Andy Sun named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada


Xueliang (Andy) Sun, professor with Lifetime Tenure of Western University and professor of FUNSOM & CNST, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) on 7th September, 2016 local time. Prof. Xueliang Sun has just inducted into Canadian Academy of Engineering in June this year.

Founded in 1882, the RSC comprises the Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences of Canada. Its mission is to recognize scholarly, research and artistic excellence, to advice governments and organizations, and to promote a culture of knowledge and innovation in Canada and with other national academies around the world.

Xueliang (Andy) Sun is recognized for his innovative solutions for critical and long-standing problems in clean energy using nanotechnology and creative engineering. He has invented nanosynthesis processes for electrocatalysts in fuel cells and electrode materials in Li ion batteries to revolutionarily reduce cost and increase lifetime. His patented technologies have been successfully transferred to a number of Canadian companies and led to the recent start-up of a company.

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Editor: Yajing Liu