Party affiliation: Chinese Communist Party
Member, CCP 12th, 13th Central Committees, since 1982. Professional career: teacher. Theoretical Mechanics, Elementary Physics, Solid Physics, and Semi-conductor Theory in Physics Department, Fudan University, 1952-1977.
Vice-President, Fudan University, Shanghai, 1978-1983. Member, Presidium, Academy of Sciences, since 1981. Member, Scientific Council, Academy of Sciences, since 1981.
President, Fudan University, in Shanghai, 1983-1988 Director, American Studies Centre, Fudan University, since 1985.