Luo Peilin, male, Han nationality, is a native of Tianjin. He graduated from Shanghai Communications University in 1935 and obtained an honorary Ph.D. from California Polytechnic Institute in 1952.
Luo served as a senior engineer with the Ministry of Information Industry. In that capacity, between 1951 and 1953, he was responsible for introducing the first large-scale comprehensive electronic component manufacturing enterprise in China. He later was assigned to act as the chief technical officer in charge of constructing the factory. Luo's background also includes presiding over compiling electronic parts for national science and technology planning. He directed both the country's first excessive long-distance radar and its earliest series of electronic computers. His research accomplishments include obtaining significant results in radar, information theory, electronic circuit, logical designs of electronic computers, and several other technology development issues.
In 1980, he was elected as an academician to the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The Chinese Academy of Engineering made him an academician in 1994. In 2000, Luo won the China Engineering Science and Technology Award.