Compiled from the following sources:

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Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

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

Zhongguo Gongchandang Lijie Zhongyang Weiyuan Dacidian, 1921-2003
Beijing: Zhonggong dangshi chubanshe 2004

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 5/23/2003
Career Data Updated: 2/24/2009

PHOTO: Zhu Guangya
Zhu Guangya 朱光亚
Vice-Chairman of the 9th CPPCC National Committee, Nuclear Physicist
Born: 1924

Biography Highlight

Zhu Guangya, male, Han nationality, was born in 1924 in Yichang, Hubei Province. He studied and taught in Chongqing during World War II, and then, at the recommendation of Professor Wu Dayou, studied nuclear physics at the University of Michigan from1946 to1950, where he obtained a doctorate. He returned to China in 1950 and taught at Beijing University until 1952 when he became director of teaching and research at Northeast China People's University.

Recent Career Data

Academician, Chinese Academy of Sciences
1999 (Recipient, Medal from the CPC Central Committee for Work on Nuclear Weapons and Satellites)
1998—2003 Vice-Chairman, 9th CPPCC, National Committee
1994—1998 Director, State Administration for Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense (SASTIND)
1994—1998 President, Chinese Academy of Engineering
1992—1997 Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee
1987—1992 Member, 13th CPC, Central Committee
Academician, Chinese Academy of Sciences
1982—1987 Member, 12th CPC, Central Committee
1982—1991 Vice-President, China Association for Science and Technology

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