Dr. Xuteng Hu is a corporate affiliate visiting fellow at Shorenstein APARC for 2007-08. He is also currently the vice president of Petrochemical Research Institute, PetroChina.
Dr. Hu has been studying in Tsinghua University for nine years, majoring in Chemical Engineering. He also received a dual baccalaureate in Mathematics. After receiving his Ph.D., he joined the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC). As a main executant of CNPC, he took part in the reorganization of China's petroleum and petrochemical industries between CNPC and SINOPEC in 1998.
Additionally, as PetroChina was established in 1999, he was chosen to participate in the IPO of PetroChina. He was the main constitutor in planning Chemicals & Marketing Business, which is one of the four main businesses of PetroChina. Following this, he was appointed the president assistant of Fushun Petrochemical Company in 2001. In 2003, he was promoted to his present position in charge of constructing the R&D system of Refining & Chemicals. Presently, he is also the deputy secretary-general and executive member of the council of Chemical Industry and Engineering Society of China (CIESC) and the deputy director of natural gas committee of the Chinese Petroleum Society (CPS).