Sha Qinglin is confirmed dead at the age of 89.
Sha was best known as a Chinese engineer.
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Sha Qinglin
Born(1930-05-07)May 7, 1930
Yixing, Jiangsu, China
DiedFebruary 23, 2020(2020-02-23) (aged 89)
Beijing, China
Alma materShanghai Jiao Tong University
Moscow State Automobile Highway Institute [ru]
Scientific career
FieldsHighway engineering
InstitutionsResearch Institute of Highway, Ministry of Transport
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese
Sha Qinglin (Chinese: 沙庆林; pinyin: Shā Qìnglín; May 7, 1930 - February 23, 2020) was a Chinese highway engineer and academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE).
Biography
Sha was born in Yixing, Jiangsu, on May 7, 1930. He joined the Communist Party of China in June 1951. In 1952 he graduated from Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He obtained a Candidate of Sciences degree from Moscow State Automobile Highway Institute  in 1957. After returning to China he worked in the Research Institute of Highway, Ministry of Transport. He died of illness in Beijing, on February 23, 2020, aged 89.
Honours and awards
1995 Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE)
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