Chinese nuclear physicist and engineer Cheng Kaijia was born on August 3, 1918, in Wujiang County, Jiangsu Province and died on November 17, 2018.
He was a pioneer and key figure in Chinese atomic weapon improvement.
Kaijia is known as one of the establishing fathers of Two Bombs, One Satellite.
Kaijia moved on from the Department of Physics of Zhejiang University in 1941.
In 1946, Kaijia went to the United Kingdom to learn at the University of Edinburgh, acquiring a Ph.D. in 1948 under counsel Max Born.
Kaijia at that point turned into a specialist in the UK.
He came back to China in 1950.
Kaijia was a partner teacher at Zhejiang University, he at that point went to Nanjing in 1952, where he turned into a partner educator in Nanjing University and was later elevated to full residency.
He was a pioneer of Chinese atomic innovation and assumed an imperative job in the improvement of the main Chinese nuclear bomb.
Kaijia previously figured out the internal temperature and weight for a nuclear bomb impact in China.
Kaijia’s estimation was a to a great degree substantial errand and about manual, in light of the fact that amid that time China did not have any PC or even adding machine.
Kaijia likewise settled the system of the inward blast, which could bolster the plan of the bomb.
Kaijia was the main chief for some, atomic weapon test fields/bases and their blast forms.
He was chosen to the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Kaijia was likewise a Standing Member of the Science and Technology Committee, Chinese National Nuclear Industry Corporation.
Kaijia was previous Vice-President of the Nuclear Weapons Research Institute, and the Deputy Chief Director of the Nuclear Weapons Research Institute, People’s Republic of China.
During 1999, Kaijia was granted “Two Bombs and One Satellite Meritorious Award” for his commitment on nuclear bomb and nuclear bomb.
In July 2017, Chairman Xi Jinping granted Cheng the Order of August First, the most elevated military honor of People’s republic of China.
Cheng Kaijia passed three months after his 100th birthday celebration.