born in Huhehot, Intramongolia in China, in 1954, is a professor
of Nankai University. He graduated from University of Science and
Technology of China in 1977. He received his Ph. D. from Himeji
Institute of Technology, Japan, in 1991. Then, he spent about two
years (1991-1992) as postdoctoral fellow at Lanzhou Institute of
Chemical Physics. In 1993, he moved to Nankai University as a professor.
He obtained the support of National Outstanding Youth Fund in 1996,
and is now the specially-appointed professor of "Cheung Kong
Scholars Programme". He has made a great deal of contribution
to the supramolecular chemistry of crown ether, cyclodextrin and
calixarene, and is the contributor of four books and more than 200
articles. He won a second class Award of Natural Science of Chinese
Academy of Science in 1990, a second class Award of Scientific and
Technological Progress of Ministry of Education in 1998, a first
class Award of Natural Science of Tianjin in 2000, and a second
class Award of Natural Science of Ministry of Education in 2002.