In October 2016, Wang Yuan is hereby conferred the title of honourary research fellow by SISS
Wang Yuan is a doctor in economics, a research fellow and Standing Vice President of Chinese Academy of Science and Technology for Development granted with the special government allowance of the State Council. His main research fields are industrial economy, science and technology policy and strategy. He was Deputy Director of the Team for Overall Strategy for the National Mid- and Long-term Science and Technology Development Plan, a member of the Drafting Team for Outline and Supporting Policies of the Mid- and Long-term Plan, and Director of the Drafting Team for the National Science and Technology Development Plans of the 11thand 12thFive-Year Plan Periods. He is a distinguished advisor to the governments of Beijing, Shanghai, Chongqing, Guangdong, Shenzhen, Chengdu and Xiamen.