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Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2003-2005

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 3/22/2018
Career Data Updated: 3/22/2018

PHOTO: Wan Gang
Wan Gang 万钢
Chairman, China Zhi Gong Party (Public Interest Party), Central Committee
Born: 1952

Biography Highlight

Wan Gang, male, Han nationality, is a native of Shanghai. He was born in 1952, graduated from Northeast Forestry University, and obtained a master's degree in engineering from Tongji University. He received a doctorate of engineering from the Technical University of Clausthal, Germany in 1990. He is a professor of automotive engineering at Tongji University, and he became president of the university in 2004. In 2005, he joined the China Zhi Gong Paty and became Chairman of the Central Committee of China Zhi Gong Party in 2007.

Recent Career Data

2017— Chairman, China Zhi Gong Party (Public Interest Party), Central Committee (Re-Elected)
2013—2018 Minister, Ministry of Science and Technology
2013—2018 Vice-Chairman, 12th CPPCC, National Committee
2008—2013 Vice-Chairman, 11th CPPCC, National Committee
2007—2013 Minister, Ministry of Science and Technology
2007—2017 Chairman, China Zhi Gong Party (Public Interest Party), Central Committee
2006—2007 Vice-Chairman, China Zhi Gong Party (Public Interest Party), Central Committee
2005 Joined, China Zhi Gong Party (Public Interest Party)
2004—2007 President, Tongji University Shanghai Municipality
2003—2004 Vice-President, Tongji University Shanghai Municipality

Recent Travel & Appearances

03/10/18 China to publish guideline on AI development
03/10/18 Chinese market welcomes global EV products
03/10/18 China's science, technology make breakthroughs in strategic sectors
02/28/18 China, Germany set 11 innovation platforms to strengthen cooperation
12/05/17 Wan Gang re-elected China Zhi Gong Party chairman

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