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Duan Zhengcheng

Academician of CAS

Duan Zhengcheng was born in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu Province in 1934. After graduating from School of Mechanical Science & Engineering, HUST in 1957, he has remained a faculty member there. Currently, he is a professor and Ph.D. instructor in School of Mechanical Science & Engineering. In 2009 he was elected academician of CAE.


For the past 50 years, Professor Duan has been working with close tie to production. Devoted to basic research and engineering technology R&D of automatic digital processing technology and equipment application, he has made an array of important innovative achievements in different phases of China’s development in this area. In 1978, he was awarded 2 national science conference prizes, 3 national second prizes for science & technology progress, 5 provincial and ministerial first prizes, 4 provincial and ministerial second prizes. He was authorized 19 patents and published about 200 papers. He was successively appraised as the teacher of national excellence, model worker of Hubei Province, advanced education worker and advanced S&T worker of Hubei Province.