President of the China-Ukraine Institute of Welding, Guangdong Academy of Sciences
Dong Chunlin, a doctor and professor of engineering, serves as the President of the China-Ukraine Paton Institute of Welding, and the President of the China-Ukraine Institute of Welding, Guangdong Academy of Sciences. He received his PhD in welding at Harbin Institute of Technology(HIT) in 1999, and did postdoctoral work at Osaka University in Japan during 2003-2005. He has been working on advanced welding technology mechanisms, process equipment and process control, and undertaken key projects under the National Natural Science Foundation and the National Key Technology Support Program, projects under the National Defense 973 Program, Project 04 of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology(MIIT), and forward research projects of the PLA General Armament Department. He has received two second prizes of the National Defense Scientific and Technological Progress Award, a second prize of the China Machinery Industrial Scientific and Technological Award, two first prizes and three second prizes of the Aviation Scientific and Technological Award, an individual Class II merit of China Aviation Industry Corporation. He owns over ten national invention patents, and has published over 60 research papers.