Mr. Han studied at the University of Nanking from 1896 to 1905. He graduated with a degree of B. A. On account of his high scholarship, he was engaged as a teacher of the same University upon his graduation. He taught here for two years.
In August of 1907 Mr. Han arrived in America to pursue his higher education, supported by the government. From 1907 to 1909 he studied liberal arts at Cornell University.
With this preparation Mr. Han attended the University of Michigan and studied forestry in 1909, where he stayed for three years. From 1911 to 1912 he studied agriculture at the University of Wisconsin. From these institutions of higher learning Mr. Han received the degrees B. A. in 1909 and M. Sc. F. in 1911.
In August of 1912, Nang Han returned to China. He was soon afterwards invited to join the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and later promoted to be Senior Secretary. Then he was sent out for investigation.
Mr. Han was director of the Bureau of Forestry in Kirin. From 1915 he was assistant director of the Bureau of Forestry in the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. Editor-in-chief of the “Agriculture and Forestry Review.” In 1919 he was transferred to the Peking - Hankow railway for planting trees along the line and for some special districts for timber supply and for the prevention of floods. In forty years he believes that all the timber needed by the Peking-Hankow railway can be supplied by the forest reserves to be created soon under his direction.