Gu Chaohao, male, Han nationality, is a native of Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province. He was born in 1926. He graduated from the Mathematics Faculty of Zhejiang Province in 1948 and joined the CPC the same year.
An award-winning mathematician, Gu has served in academia for most of his adult life. After serving as a professor at Fudan University in the 1950s, he pursued graduate studies at Moscow University. In 1959, he obtained a doctorate in mathematics and physics from the university.
He has served in numerous academic positions at Chinese universities. He was dean of the Mathematics Faculty at Fudan University and later a member of the Mathematics Discipline Group of State Science and Technology Commission. In 1981, he was elected academician of the Mathematics and Physics Division of CAS.
Gu‘s academic background includes a specialization in differential geometry, partial differential equation, and mathematics physics. His research of nonlinear hyperbolic systems and multivariate partial differential equations of mixed type won a 2nd Class Award for National Natural Science in 1982. He won 1st Class Awards from the State Education Commission in 1985 and 1986. In 1995, he won the Hua Luogeng Mathematics Award. The same year, the Ho Leung Lee Foundation presented him the Award of Advancement in Science and Technology.
He is a Standing Committee member of the 9th CPPCC National Committee.