Deng Nan, female, Han nationality, is a native of Guang'an, Sichuan Province. She was born in 1945, joined the CPC in 1978, and graduated from Beijing University. She is the daughter of Deng Xiaoping.
Deng Nan began her career holding positions in the political department of the State Science and Technology Commission and in 1989 she became the director of its Department of Science. Deng has served on the Environmental Protection Committee of the State Council, and in 1994 she won the UN Boutros Boutros-Ghali Award for her outstanding research.
Deng Nan was a delegate to the 14th CPC National Congress. She is currently Vice Chairman and First Secretary of the China Association for Science and Technology. She is currently a member of the 17th CPC Central Committee.