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Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
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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

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.

Wan Gang has obtained one world patent and two European patents in vehicle design and manufacture. He was Minister of Ministry of Science and Technology and Vice-Chairman of the 12th National Committee of the CPPCC.

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
2002—2003 Assistant President, Tongji University Shanghai Municipality
Director, Tongji University, China-Germany College Shanghai Municipality
Dean, Tongji University, Automotive Studies College Shanghai Municipality
Chief Scientist, State 863 Project, Special Research Program of Electric Vehicles
Director, Tongji University, Center of Automotive Engineering Shanghai Municipality
1996—2002 Manager, Audi AG, Technology General Planning Department Germany, Ingolstadt
1991—1996 Program Manager, Audi AG, Technology Development Department Germany, Ingolstadt
1991—1996 Manager, Audi AG, Production and Technology Department Germany, Ingolstadt
1990 Graduate, Technical University of Clausthal Germany, Clausthal-Zellerfeld (Received Doctorate)
1981 Graduate, Tongji University Shanghai Municipality
1975 Graduate, Northeast Forestry University Heilongjiang Province, Harbin City


Recent Travel & Appearances

26 Jun 18 Chinese political advisors pool wisdom for poverty relief
10 Mar 18 China to publish guideline on AI development
10 Mar 18 Chinese market welcomes global EV products
10 Mar 18 China's science, technology make breakthroughs in strategic sectors
02 Mar 18 Wang Yang presides over CPPCC presidium meeting
28 Feb 18 China, Germany set 11 innovation platforms to strengthen cooperation
05 Dec 17 Wan Gang re-elected China Zhi Gong Party chairman
17 Sep 17 Liu Yunshan stresses popularization of science
01 Jul 17 Travelled to France, Strasbourg
Chinese president's special envoy attends Helmut Kohl's memorial ceremony
04 Nov 16 G20 countries eye int'l innovation, science collaboration

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