16 Notable alumni of
University of Science and Technology of China

The University of Science and Technology of China is 1061st in the world, 230th in Asia, and 20th in China by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 16 notable alumni from the University of Science and Technology of China sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff. 1 individual affiliated with the University of Science and Technology of China won Nobel Prizes in Economics.

  1. Guo Moruo

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    Guo Moruo
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1892-1978 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    anthropologistpoetarchaeologisthistoriantranslator
    Biography

    Guo Moruo, courtesy name Dingtang (鼎堂), was a Chinese archaeologist, historian, poet, politician, and writer.

  2. Jiankui He

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    Jiankui He
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Enrolled in the University of Science and Technology of China
    2002-2006 graduated with bachelor's degree
    Occupations
    biologistbiomedical engineerphysicistgeneticist
    Biography

    He Jiankui is a Chinese biophysics researcher who was an associate professor in the Department of Biology of the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) in Shenzhen, China. Earning his Ph.D. from Rice University in Texas on protein evolution, including that of CRISPR, He learned gene-editing techniques (CRISPR/Cas9) as a postdoctoral researcher at Stanford University in California.

  3. Wang Yang

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    Wang Yang
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Wang Yang is a Chinese politician. He is a member of the Politburo Standing Committee, and Chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. Wang was one of the four Vice Premiers of China in Premier Li Keqiang's Government between 2013 and 2018. Until December 2012, he served as the Communist Party Secretary of Guangdong, the province's top political office. He served as the party secretary of Chongqing, an interior municipality, from 2005 to 2007. Wang also held a seat on the Politburo of the Communist Party of China beginning in 2007.

  4. Fang Zhouzi

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    Fang Zhouzi
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1967-.. (age 54)
    Enrolled in the University of Science and Technology of China
    1985-1990 graduated with Bachelor of Science in biology
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Fang Shimin, better known by his pen name Fang Zhouzi (Chinese: 方舟子; pinyin: Fāng Zhōuzǐ), is a Chinese popular science writer who is primarily known for his campaign against pseudoscience and fraud in China. President and co-director of New Threads, a publication and website that promotes Chinese culture to the general public, Fang's aggressive campaign against allegations of academic fraud has been hotly debated; while Fang's works have appeared in many Chinese publications, various Chinese scholars have accused him of vigilantism and of using populist rhetoric in academic research. In 2019, due to the security fund incident, Fang Zhouzi’s fraud associate Peng Jian lost both cases in the domestic finals. The verdict has been inquired, and the court ruled that Peng Jian will refund 3.1 million donations and interest.

  5. Fang Lizhi

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    Fang Lizhi
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1936-2012 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    physicisthuman rights activistuniversity teacherastrophysicist
    Biography

    Fang Lizhi was a Chinese astrophysicist, vice-president of the University of Science and Technology of China, and activist whose liberal ideas inspired the pro-democracy student movement of 1986–87 and, finally, the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. Because of his activism, he was expelled from the Communist Party of China in January 1987. For his work, Fang was a recipient of the Robert F Kennedy Human Rights Award in 1989, given each year to an individual whose courageous activism is at the heart of the human rights movement and in the spirit of Robert F. Kennedy's vision and legacy. He was elected an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1980, but it was revoked after 1989.

  6. Yang Yuanqing

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    Yang Yuanqing
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurbusinessperson
    Biography

    Yang Yuanqing is a Chinese business executive and philanthropist who is the current chairman and CEO of Lenovo.

  7. Yan Jiaqi

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    Yan Jiaqi
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    political scientistpolitician
    Biography

    Yan Jiaqi is a Chinese political scientist and dissident.

  8. Yu Yang

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    Yu Yang
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    badminton player
    Biography

    Yu Yang is a retired Chinese badminton player specializing in doubles. She is an Olympic Games gold medalist, three time World Champion and four time Asian Champion. Yu was part of the China winning team in four Sudirman Cup, three Uber Cup, two Asian Games, and in a Asia Team Championships.

  9. Xiao-Gang Wen

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    Xiao-Gang Wen
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    physicisttheoretical physicist
    Biography

    Xiao-Gang Wen is a Chinese-American physicist. He is a Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Distinguished Visiting Research Chair at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. His expertise is in condensed matter theory in strongly correlated electronic systems. In Oct. 2016, he was awarded the Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize.

  10. Ya-Qin Zhang

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    Ya-Qin Zhang
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    entrepreneur
    Biography

    Ya-Qin Zhang is a Chinese scientist, technologist and business executive. He is the founder and Chairman of Blue Entropy LLC, a Seattle-based technology consulting firm. He will join Tsinghua University as the Chair Professor of AI Science in July 2020, starting the Tsinghua institute for Advanced Industry Research (AIR) to focus on new technologies for the fourth industrial revolution, such as autonomous driving, AI-IoT, and industrial AI.

  11. Xiao Qiang

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    Xiao Qiang
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    physicistjournalisthuman rights activisttheoretical physicistwriter
    Biography

    Xiao Qiang is the Director and Research Scientist of the Counter-Power Lab, an interdisciplinary faculty-student research group focusing on digital rights and internet freedom, based in the School of Information, University of California, Berkeley. Xiao is an adjunct professor at the School of Information (2012 – present) and the Graduate School of Journalism (2003 - 2011), at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of China Digital Times, a bilingual China news website (2003 - present).

  12. Weinan E

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    Weinan E
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    mathematicianuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Weinan E is a Chinese mathematician. He is known for his work in applied mathematics and machine learning. His academic contributions include novel mathematical and computational results in stochastic differential equations; design of efficient algorithms to compute multiscale and multiphysics problems, particularly those arising in fluid dynamics and chemistry; and pioneering work on the application of deep learning techniques to scientific computing. In addition, he has worked on multiscale modeling and the study of rare events.

  13. Hao Wu

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    Hao Wu
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriterfilm editor
    Biography

    Hao Wu is a Chinese-American film director, producer and writer. Wu was also a blogger known as Tian Yi. He is best known for his feature-length documentary, People's Republic of Desire, winner of the Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 2018 South by Southwest, and All in My Family, a Netflix Original Documentary.

  14. Chuan He

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    Chuan He
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    biochemistgeneticist
    Biography

    Chuan He is a Chinese-American chemical biologist, and is currently the John T. Wilson Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago, and an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. He is best known for his work in discovering and deciphering reversible RNA methylation in post-transcriptional gene expression regulation.

  15. Wang Zhizhen

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    Wang Zhizhen
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    researcherbiophysicist
    Biography

    Wang Zhizhen, also known as Chih-Chen Wang, is a Chinese biophysicist and professor at the Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. She also served as Vice Chairperson of the 11th and 12th Central Committee of the Jiusan Society and Vice Chairperson of the 12th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.

  16. Xincheng Xie

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    Xincheng Xie
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    physicist
    Biography

    Xincheng Xie is a professor of physics and Dean, School of Physics, Peking University.