practice approach for Wuhan University of Technology, and he chaired to draw up the Charter of Wuhan University of Technology, the 12th and the 13th Five Years Development Planning of Wuhan University of Technology, and promoted the implementation of the development strategy and planning so as to lead the University’s rapid development with high quality.
Besides, he has published a number of articles on higher education management on China Higher Education Press, Guangming Daily and China Education Daily, etc. including his monograph The University Ideology with Light of Wisdom (published on China Higher Education Press in 2015).