Mr. Liu Yang

Liu Yang, Chinese citizen, now serves as Director General of Department of International Affairs, China Association for Science and Technology (CAST), Director General of Children & Youth Science Center of CAST and Vice President of China Association for Children’s Science Instructors (CACSI). He is also the Vice President and Secretary General of Belt and Road International Science Education Coordinating Committee (BRISECC). He took up a position as Secretary of the Leading Party Members' Group of CAST since 2006 and became Deputy Director General of the General Office of CAST in 2010. From 1994, Liu used to work in Department of International Cooperation of State Science and Technology Commission, Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United States of America, and Department of International Cooperation of the Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China.  

As an organizer and executor of science competitions and science education events for children and young people, he has organized and implemented a series of well-known activities such as China Adolescents Science & Technology Innovation Contest, Awarding Program for Future Scientists, Science Talent Program, China Adolescent Robotics Competition, Youth University Science Camp, National Space Science Activities for Adolescents. He has also organized many science popularization events for the public such as the National Science Day.