Professor, director of the Key Laboratory of Modern Acoustics, Institute of Acoustics, Nanjing University
Professor Xiaozhou Liu received the B.S. degree in 1989 in acoustics and the doctorate in acoustics in 1999 from Nanjing University, P.R. China. He engaged in postdoctoral research at Shanghai Jiaotong University from 1999-2000 and worked at Pennsylvania State University as a visiting professor in 2009.
His research includes ultrasonic nondestructive testing, nonlinear acoustics and medical ultrasound and published more than 100 papers. He won Science and Technology Progress Awards from State Board of Education in China in 2007 and 1997 respectively, the first paper prize from Far East Forum on Nondestructive Evaluation and Testing in 2011, the outstanding academic award conferred by Sichuan Provincial Science and Technology Association in 2006, the outstanding Youth paper Award from Acoustical Society of China in 2003. He has chaired three National Natural Science Foundations of China, attended two National Basic Research Programs of China and involved in the completion of the five national Natural Science Foundations of China. He has successfully developed a new kind of piezoelectric ultrasonic transducer, reaching the international advanced level identified by Jiangsu Province Science and Technology Department. In attention he has obtained four national invention patents.
Now He is the fellow of the Acoustical Society of China and the director of Physical Acoustics Branch of the Acoustical Society of China and the Acoustical Society of Jiangsu Province. He serves as vice Chairman of Program Committee in the Far East Forum on Nondestructive Evaluation and Testing and serves as one of the Standing Committee of the sixth Instrument Engineering Development Committee.