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Professor Xiaochang Wang awarded Honorary Professorship at The University of Exeter, UK.

Updated on May 6, 2019

Professor Xiaochang Wang has been appointed Honorary Professor at The University of Exeter, UK. The appointment is in recognition of his ongoing collaborative work with Professor David Butler, Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, UK, at the University.


The University of Exeter is a world-class research university in South West England, UK. It was founded and received its Royal Charter in 1955. The university is a member of the Russell Group of leading research-intensive universities, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, and the British Universities Union. Exeter is ranked amongst the UK’s top universities in the Higher Education league tables produced by the Times and the Sunday Times. It also ranks amongst the world’s top 200 universities in the QS and Times Higher Education rankings. The university attracts scientists, scholars, and students from around the globe to learn from leading authorities and carry out cutting-edge research in economics, materials technology, engineering technology, law, medicine, and many other disciplines. Some of the University’s famous alumni include J.K. Rowling, author of Harry Potter, Andrew Hamilton, former President of Oxford University, and Zara Phillips, a royal family member in the UK.


The title of Honorary Professor is awarded to renowned scholars or experts to promote international exchange and academic development. Prof. Wang has made outstanding contributions in the field of water environment and served the International Water Association in many important positions. The award of Honorary Professor to Prof. Wang would further enhance the academic influence of Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology in the field of water environment both locally and internationally.

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