Peng Yuxing

Peng Yuxing
Vice Governor of Sichuan
In office
September 2017 – April 2019
GovernorYin Li
Party Secretary of Mianyang
In office
June 2015 – December 2017
Preceded byLuo Qiang
Succeeded byLiu Chao
Party Secretary of Neijiang
In office
November 2013 – June 2015
Preceded byZeng Wanming
Succeeded byYang Songbai
Personal details
BornNovember 1962 (age 56–57)
Qianwei County, Sichuan, China
Political partyCommunist Party of China (expelled)
Alma materSichuan University
Pierre and Marie Curie University
Peng Yuxing

Peng Yuxing (Chinese: 彭宇行; born November 1962) is a Chinese chemist and former politician. He served as President of the Chengdu Institute of Organic Chemistry and Vice President of the Chengdu branch of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. After entering politics, he served as Party Secretary of the cities Neijiang and Mianyang, and became Vice Governor of Sichuan province in 2017. In April 2019, he came under investigation by China's anti-graft agencies and was stripped of his government posts. He was expelled from the Communist Party of China in October 2019.

Early life and education

Peng was born in Qianwei County, Sichuan, in November 1962. He entered Sichuan University in September 1978 and graduated four years later with a bachelor's degree in chemistry. He earned his master's degree in polymer chemistry from the same university in 1985.[1]

In July 1985, he was assigned to the Chengdu Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, as an assistant research fellow. In 1990, he went to France to study at Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris, and earned his PhD in polymer materials two years later. He subsequently spent more than a year conducting postdoctoral research at Exxon in France.[1]

Other Languages
中文: 彭宇行