Dr. Zhao Qingzhang Appointed as ISO/TC38 Chairperson

From:Standardization Center     Date:2011-10-08

Keyword:Dr.Zhao Qingzhang; ISO/TC38; chairperson

Dr. Zhao Qingzhang from China Textile Academy (CTA) is appointed as the chairperson of ISO/TC38 according to ISO/TMB Resolution 85/2011. ISO/TC38 is a technical committee on Textiles with 5 subcommittees, responsible for more than 300 international standards. At present, ISO/TC38 has 29 P-members and 45 O-members. The secretariat of ISO/TC38 is twinned by SAC and JISC.

ISO/TC38 chairperson plays an important role in international standardization, which is responsible for work program management of TC and SC, ensuring the implementation of a business plan and the development trend of international standards in ISO/TC38. China became the permanent member of ISO in 2008, which needs China to participate in international standardization more positively. Undertaking ISO/TC chairperson is one of the items evaluating National member’s contribution to ISO.
Dr. Zhao was a vice president of CTA in charge of R&D and textile standardization from 2003 to 2010. As an expert in the area of textiles, Dr. Zhao has carried out the research work for 30 years and made a great achievement especially for hi-tech fibers. The appointment as ISO/TC38 chairperson is a full recognition from ISO that China actively participates in international standardization, and is an important breakthrough in the process of impelling international standardization in textile industry.