Professor Jin Changqing Elected Secretary-General of AIRAPT
On the 27th International Conference on High Pressure Science and Technology held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in August, 2019, Professor Jin Changqing from the Institute of Physics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (IOP CAS) was elected Secretary-General of the International Association for the Advancement of High Pressure Science and Technology (AIRAPT). Mr. Jin has been the first Asian scientist to be nominated for this position since the founding of AIRAPT.
AIRAPT is an international academic organization founded in Europe in 1950s, with the purpose to jointly advance research on high pressure science and technology, which makes it the most influential academic organization in this field. As Chairman, Prof. Jin Changqing, in collaboration with other Chinese scientists in the area, organized the 26th International Conference on High Pressure Science and Technology in 2017.