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Biography Revised: 5/14/2003
Career Data Updated: 3/26/2006

PHOTO: Wang Buxuan
Wang Buxuan 王补宣
Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences


Wang Buxuan, male, Han nationality, is a native of Wuxi, Jiangsu Province. He graduated from the Institute of Technology of Southwest China United University in 1943 and obtained a master's degree from Purdue University in the United States in 1949. He is an expert on pyrology, heat-mass transfer, and engineering thermodynamics.

Wang is recognized as the founder of the earliest established thermal physics specialty of Tsinghua University. His contributions also include the formulation of three types of long-run development planning for science and technology. From 1963 to 1966, he directed the postgraduate students participating in technical studies of ammonia synthesis tower at the Sichuan Chemical Industry Plan.

Wang is a prolific writer, and has compiled, translated, and written many textbooks on thermodynamics, heat transfer science, and pyrology. He was elected as an academician to the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1980.

1943 EDU Graduated from Southwest China United University, Institute of Technology 1949 EDU Received Master's Degree, Purdue University ?? EDU Professor, Tsinghua University 1980 EDU Academician, Chinese Academy of Sciences

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