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Review Committee

Chairman

Jiming WANG

Academician, Chinese Academy of Engineering Former President, Sinopec

Xuhong QIAN

President and Deputy Party Chief of ECNU

Haijun WU

Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Co., Ltd. Chairman, Secretary of Party Committee

Xunfeng LIU

Shanghai Huayi Group Corporation Limited Chairman of Board

Zhong XIN

ECUST Professor, Vice-principal of ECUST

vice chairman

Ting Yang

Deputy director of China National Chemical Economic and Technical Development Center Secretary General of Chemical Park Working Committee of CPCIF

Weimin YANG

President of Sinopec Shanghai Research Institute of Petrochemical Technology

Liangru YU

Party group member and vice chairman of Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Administration Committee

Jinhua HOU

Party group member and vice chairman of Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Administration Committee

Bin ZHU

Party group member and vice chairman of Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Administration Committee

Chun ZHANG

Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Development Company,President

Yang YANG

Senior Trade Advisor Industries & Cleantech, Business France Shanghai

Hugo DELISEEN

Brightlands Chemelot Campus Business Development Manager, startup companies

Ximin HUANG

Deputy Innovation Director, Special Assistant of Water CEO SUEZ Asia

Holly LEI

President Covestro China

member

Nanliang CHEN

Vice President of Donghua University

Xiangyu HUANG

Vice President of the SINOPEC Shanghai Petrochemical Company

Xuhai TAO

Director&Deputy General Manager of Sinopec Shanghai Gaoqiao Petrochemical Co., Ltd.

Xinyuan ZHU

Dean of Office of Research Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Yong LUO

General Manager of the Department of Science Technology of Shanghai Huayi (Group) Company

Jinguo ZHAI

General Manager of Shanghai Research Institute of Chemical Industry Co., Ltd (SRICI)

Chengchang JI

Director of transformation center of science and technology achievement in Donghua University

Wenlei CAO

Deputy Chief Engineer, Sinopec Shanghai Gaoqiao Petrochemical Co., Ltd.

Scott ZHANG

President, Honeywell China

Caiguo GONG

Chairman ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Research & Development Co., Ltd.& Manager Asia Pacific Research & Operations

Dongqi HU

General Manager of LANXESS (Changzhou) Co., Ltd, Director of Innovation & Technology, LANXESS Greater China

Ray WANG

Business Development Manager for Asia for Sasol Co. Ltd.

Lane DING

Vice President APAC Region, Huntsman Advanced Materials

Zhiming HUANG

Vice President, Business Development of Honeywell China

Yun CHEN

Head of Covestro Integrated Site Shanghai

Jinqiu CHEN

Senior Vice President of Operations & Site Management, Greater China Region General Manager of Evonik Specialty Chemicals (Shanghai) Co., Ltd

Javier NIETO

General Manager Cepsa Chemical Shanghai

Yanchao ZHAO

Red Avenue New Materials Group, Vice President

Frank CHEN

Operation Head,BASF

Erning CAO

Investment Director, Evonik Venture Capital

Howard HUANG

SABIC Ventures APAC focal person

Li LI

Investment Director, BASF

Edward YU

Head of Private Enterprise, Eastern and Western China

Guo JI

Manager, Venture&Business Development, Dow Chemical(China)Investment Co.,Ltd.

William FENG

Partner, AMPOWER Capital

Qing QIN

Partner, ICY Capital

Gang LV

Partner, Longwater Capital

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Jiming WANG

Academician, Chinese Academy of Engineering Former President, Sinopec

Born in June 1942 Shanghai, Wang Jiming graduated from petroleum refining major of East China College of Chemical Engineering (now East China University of Science and Technology) in September 1964. Wang is academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering and expert in petroleum refining, petrochemical engineering and project management. Having worked as chairman and general manager of Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Company, vice president of Sinopec Group, and vice chairman and president of Sinopec Company, Wang is now senior member of Sinopec Science and Technology Department, special vice president of China Enterprise Confederation, president of China Business Council for Sustainable Development, and honorary president of China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation.

In the petrochemical engineering practices, Wang came up with management concepts, approaches and models suitable for China. Wang also facilitated the cooperation and promotion of large cracking furnace and isolation techniques between China and foreign countries, organized key equipment domesticization, realized the first industrial application of domestic pyrolysis gas compressor, propylene and ethylene compressor, hydrogenation reactor etc., and pioneered domestic technique kit in large petrochemical projects.

 

Xuhong QIAN

president and deputy Party chief of ECNU

QIAN Xuhong was born in 1962 and a native of Baoying County in East China’s Jiangsu Province. Qian is the 8th president of  ECNU. He is a Changjiang Scholar – China’s highest academic award issued to an individual in higher education, chief scientist of the National Basic Research Priorities Program (also known as the 973 Program), an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), an adviser of the Department of Chemical Sciences of the National Natural Science Foundation, a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry of the United Kingdom, chairman of the Asian Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering (APCCHE), and academic ambassador of AVH (meaning the Humboldt Foundation) of Germany.

