C.C. Chan
C.C. Chan

Fellow, Royal Academy of Engineering, UK;
Academician, Chinese Academy of Engineering;
Fellow, IEEE, USA;
Fellow, IET, UK;
Fellow, HKIE, Hong Kong;
Founding President, World Electric Vehicle Association;
Founding President, Electric Vehicle Association of Asia Pacific;
Founding Director, International Research Centre for Electric Vehicles;
Past President of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers;
Founding President, International Institute for Advanced Study;
Special Advisor, Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences;
Honorary Fellow, Hungarian Academy of Engineering

陈清泉 院士

第十届全国政协委员;
中国工程院院士;
英国皇家工程院院士;
乌克兰工程科学院院士;
匈牙利工程院荣誉院士;
英国剑桥大学丘吉尔学院院士;
香港工程科学院院士及特别顾问;
美国电机电子工程师学会特级会员 IEEE Fellow;
英国工程技术学会资深会员 IET Fellow;
香港工程师学会资深会员及前会长;
世界电动车协会创始主席;
亚太电动车协会创始主席;
国际高等研究院院长;
中国侨联顾问、中华海外联谊会名誉理事


Prof. Chan was born in a Chinese entrepreneur family in Indonesia. He received his B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., Honorary Doctor of Sciences and Honorary Doctor of Technology in 1957, 1959, 1982, 1992, and 2008 from China University of Mining & Technology, Tsinghua University, University of Hong Kong, Polytechnic University of Odessa and Loughborough University U.K. respectively. He was elected as IEEE Fellow in 1992 for his prominent contribution to Modern Electric Drives and Electric Vehicles. He was further elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering U.K., the first Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering in Hong Kong, Fellow of the Ukraine Academy of Engineering Sciences, and Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences in 1997 and 1996 respectively. Also elected as Honorary Member of the Hungarian Academy of Engineering in 2013.

Over the past five decades, Prof. Chan has divided his time almost equally among universities, industry and professional services, but these aspects have always been linked by a strong symbiotic relationship. He started his engineering career as Assistant Professor in 1959. He was Research Engineer at Hongkong Electric in 1976; Lecturer and Senior Lecturer at Hong Kong Polytechnic from 1978 to 1981. He joined the University of Hong Kong in 1981 as Lecturer, then promoted to Senior Lecturer, Reader, Honda Chair Professor of Engineering, and the Head of the Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering (1994-2000), where he is now an Honorary Professor. He founded the International Research Centre for Electric Vehicles in 1986, co-founded the World Electric Vehicle Association in 1990 and known as one of the “Three Wiseman” in international electric vehicles community. He has been a Visiting Professor at several prominent universities around the world including the University of California at Berkeley in 1989, MIT in 1995, By-Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge University in 2001, Special Advisor to the President of Wuhan University, etc. He served also as a Distinguished Lecturer of the Industrial Application Society and Industrial Electronic Society of the Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (IEEE), U.S.A. He was a Member of the Science and Technology Sector of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC); Panelist of “863” Key National Project Plan; Science Advisor to several Provincial Governments. He serves as Senior Consultant or Advisor to leading international automobile, electrical and electronic corporations and as Independent Director of three public listed companies. Prof Chan was invited as an advisor of Oakland Mayor’s Task Force on Independent to Oil in 2007. He was appointed as member of Hong Kong SAR Government Steering Committee on Promotion of Electric Vehicles. He founded the International Academy for Advanced Study in China in 2002 to promote the international collaboration for the advancement of science and technology.

He was awarded the IEEE Best Paper Award in 1988; the Alcan Technical Excellence in 1988; Hungarian Electrotechnical Society Outstanding Achievement Award in 1996; Japan National Institute for Environmental Studies ‘Distinguished Scientist’ Award in 1996; Faraday Memorial Lecturer in India in 1997; the IEE (Institution of Electrical Engineers U.K.) International Lecture Medal in 2000. He was selected by Asiaweek as the Asia’s Best Technology Pioneer in 2001; named as “The Father of Asian Electric Vehicles” by magazine “Global View” in 2003; conferred the “Pitamaha (grandfather) of Electric Vehicle Technology” in India in 2006; “Environmental Excellence in Transportation Award” by the Society of Automotive Engineers in 2007; “China Automobile Industry Character” by Societies of Automotive Industry in 2008; Gold Medal by Hong Kong Institution of Engineers in 2010; Outstanding Third Age Citizens Award by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service in 2011; World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) Medal of Engineering Excellence in 2013; Royal Academy of Engineering Prince Philip Medal in 2014.

Professor Chan is tireless in professional society activities, holding over 20 posts in local and international professional institutions. He is Fellow of IEEE (U.S.A.), IET (U.K.), and HKIE (Hong Kong). He served as President of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) in 1999/2000, Vice President of the Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences in 2000 -2003.He also serves as General Chairman or Steering Committee Chairman of a number of international conferences including the International Conference of Electrical Engineering (ICEE) and the world largest Electric Vehicle Symposium EVS series. He is a keynote speaker at major international conferences.

