Fusong Wang: Distinguished Alumni of Wuhan University

Fusong Wang, famous polymer chemist, born on May 23rd in 1933, is an academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences from Xingning Guangdong with national outstanding contribution.


Fusong Wang graduated from department of chemistry of Wuhan University in 1955 and was awarded doctorate degree from Leningrad Polymer Institute of the Soviet Academy of Sciences in 1960. The same year, he came back to homeland and had successively held the posts of section chief, assistant of the director and the director in Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry Chinese Academy of Sciences from 1960 to 1988. During that period, he went to Milan Polymer Institute as a visiting professor in 1979 for research work. From 1988 to 1994, he had worked as the vice president of Chinese Academy of Sciences. Meanwhile he had also successively held additional posts of executive member of Chinese Chemical Society, chairman of Applied Chemistry Committee, chairman of Polymer Science Committee, vice president of Chinese Material Research Society, vice president of Chinese Petroleum Society, chief editor of Chinese Journal of Applied Chemistry, editorial board member of Acta Chimica Sinaca and Polymer Chemistry, vice president of Pacific Polymer Federation and subeditor of China Synthetic Rubber Industry. He was an honorary professor of South China University of Technology and had been hired as adjunct professor by University of Science and Technology of China, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Sun Yat-sen University and South China Normal University in succession. In 1984, he won the title National Expert with Remarkable Contributions. In 1988, he was elected as a member of the national committee of CPPCC and was elected as a member of the National People’s Congress. (Translated by Fangzhou Zhao from the Translation Group of CCMS)


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