Weimin Yang, professorate senior engineer and PhD advisor, graduated from Nanjing University in 1994 with a doctor’s degree in physical-chemistry. After graduation he joined Sinopec Shanghai Research Institute of Petrochemical Technology, and his main research areas are green chemical novel materials and new process technology development. In 1998-1999, he was a visiting scholar at Institut des Catalyse, CNRS, France. Currently he is president of Sinopec Shanghai Research Institute of Petrochemical Technology and director of the State Key Laboratory of Green Chemical Engineering and Industrial Catalysis, and he is a Fellow of the Chemical Industry and Engineering Society of China. He has won the Second Prize of the State Technological Invention Award, the Second Prize of the State Scientific and Technological Progress Award, the China Patent Gold Award, and the First prize of Shanghai Municipal Scientific and Technological Progress Award. He has been honored with the Second China National Innovation Award, the Industry Innovation Award of the Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation and the Hou Debang Chemical Industry Science and Technology Achievement Award. He has published 160 papers, and as the first named inventor he has been granted 53 Chinese patents and 21 international patents.