21039818 story 8 of China's Top 9 Govt. Officials Are Engineers 403 Posted by timothy on Wednesday May 18, 2011 @10:57PM from the making-trains-run-on-time dept. kkleiner writes "Did you know that the president of China is a scientist? President Hu Jintao was trained as a hydraulic engineer. Likewise his Premier, Wen Jiabao, is a geomechanical engineer. In fact, 8 out of China's top 9 government officials are scientists or engineers."