Hu Angang was born in 1953. He is one of the pioneers and leading authorities in the realm of Contemporary China Studies. He now serves as the Dean of the Institute of Contemporary China Studies of Tsinghua University and Professor of School of Public Policy and Management of Tsinghua University. He is also a member of the Advisory Committee for the Thirteenth and Twelfth Five-Year Plans under NDRC, a member of the Advisory Committee of the National Disaster Mitigation Committee and a member of the Advisory Committee under Ministry of Agriculture. He was elected as the representative of the 18th CCP National Congress in 2012. Hu Angang spent his early year in the rural as educated youth. He started his studying after the resume of College Entrance Examination in 1977. Hu earned his Ph.D degree in China Academy of Science in 1988. He conducted his Postdoctoral research at Yale University. He was a visiting scholar in Harvard University, Oxford University, Waseda University and World Bank Institute. Hu has published about 70 books. His latest works are Super China (2015), New Think Tank with Chinese Characteristics : Hu Angang’s Views (2014), Collective Presidency in China (2013), China: Innovative Green Development (2012)and 2030 China: Towards Common Affluence (2011). Hu is awarded the Youth Entrust of National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Fudan Premium Fund of Management, Third Award of the State Science and Technology Progress Awards and the First Prize of Science and Technology Progress Awards of the China Academy of Science.