Compiled from the following sources:

Special biographic research
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2003-2005

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 5/14/2003
Career Data Updated: 3/26/2006

PHOTO: Tian Zhaowu
Tian Zhaowu 田昭武
Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
Born: 1927


Tian Zhaowu, male, Han nationality, is a native of Fuzhou, Fujian Province. He graduated from the Chemistry Department of Xiamen University in 1949 and obtained anhonorary doctorate degree from British Wales University in 1984.

For most of the 1980s, Tian served as the president of his alma mater, Xiamen University. A chemist, he became chairman of the China Chemistry Association in 1986. He advocated the importance of cross discipline studies, expanding the research field to microscopic technology of photoelectrical chemistry, electrochemical tunnel scanning, micro-processing technology of three dimensions, CMOS chip biochemical labs, spectrum electrochemistry, and quanta electrochemistry.

Tian advanced the Feature Current idea of multi-hole electrode polarization and the Uneven Liquid Film model. He also promoted electrochemical technology , including a new generation of ion chromatogram suppressers, corrosion measurement systems, and the first domestic electrochemical comprehensive testers.

In 1980, he was elected as an academician to the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Career Data

1996—???? Vice-President, International Electrochemistry Association
1996— Academician, Third World Academy of Sciences
1986—???? President, China Chemistry Association
1984 Graduate, University of Wales United Kingdom, Wales (Received Honorary Doctorate Degree)
1982—1989 President, Xiamen University Fujian Province, Xiamen City
1980— Academician, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Professor, Xiamen University, Chemistry Department Fujian Province, Xiamen City
1949 Graduate, Xiamen University, Chemistry Department Fujian Province, Xiamen City

Compare the backgrounds and careers of an unlimited number of officials whose biographies you have recently viewed.

Recently Viewed [clear all]
Biographies [clear]
 Select officials you would like to compare:
Tian Zhaowu
Strict comparison Relaxed comparison
Appearances [clear]
Institutions [clear]
Locations [clear]
Searches [clear]