Cheng Chemin

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Cheng Chemin
Traditional Chinese 鄭哲敏
Simplified Chinese 郑哲敏

Cheng Chemin, also known as Zheng Zhemin is a Chinese physicist specialized in explosive mechanics.


Cheng is a native of Yin County (now Yinzhou District) of Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, and was born in Jinan of Shandong Province. Cheng obtained BS from Tsinghua University in 1947. Cheng was a teaching assistant at Tsinghua University Department of Physics. Cheng obtained MS and PhD from the California Institute of Technology.[1]

Cheng was former Director-general of the Institute of Mechanics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). Cheng was former President of the Chinese Mechanical Society. Cheng was former Editor-in-Chief of the Chinese Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (中国力学学报).

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  1. ^ The biography of Cheng Chemin from Baidu internet encyclopedia

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