Chen Xinzi, male, Han nationality, is a native of Taishan, Guangdong Province. He graduated from Tokyo International Christianity University in 1975 and received a doctorate from Chicago University in 1979.
Chen's main specialization is in the study of catalytic and asymmetrical sythesization. He developed the asymmetrical synthesization of Napuson in 1991. Chen has been granted several Chinese and US patents for the development of various high-efficiency catalyzers. He has also been a promoter of academic exchange between Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland.
Chen is a member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.