Professor Hans Kuipers awarded with Zhang Dayu Lectureship

We are proud to announce that Professor Hans Kuipers, one of our Programme Directors and Professor of the Multi-scale Modelling of Multi-phase Flows group at Eindhoven University of Technology, delivered on 24 May the Zhang Dayu lecture (XXXI) at the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP) in China.

Professor Kuipers is the first Dutch researcher who has been awarded the “Zhang Dayu Lectureship” certificate. He is also granted as honorary professor of DICP.


In commemoration of Prof. Dayu Zhang, the pioneer of the Chinese catalysis science and the founder of DICP, ‘Zhang Dayu Lectureship’ was founded in 2006, the centennial year of Prof. Zhang. The purpose of this lectureship is to recall Prof. Zhang’s greatest virtue, rigorous scholarship, and his tremendous contribution to Chinese chemistry and chemical engineering, as well as the development of DICP. Zhang Dayu Lectureship is the most prestigious lectureship at DICP, which honors to internationally or nationally outstanding scientists and scholars with high academic reputation. The lecturers will be granted as honorary professors of DICP.

Source: Eindhoven University of Technology