Ruhong Zhou

Ruhong Zhou, AAAS Fellow, APS Fellow, is currently a Distinguished Professor of Soochow University. He received his Ph.D. in chemistry from Columbia University in 1997. He has authored and co-authored 220 journal publications (with 11000+ citations) and 28 patents, delivered 200+ invited talks at major conferences and universities worldwide, and chaired and co-chaired many conferences in computational biology, computational chemistry and biophysics fields. He is part of the IBM Blue Gene team who won the 2009 National Medal on Technology and Innovation. He has won the IBM Outstanding Innovation Award in 2012, IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Award (the highest technical award within IBM) in 2014, 2008 and 2005, IBM Research Division Award in 2005 and 2008, Columbia University Hammett Award (for best graduates), and American Chemical Society DEC Award on computational chemistry. He is Editor-in-Chief of Current Physical Chemistry, Guest Editor of Nanoscale, Editor of (Nature) Scientific Reports, and Editorial Board Member of six other international journals. He also serves as Board of Directors, Telluride Science Research Center (TSRC), and Scientific Advisory Board, Center for Multiscale Theory and Simulation, University of Chicago. He was elected to AAAS Fellow (American Association of Advancement of Science) and APS Fellow (American Physical Society) in 2011.