China Association for Science and Technology

Wan Gang

With a PhD in engineering, Professor WAN Gang is Vice Chairman of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), Chairman of the Central Committee of the China Zhi Gong Party, and President of the 9th National Committee of the China Association for Science and Technology.

He obtained a doctorate (Dr. Ing.) at Clausthal University of Technology of Germany. He was President of Tongji University from July 2004. In December 2006, he became Vice Chairman of the Central Committee of the China Zhi Gong Party and was elected Chairman in December 2007. From April 2007 to March 2018, he served as Minister of Science and Technology.

In March 2008, he was elected Vice Chairman of the 11th National Committee of the CPPCC, and re-elected Vice Chairman of the 12th CPPCC in March 2013 and Vice Chairman of the 13th CPPCC in March 2018.

In June 2016, he was elected President of the 9th National Committee of the China Association for Science and Technology.

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