Prof. Guoxiang Xiong was born in Huaiyang, Henan Province in September 1966. He graduated from Department of Chemistry, Zhengzhou University with a Bachelor Degree in1988. He received his Master Degree in 1993 from Department of Chemistry, Nakai University and Doctoral degree in 1996 from Institute of Photographic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). Prof. Xiong has worked at University of Oxford from June to October 2003 as a Senior Visiting Scholar. He worked at Bureau of Basic Science, CAS. He was also the Head of the General Office, Adjunct Academic Secretary of Xiangshan Science Conferences, and Adjunct Secretary of Innovation Driven Development Strategy Committee, Chinese Association of Development Strategy Studies.
Since December 2011, Prof. Xiong was appointed as the Deputy Director of NCNST and participated in the establishment of Beijing Institute of Nanoenergy and Nanosystems (BINN), CAS.