He authored and coauthored 11 books, over 300 technical papers and holds 10 patents. His book on 'Modern Electric Vehicle Technology' by Oxford University Press (2001) was commented by Power Engineering Journal as “It has the ring of authority..". He is a member of Chief Editorial Board of China Grand Encyclopedia and China Electrical Engineering Canon, invited author of the UNESCO Encyclopedia, Guest Editor of the IEEE Proceedings, Editorial Board Member of IET Journal and International Journal of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles; and Honorary Editor in Chief of Journal of Asian Electric Vehicles.

With his multi-national cultural background and international exposure, Professor Chan has a mission to integrate the strength of East and West for the advancement of science and technology for the human welfare.

陈清泉教授出生于一个印尼企业家的家庭, 从小即受多国文化熏陶。1957年毕业于北京矿业学院(现中国矿业大学);1959年毕业于清华大学研究生;1982年获香港大学哲学博士;1992年获获乌克兰敖德萨理工大学荣誉科学技术博士;2008年获英国洛夫堡大学荣誉技术博士学位。1992年被甄选为美国电机电子工程师学会院士(IEEE Fellow), 以表彰其在电力拖动及电动车研究之杰出成就。1996年获选香港工程科学院院士;1997年这一年他获选英国皇家工程院院士、香港首位中国工程院院士和乌克兰工程科学院院士;2013年获选匈牙利工程院荣誉院士。

50年来他的经历几乎平均分配于学术、工业和专业服务,而且能使这三者密切联系,互相促进。他的工程生涯开始于1959年任大学助教。1976年任职于香港电灯公司为研究工程师。1976年至1980年任教于香港理工学院。1982年获聘为香港大学讲师,后升任为高级讲师、教授、讲座教授、1994 –2000年任电机电子工程系系主任, 现为荣誉教授。陈教授还兼任世界各国著名大学客座教授,包括美国加州伯克利大学、麻省理工学院、英国剑桥大学丘吉尔学院、德国柏林工业大学、法国克罗诺贝尔理工大学、东京大学、武汉大学校长特别顾问等,并获选为美国电机电子工程师学会杰出讲师。1986创办国际电动车研究中心, 并于1990年共同创立世界电动车协会, 因此陈教授被誉为世界电动车三大权威之一。2001-2005年任中国第十个五年计划”863”重大科技专项评委。2003年起任第十届全国政协委员。2005年起任广东大亚湾核电站、岭澳核电站第七、八、九届安全咨询委员会委员。2006年获邀任美国加州奥克兰市长特别工作小组顾问,起草关于2020年前实现世界上第一个城市不依赖汽油的法规。2009年被香港特区政府任命为推动使用电动车督导委员会成员。2009年起任中国侨联顾问及中华海外联谊会名誉理事。他还担任国内外著名企业的高级科技顾问或独立董事,政府科技顾问等职。

陈教授于1988年获美国电机电子工程师学会优秀论文奖及加拿大阿尔干优秀科技奖。1996年获匈牙利电工技术学会优秀成就奖。2000年获英国电机工程师学会国际杰出学术演讲勋章。2001年被亚洲权威期刊《亚洲新闻》评选为亚洲最佳技术创新者。2003年被期刊Global View誉为“亚洲电动车之父”。2005 年获颁中国科学技术进步二等奖。 2006年又在印度荣获“电动汽车技术之祖“称号。2007年获美国汽车工程师学会环保交通卓越成就奖。2008年获颁“中国汽车工业杰出人物“。2010年获颁香港工程师学会最高荣誉金勋章。2010年又获选“科学中国人2009年度人物”。2011获选年香港杰出第三龄人士。2013年获颁联合国教科文组织属下世界工程师组织联盟的卓越工程成就勋章以表彰四十年来在全球研发和推广电动汽车所做的贡献。2014 年获颁英国皇家工程院菲利普亲王勋章。

陈教授活跃于国际学术专业团体,他是美国电机电子工程师学会院士、英国工程技术学会和香港工程师学会资深会员。担任20多个委员会委员、他担任世界电动车协会主席,香港工工程师学会1999/2000年度会长等。他担任多个国际学术会议的主席或应邀作主题演讲。

陈教授著有十一本书、三百多篇科技论文和十个专利。他应邀撰写的专著《现代电动车技术》由牛津大学出版社出版,使现代电动车学这一新兴交叉学科从理论到实践形成了一个完整的体系,该书被评论为认真总结了二十年的宝贵经验,具有权威性。他还担任多个国际学术期刊的主编或特约编辑、中国大百科全书第二版总编委、中国电气大典编委等。他每年为促进中国及国际间的科技交流穿梭于中国内地和美洲、欧洲及亚洲各国之间。2002年他倡议创办国际高等研究院, 促进国际学术交流并培育一流科学家。

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