Since it was founded in 1992, SKLFPM has successfully passed national assessments in 2003, 2008 and 2013. During these years, it has made significant achievements in many fields such as attracting disciplinary talents, promoting the development of scientific research, constructing the research platform, expanding the academic communication under the guidance the policy of SKLFPM, "Openness, Mobility, Cooperation, Competition".
In order to promote domestic and international academic communication and cooperation, expand the function of SKLFPM as a center of academic communication and scientific research and improve the research level of SKLFPM in related field, the open project fund is set according to “The Administrative Regulations for the Construction of State Key Laboratories”, “The Administrative Regulations for the Management of Special Funds for State Key Laboratories” and the development plan of SKLFPM. We sincerely invite domestic and foreign researchers in related fields to apply the open research project and encourage joint application with our laboratory’s researchers. The laboratory academic committee will determine the open project on the principle of "fair competition, scientific review, support for the best”.
The guidelines for 2016 annual open project are released as follows:
I. Main research fields of the open projects supported by SKLFPM:
1) High performance fibers and composite materials;
2) Functional fibers and low-dimensional materials;
3) Environmentally friendly and bio-based fiber materials;
4) Other basic researches related to fiber materials.
II. Funding principles:
1.The applicant of the open research fund should at least have an associate professor position or Ph.D degree and get some teaching, research or engineering experiences in domestic or foreign well-known universities, research institutions and companies. In order to improve the growth of young scientists, SKLFPM preferentiallysupports applicants under 45 years old. We encourage the technicists whose research directions are related to laboratory and will be helpful to improve industrial base of our laboratory to apply for fund. The applicants should combine with our laboratory’s research group and conduct substantive cooperation after funded by laboratory.
2.Each project can be supported 50,000 to 150,000 RMB and usually lasts two years.
3.Encourage interdisciplinary and complementary research with our laboratory.
1.The applicant shall fill in the application form “The Open Project Application Form of State Key Laboratory for Modification of Chemical Fibers and Polymer Materials” and submit duplicate hardcopies and electronic edition. on in charge of the institute, and sealed by the applicant’s institute before submitting the proposal to SKLFPM. The electronic application form should be sealed, scanned and sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by e-mail.
2. Application Deadline：April 25, 2016
3. Contact Information：
Contact Person: Ms. Liyun Chen
E-mail Address: email@example.com
Phone: +86-21-67792851；fax: +86-21-67792865
Mailing Address：Room A418, 2999 North Renin Road, Songjiang District, State Key Laboratory for Modification of Chemical Fibers and Polymer Materials, Donghua University, Shanghai 201620, China
State Key Laboratory for Modification of Chemical Fibers and Polymer Materials
March 24, 2016