Jiang Yiyuan is confirmed dead at the age of 92.
Jiang was best known as a Chinese agricultural engineer.
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Jiang Yiyuan
Born(1928-11-27)November 27, 1928
DiedFebruary 24, 2020(2020-02-24) (aged 91)
Alma materUniversity of Nanking
St. Petersburg National Agricultural University [ru]
Scientific career
FieldsAgricultural engineering
InstitutionsNortheast Agricultural University
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Jiang.
Jiang Yiyuan (Chinese: 蒋亦元; pinyin: Jiǎng Yìyuán; November 17, 1928 - February 24, 2020) was a Chinese agricultural engineer and academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE). He was a member of the Chinese Society for Agricultural Machinery and Chinese Society of Agricultural Engineering.
Jiang was born in Changzhou, Jiangsu, on November 17, 1928. His father was a merchant. He attended Zhengheng High School (正衡中学). In 1946 he enrolled at the University of Nanking, where he graduated in 1950. After university, he was hired as a teacher at Northeast Agricultural University, where he successively served as lecturer, associate professor, and professor. He joined the Communist Party of China in 1956. In 1957, he was sent to the Soviet Union to study at St. Petersburg National Agricultural University , studying mechanical theory under M. H. Ledoshniev. In 1982, he became a senior visiting scholar at Michigan State University. He died of illness in Harbin, Heilongjiang, on February 24, 2020, aged 91.
Honours and awards
1997 Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE)
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