24 Facts About Bai Chunli


Bai Chunli is a Chinese physical chemist, nanotechnology scientist, and academic administrator.


Bai Chunli is a professor at the Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Chemistry.


Bai Chunli served as president of the World Academy of Sciences from 2012 to 2018, vice chairperson of the China Association for Science and Technology from 2001 to 2011, and chairperson of the Chinese Chemical Society from 1999 to 2010.


Bai Chunli is honorary president of the University of Science and Technology of China and of the University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.


Bai Chunli's father was a teacher in a public elementary school before the Civil War.


When Bai was young, his father taught and explained ancient poems and their messages to Bai.


In 1966, Bai Chunli went to middle school, and after only 4 years of study, he got a high school diploma.


Bai Chunli worked at the Inner Mongolia production and construction corps mechanical transport company as a driver and clerical staff from September 1970 to September 1974.


In January 1978, Bai Chunli graduated from Peking University Department of Chemistry with a major in catalysis.


In January 1978, after graduating from the university, Bai Chunli was assigned to the Chinese Academy of Sciences' applied chemistry department, which was the beginning of his research career in the Chinese Academy of Sciences.


Bai Chunli is editor-in-chief of the journal National Science Review.


Bai Chunli's research is mainly in the field of nanotechnology and scanning tunneling microscopy, where his work focuses on scanning probe microscopy techniques, and molecular nano-structure, as well as nanotechnology research.


Bai Chunli has published a large number of books in both Chinese and English.


Bai Chunli was an alternate committee member of the 15th and the 16th CPC Central Committee, and the sixth Vice President of the China Association for Science and Technology.


Bai Chunli conducted research in areas such as polymer catalyst structure and property, organic compounds of crystal structure X-ray diffraction, molecular mechanics and conductive polymers of EXAFS, etc.


Bai Chunli has been engaged in the study of scanning tunneling microscopy, which has been a significant field in nanotechnology, since the mid-1980s.


Bai Chunli is one of the pioneers in the field of scanning probe microscopy.


Bai Chunli has made many contributions to STM study nationally and internationally.


Bai Chunli has created a team which aims to increase cooperation between China and the United States on the issue of regularly using energy sources.


Bai Chunli has devoted himself to shortening the scientific distance between China and foreign countries.


Bai Chunli is the editor of China Basic Science magazine, and plays an important role in the political field.


Bai Chunli's research has been published widely in peer reviewed journals and books.


Dr Chunli Bai is one of the pioneers in the field of nanoscience.


Bai Chunli successfully established a methodology for the study of molecular assembly on solid substrate surfaces, such as the imaging of functional molecules on graphite surfaces.