Male, born in 1952, of Han nationality, native of Shanghai Municipality.
Vice-chairman of the 11th CPPCC National Committee, chairman of the Central Committee of China Zhi Gong Party (China Public Interest Party) and Minister of Science and Technology.
1969-1975 Working in Sandao People's Commune of Yanji county, Jilin Province
1975-1978 Student in the Northeast Forestry University
1978-1979 Physics teacher of the Northeast Forestry University
1979-1981 Post-graduate student majoring in Experimental Mechanics at the Institute of Structure Theory of Tongji University in Shanghai, graduated with a master's degree
1981-1985 Teacher at the Photomechanics research team of Mathematics and Mechanics Department of Tongji University
1985-1991 Student at the Clausthal Technical University in Germany, graduated with a Ph. D degree in Mechanical Engineering
1991-2001 Engineer, divison technical manager at Audi Corporation in Germany
2001-2004 Director of the Clean Energy Automotive Engineering Center, dean of School of Automobile, president assistant and vice president of Tongji University
2004-2006 President of Tongji University
2006-2007 Vice chairman of China Zhi Gong Party Central Committee,president of Tongji University
2007 Minister of Science and Technology and vice-chairman of China Zhi Gong Party Central Committee
2007-2008 Chairman of China Zhi Gong Party Central Committee, Minister of Science and Technology
2008- Vice-chairman of the 11th CPPCC National Committee, Chairman of China Zhi Gong Party Central Committee, Minister of Science and Technology
Member of the 10th CPPCC National Committee and its Standing Committee, Vice-chairman of the 11th CPPCC National Committee.