Chen Shilu, male, Han nationality, is a native of Dongyang City, Zhejiang province. He was born in 1920,and received a doctorate from the Moscow Aeronautical Institute in 1958. He became a member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering in 1997, and he is currently a professor at Northwestern Polytechnical University.
Chen Shilu is a flight mechanics specialist. He was elected foreign academician of the Russian Academy of Astronautics in 1994, and associate fellow in 1996. He has served as a doctoral tutor and published 150 papers. He served as editor-in-chief for Modern Vehicle Flight Dynamics in 1987. He has engaged in the research of flight dynamics and control of elastic vehicles.