Education & Work Experience

Qian received a bachelor’s degree at East China University of Chemical Technology, predecessor of East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST), in 1982 and a Ph. D. in engineering at the same university in 1988. He was an associate researcher with the Lamar University of the United States from 1989 to 1990 and an AVH postdoctor at the University of Würzburg from 1990 to 1991. He returned to China and started his career as a teacher at ECUST in 1992. Until 2000, he had been a lecturer, associate professor and professor, and took the posts as director of the Fine Chemical Department, head of the Pharmaceutical Chemical Institute, and president assistant. He acted as vice president of the university from 1996 to 2000. He was hired as Changjiang Scholar Distinguished Professor by Dalian University of Technology from 2000 to 2004. He was sworn in as president of ECUST in July 2004 and had been at the helm until March 2015. He was elected to be a CAE academician in 2011. He was a Shanghai lawmaker from 2007 to 2017. He resigned as ECUST president in April 2015 to focus on research before being transferred to take office as president and deputy Party chief of ECNU in January this year.

Academic Background

Qian has been specializing in eco-friendly pesticides and functional dyes research and application. He has successfully developed key green efficient preparation technologies, including polyfluoro aromatic acid — a core intermediate of floxacin, eco-friendly pesticides such as paramonitrite heterocyclic nicotine insecticides and perfluoroalkoxy plant health activators that create a new mechanism and possess a unique performance, as well as heterocyclic fluorescent dyes such as naphthalimide that realizes the integration of  molecular recognition sensing and detection and separation. He also proposed and implemented concepts and methods of chemical biotechnology and engineering.

Qian’s honors include three first prizes of the Ministry of Education Science and Technology Progress Award, a first prize of Shanghai Natural Science Award, and a second prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award for his role as first accomplisher of the award-winning projects. He held China patents for more than 20 inventions with him as the first and second inventor and 15 international patents granted by the United States, Japan and European countries. He has had 350-plus articles published with more than 8,000 citations. Ten of his representing articles recorded over 2,500 citations.

Haijun WU

Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Co., Ltd. Chairman, Secretary of Party Committee

Wu Haijun, a professor-level senior engineer, graduated from East China Institute of Chemical Technology (which is now named as East China University of Science and Technology) in 1984 with major in chemical engineering. In 1997, he obtained the MBA degree from China Europe International Business School.

He is currently a member of the 13th Shanghai CPPCC, Chairman and Party Secretary of Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Co., Ltd., also the Chairman of Shanghai Chemical Industrial Park Development Co., Ltd., and Director of Shanghai Secco Petrochemical Co., Ltd. He is also the President of Shanghai Petroleum Association,and Chairman of the Presidium  of Shanghai Federation of Economic Organizations (SFEO ).

Xunfeng LIU

Shanghai Huayi Group Corporation Limited Chairman of Board

Liu Xunfeng was born in May 1965 in Hanshan, Anhui Province. He received his Bachelor and Master degree in chemical engineering from East China Institute of Chemical Technology (currently East China University of Science and Technology), EMBA degree from China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), and Ph.D. degree in management from Xi’an Jiaotong University. He also received the title of professor-level senior engineer.

Liu Xunfeng started his career as a technician at Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Company Limited in July 1989. Later on, he had successively held the posts of engineer and deputy chief engineer of aromatics plant, deputy chief engineer of ethylene plant, vice director of Investment and Engineering Department of Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Company, assistant general manager and deputy general manager of Shanghai Petrochemical Company.

Later on, he was appointed as board member and deputy general manager of Shanghai SECCO Petrochemical Company Limited, and then board member and deputy general manager of Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Development Company Limited. Thereafter, he was elected as chairman of board of Shanghai Chlor-Alkali Chemical Co., Ltd, and President and board member of Shanghai Huayi (Group) Company. Currently Dr. Liu Xunfeng is chairman of board of Shanghai Huayi (Group) Company, chairman of board of Shanghai Huayi Group Corporation Limited, vice chairman of board of Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Development Company Limited. He also serves as president of Shanghai Society of Advanced Materials, vice chairman of the board of East China University of Science and Technology. He was honored as the 2nd session of Shanghai Municipal Industrial and Commercial Leader, 2018 Shanghai Outstanding Entrepreneur.

Zhong Xin Profile

ECUST Professor, Vice-principal of ECUST

Present OccupationECUST  Professor, Vice-principal of ECUST, Member of the Standing Committee of ECUST Communist Party. Shanghai Key Laboratory of Multiphase Materials Chemical Engineering, Chairman.

Additional PostDeputy Chairman of CIESC, Deputy Director of Ministry of Higher Education Teaching Steering Committee of Ministry of Education, Director of Chinses Chemical Engineering Professional Master’s Training Collaboration Group, Deputy Chairman of Education Association of China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation. Deputy Chairman of Shanghai New Materials Society. <Higher Education in Chemical Engineering>, Editor-in-Chief.

Major in research of materials chemical industry and energy chemical industry. Focus on regulation of crystallization process of polyolefin, preparation technology and application of functional spherical silicone material with micro (nano) meter size, preparation of nucleating agent and antioxidant for polyolefin, nucleation mechanism and kinetics of nucleation crystallization, basic and application of biodiesel, SNG and other related research. Presided over the completion of more than 30 scientific research projects for State Scientific and Technological Commission, general and key projects of National Natural Science Foundation, 863 Project, Sinopec. More than 30 patent applications. 7 scientific and technological progress awards (provincial and ministerial level, First Prize of Shanghai Technical Invention Award in 2013 ). Outstanding Teacher Award of BAOSTEEL (2007)Teaching Achievement Award (above provincial level): First Prize (provincial level, 4 awards), Special Award for Teaching Achievement (Shanghai, 2018), First Prize of National Teaching Achievement (2009), Second Prize (2018). Shanghai Outstanding Discipline Leader Program (Selected, 2010). Shanghai Leading Talent Program (Selected, 2013). State Special Allowance.

