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Biography Revised: 6/10/2003
Career Data Updated: 3/26/2006

PHOTO: Gu Chaohao
Gu Chaohao 谷超豪
Standing Committee Member of the 9th CPPCC National Committee, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
Born: 1926

Biography Highlight

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.

Recent Career Data

1998—2003 Member, 9th CPPCC, National Committee
1995 Award Winner, (Hua Luogeng Mathematics Award)
1995 (Awarded Advancement in Science and Technology, Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation)
1993—???? Deputy Director, University of Science and Technology of China, Advisory Committee Anhui Province
1993—1998 Member, 8th CPPCC, National Committee
1988—???? President, University of Science and Technology of China Anhui Province
1986 Award Winner, State Education Commission (1st Class Award)
1985 Award Winner, State Education Commission (1st Class Award)
1982 Award Winner, (2nd Class Award, National Natural Science)
Professor, Fudan University, Mathematics Department Shanghai Municipality

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