Xia Guohong

Dr. XIA Guohong from Jintan, Jiangsu Province, China was born in October 1939, and is a reseacher. Being the former General Manager of China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC) and the former Vice President of the Chinese Society of Astronautics, Professer XIA is a member of the Scientific Committee of China Satellite Navigation Conference (CSNC), the Control Theory Committee of Chinese Association of Automation and the expert committee of the Beidou Project of China. When Dr. XIA acted as the Vice Director of China National Space Administration, he organized experts to work out China space technology development plan for the 20th century; as a representative of China Aerospace, he participated in the international space cooperation research, and he had made outstanding contributions to the international space technology cooperation and aerospace industry. When he worked as the General Manager of CASIC, he pioneered the small satellite and small career rocket R&D, so he is an advocator and founder in CASIC’s developing the aerospace industry. He pioneered GPS and FLONASS compitable chip R&D in China through joint venture with the Russian Space Agency, and up to now, he has contributed significantly to the space industry. He once acted as general commander in technology in multiple national key projects, accomplished those missions successfully, and got multiple state science and technology progress awards.