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Aerospace engineering educator

Ping Zhang, Chinese aerospace engineering educator. Achievements include patents in field. Recipient 3d award in progress of science and technical Ministry of Machinery and Electronic Industries, China, 1986, 91, 3d award in progress of science and technical China North Industries Group Corporation, 1992, 2d award, 1993, 1st award in excellent textbook, 1995.

Background

Zhang, Ping was born on September 24, 1937 in Wuxi, Jiangsu, China. Son of Di-Su Zhang and Jing-Xin Zhu.

Education

Undergraduate student mechanical engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, 1959. Graduate student mechanical engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, 1962.

Career

Instructor department flight vehicle engineering, Beijing Institute Technology, 1963-1977; assistant professor department flight vehicle engineering, Beijing Institute Technology, 1978-1979; visiting scholar, Purdue University School Mech./Aero. and Astronomical Engineering, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1979-1981; associate head department flight vehicle engineering, Beijing Institute Technology, 1982-1986; associate professor department flight vehicle engineering, Beijing Institute Technology, 1986-1990; professor, Beijing Institute Technology, since 1990; director propulsion division department flight vehicle engineering, Beijing Institute Technology, 1987-1994. Academic committeeman Beijing Institute Technology, 1988-1993.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editorial committeeman Journal Propulsion Technology, Ministry of Aerospace, China, since 1990. Author: Combustion Diagnostics, 1988, Solid Rocket Propulsion, 1992. Contbr.

      Articles to professional publications, including Journal Propulsion Technology, Journal Aerospace Power.

Membership

Fellow Society Beijing Engineering Thermodynamics, Solid Rocket Propulsion subsoc. of China Astronautical Society (Outstanding articles awards 1988, 91-96). Member American Institute Aeronautics.

Connections

Married Ke-Xian Hu, January 26, 1962. Children: Zhong, Bei.

father:
Di-Su Zhang

mother:
Jing-Xin Zhu

spouse:
Ke-Xian Hu

children:
Bei Zhang

Zhong Zhang