On August 8, Prof. Andrew Cooper, the Fellow of the Royal Society and the professor at University of Liverpool was appointed as a consultant professor by Northwestern Polytechnical University(NPU)，receiving his certificate from Prof. Zhang Weihong， the Vice President of NPU.
Prof. Zhang Weihong first extended a warm welcome and hearty congratulation to Prof. Andrew Cooper. He said that NPU attaches great importance to the introduction of talent and whole heartedly invites high-level experts and scholars from all over the world to join the university so as to promote its scientific and technological innovation and development. He hoped the NPU and Prof. Andrew Cooper’s team would strengthen cooperation in scientific research and talent training.
“I’m honored to wear the badge of NPU. I’m really impressed with the rapidly developments and the remarkable achievements which The Center for Nano-Energy Materials has achieved in recent years. University of Liverpool is especially interested in the development prospects of materials science and technology in NPU and is looking forward to seeing more in depth cooperation. I hope I can play a part to strengthen cooperation in exchanges of teachers and students.” Prof. Andrew Cooper said.
Prof. Andrew Cooper’s Resume
Prof. Andrew Cooper was Head of Chemistry in Liverpool, the first Head of the School of Physical Sciences, and director and chief scientist of the £10 million Leverhulme New functional Materials Research and Development Center. He is a professor and expert in the development and application of microporous, mesoporous materials for small organic molecules and microporous, mesoporous materials for organic polymers.So far, he has published more than 300 articles in top international magazines.In 2011, he was named in a Thomson Reuters list as one of the Top 100 materials scientists of the last decade.In 2015, he was made one of the youngest Fellows of the Royal Society.