Published 7 monographs (Editor-in-Chief) including <Chemical Engineering and Technology> (Science Press, 2007), <Fine Organic Chemicals Preparation Manual> (Science and Technical Documentation Press, 3.2 million words), <Material Additive Chemistry> (Chemical Industry Press, 430,000 words), <Controlled Crystallization of Polymers Based on Small Molecular> (2017), 2 English monographs (Participants). Published over 400 journals in AICHE J., Chemical Engineering Science, IEC&R, Polymer, Langmuir, JPS, CIESC Journal. Instructed over 100 doctor and master.

杨挺

中国石油和化学工业联合会化工园区工作委员会秘书长
中国化工经济技术发展中心副主任

杨挺,教授级高级工程师,现任中国石油和化学工业联合会化工园区工作委员会秘书长,中国化工经济技术发展中心副主任。长期从事化工园区规划建设管理、石油化工产业规划,工程项目的前期咨询研究,工程项目的建设管理以及石油化工产品市场研究工作。曾牵头组织编制了《化工园区规范发展指导意见》、《绿色石化园区评价通则》、《中国化工园区综合评价指标体系》等多个国内化工园区纲领性文件。承担过国内多个世界级炼油乙烯项目、煤化工项目的前期规划、产品市场研究以及项目管理工作。

近年来,组织编制完成了50多个国家部委课题、百余项大型石化企业发展规划、化工园区总体发展规划、中外合资合作项目前期咨询规划以及近百种石油化工产品市场需求预测、生产技术发展动态研究等工作。作为主要起草人,牵头编制了国内第一项化工园区标准《化工园区公共管廊管理规程》等30余项国家标准的制修订工作。  

杨为民

中国石化上海石油化工研究院院长

杨为民,教授级高级工程师、博士生导师。1994年毕业于南京大学,获物理化学博士学位。之后在中国石化上海石油化工研究院从事绿色化工新材料和新工艺研发。1998-1999年在法国国家科学院催化研究所作访问学者。

现任中国石化上海石油化工研究院院长,绿色化工与工业催化国家重点实验室主任。中国化工学会会士。研究成果先后获得国家技术发明二等奖、国家科技进步二等奖、中国专利金奖、上海市科技进步一等奖等奖项。并获得第二届全国创新争先奖、何梁何利创新奖、侯德榜化工科学技术成就奖等荣誉。发表学术论文160篇,以第一发明人,获授权中国发明专利53件,美国等国外发明专利21件。

Liangru Yu

Party group member and vice chairman of Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Administration Committee
Yu Liangru, born in August 1962 in Ningbo (Zhejiang Province), is Party group member and vice chairman of Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Administration Committee with postgraduate degree and MBA. Mr. Yu has worked as Secretary of Youth League Committee of Shanghai Metallurgy Industry Bureau, deputy director, deputy Party secretary, member of standing committee and director of Publicity Department of Communist Youth League Shanghai Municipal Organization Ministry, Office director and assistant to general manager of Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Development Company, Office director of Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Development Leading Group, Party group member and office director of Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Administration Committee, Party committee member of Shanghai Urban Planning Administration Bureau, party secretary of Shanghai Urban Planning and Design Research Institute etc.

Jinhua HOU

Party group member and vice chairman of Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Administration Committee
Hou Jinhua, born in May 1965 Shanghai, is Party group member and vice chairman of Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Administration Committee with MBA and senior engineer degree. Ms. Hou has worked as assistant researcher, deputy head of Industrial Investment Department of Shanghai Municipal Economy Commission, deputy head and head of Structural Adjustment Promotion Department and head of Industrial Investment Department of Shanghai Municipal Economy and Information Technology Commission.

Bin ZHU

Party group member and vice chairman of Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Administration Committee
Zhu Bin, born in July 1965 Yi County (Anhui Province), is Party group member and vice chairman of Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Administration Committee (SCIPAC) with Master of Science. Mr. Zhu has worked as deputy head and head of Planning, Land and Construction Department, and head of Environment Protection Office of SCIPAC etc.

Chun ZHANG

President, Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Development Co., Ltd.
Mr. Zhang has been serving as the president of Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Development Co., Ltd. (SCIPDC) since 2015. He is in charge of operation and management of SCIPDC. It was 2003 when Mr. Zhang started his work on development and construction of Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP) as vice president of SCIPDC. From then on, he was responsible for infrastructure construction, investment attraction and operation management of SCIP etc. Before coming to SCIP, Mr. Zhang worked as chief engineer and deputy general manager of Sinopec Shanghai GAOQIAO Petrochemical Co., Ltd. Mr. Zhang graduated with a Master’s Degree from Department of Chemical Engineering of East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST) in 1986. He then obtained his Doctorate in Chemical Engineering in 2001. Mr. Zhang also works as a board member of ECUST.

张 淳

上海化学工业区发展有限公司 总经理

张淳先生自2015年起正式担任上海化学工业区发展有限公司总经理,负责公司的日常经营管理。2003年起参与上海化工区的开发建设,担任上海化学工业区发展有限公司副总经理,负责园区工程建设、招商引资及经营管理等工作。

在加入上海化工区之前,张淳先生长期在中国石化上海高桥公司任职,曾任总工程师、副总经理。张淳先生于1986年毕业于华东理工大学化学工程系,获得硕士学位,2001年获得工学博士学位。张淳先生同时兼任华东理工大学董事会成员之职。

Yang YANG

Senior Trade Advisor Industries & Cleantech, Business France Shanghai
Ms Yang Yang joined Business France, in 2006. She was appointed as Senior Trade Advisor Industries & Cleantech Department for Business France in Shanghai in September 2014. With more than 10 years of experience and her knowledge of Chinese industry market, she is committed to helping France’s companies to find commercial/technical/industrial partners in China, promoting the image of France as business and innovation country. Ms Yang holds a master’s degree in management from University of Picardie Jules Verne in France.

