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Yang Yong Synfuels

Yang Yong
Dr. Yang Yong is Director of R&D Center and Deputy General Manager of Synfuels China. He is also an adjunct professor at the Institute of Coal Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Dr. Yang joined Synfuels China in 2004 as a senior researcher and soon became a key technology manager of the company. He focused on improving the Fischer-Tropsch technology and more particularly the development of a high performance catalyst.

He received his Ph.D in physical chemistry from the Institute of Coal Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Dr. Yang has published more than 60 scientific articles and obtained 33 patents. He has been awarded the Outstanding Scientific Achievement Award from Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2005, National Energy Technology Progress Award from China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Association in 2010, and Mao Yisheng Beijing Youth Science and Technology Award in 2012.

In 2015, Dr. Yang has been conferred the World Coal To X Award.