Ding Henggao, male, Han nationality, is a native of Nanjing vince. He was born in 1931, joined the CPC in 1953 and studied at Nanjing University and the Leningrad Institute of Precision Machinery and Optical Instruments in the Soviet Union.
Ding initially held positions in the Ministry of National Defense, and he was conferred the rank of lieutenant general in 1988. Subsequently, he served as president of the Chinese Society of Inertial Technology. Ding is the husband of Nie Li, also a general, whose father is the late Marshal Nie Rongzhen.
Ding Henggao was an alternate member of the 12th CPC Central Committee and a member of the 13th and 14th CPC Central Committees.
|1998—2003||Member, 9th CPPCC, National Committee, Standing Committee|
|Member, State Leading Group for Science and Technology|
|Honorary President, Chinese Astronautics Society|
|1995—????||President, Chinese Society of Inertial Technology|
|1994||(Awarded state special class award for scientific and technological achievements for national defense)|
|1994—||Academician, Chinese Academy of Engineering|
|1992—1997||Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee|
|1988—1994||Lieutenant General, PLA|
|1987—1992||Member, 13th CPC, Central Committee|
|1985—1996||Director, State Administration for Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense (SASTIND)|
|1982—1985||Deputy Director, State Administration for Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense (SASTIND)|
|1982—1987||Alternate Member, 12th CPC, Central Committee|
|1977—1982||Research Fellow, Ministry of National Defense|
|1963—1965||Director, Ministry of National Defense, No. 4 Office|
|1962—1963||Deputy Director, Ministry of National Defense, No. 3 Office|
|1961—1962||Worker, Ministry of National Defense|
|1957—1961||Student, Leningrad Institute of Precision Machinery and Optical Instruments Russia, St. Petersburg (Obtained Candidate of Science Degree)|
|1952—1957||Assistant Researcher, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Mechanics Research Institute|
|1949—1952||Student, Nanjing University, Mechanical Engineering Department Jiangsu Province, Nanjing City|