Hugo Delissen

Business Development Manager, startup companies
Hugo is an experienced professional in BD and has let various programs to guide startups, help them grow and bind them to our chemistry & materials ecosystem.

Ximin HUANG

Deputy Innovation Director, Special Assistant of Water CEO SUEZ Asia

Ms. Ximin Huang is currently Deputy Innovation director of SUEZ Asia since 2015. In this position, she is fully responsible for managing all innovation and R&D activities in SUEZ Asia, including internal innovation and external open innovation partnership and expert network platform. From 2017, she also taken a role as special assistant to Water Asia CEO for comprehensive coordination on complex projects and internal management.

Ms. Ximin Huang has owned rich professional experience in water and environment fields. Her career in SUEZ began in 2008 where she held management positions in different functions. Apart from 12 years’ service in SUEZ, in China and Europe, she also has working experience in 3 other famous international environment groups (Veolia, Saur, Abengoa).

Ms. Ximin Huang has 3 master’s degree on Environment resources management & Urban planning, Water & Environment Engineering and Business Administration from Hohai University, ENSIL, and Tsinghua University.

Holly LEI

President Covestro China

Holly Lei has taken over as President of Covestro China based in Shanghai, effective July 1, 2019. With more than 20 years of experience in cross-cultural management around the world, Lei is the first local female leader for this position.

With a strong technical background in chemical engineering and material science, Lei started her career at Bayer MaterialScience (the predecessor company of Covestro) in 1999 as a technical representative, and has since held various management positions of increasing responsibilities focusing on sales, technical service and R&D in Greater China and the APAC region. As a seasoned leader strong at managing dispersed teams, she devoted her cross-industry insights and customer centric mindset to develop focus industries for Covestro’s Business Unit Polycarbonates in Greater China and the APAC region.

In her role as Global Head of Electrical, Electronics & Appliances (EE&A), BU Polycarbonates, Lei helped Covestro strengthen its industrial leadership by enhancing the global CMF (Color, Materials and Finishing) capabilities, transforming Covestro from a material supplier to an innovation partner.

Apart from her business success, Lei is also an affectionate people leader and excels at fostering an environment that allows people to flourish and develop to their fullest potential. As an avid ambassador of diversity and inclusion, she is actively involved in promoting equality in the workplace in Covestro Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Council.

Lei holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Dalian University of Technology in China and a master’s degree in material science from Université de Sherbrooke in Canada. She has also received executive training at INSEAD Business School in France. Lei is married with a grown-up son.

Lei is also a board member of the Shanghai Chapter of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, and Vice Chairman of the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park International Experts’ Consultancy Forum. 

Nanliang CHEN

Vice President of Donghua University

Prof. Dr. Nanliang Chen, male, is tutor for doctor degree, vice president of donghua university.

Prof. Chen is the director of Engineering research center of technical textile, ministry of educatio; Director of Expert Technical Committee of China Knitting Industry Association; Vice-Chairman of Expert Committee of China Industrial Textile Industry Association; Vice-Chairman of China Industrial Textile Association; Vice-Chairman of China Knitting Industry Association; Member of Academic Committee of China Textile Engineering Association.

He is mainly engaged in research and development of industrial textiles and textile structural composites, has outstanding achievements and a very in-depth research foundation in high performance fiber special knitting technology and product development. He has won the 7th National Excellent Scientific and Technological Workers, the State Council Special Allowance, the Shanghai May 1st Labor Medal, the Shanghai Dawning Scholar, the Shanghai Excellent Academic Leader, the Shanghai Leading Talents, the Top Ten Persons in Shanghai Education News, the Special Teacher Award of Textile Light, the Shanghai Excellent Team for Scientific and Technological Innovation, China Leaders in the textile industry, academic leaders in China’s textile industry, top 10 News Persons in China textile and garment industry, etc.

So far, Professor Chen has undertaken and participated in the complete project commissioned by the state, provincial and enterprise for more than 90. Include one “national key R&D program of China”, one “national science and technology support project”, one “863” preparatory project, two “973” project, two subproject of “921-3 project” two “Commission of science and Technology and Industry for National Defence project”. Professor Chen has awarded two second prize of National scientific and technological progress, second prize of National education achievement; six first prize, five second prize and three third prize of the provincial scientific and technological progress. Many achievements as key technical materials and key technical products have been successfully applied to some spacecraft of Tiangong-1, Tiangong-2, Tianzhou-1, Beidou Navigation Satellite and Tiantong-1 Satellite. The developed biomedical textiles have reached the international advanced level, and some project achievements have been put into clinical application. He has published more than 150 papers, of which including more than 40 EI and SCI, edited seven materials and monographs. He owns 40 inventive patents.

