Zhao Jiuzhang (simplified Chinese: 赵九章; traditional Chinese: 趙九章; pinyin: Zhào Jiǔzhāng; 15 October 1907 – 26 October 1968), was a Chinese meteorologist, geophysicist and space physicist and engineer. He is a pioneer of Chinese space technology and is considered as "The Father of Chinese Artificial Satellite".
Zhao was a native from current Huzhou, Zhejiang Province, and was born in 15 October 1907. From 1925 to 1927, he studied electrical engineering at Zhejiang Industrial School (now Zhejiang University) in Hangzhou. He then transferred to Tsinghua University in Beijing. He graduated from the Department of Physics, Tsinghua in 1933. In 1935, he went to the University of Berlin; in 1938, he obtained his PhD.
He was a professor of Tsinghua University, National Central University (now Nanjing University), National Southwestern Associated University.
Membership & presidency 
- Academician, Chinese Academy of Science, 1955 election
- Director, Institute of Meteorology, Academia Sinica
- Director, Institute of Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Science
- Director, Institute of Applied Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Science
- President, Chinese Academy of Satellite Designation
- President, Chinese Meteorological Society
- President, Chinese Geophysical Society
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