Wenli Song: Professor, Deputy Director of State Key Laboratory of Multiphase Complex Systems. Born in 1959, Shandong Province. Graduated from Harbin Institute of Technology, receiving a Master Degree in Thermal Energy Engineering in 1985; Obtained Doctor Degree of Process Engineering from Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine, France in 2004.
Was worked as an engineer at Herman Research Laboratory, Melbourne Australia, between 1986 and 1987. Then moved to Beijing Research Institute of Coal Chemistry, China Coal Research Institute, as an Engineer, then Senior Engineer and Deputy Director of Combustion Laboratory. Since 1997, joined Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences as a Senior Engineer and then Professor.
Mainly engaged in research on coal and biomass fast pyrolysis, gasification and combustion. Invited IPE Power – a Pyrolysis Bridged Hybrid Power System for low rank coal power production. Published more then 60 research papers and applied more then 20 Patents. Participated in the published book “Brown Coal Utilization Technology” and “Multi-Scale Simulation of Particle-Fluid Complex System”. Obtained Prize of Invention of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2001 for the development of Coal Decoupling Combustion technology and the equipment.