Xiangyu HUANG

Vice President of the SINOPEC Shanghai Petrochemical Company
Huang Xiangyu, aged 52, is serving as the Vice President of the SINOPEC Shanghai Petrochemical Company. Mr. Huang joined the Complex in 1992. He served as Chief Engineer of Acrylic Business Unit and the Director of the Acrylic Fiber Research Institute and Chief Engineer of the Acrylic Fiber Department and Deputy Chief Engineer of the SPC. Mr. Huang graduated from the Organic Chemical Major of School of Chemical Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering in July 1990. He obtained a master’s degree in Engineering from Donghua University in May 2004. He graduated from Polymeric Chemistry and Physics Major of Fudan University with a doctor’s degree in Engineering in June 2013. He is a senior engineer by professional title.

Xuhai TAO

Director&Deputy General Manager of Sinopec Shanghai Gaoqiao Petrochemical Co., Ltd.

Director&Deputy General Manager of Sinopec Shanghai Gaoqiao Petrochemical Co., Ltd

Member of the Party Committee

Professor Level Senior Engineer

Government Special Allowance in 2008

Advanced Worker in Technological Innovation of Shanghai Enterprise In 2001

SINOPEC Section Chief and Management Expert with Outstanding Contributions

Xinyuan ZHU

Dean of Office of Research Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Xinyuan Zhu received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees at Donghua University and obtained his Ph.D. degree at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Following academic appointments at the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering in Shanghai Jiao Tong University (1997–2003), he joined the BASF research laboratory at the Institut de Science et d’Ingénierie Supramoléculaires in Strasbourg as a post-doctoral researcher. He became a full professor for Polymer Science and Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2005, and was promoted as a distinguished professor in 2011. He serves currently as the Dean of Office of Research Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Prof. Zhu focuses his scientific interests on the controlled preparation and biomedical applications of functional materials. His main contributions include: developing many new synthesis methodologies to hyperbranched polymers and constructing various functionalized materials for bioapplications; opening new interdisciplinary application fields to hyperbranched polymers, especially fields combining these polymers with biological medicine; discovering a fluorescent phenomenon of non-conjugated polymers upon the aggregation and developing an emission enhancement strategy of star conjugated polymers through unimolecular micellization; proposing new concepts of carrier-free nano-drug delivery systems and small molecule based nano-drug delivery systems, and then transferring them from laboratory to clinic. He maintains a 50-member interdisciplinary research group, and keeps a vigorous partnership with diverse industries, including BASF, Dow, 3M, Unilever, Evonik, Axalta, Bayer, Toray, and Johnson & Johnson. He has over 30 patents in the field of macromolecular science and engineering, and has published more than 340 papers. Among them, many works are highlighted by Nature, Nature Materials, ACS, RSC, Wiley, and other scientific journals or journal web sites. He has received many honors in his field of polymer science, including Yokoyama Award (2004), CAIA Award (2004), Fok Ying Tung Foundation (2007), the Shanghai Award for Natural Science (2007), the National Award for Natural Science (2009), China National Funds for Distinguished Young Scientists (2010), Cheung Kong Scholar Chair Professor (2019).

Yong LUO

General Manager of the Department of Science Technology of Shanghai Huayi (Group) Company

Luo Yong was born in 1974, received doctoral degree in 2002 from East China University of Science and Technology. He is the general manager of the department of science technology of Shanghai Huayi (Group) Company, professor, postdoctoral and postgraduate tutor, deputy director of national key Lab of polyolefins catalytic technique and high performance materials, deputy director of national isotope engineering technology research center- Shanghai subcenter. editorial board member of “Fine chemiclas” , “: Chemical Industry and Engineering Progress”, “Journal of isotopes”,et al. He was honored the first prize of scientific and technological progress, second prize of technological invention of Shanghai municipality, Outstanding contribution award of Youth Science and technology of China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation, excellent technical leader of Shanghai, Innovation Award of Hou Debang Chemical Technology of China Chemical Society, special government allowance of the State Council, leading talents of Shanghai and so on.

He worked on industrial catalysis and functional material with rich experience in technology development, undertook over 40 scientific research projects, applied for more than 50 invention patents, published more than 90 papers (over 30 coverd by SCI/EI) , and guided 18 postdoctoral and postgraduate in his research field.

Jinguo ZHAI

General Manager of Shanghai Research Institute of Chemical Industry Co., Ltd (SRICI)

Professor Zhai Jinguo is general manager of Shanghai Research Institute of Chemical Industry Co., Ltd (SRICI), graduate supervisor, national outstanding expert receiving government special allowance, specialist of China Chemical Industry Association, vice director of Filtration and Separation Engineering Research Center of National Petroleum and Chemical Industry as well as National Technical Research and Promotion Center for High-Efficiency Separation Column Packings and Units, editorial board of several flagship journals. Professor Zhai have been awarded many honors, including the 1st prize of Science and Technology Progress, 2nd prize of Technological Innovation of China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation, Shanghai eminent technical leader, Leading Talents of Shanghai, Youth Technology Star of Hou Debang Chemical Technology and so on.

Professor Zhai’s research focuses on chemical apparatus design and manufacture, chemical separation engineering, functional materials research and development, evaluation and appraisal of large-scale engineering project. He has excellent both academic and industrial achievements, undertook nearly 20 scientific research projects, issued more than 30 patents, published more than 30 papers in his research field, developed environmental-friendly halogen-free flame retardant materials which reached national highest flame retardant level of polyurethane materials, developed precise distillation technology and devices to successfully overcome pain point of green development and significantly reduce production costs.

Additionally, he has rich experience in enterprise management and investment with respect to science and technology innovation projects. As the chairman of Changfeng Huixin Investment Co., Ltd, he has invested 8 companies in recent 2 years, one of which has successfully listed on the science and technology innovation board, and the other 2 have entered the pre-IPO.

