HOU Debang (Hóu Débǎng 侯德榜)

KWAN Man Bun

Hou Debang, a chemical engineer committed to the industrial development of China, established a reputation by creating a way to eliminate calcium chloride as a waste product. This technique, called the Hou process, along with his work with the Ministry of Chemical Industries and China’s Society for Chemical Industries, has left a lasting impression on the chemical engineering business in China.

Hou Debang was born in 1890 to a farmer’s family….

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