Ge Shirong, professor and doctorial supervisor, was born in April, 1963. He graduated from Heilongjiang Institute of Mining Technology in July, 1983 and gained his Ph.D. in engineering from CUMT in 1989. He has been President of CUMT since August, 2007.
President Ge has published about 140 academic papers and 5 academic works, such as Reliability Technology of Mine Hoist. At present, he is engaged in the scientific researches on mining machinery, tribology, and mining rescue equipment. Meanwhile, he also undertakes the key research work of “973 Project”, “863 Project” and Natural Science Foundation.
President Ge has won four National Technology Invention Awards and National Science and Technology Progress Awards. He has also acquired the funding support from National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars (NSFDYS). Besides, he has also won many other rewards, such as Science and Technology Award for Chinese Youth, National Outstanding Mid-Aged Expert, National Excellent Scientific and Technological Worker, Award for
Scientific and Technologial Advancement of Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation, World Energy Forum Technology Innovation Awards as well as Sun Yueqi Energy Science and Technology Award. In 2012, President Ge was elected foreign academician of Russia Faculty of Engineering.