Chengchang JI

Director of transformation center of science and technology achievement in Donghua University

Chengchang Ji, male, born in 1964, Doctor of engineering, Professor, Doctoral supervisor. Shuguang Scholar of Shanghai, Director of transformation center of science and technology achievement in Donghua University. He obtained bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in Tsinghua University and doctor’s degree in Shanghai Jiaotong University. He has long term research experience in new material development, composite materials and equipment technology research. In recent years, He has presided over and participated in more than 10 projects, including Shanghai Shuguang project, 863 project, National Natural Science Foundation project, Shanghai key scientific and technological research project, and national key R&D plan. He has won 2 Second Class Prizes of The State Scientific and Technological Progress Awards, 5 Provincial and Ministerial Science and Technology Awards. He has published more than 70 papers in academic journals at home and abroad, and authorized more than 30 invention patents.

Wenlei CAO

Deputy Chief Engineer, Sinopec Shanghai Gaoqiao Petrochemical Co., Ltd.

Cao Wenlei, male, graduated from Shanghai East China University of Science and Technology in July 1995 with a master’s degree in engineering, is currently employed by Sinopec Shanghai Gaoqiao Petrochemical Co., Ltd. as deputy chief engineer, director of technical quality department and senior engineer, specialized in petroleum processing.

Honors of recent years

SINOPEC Advanced Individual in Carbon Asset Management in 2015

SINOPEC Experts with Outstanding Contribution in 2016

State Council Government Special Allowance in 2018

Scott ZHANG

President, Honeywell China

Scott Zhang was appointed President of Honeywell China on Nov. 1, 2019. He will be responsible for executing Honeywell’s business objectives in the company’s single largest country market outside the U.S.

In the past four year, as President of Honeywell Technology Solutions (HTS), he has been leading the 7,000-people engineering, technology research and development (RD&E) resources of Honeywell across its centers in India, China, Mexico and the Czech Republic to support the company growth, especially in high growth regions (HGRs).

Scott is responsible for building the structure and strategy to grow HTS, leveraging the organization’s scale, footprint and software depth to create a unique and innovative portfolio that includes new product development, software as a service, and engineering solutions to enable Honeywell’s breakthrough growth and meet the needs of its global base.

Before his current role, Scott served as Vice President and General Manager of Asia for Honeywell’s Performance Materials and Technologies (PMT) group, where he tripled the revenue and expanded the Asia businesses with an R&D center, 10 production facilities (including four joint ventures) and 19 commercial offices.

Prior to that, Scott worked for Honeywell UOP for 18 years, where he gained extensive experience in research, technology, commercial and new business development. As the chief representative of UOP in China, he maintained UOP’s status as a preferred vendor and trusted partner for key Chinese refiners, while expanded the business to the private sector. He introduced new Methanol-to-Olefins (MTO) and OleflexTM propylene dehydrogenation technologies to China to address feedstock challenges and meet the growing demand for light olefins.

Scott graduated from Shanghai Jiaotong University with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. He earned a master’s degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He also earned an M.B.A. from the Kellogg – HKUST Executive MBA program. Scott is the author of several US patents, technical papers and presentations.

Caiguo GONG

Chairman ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Research & Development Co., Ltd.& Manager Asia Pacific Research & Operations

Currently, Mr. Gong is Chairman of ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Research & Development Co., Ltd and Manager of Asia Pacific Research & Operations.

Mr. Gong graduated as Ph.D, (Doctor), Chemistry at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA in 1997. He earned two-year Post- Doctor Research Fellow at University of California at Berkeley, USA from 1998 to 2000. In 2004, he graduated with Master of Business Administration from Rice University, USA.

Mr. Gong joined ExxonMobil as Research Scientist in 2000 and has had various roles in Technology, Planning and Marketing in Northen America. From 2007 to 2009, he was assigned to China as Asia Pacific Polyolefin Product Technology Manager, Shanghai Technology Center Project Executive, leading the team in building Shanghai Technology Center. In Sept 2009, Mr. Gong returned to ExxonMobil USA as Global Technology Planning Manager, leading a team in developing chemical technology strategy and managing technology budget and major projects. After that, he was assigned for developing new product strategy, designing a new organization for new business growth, and then led a global product research and development organization.

In June 2019, Mr. Gong was appointed his current position as Chairman of ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Research & Development Co., Ltd., based in Shanghai. In this role, he is leading all research & development activities in the region and managing the operation of Shanghai Technology Center and Banglore R&D Technology Center.

Dongqi HU

General Manager of LANXESS (Changzhou) Co., Ltd, Director of Innovation & Technology, LANXESS Greater China

Dr.Hu Dongqi started his theoretical physics study at the University of Science & Technology of China in 1978 and awarded by the Chinese National Ministry of Education for study in Germany in 1980.

He received his undergraduate and PhD in Chemistry from the University Heidelberg in 1990 and awarded with postdoc fellowship of the German Research Foundation (DFG) in Stanford University USA in 1991/1992.

He joined Bayer in 1993 and held different positions in R&D, Marketing and Production. In 1997, he was transferred to Wuxi to start a green- field plant- Bayer (Wuxi) Leather Chemical Co., Ltd.

From 2003 to April of 2019, he was the General Manager of the LANXESS (Wuxi) High Performance Composite Materials Co.,Ltd. In 2010, he took over the position as the Managing Director of LANXESS (Changzhou) Co., Ltd. In 2013, Dongqi Hu was appointed Director of Innovation & Technology, LANXESS Greater China in addition to his roles in Changzhou and Wuxi.

