Chen Gang is a deputy Director of IHEP, responsible for the Office of Research and Planning, the Office of Finance, the Experimental Physics Division, the Particle Astrophysics Division, the Computing Center and Yading LHAASO Science Center.
He got his Ph.D. from the Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1994. Following a postdoctoral fellowship at Peking University, he has worked at IHEP since 1996.
His areas of research include high energy physics experiments, high performance computing, grid and cloud computing, and high performance storage. In 2003 he became the director of the IHEP Computing Centre. Since 2004, he has led a group to establish and manage a WLCG site, the first grid site in the country, for LHC experiments,. From 2007 to 2009, he was Principal Investigator on a CAS Knowledge Innovation Program project to build a data intensive grid platform, which was awarded the Beijing City Scientific and Technical Progress Prize. From 2013 he has been responsible for building a cloud computing system for CAS research projects. In 2011 he was elected a co-director of the France China Particle Physics Laboratory (FCPPL), a virtual laboratory collaborating in the fields of particle physics, accelerators and related technologies.