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Hua Luogeng: An Outstanding Chinese Mathematician


Hua Luogeng (1910-1985) was a famous Chinese mathematician, and an academician of China Academy of Sciences. He was born on December 11, 1910 in Jintan, Jiangsu Province. After graduation from Jintan Junior High School, Hua Lougeng taught himself diligently. He began to teach in Tsinghua University from 1930. In 1936, Hua Luogeng visited and studied in Cambridge University in England. Back home, he continued teaching in the Southwest Associated University. In 1946, He went to the United States, beginning research work in universities such as Princeton. He went back to China in 1950. In the following years, he served as a professor in Tsinghua University, CAS Institute of Mathematics.

Hua was the founder and pioneer of many fields in new China's mathematics research. He wrote more than 200 thesis and monographs, many of which have become classic documents of immortal value.

Besides pure mathematics research, Hua also did a lot of work in the fields of mathematics applications. He made the mathematics serve the national economy and became the first Chinese scientist who closely combined the mathematics theoretic studies and practical production, and obtained enormous economic results in many fields.

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