Dr.Hu Dongqi now is the Managing Director of LANXESS (Changzhou) Co., Ltd. and Director of Innovation & Technology, LANXESS Greater China.

Ray WANG

Business Development Manager for Asia for Sasol Co. Ltd.

Ray Wang graduated with a Ph.D degree in Materials Science from Virginia Tech in United States. Dr. Wang has worked in both National Energy Technology Laboratory and multi-national corporations. Dr. Wang has a wide range of research interests from physical chemistry to industrial manufacturing, especially in chemical and energy technologies. In the past 10 years, Dr. Wang did research including clean coal technologies, natural gas hydrate, enhanced oil recovery and shale gas recovery. Dr. Wang has experience from technology development to commercialization.  Ray was invited to give trainings at energy workshops jointly held by US Trade and Development Agency and National Energy Administrative of China. Dr. Ray Wang has much experience in managing overseas / cross-culture joint venture company. Ray is currently the business development manager for Asia for Sasol Co. Ltd., focusing on joint venture creation, M&A and new business development in Asia.

In 2016 Dr. Ray Wang was awarded ‘Future Leader of the year – US/China Business Exchange Award’ by the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai. Dr. Wang has also been a guest instructor for Peking University Business School. He is a board member of the ‘Edgar Snow Memorial Foundation’ in United States, dedicated for the exchange of culture, economy and education between US and China. In 2017 Ray received the “Rising Star” award by UK’s Reed Business Information ICIS.

Lane DING

Vice President APAC Region, Huntsman Advanced Materials

After graduated from Tongji University with a master’s degree in Chemistry in 1997, he joined Huntsman Polyurethanes division and started his career with various Commercial functions including Account Manager, Business Development Manager, Sales & Marketing Manager, Commercial Manager etc.  He was promoted to Commercial Director in 2010 and became a member of APAC leadership team.  In 2013, he was appointed Senior Commercial Director, China General Manager, and also Managing Director of Shanghai Huntsman Polyurethanes, a JV between Huntsman and Shanghai Chlor-Alkali. In 2018, he was promoted to Vice President APAC Region of Advanced Materials Division.  Lane also holds an Executive MBA degree from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business.

Zhiming HUANG

Vice President, Business Development of Honeywell China

Zhiming Huang is the Vice President, Business Development of Honeywell China. In this role, Zhiming will drive Honeywell business growth in China, promoting advanced process technology, smart manufacturing solution, safety and environmental technology, and IIOT solutions in new refining and petrochemical project development in China, managing China key corporate strategic accounts and EPC relationships in and emanating from China, and other new opportunity development with major domestic and international companies.  He also will support broader business growth initiatives in Honeywell High Growth Region.

Zhiming joined Honeywell in 2011 as UOP Regional General Manager. Previously he was with Triastoria Group where he served as Executive Vice President.  Prior to that, he worked in Aspen Technology as senior R&D director,  and Greater China Country Manager.  Zhiming holds a Bachelor’s degree of Chemical Engineering from East China University of Science and Technology. He also holds a Master’s degree and Ph.D in Chemical Engineering from the University of Calgary.

Yun CHEN

Head of Covestro Integrated Site Shanghai

Born on January 10th, 1964 in Hunan province, Yun Chen studied chemical engineering at the Beijing Institute of Technology and afterwards at the East China University of Science and Technology in Shanghai followed by a PhD study in organic chemistry at the Technical University of Darmstadt (Germany).

He entered Covestro (Bayer at that time) in 1994 as Lab Manager in Germany and in 1999 became deputy plant manager of Polycarbonates (PCS). In 2001 he was transferred to Shanghai to become plant manager of Polycarbonates BPA/SPC train and in 2008 he became Head of P&T Polycarbonates at Covestro Integrated Site Shanghai. In January 2014, he became the member of BTS Management Committee and Head of BTS Asia.

On January 1st, 2017, Dr. Yun Chen is appointed as the Head of Covestro Integrated Site Shanghai.

Dr. Chen is married and has 2 children.

Jinqiu CHEN

Senior Vice President of Operations & Site Management, Greater China Region General Manager of Evonik Specialty Chemicals (Shanghai) Co., Ltd

Dr. Jinqiu Chen, senior Vice President of Operations & Site Management, Greater China Region, is the General Manager of Evonik Specialty Chemicals (Shanghai) Co., Ltd, and the Site Manager of Evonik Multi-User-Site-China. He is also responsible for ESHQ, Energy and Logistics departments in Greater China Region.

Dr. Jinqiu Chen joined Hüls AG in Marl (one of the predecessors of Evonik Industries AG) as R&D Manager of Latices in 1994. Then he took several management positions in PolymerLatex GmbH. In November 2008, Dr. Jinqiu Chen went back to China as Deputy Operation Director of MATCH Project, Evonik Degussa Specialty Chemicals (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. And then took the position of General Manager and the site manager of Evonik Multi-User-Site-China since March 2010. From January 2020, he also took the position of senior Vice President of Operations & Site Management, Greater China Region.

Dr. Jinqiu Chen studied at Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Jiangnan University and Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica. After getting the scholarship from Ministry of Education, he went to Germany for further study in 1988 and later obtained PhD at Dortmund University.

