Guo Kexin, male, Han nationality, is a native of Fuzhou, Fujian Province. He graduated from the Chemical Industry Department of Zhejiang University in 1946. Guo obtained an honorary doctorate degree from the Swedish Royal Polytechnic Institute in 1980.
Guo Kexin served as director and researcher at the Beijing Electron Microscope Open Lab of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He pursued the research on crystal structure, crystal defects and quasicrystal, and used the electron microscope to study the phase structure of quasicrystal and related crystal. In recent years, Guo co-authored "Electron Diffraction Drawing" and "Crystal Symmetry", compiled "High Resolution Electron Micrology", and presided over editing twelve volumes of international conference dissertations in quasicrystal science, high temperature superconductor and electron micrology. Guo Kexin was elected as an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1980.