— Dean of Ningbo Institute of Intelligent Manufacturing Industry and the vice president of Association of Thousand Talents Program
— Past chief scientist in ABB’s automation division
Zhong-Xue Gan received his doctor degree in mechanical engineering in University of Connecticut, he is a distinguished expert in both the field of intelligent manufacturing and energy system engineering and he is the first winner of \"International Science and Technology Cooperation Award\" in China. As the dean of Ningbo Institute of Intelligent Manufacturing Industry and the vice president of Association of Thousand Talents Program, Dr. Gan was the chief scientist in ABB’s automation division. Being specially appointed as the strategy consultant by Ministry of Science and Technology of China, Dr. Gan is the chairman of PM2.5 control panel of CCCPC, the chief scientist of \"China National Program 973\", and the director of China’s national key laboratory of coal based low carbon energy. Apart from being the former vice president and chief technology officer of ENN Group, Dr. Dan is a distinguished expert of “China National 863 Program” and a fellow of American National Coal Council.