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History
AUTHOR: IMR       DATE: 11/17/2014 TEXT SIZE: A A A

1951-1953 

Prepared for establishment of Institute of Metal Research(IMR) by Chinese Academy of Sciences 

1953

Appointed Prof. LEE Hsun as director of IMR by Premier Zhou Enlai

1953-1957

Served the major task of the recovery and development of iron and steel industry. Research fields: physical chemistry of metallurgy, metals processing, ore dressing, refractory materials and chemical analysis

1957-1966

Paid equal emphasis on both the state task and fundamental research, opened up research fields in superalloys, refractory metals and cermets

1970-1977

Subordinate to Ministry of Metallurgical Industry 

1978-now 

Subordinate to the Chinese Academy of Sciences 

1982-1999 

Established the Institute of Metal Corrision and Protection by merging some related laboratories from IMR and the Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, CAS 

1985-1993 

Established the Laboratory for Atomic Imaging of Solids, the State Key Laboratory for Fatigue and Fracture for Materials, the State Key Laboratory for Rapidly Solidified Nonequilibrium Alloys, and the State Key Laboratory for Metal Corrosion and Protection 

1995 

Set up the National Engineering Research Centre for High Performance Homogenized Alloys 

1996 

Set up the National engineering Research Center for Corrosion Control of Metals 

1999 

The new IMR formed by merging with ICPM, becoming the Northeast Research and Development Base for High Performance Materials sponsored by the KIP of CAS 

2001 

Established Shenyang National Laboratory of Materials Science 

2002 

Established Shenyang R&D Center for Advanced Materials 

 
 
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