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

PHOTO: Wang Fosong
Wang Fosong 王佛松
Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Born: 1933

Biography Highlight

Wang Fosong, male, Han nationality, is a native of Xingning, Guangdong Province. He graduated from the Chemistry Department of Wuhan University in 1955 and obtained a chemical science deputy doctorate degree from the Soviet Union in 1960. Wang holds the title of macromolecule chemist.

Wang has a long association with the Chinese Academy of Sciences, having served as a researcher and Chinese Academy of Sciences. His career also includes a deputy chairman position with the China Petroleum Association.

As a scientist, Wang studied directional polymerization, rare earth catalysis, and conducting macromolecules. His work also includes developing macromolecule inorganic nanometer compounded materials and guiding the research and development of butadiene rubber and isoamyl rubber. Wang is credited with discovering a rare earth catalyst for isoprene directional polymerization and guided the formation and structure of its active core and catalysis mechanism.

He was elected as an academician to the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1999.

Recent Career Data

1999— Academician, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Vice-President, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Deputy Chairman, China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Association
Researcher, Chinese Academy of Sciences
1955 Graduate, Wuhan University, Chemistry Department Hubei Province, Wuhan City

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