Miao Xiexing was born in August, 1959. He is the winner of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, the chief scientist of the National Basic Research Programs (973 Project), and the winner of National Outstanding Post-doctor.
Professor Miao Xiexing now serves as Vice President of CUMT, Dean of the Graduate School, a member of International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM), executive director of China Coal Society, executive director of Chinese Society for Rock Mechanics & Engineering (CSRME).Professor Miao Xiexing has long been engaged in the research of basic theory of coal mining and strata control, key technology and related equipment. Hence, he has solved the problem of filling mines, successfully developed the coal mining and back-filling integrative as well as comprehensive mechanized technology for solid waste backfilling, and made a breakthrough in the key research of the technology of goaf filling.Professor Miao Xiexing has been awarded 1 second-class prize of theNational Award for Technological Invention, 2 second-class prizes of theNational Prize for Progress in Science and Technology and obtained 21 both national and international invention patents.
Professor Miao Xiexing is the author of many publications. He has finished compiling 11 related industry standards, published 6 books, and over 160 academic papers in Science as well as other journals, 120 of which have been collected by SCI and EI, and have been quoted over 3, 300 times.