Professor Li Jinghai – President
NSFC (China National Natural Science Foundation of China), China

Professor Jinghai Li was appointed as President of NSFC in February 2018.

Professor Li obtained his Ph.D. from the CAS (Chinese Academy of Sciences) Institute of Process Engineering (IPE) in 1987 and served as assistant professor, associate professor, professor, vice director, director of IPE and Vice President of CAS in succession.

Professor Li holds memberships from CAS, TWAS (The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World) and STWA (Swiss Academy of Engineering), Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) and is the Vice Chairman of China Association of Science and Technology.