On January 4, Jiang Hongde, a member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and professor at Tsinghua University, died of illness in Beijing at the age of 78. Jiang Hongde was born in Hunan Province in 1942. Graduated from the gas turbine major of Tsinghua University in 1965, and graduated from the Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1981 with a master's degree. Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering,1999.
He has been engaged in theoretical and experimental research, technology development and engineering application of impeller machinery for a long time, and has made great contributions to the technological progress of power generation equipment manufacturing and power industry in China. Has won a national second prize for scientific and technological progress, provincial and ministerial level scientific and technological progress award four times. As a teacher, he often teaches students to be at ease in their research and mind:\" as one of the country's pillar industries, the energy industry, its market cannot be completely owned by foreign countries, the need for continuous independent innovation, we will take more than ten years to digest, absorb and re-innovation to create a gas turbine with independent intellectual property rights, to occupy a place in the market. It's a long process that requires hard work, perseverance and perseverance, not being tempted by immediate interests, and ultimately giving the country a satisfactory answer.