Prof. Yang Guoqiang is the Vice-President of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS).
Yang was born in Hubei in 1963. He received his B.Sc. from Peking University in 1985, M. Sc. and Ph.D. from Institute of photographic Chemistry, CAS, in 1988 and 1991. From 1991 to 1996, he worked at Institute of Photographic Chemistry, CAS as the Assistant Professor and associate professor. During 1992-1993 and 1996-1999, he joined Kyoto University and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as a postdoctoral fellow. Since 1999, he worked at Institute of Chemistry, CAS as professor. Prof. Yang now serves as theDeputy Director of the Institute of Chemistry, CAS, and Vice-President of UCAS.
His research interests include: photo-functional materials, electronic structure of the luminescent materials, novel fluorescent probes, environmental effects and high pressure on the luminescent properties of the material and high resolution photoresist. He published 181 research papers and applied 15 patents in China, USA and Japan.