The State Key Laboratory of Multi-Phase Complex System passed its national valuation conducted by Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) on January 16th, 2008. The expert committee included Section Chief - Wenneng Zhou from Department of Basic Research MOST, Section Chief - Yanmei Liu, Xiaoqiu Yang and Qingping Zhu from Administrative Center MOST, Vice Director - Liping Zhang, Section Chief - Xiaonian Zheng and Vice Section Chief -Hongfei Hou from Bureau of Comprehensive Planning CAS. The leaders from IPE also attended this event including Executive Vice Director-General Suojiang, Zhang, Secretary of Party Committee and Vice Director - Yunfa Chen, Director Assitant-Qin Xiao, Honoary Chairman of Laboratory - Musun Guo, Chairman-Jinhai Li, Deputy Chairman of IPE’s academic committee- Hongzhou Li and deputy chairman and other key researchers of this lab attended the followingdiscussion section.
The expert committee carefully reviewed the laboratory construction plan and evaluation document, listened chairman's report and walked through the laboratory and discussed with on-site staff on some key issues. After thorough discussions, the expert committee agreed that since it officially launched in July 2006, the State Key Laboratory of Multi-Phase Complex System had been aimed on major goals in processing engineering field,followed the nation's overall 'One core and four layers' science & technology layout and conducted advanced and practical research in various areas in China. The main goals of the laboratory were accurately set and the major research interests were clearly stated and the infrastructure was well established. During the construction stage, the lab has been successfully participated several national major research projects, especially on training students and professionals, building research teams, developing the laboratory platform and creating rules and regulations. The expert committee was very satisfied with the inspection and evaluation findings and thus the evaluation was fully passed.