Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation

Dazhu Yang was appointed Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation on 1 July 2015. Prior to this, he served as Director for the Division for Africa and Director for the Division for Asia and Pacific of the IAEA’s Department of Technical Cooperation.

Before joining the Agency, Mr Yang held various senior positions in China, including Director General for International Cooperation of the China Atomic Energy Authority and Minister-counsellor of the Permanent Mission of China to the IAEA.

Mr Yang also worked for 10 years at the Institute of Nuclear Energy and Technology of Tsinghua University as a researcher and associate professor.

Mr Yang holds a doctorate in chemical engineering, a master's degree in separation engineering and a bachelor's degree in applied chemistry from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.

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