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The Institute of Coal Chemistry (ICC) is a high-tech R&D institute affiliated to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). ICC conducts fundamental and applied research activities, primarily in the fields of energy and environment, as well as advanced materials and green chemistry. ICC was founded in Dalian as the Laboratory of Coal Chemistry, CAS in 1954. In 1961, the laboratory was relocated to...
In 1954
In 1954, this laboratory directly reported to CAS headquarter. In June 1959, CAS made a decision to move the Laborato...
In 1966
In 1966, CAS changed ICC’s name to the Institute of Fuel Chemistry, and merged the Tianjin-based North China Institu...
In 1970
In 1970, the Institute of Fuel Chemistry has been transferred from CAS to the Ministry of Fuel Chemistry and Industry...
In May 1978
In May 1978, Shanxi provincial government changed the institute’s name again to Shanxi Institute of Comprehensive Ut...
Profile of the Director

Profile of the Director

Dr. Yitian Fang, staff research scientist (professorate) and doctoral supervisor, was born in 1968. He graduated from Taiyuan University of Technology in 1990 with a BS degree. He then continued his education at the Institute of Coal Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ICC) from 1991 to 1997, receiving his master's degree in chemical engineering and Ph. D. degree in organic chemistry. From January 1998 on, he ...
Director's Message
Director's Message
Founded in 1954, the Institute of Coal Chemistry (ICC) is among which constitutes the energy and environment research in the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). Oriented by scientific innovation and industrialization of high-techs, ICC has conducted comprehensive R&D work on clean-coal technologies based on China’s own circumstances, thereby contributing to the country’s energy security and sustainable developmen...

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Corporation: Institute of Coal Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science

Address: 27 South Taoyuan Road, Taiyuan, Shanxi, P.R.China  

Tel: (86)351-4041627 

Fax: (86)351-4041153 

Web: http://english.sxicc.cas.cn 

Email: sxicc_en@sxicc.ac.cn

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