Zizheng Gong

Beijing Institute of Spacecraft Environment Engineering, CAST • Chief Engineer

PhD, Professor. Dr.Zizheng GONG has been engaged in basic research of shock wave physics, shock dynamics and applied research of space debris protection, space debris active removal by laser-driven, and asteroid defense for a long time. He has published more than 260 papers in public journals. Dr. Zizheng GONG now is the Chief Engineer, Beijing Institute of Spacecraft Environment Engineering, CAST. The Chief Research Scientist, China Academy of Space Technology (CAST). The Leading Scientist of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) in the field of Space Debris. He became the Chief Expert of China National Space Debris Expert Group in 2021. Also, is Editor-in-Chief, Chinese Journal of Space Debris Research. He is the present Chair of Protection Working Group (WG3), International Inter-agency Space Debris Coordinating Committee (IADC). He is Member of the Space Debris Committee and Space Traffic Management Committee, International Astronautical Academy (IAA). He has been the Co-Chair of the Space Debris Protection Forum (A6.3) of the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) from 2015 to now.


International Astronautical Congress 2023

2-6 October 2023

Baku, Azerbaijan