Place of birth: Shanghai
For the first time more than 50 years in China as Minister appointed official, not consisting in the Communist Party. The new head of the ministry became Wan Gang of Science and Technology.
Born in 1952 in Shanghai. In 1978 he graduated in Harbin (the administrative center of the province of Heilongjiang), Northeast Forestry University. In 1981 he received a master`s degree after the Research Institute of the theoretical building at Tongji University (Shanghai), it continues to work as a researcher. From 1985 to 1991, an internship, and then gets a job in a German Klaustal University of Technology, specialization - engineering. It also acquires a degree of Doctor of Science. From 1991 to 2001 - "Audi" Corporation Engineer Research Department, and then the technical manager of planning and production department.
In April 2001 he was appointed head of the Department of Automotive Engineering of Tongji University, in August of the same year became an assistant to the university president, in June 2003 - Vice-President, in July 2004 - the university president. In December 2006, Vice Chairman of the party Chzhiguandan, which means the pursuit of justice. It is one of China`s eight democratic parties. Wan Gang has one world and two European patents for inventions in the field of design.