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Prof. Wang Yao

Wang Yao 
Vice President

Born in 1962, PhD, professor, doctoral supervisor, Vice President (leading role of universities or equivalents), member of the CPC Committee and standing committee member of the CPC Committee of Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology; be responsible for affairs concerning the library and information, logistics,  people’s armed forces, defense and assist stability and security. He is in charge of the Department of People’s Armed Forces, Office of Security, School Library as well as Logistics Service Corporation. Contact School or Department:  School of Hydrometeorology and Scholl of Remote Sensing.

                                                                                                  

Educational Background:

From 1978 to 1982, specialized in Mathematics in Harbin Normal University and obtained a BS degree
From 1983 to 1986, specialized in Mathematics in Harbin Normal University and obtained a Master's Degree from Northeast Normal University
From 1995 to1996, served as senior visiting scholar in the Department of Mathematics in Beijing Normal University
From 2000 to 2003, studied at the School of Mathematics in Jilin University and obtained a degree of Doctor of Science
From 2003 to 2005, studied for a postdoctoral degree at the School of Mathematical Sciences in Nankai University
In 2004, received training at a training class for leaders and cadres of universities and colleges at National Educational Administration Institute
In 2009, received training at the Party School of Jiangsu Provincial CPC Committee
In 2010, received training at a teaching management training class for leaders and cadres of universities and colleges of Jiangsu Province in University of Missouri 

                                                                                                  

Work Experience:

From 1997 to 2001, served as Deputy Dean of the Department of Mathematics, secretary of General Party Branch and member of the CPC Committee of Anshan Normal University
From 2001 to 2005, served as standing committee member of the CPC Committee and Vice President of Anshan Normal University
From 2006 to 2007, served as Deputy Secretary of the CPC Committee and President of Nanjing Xiaozhuang University
From 2007 to 2008, served as leader of the Central Doctoral Service Group to Ningxia, party member and Deputy Director-general (leading role of departments or equivalents )of the Department of Education, Ningxia Autonomous Region  
From 2008 till now, has been serving as Vice President (leading role of universities or equivalents) and member and standing committee member of the CPC Committee of Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology 

                                                                                                  

Social Appointments:

Evaluation Expert of National Natural Science Foundation
Evaluation Expert of the Ministry of Education for the Undergraduate Teaching Work of Institutions of Higher Learning
Standing Director of Higher Education Management & Research Council of Chinese Education Society
Director of Mathematics Specialty Committee of China Higher Education Society
Director of Jiangsu Mathematics Society  
Deputy to the 12th Nanjing Municipal People’s Congress of CPC

                                                                                                  

Honorary Titles:

In 1994, won the Prize of Zeng Xianzi Education Foundation for Excellent Teachers of Higher Education Institutions by the National Education Commission
In 2000, won the titles of Excellent Young- and Middle -aged Backbone Teachers of Regular Higher Education Institutions in Liaoning Province, and Top-notch Professionals of Anshan
In 2001, selected into the “Millions of Talents Project” of Liaoning Province for training
In 2003, won the title of An Ideologically and Politically Advanced Worker of Higher Education Institutions in Liaoning Province
In 2004, won the title of An Excellent Scientific and Technological Worker in Liaoning Province, with special government allowances
In 2005, entitled as one of the first batch of academic and technological leaders in Anshan
In 2007, entitled as one of young- and middle -aged technological leaders in the “333 High-level Talents Training Program” of Jiangsu Province

                                                                                                  

Research Fields:

Having been engaged in the teaching and research of algebra, and having taught such courses as the basic course for undergraduate students Advanced Algebra, the specialized core course Modern Algebra and tutorial for postgraduate entrance examination Selected Teaching of Advanced Algebra, etc. successively, and taught postgraduate students such specialized courses as Abstract Algebra, Rings and Algebras, Rings and Categories of Modules, Homological Algebra and Matrix Theory, instructed and graduated dozens of postgraduate students.


Having published academic works such as Rings and Categories of Modules (Science Press), Modern Algebra, Advanced Algebra and Review and Research of Advanced Algebra, published over 90 academic papers on such domestic and foreign academic periodicals as Science in China, Comm. Algebra, Czech. Math. J., Algebra Colloquium and Acta Mathematica Sinica, etc., and scored a series of research achievements in the structural theory of graded rings; having completed 6 provincial natural science foundation projects and 3 subprojects of national natural science foundation projects; having won the Prize of Liaoning Department of Education for Progress in Science and Technology, and the Second Prize for Youth Science and Technology in Liaoning Province successively.