Prof. YANG Xianjin
Chairman of Tongji University Council

Professional Career: 

Since Dec 2014: Chairman of the University Council, Tongji University

Nov 2011-Dec 2014: Chairman of the University Council, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai

Jul 1984-Nov 2011: Teaching, research, and managerial works in Tianjin University, serving as Executive Vice President, Vice President, Dean of Material Science and Engineering. Since 1998: Professorship  


Sep 1997-Dec 2000: PhD in biomedical engineering from Tianjin University

Sep 1986-Jun 1989: Master in material science and engineering from Tianjin University

Sep 1980-Jul 1984: Bachelor in metallic material and heat treatment from Tianjin University  


Research area: metallic materials engineering and biomedical related application

Projects: supervised over ten projects supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Natural Science Foundation of China, Major Science and Technology Research Projects of Tianjin, and Natural Science Foundation of Tianjin

Paper: 130 papers in international and Chinese journals

Patents: in fields of biological activation of Ti alloy Surface and its performance characteristics; preparation of TiO2 nanotubes arrays from Ti alloy surface and its applications


◆ Second Price in Natural Science Award, Tianjin 

◆ Second Price in Science and Technology Progress Awards, Tianjin