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Zheng Zhemin

Zheng Zhemin
Simplified Chinese郑哲敏
Traditional Chinese鄭哲敏
Zhèng Zhémǐn
Jinan, Shandong, China
Alma materCalifornia Institute of Technology
Tsinghua University
AwardsAcademician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences[1]
Highest Science and Technology Award
Scientific career
FieldsExplosives engineering
Doctoral advisorQian Xuesen
InfluencedAndrew Yao

Zheng Zhemin (born 1924), also romanized as Cheng Chemin, is a Chinese explosives engineer and physicist specializing in explosive mechanics.


Zheng is a native of Yin County (now Yinzhou District) of Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, and was born in Jinan of Shandong Province. He obtained a BS from Tsinghua University in 1947, and his MS and PhD from California Institute of Technology.

Zheng served as Director of the Institute of Mechanics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), President of the Chinese Mechanical Society, and Editor-in-Chief of the Chinese Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (中国力学学报).

Honors and awards


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Zheng Zhemin". China Vitae. Retrieved 8 August 2019.

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