Xu Qifeng is confirmed dead at the age of 84.
Xu was best known as a Chinese engineer.
Xu Qifeng
Born(1936-01-05)January 5, 1936
Tianjin, China
DiedJuly 2, 2020(2020-07-02) (aged 84)
Beijing, China
Alma materPLA Institute of Surveying and Mapping
Scientific career
FieldsSatellite navigation
InstitutionsPLA Information Engineering University
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Xu.
Xu Qifeng (Chinese: 许其凤; pinyin: Xǔ Qífèng; 5 January 1936 - 2 July 2020) was a Chinese engineer specializing in satellite navigation. He was an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE).
1 Biography
2 Works
3 Honours and awards
4 References
Xu was born in Tianjin, on January 5, 1936. In September 1953, he was accepted to PLA Institute of Surveying and Mapping, where he majored in surveying.
After graduation, he taught at the university.
He died of illness on July 2, 2020.
Honours and awards
1996 State Science and Technology Progress Award
2005 Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE)
2006 State Science and Technology Progress Award
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