Prof. Dr. Limin QIU has been the leader of the Cryogenic Group “Cryoboat” at Zhejiang University, China since 2001 and a teacher there since 1997. He conducts research and teaching on cryogenic engineering, especially in pulse tube cryocooler and its applications, thermoacoustics, cryogenic heat transfer, large-scale gas liquefaction & separation, and electronics cooling. He has published over 200 Journal papers and 60 International Conference Papers, including some on ICEC, CEC, ICR and ICC. He is the holder of more than 100 China patents. He worked as a visiting scholar, Humboldt Fellow or guest professor in Osaka City University, Japan; University of Giessen, Germany; National Institute for Fusion Science (NIFS), Japan; University of Wisconsin, USA; University of Twente, the Netherlands.
He has received several international and domestic awards including: Karl von Linde Prize, International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR), 1999; Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany, 2000; Top 100 excellent doctoral thesis, Department of Education, China, 2000; the second grade Award of science and technology progresses, Department of Education, China, 2004 and 2013; Award of science and technology progresses for the youth, Chinese Association of Refrigeration, 2005; the first grade Award of science and technology progresses, Zhejiang Province, 2006; Natural Science Funds for Distinguished Young Scholar, 2008 and national award of technology and invention, 2014.
 Prof. Qiu serves as the executive dean, Chu Kochen Honors college, Zhejiang Univerisity started from 2013. He was the vice dean, Department of Energy Engineering, Zhejiang University from 2009 to 2013. He is the vice director of Commission of Cryogenic Engineering, Chinese Association of Refrigeration (CAR). He has been serving on the vice president of the Commission A2 (Gas Liquefaction and Separation) of International Institute of Refrigeration from 2007-2015 and the board member of International Cryocooler Conference (ICC) from 2010-2016. He has been involved with the organization of the International Conference on Cryogenics and Refrigeration (ICCR) since 2003, serving as co-chairman for ICCR 2013 and for ACASC 2015.

Prof.Dr. Limin Qiu, Chang Jiang Chair Professor
PhD (1997) Zhejiang University, China
MA (1995) Zhejiang University, China
BA (1992) Zhejiang University, China
Professional Experience:
Jun. 1997 -present: Institute of Refrigeration and Cryogenics, Zhejiang University,China
Aug. 1997-Aug. 1998Faculty of Science,Osaka City University, Japan
Aug. 2000 - Oct. 2001Institute of Applied Physics,University of Giessen, Germany (Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship)
Jul. 2002-Sep. 2002Institute of Applied Physics,University of Giessen, Germany
Oct. 2004-Dec. 2004Institute of Applied Physics,University of Giessen, Germany  (supported by DAAD)
Jan. 2007 - Jan. 2007National Institute of Fusion Science(NIFS), Japan
Aug. 2007-Sep. 2007University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Aug.2009 - Sep. 2009Institute of Applied Physics,University of Giessen, Germany
Jul. 2010 - Aug. 2010 University of Twente, the Netherlands
Jan. 2012 - Feb, 2012 National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Tallahassee, USA
Research Projects:
Research projects are mainly supported by:
Large-scale gas separation and liquefaction:
The Major State Basic Research Development Program of China (973 Program)
National Science foundation of China (NSFC)
Leading companies such as Air Liquid (France), Praxair (USA), Hangzhou Oxygen Plant Ltd.
Cryocooler and its applications:
National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars
National Science foundation of China (NSFC)
the Ph.D. Programs Foundation of Ministry of Education of China
Leading companies such as Iwatani Industrial gases (Japan), No.16 Institute
Electronics cooling: 
Leading companies such as NTT (Japan), Sinostride Ltd., National Grid 
Ministry of industry and information technology 
Research work

Cryogenic engineering; Cryocooler and it spplications; Large-scale gas liquefaction and separation; High-efficient electronics cooling