President of Beijing University of Technology
Professor Liu Gonghui commenced his appointment as President of Beijing University of Technology from 2nd July, 2015 . Prior to that, he was successively the President of Beijing Information Science and Technology University (Sept. 2011- July 2015), the President of Beijing Union University ( Apr. 2007-Sept.2011), the Vice-President of China University of Petroleum, Beijing (Mar. 2003-Apr. 2007) and the Vice Chairman of the University Council of China University of Petroleum, Beijing( May 1999-Mar. 2003) and etc.
Professor Liu obtained his B.E. in Mining from Fuxing Mining College in 1984, M.E. and PhD Degree in Engineering from China University of Mining and Technology respectively in 1989 and in 1992, and worked as a Post-doctor at Beihang University (July 1992-July 1994) Since then he started his academic profession in the field of Oil Drilling as Research Fellow at Petroleum University, Beijing, Associate Professor (May 1994- May 2000) and Professor at China University of Petroleum, Beijing in 2000. Professor Liu was conferred an Honorary Doctorate from Anglia Ruskin University, UK in 2011 for his outstanding contribution to the bilateral cooperation between ARU and BUU (Beijing Union University). And He was awarded the title of “ Distinguished Fellow” from Athlone Institute of Technology, Ireland in June 2015 for his perseverance and accomplishment of promoting the student and faculty exchange and his academic excellence.
As a renowned expert in China’s Drilling Theory and Technology, Professor Liu is highly productive in research. He has invented the Circle air/gas Drilling Technology and Techniques and published more than 70 academic papers in the field of Petroleum Science and Technology, He has chaired many key research projects at the national level such as the “National 863 Project” , the National Science Foundation sponsored Projects and the Major Project of 95 Sci-tech Development of Petro-China.
Professor Liu has played an active role in many academic committees and Boards. He is a member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Petroleum Science, and Journal of China University of Petroleum, a member in the Review Committee of China Science Foundation and a member of the Review Committee of the “National 863 Project” and etc.