Mr Yang is the principal of Tianjin Experimental High School, a special grade chemistry teacher and one of the first batch of trainees in the Tianjin Foundation Project for the Future Educators. He holds a PhD in Management Science from Nankai University and serves as vice chairman of the Professional Committee of High School Education of the Chinese Society of Education (SCE). As a chemistry teacher, he aims to cultivate his students’ capacity for critical thinking, experimental investigation and innovative awareness. Under his guidance, his students have won gold medals in the International Chemistry Olympics. As a principal, he has devoted himself to various educational areas as a researcher, an educator and a management expert. He has also published several influential papers on the field of education in Tianjin.