Xie Yi

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Xie Yi
Native name
谢毅
Born (1967-07-23) July 23, 1967 (age 51)
Fuyang, Anhui, China
EducationXiamen University
University of Science and Technology of China
Stony Brook University
AwardsTWAS Prize (2014)
L'Oréal-UNESCO Awards for Women in Science (2015)
Scientific career
FieldsInorganic solid-state chemistry
InstitutionsUniversity of Science and Technology of China
Doctoral advisorQian Yitai

Xie Yi FRSC (simplified Chinese: 谢毅; traditional Chinese: 謝毅; pinyin: Xiè Yì; born 23 July 1967) is a Chinese chemist. Xie is a member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. She is a professor and doctoral supervisor at University of Science and Technology of China.

Xie Yi won the L'Oréal-UNESCO Award for Women in Science in March 2015.

Biography[edit]

Xie was born in Fuyang, Anhui on July 23, 1967; her ancestral home is in Anqing, Anhui. She entered Xiamen University in September 1984, majoring in chemistry at the Department of Chemistry, where she graduated in July 1988. After college, she was assigned to a chemical plant in Hefei as an assistant engineer. In September 1992, she was accepted to University of Science and Technology of China, studying chemistry under Qian Yitai, and she earned her doctorate in May 1996. Then she taught there. From September 1997 to July 1998, she did postdoctoral work at Stony Brook University.

Xie became a professor at University of Science and Technology of China since November 1998 and doctoral supervisor since April 1999.

In August 2013, she was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

On December 19, 2013, she was elected a fellow of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.[1]

In 2014, she received the TWAS Prize[2] and on March 3, 2015, she won the L'Oréal-UNESCO Awards for Women in Science Award at the 17th Annual L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards.[3]

Award[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "谢毅当选中国科学院院士". University of Science and Technology of China (in Chinese). December 19, 2013.
  2. ^ "Prizes and Awards". The World Academy of Sciences. 2016.
  3. ^ "17th Annual L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards". Yahoo. March 3, 2015. Archived from the original on March 13, 2015.
  4. ^ "中国最年轻女院士获世界杰出女科学家成就奖". Tencent (in Chinese). 2015-03-20.