Learned comrade he funeral service team aspects: China’s well-known materials experts, the communist party of China, all the country, huazhong university of science and technology wuhan photoelectric, deputy director of the national research center, vice President of the institute of photoelectric, optical valley, deputy director of the laboratory managing doctoral tutor professor he, because of work break down from constant overwork, died on March 12, 2021, at age 42.
Professor Zhou Jun, member of the Communist Party of China, was born in Chenzhou, Hunan Province on August 23, 1979. In 2001, he graduated from School of Physics, Sun Yat-sen University with a Bachelor of Science degree. He joined the Communist Party of China in 2002. In 2007, he graduated from the School of Physics, Sun Yat-sen University and received his Doctor of Science degree under the supervision of Academician Xu Ningsheng. From 2007 to 2009, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, under the tutelage of Academician Wang Zhonglin. He was employed as a professor (doctoral supervisor) in Wuhan National Research Center of Optoelectronics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology in 2009. He has been the deputy director of Wuhan National Research Center for Optoelectronics since 2016 and the executive deputy director of Optics Valley Laboratory since 2021.
Professor Zhou Jun is an outstanding representative of scientific research workers in China, who is loyal to the Party’s educational cause, has both political integrity and ability, and is a model for others. He is devoted to scientific research and has made a number of pioneering work in the field of new energy materials, which has won widespread praise and high evaluation from the academic circle. He has devoted all his youth and enthusiasm to the development of science and technology and education in China. He has been awarded the honorary titles of “National Excellent Youth”, “Top Talents of the National” Ten Thousand Talents Program “, “Young Changjiang Scholars” of the Ministry of Education, and “National Outstanding Young Talents”. He has won the Second Prize of National Natural Science Prize, the First Prize of Excellent Scientific Research Achievement Award of Higher Education (Natural Science), the commemorative MEDALS of “Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China”, etc. He is the deputy editor of Frontiers of Optoelectronics, deputy director of Electronic Materials and Devices Committee of Chinese Vacuum Society and other academic positions.
Professor Zhou Jun loves the university and his post, and has made outstanding contributions to the university’s talent introduction, major scientific research and instrument platform construction. Professor he love education career, devoting to personally participate in the students of each link, takes good care of and to give students on life, the development of the related areas has trained numerous high-level personnel, including postdoctoral 15, 36 doctoral students, master’s 29, 12 of them received national college senior title (professor/researcher), 2 people received electronic society outstanding Ph.D. Thesis, a number of undergraduate students in the international famous university for further study. In his whole life, Professor Zhou Jun took “God rewards those who help themselves, and virtue holds things” as his motto. He persevered in the pursuit of scientific truth. He was a famous teacher for his down-to-earth, devoted himself to study and rigorous scholarship.
Envy the talent, Shaohua fall! The passing of Professor Zhou Jun is a great loss to Huazhong University of Science and Technology and to the field of materials science in China. We deeply mourn and cherish the memory of Professor Zhou Jun!