The Chinese Association for Science and Technology – Washington DC Chapter (CAST-DC) was founded on Dec 11, 1993 at University of Maryland. It is a not-for-profit and non-political organization. It is a local chapter of The Chinese Association for Science and Technology (CAST-USA). CAST-USA has her headquarter located in the New York City. CAST-DC Chapter include members from Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia.

The missions of the CAST DC are to promote academic exchanges and professional development of CAST-USA members; to serve as a bridge for the collaboration between China and United States in personnel, science and technology, information, economic, trade and other areas.

CAST-DC operation team consists of three entities: Board of Directors, Executive Team, and Advisory Committee, and has received strong support from our members and business community all the time.  CAST-DC is governed by the bylaw of CAST-USA. and operational regulation of CAST-DC.

The current president for CAST-DC is Xingyu Wang.