Wu Heng, male, Han nationality, is a native of Huangmei, Hubei province. He was born in 1956, joined the CPC in 1980, and graduated from the Geology Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Science in 1989. He is a doctor of science and a professor.
Wu taught at Guilin Industry College and Guangxi University, where he became deputy secretary of the CPC Committee in 1995. He was elected vice-chairman of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Regional People's Government in 1998. In 2011 he became Deputy Director of the Education, Science, Culture and Health Committee of the NPC.