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  • WANG Tao

Wang Tao, Associate Professor

Research Interest: History of Modern Mathematics, The Spread of Mathematical Culture


2006.09-2010.06, Hebei Normal UniversityBachelor of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics

2010.09-2015.06, Hebei Normal UniversityPhD in Basic Mathematics


2015.09-2015.10, Southern University of Science and TechnologyVisiting Scholar

2015.11-2017.11, Southern University of Science and TechnologyPostdocJoint with Wuhan University

2017.11-Institute for the History of Natural Sciences, CASAssistant Professor

Selected Publications

1. DengMingli, WangTao. An analysis of Hassler Whitney’s work on Differential Manifold from 1934 to 1936. Studies in the History of Natural Sciences, 2012, 31(2): 222-232.

2. Deng Mingli, Wang Tao. Rethinking of Felix Klein’s Erlangen Program.Journal of Dialectics of Nature. 2015, 37(2): 62-67.

3. Wang Tao, Deng Mingli. Early attempts and applications of axiomatic two-dimensional manifold: The concept of manifold and Riemann surface in Die Idee der Riemannschen Fl?che. Studies in the History of Natural Sciences, 2015, 34(4): 487-501.

4. Wang Tao, Wu Lixia. Decomposition of planar graphs without 5-cycles or K_4[J]. Journal of Mathematics, 2016, 36(2): 223-233.

5. Deng Mingli, Wang Tao.Group Theory from the Perspective of History and Structure. Beijing: Science Press, 2016.

6. Wang Tao. Review of Early Computational Mathematics Major at Jilin University: Interviews with Prof. Li Ronghua and Feng Guochen.The Chinese Journal for the History of Science and Technology, 2016, 37(3): 383-392.

7. Wang Tao.From Central University’s MathematicsDepartment to Nanjing University’s Computational Mathematics Major:An Interview with Prof. Xu Jiafu. Science Culture Review, 2017, 15(5): 36-44.

8. Wang Tao. Computational Mathematic in China: An Interview with Prof. Huang Hongci Science Culture Review, 2018, 16(5): 68-79.

9. Yan Chenguang, Wang Tao. Chevalley’sReconstruction of Class Field Theory in the 1930s. Studies in the History of Natural Sciences, 2018, 37(4): 485-498.

10 Wang Tao. Tung Tie-Pao’s Contribution to Chinese Computational Mathematics. Journal of Inner Mongolia Normal University, 2019: 48(6): 499-503.

11 Wang Tao, Liu Pengfei. The Contribution of R. L. Wilder to Topology. Jilin Normal University Journal. 2019, 40(4): 48-53.


Institute for the History of Natural Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences,

55 Zhong-guan-cun East Road, Haidian District,

Beijing, P.R.China, 100190

Phone: 010-57552547