ZHU Yongjun

Academic Posts

Professor, Institute of Nuclear and New Energy Technology, Tsinghua University
Member, Chinese Academy of Engineering

Research Interests

  • Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing and Treatment of Highly Active Liquid Waste
  • Solvent Extraction Chemistry of Actinide Elements

Professional Experiences

1951-now , Teaching Assistant, Lecturer, Associate Professor, Professor, Tsinghua University, Beijing


1947-1951, Department of Chemistry, Tsinghua University, Beijing

Awards & Honors

National Prize for Natural Sciences, 3rd Class, 1993
National Prize for Technical Inventions, 2nd Class, 1998
Prize for Science & Technology Progress, Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation, 1999

Selected Publications

1.Yongjun Zhu and Rongzhou Jiao. Chinese Experience in the Removal of Actinides from Highly Active Waste by Trialkylphosphine-Oxide Extraction, Nucl. Technol. 1994, 108: 361-369
2.Yongjun Zhu. The Separation of Americium from Light Lanthanides by Cyanex 301 Extraction.Radiochim. Acta, 1995, 68:95-98
3.Tian Guoxin, Zhu Yongjun, et al., Investigation of the Extraction Complexes of Light Lanthanides(III) with Bis(2,4,4-trimethyl)dithiophosphinic Acid by EXAFS, IR, and MS in Comparison with the Americium(III) Complex. Inorg. Chem. 2003, 42: 735-741


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E-mail: zhuyj@tsinghua.edu.cn