Prof. Sheng Shui Wang is a retired Chinese diplomat and academia. Before retirement, he had worked as material scientist, professor and VP of Academic Affairs at Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, senior officer at Chinese Ministry of Education, education consul at the Chinese Embassies in Denmark and USA, as well as the education councillor at Chinese Consulates General in Los Angels and San Francisco.
Prof. Wang has devoted to philanthropic work after retiring from his last diplomatic post in San Francisco in 1999. Starting 2003, Prof. Wang started his own initiative, Prof. Sheng Shui Wang's Initiative to Help Xin Jiang Minority Students and began to help the poor students, primarilly girls in Xin Jiang province, an under-developed minority region in west China.
In summer of 2006, twenty-two poor students he helped at Xin Jiang E-min high school successfully graduated from high school. Among them, seventeen were admitted by colleges.
Starting in September 2006, more than two hundreds poor minority students received help at both high school and college level. Prof. Wang regularly visits Xin Jiang for program evaluation and development. In January 2007, Prof. Wang received an award from the San Francisco Board of Supervisors for his philanthropic efforts and a honorable citizenship from the state of Nebraska. His story is featured in the local middle school textbook in Xin Jiang, China,
Prof. Wang is the translator of two books: A Guide for AIDS Prevention, published by Shanghai Press in 1988, which was, at the time, one of the first books of this kind to call for a better understanding of AIDS care and prevention.
His translation of Prof. William Jolly's Principles of Inorganic Chemistry was published by People's High Education Press in 1983. The college textbook he co-wrote Corrosion and Control, was published by Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics Press in 1986.
Prof. Wang's research work throughout 1970s and 80s on Study of Non-Cyanide Cd-Ti Alloy Plating Technology won Chinese Ministry of Technology' s development award. This formula had extended prevention of airplane erosions to 2,000 hours non-stop. Prof. Wang's name is listed on Beijing Technology & Innovation Chronicle published by Chinese Ministry of Technology. (More publications...)
For years, Prof. Wang has been an active speaker to promote education innovations and reforms in China.
Prof. Wang speaks Mandarin Chinese, English, reads Russian. He resides in Beijing, China.