During Dr. Jinqiu Chen’s working in Shanghai, Evonik Specialty Chemicals (Shanghai) Co., Ltd was awarded twice “China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Responsible Care Best Practice Corporation Award” and “SCIP Safety Production Advanced Unit” for many years. He was also awarded “Director Award” in SCIP for many times.

In 2012, Dr. Jinqiu Chen was awarded “The Magnolia Silver Award”. In 2017, he was awarded “The Magnolia Gold Award”.

Javier NIETO

General Manager Cepsa Chemical Shanghai

Javier Nieto has joined Cepsa in 2005 after having worked for companies like Mobil Oil and Brunel. During his 16 years of experience in Cepsa he has held major commercial and business roles managing Cumene, Phenol, Acetone and Cyclohexane business as well as Supply Chain roles managing Cepsa’s chemical storage terminal, LBC-CEPSA TANK TERMINALS.

Before joining Cepsa Chemical Shanghai, Javier was the General Manager of Cepsa Quimica Netherlands and responsible for the purchase, sales, storage and transportation of 1,500,000 mt of chemicals worldwide.

Javier has lived in different continents and has a broad international experience.

Yanchao ZHAO

Red Avenue New Materials Group, Vice President

He graduated from East China University of Science and Technology in February 2008 with a Ph.D. degree in Materials Science. From 2008 to 2010, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher in the National Key Laboratory of Polymer Materials Engineering CNRS UMR 5223 (Ingénierie des Matériaux Polymères) in France. Since November 2010, he has worked in Red Avenue New Materials Group Co., Ltd., serving as senior R&D engineer, deputy director of R&D and vice president successively.

He has more than 15 years of polymer material research and development experience, mainly focusing on the synthesis and application of phenolic resins for tires and degradable materials and has more than 10 related patents. In 2016, as the main participant, he won the first prize of the 2016 China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation Science and Technology Progress Award with the project “Key Technologies for Industrialization of Functional Resins for Ten Thousand-Tier Tire Industry”

Frank CHEN

Operation Head,BASF

Frank CHEN – Wan Suo, born in Taizhou city, Jiangsu Province on Jun-24, 1976 and graduated from Zhejiang University with Ph. Degree of Chemical Engineering and Technology in 2005, majored in asymmetric organic synthesis, have published lots of papers in the advanced chemistry journals as well as patents granted. After the graduation, Frank joined IFF (International Flavors & Fragrances) as process engineer focused on R&D and product transfer, and in 2007 joined BACC (BASF Advanced Chemicals) as plant manager. Since then, Frank internally transferred to BCCS (BASF Care Chemical), BTW (BASF Taiwan) and BACH (BASF Chemicals) as senior cluster manager, operation head and so on. Frank is familiar with the manufacturing and technology of flavors ingredients, pigment, dyestuff, surfactant, synthetic lubricant, UV-filter and resin etc.

Erning CAO

Investment Director, Evonik Venture Capital

Erning Cao studied Economics in Shanghai University of Finance and Economics with a master degree on business administration and Chinese CPA qualification.

After graduation in 1995 he worked in various finance, business administration functions for Alstom and Siemens in China and Singapore, including as CFO for Siemens JV businesses in China.

Erning Cao joined Evonik in 2008 as Regional Controller for Greater China. Thereafter he took responsibilities as Asia Controller for Business Unit, Global Controller for Business Lines in Germany.

Since early 2018 Erning joined Evonik Venture Capital team as investment director for Asia.

Howard HUANG

SABIC Ventures APAC focal person
SABIC Ventures APAC focal person, responsible for screening and execution of strategic opportunities in the region, focusing on chemicals and new materials in SABIC’s strategic growth areas. He is a PhD of Tsinghua University, and has 20+ years experiences in chemicals and new materials.

Li LI

Investment Director,BASF

Li is responsible for investment for BASF Ventures in China. Li started her career with PwC. She then managed corporate strategy and M&A department for Voith China. Li used to work for SABIC Ventures. She graduated from Fudan University with an Economics major.

Edward YU

Head of Private Enterprise, Eastern and Western China

Edward has more than 23 years experience in providing professional services to those listed companies, state-owned enterprises, multinational companies and private-owned companies. Edward has deep knowledge of accounting regulations and relevant regulatory requirements, including IFRS, PRC Accounting Standards and Hong Kong Listing Rules. Edward has extensive experience in providing IPO and annual audit service and is also experienced in group restructuring, due deligence and M&A.

William FENG

Angel Investor

William Feng is an angel investor who focus on sustainability and impact investment. He is now board director of Vertech Capital, investment partner of Impact Hub Shanghai, startup advisor of Plug and Play China, and was valued as a global shaper by World Economic Forum in 2015 and a Global Sustainability Leader by United People Global in 2019. He is enthusiastic in promotion of impact investment, who has shared his experience and practice with in several business schools and Global Shapers Community. His investment portfolio includes several impact fields such as smart city/fintech/renewable energy/circular economy/sustainable fashion, etc.

Qing QIN

Partner, ICY Capital

Mr.Qin Qing started Youth Capital or YC in 2015, which is the leading VC focusing on touch technology investment in China. As the founding partner of YC, Mr Qin is very enthusiastic about the cutting-edge technology in energy science and environment protection fields. He has helped many great people start their company. Before YC, Mr Qin worked in Tencent and IBD of Orient Securities. In 2010, he joined ICY CAPITAL that was founded by Orient Securities and SHENERGY as industry partner.

Mr.Qin hold bachelor and master degree in material science and engineering in Tsinghua University.