Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Shanghai Jiao Tong U., 1952.
Secretary (deputy chief), Shanghai Municipal Committee of Chinese Communist Youth League, 1962-1967, 78-80;
senior researcher, Shanghi Foreign Affairs Office, 1972-1977;
chairman, Shanghai Youth Union, 1979-1981;
president, Shanghai Institute International Studies, 1981-1991;
chairman academic advisory county, Shanghai Institute International Studies, since 1991. Visiting fellow Institute East Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 1986-1987, Centre for International Studies, Princeton (New Jersey) U., 1987. Guest scholarThe Brooking Institution, Washington, 1992.
Deputy executive director Shanghai Ctr.for International Studies, since 1984. Member Research Committee of Pacific Forum, Honolulu, since 1984.
Standing member Shanghai Municipal Committee of Chinese People's Political Cons. Conference, 1978-1993. Member Shanghai International Rels.
Society (president since 1984), Association for Rels. Across the Taiwan Strait (board directors since 1991), Shanghai Association for Taiwan Studies (advisor 1991), China American Studies Society (board directors since 1988).
M. Yue Hua Shao, May 1, 1958. 1 child, Sarah Jianxiu.