Topic: The Basic Research is Fundamental --- My personal experiences
Speaker: Prof. Yuliang Yang ( Fudan University )
Time: 7:00 pm, April 27 2018, Friday
Venue: The Academic Hall at the
Institute of Elemento-Organic Chemistry
Prof. Dr. Yuliang Yang was born in a poor peasant’s family in Haiyang
county, Zhejiang province. In 1959, he came to Shanghai and had the primer
school education. In 1965, Yang passed the examination and entered one of the
key middle school in Shanghai, Gezhi School. Unfortunately, he only studied in
the middle school for one year due to the Cultural Revolution. In 1968, he
backed to Haiyan, Zhejiang to be a peasant again worked as a peasant,
simultaneously, he worked as a “bare-foot-doctor”.
In 1974, he entered Fudan University as a “worker-peasant-soldier student”
in Department of Chemistry. Afterwards, he continued the education until he
received Ph. D. in 1984. During 1986~1988, he spent two years in Max Planck
Institute for Polymer Research, Germany as a post doctor. After he came back to
China, he became associate professor, full professor of Department of
Macromolecular Science, Fudan University. In 2003, he was elected as a Member
of Chinese Academy of Science.
He has also been the
vice president of Fudan University, the director of the Office of Chinese
Academic Degree, State Council, and president of Fudan University. Now, he is
the director of the Science Education and Popularization Committee, Chinese
Academy of Science.