Sun Chongzheng, male, Han nationality, is a native of Feng County, Jiangsu Province. He graduated from the Electronic Engineering Department of Tsinghua University in 1970 and received a Master's Degree from the Automation Department at his alma mater.
Sun remained at Tsinghua University after his graduation, serving as a lecturer and later a professor in the automation department. After working as the department's deputy Party secretary, he then assumed Party secretary responsibilities.
In his academic roles, he both taught and researched automatic detection and metering. He also attained significant results on thermometer auto rating, ultrasonic temperature measurement, and oilfield computer supervisory control systems. While conducting research, Sun traveled overseas to serve as a senior visiting scholar at Toronto University and Pennsylvania State University. In 1995, he was awarded the title of Beijing Prominent Teacher.
After many years at Tsinghua University, Sun became deputy Party secretary of Beijing Polytechnic University in 1997. The following year, in 1998, he was named Party secretary of the university. He is also director of the China Metering Test Society.