Who's who:

Wan Gang

 

Wan Gang is elected vice-chairperson of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) at the fourth plenary meeting of the first session of the 12th CPPCC National Committee in Beijing, capital of China, March 11, 2013.(Xinhua)
Wan Gang is elected vice-chairperson of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) at the fourth plenary meeting of the first session of the 12th CPPCC National Committee in Beijing, capital of China, March 11, 2013.(Xinhua)

Wan Gang, male, born in August 1952, ethnic Han, native of Shanghai Municipality. He started working in April 1969 and graduated from the Clausthal Technical University in Germany with a PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is a professor.

Vice-chairperson of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), chairman of the Central Committee of the China Zhi Gong Dang Party  (China Public Interest Party) and Minister of Science and Technology.

1969-1975 Educated youth in Sandao  Commune of Yanji county, Jilin Province

1975-1978 Student in the Northeast Forestry University

1978-1979 Physics teacher of the Northeast Forestry University

1979-1981 Post-graduate student majoring in Experimental Mechanics at the Institute of Structure Theory of Tongji University in Shanghai, graduated with a master's degree

1981-1985 Teacher at the Photomechanics research team of Mathematics and Mechanics Department of Tongji University

1985-1991 Student at the Clausthal Technical University in Germany, graduated with a PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering

1991-2001 Engineer, division technical manager at Audi Corporation in Germany

2001-2004 Director of the Clean Energy Automotive Engineering Center, dean of School of Automobile, president assistant and vice president of Tongji University (person in charge)

2004-2006 President of Tongji University

2006-2007 Vice chairman of China Zhi Gong Dang Party Central Committee, president of Tongji University

2007 Minister of Science and Technology and vice-chairman of China Zhi Gong Dang Party Central Committee

2007-2008 Chairman of China Zhi Gong Dang Party Central Committee, minister of Science and Technology

2008-2013 Vice-chairman of the 11th CPPCC National Committee, chairman of China Zhi Gong Dang Party Central Committee, minister of Science and Technology

2013- Vice-chairman of the 12th CPPCC National Committee, chairman of China Zhi Gong Dang Party Central Committee, minister of Science and Technology

Member of the 10th CPPCC National Committee and its Standing Committee, Vice-chairman of the 11th and 12th CPPCC National Committee.

Updated on March 11, 2013