Tu Zongcai


Tu Zongcai, male, Han nationality, born in 1965 in Jing’an, Jiangxi Province, Doctor of Engineering Science, is a member of the Communist Party of China. He currently serves as a member of the Standing Committee of the Party Committee, Vice President, Professor, and Doctoral Supervisor of Nanchang University. As a national-level recipient of the “New Century Ten Million Talents Project”, Professor Tu enjoys the special allowance of the State Council for experts. He is a post scientist of the National Modern Agricultural Industrial Technology System, a National Outstanding Science and Technology Worker, a winner of key projects of the National Natural Science Foundation, and the Chief Scientist of the “14th Five-Year Plan” Key R&D Program. He is a leader in Jiangxi's Superior Science and Technology Innovation Team, in the Provincial Demonstration Innovation Team of Master Supervisors, and in Academic and Technical Fields Within Jiangxi's Major Disciplines. He mainly engages in research on aquatic product processing and high-value utilization, modification and interaction of food nutrients under extreme conditions, and extraction and utilization of active ingredients in food resources. He has hosted 25 national projects, including those from the National Natural Science Foundation and the “14th Five-Year” Key R&D Program, as well as 35 provincial and ministerial projects. He has authored 9 monographs, and published over 400 papers, with more than 300 indexed by SCI/EI. He secured 56 invention patents, and has been awarded 10 provincial and ministerial awards including the First Prize of the Natural Science Award of Jiangxi Province, the Outstanding Achievement Award for Research in Institutes of Higher Education by the Ministry of Education, and First Prize of Science and Technology Progress of Jiangxi Province, as well as 3 First Prizes of Teaching Achievement of Jiangxi Province.

1983-1987: Bachelor of Engineering Science in Agricultural and Livestock Product Processing Engineering, Beijing Agricultural Engineering University (now China Agricultural University)

1987: Assigned to work at Nanchang University (formerly Jiangxi University)

1987-1988: Taught at Longtoushan Middle School, Dexing City, with Teaching Team of CPC Jiangxi Provincial Committee

1991-1993: Deputy Director of Sanhuan Food Factory of Jiangxi University

1993-1999: Deputy Director and Associate Professor of the Teaching and Research Office, School of Life Sciences and Food Engineering, Nanchang University

1999-2001: Deputy County Mayor of Ningdu County, Jiangxi Province

2001-2003: Deputy Director and Professor at the Sino-German Food Engineering Center, Nanchang University

2003-2010: Director of NCU National Science Park and Vice Chairman of NCU Science Park Development Co., Ltd.

(September 2004 - July 2007: earned a Doctor of Engineering Science in Food Science from Nanchang University)

November 2010 - September 2023: Member of the Party Committee and Vice President, Jiangxi Normal University

September 2023 - January 2024: Member of the Standing Committee of the Party Committee and Vice President, Jiangxi Normal University

February 2024 - Present: Member of the Standing Committee of the Party Committee and Vice President, Nanchang University

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