WU Yaoting, President of Hainan Tropical Ocean University

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Dr. WU Yaoting was born in July, 1962 in Xiping, Henan province. He is doctor of agriculture, researcher and tutor of doctoral candidates. He started his career in July, 1986 and joined the Communist Party of China in April, 1984. Dr. Wu Yaoting was appointed as the President of Qiongzhou University in April, 2008. He is in charge of administrative work, management of offices, developing and planning, scientific research, network, archives and population and birth control, etc. He formerly worked as the deputy head of Municipal Government of Fangcheng County, Nanyang City, Henan Province;the director of Development and Revolution Office,director of Science and Technology Office, member of the Party Committee and vice president of Chinese Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences and South China University of Tropical Agriculture;deputy secretary of Municipal Party Committee of Danzhou city;and vice president and member of Party Committee of Hainan University.

Professional Affiliations: Dr. Wu served as the member of Tropical Crops Industry Development Advisory Committee of Ministry of Agriculture, executive director of Chinese Society for Tropical Crops and editorial member of Chinese Tropical Agriculture magazine.

Research Interest and Academic Achievements: Dr. Wu is engaged in the research of germplasm resources in vitro preservation, genetic law of important agronomic characters, breeding methods and the new cultivar directive breeding of banana and rubber and other tropical crops. Dr. Wu Yaoting won the Henan Province Science and Technology Progress Prize for 4 times, and obtained two International Invention Patents. He took charge of many projects including the Natural Science Foundation of China, Special Project of Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Science Foundation of Hainan Province, etc. In recent years, Dr. Wu published more than 30 academic theses, including more than 10 SCI papers, and co-compiled 4 monographs and textbooks.

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