Wei Shoukun, male, Han nationality, is a native of Tianjin Municipality. He graduated from Peiyang University (now called Tianjin University) in 1929 and received a doctorate from Dresden Industrial University in Germany in 1935.
Wei had a very distinguished career in metallurgy. He taught for many years at Beijing University of Science and Technology and supervised scores of graduate students.
During his career, Wei carried out the research on steel desulfurization, steel liquid dephosphorization, activity theory, selective oxidation, solid electrolytic battery oxygen setting and the application of metallurgical thermodynamics in comprehensive extracted metals from minerals unique to China.