Shi Changxu
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Shi Changxu

Shi Changxu (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; 15 November 1920 - 10 November 2014) was a Chinese metallurgist. He served as Vice President of the Chinese Academy of Engineering.

Born in Xushui District, Hebei, he attended National Northwestern Engineering Institute (a predecessor of Northwestern Polytechnical University) until 1945. He then studied for his master's degree in the United States, at the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy, before receiving a doctoral degree in 1952 from the University of Notre Dame. Shi was a recipient of the 2010 Highest Science and Technology Award.[1] He died in Beijing at the age of 93 in 2014.[2]

The asteroid 28468 Shichangxu, discovered in 2000, is named after him.[3]


  1. ^ "Shi Changxu". China Vitae. Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ "" (in Chinese). Sina Corp. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ "28468 Shichangxu (2000 AG246)". JPL Small-Body Database Browser. Retrieved 2016.

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