DING Wenjiang, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, has long been engaged in the research of advanced magnesium alloy materials and their precision forming, combining magnesium with rare earths, conducting systematic researches and forming Chinese characteristics. So far, he has published 308 SCI papers in the field of magnesium research (three of them have been included in ESI highly-cited papers in recent 10 years), and his papers have been cited for 2469 times accumulatively. He has 114 invention patents, and as the first prize winner, won the second prize of National Scientific and Technological Progress Award, the second prize of National Technological Invention Award, and the first prize of Shanghai Technological Invention Award. He has founded the National Engineering Center, brought together more than 300 R&D team members, and achieved positive interaction of basic research, application development, engineering and technology transfer. The National Engineering Research Center was twice awarded the title of Outstanding Unit and won the National Engineering Center’s 20-year Major Achievement Award. In 2010, he won the title of Outstanding National Science and Technology Worker. In 2013, he was elected as an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering.