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Name: SU Rongyu

Research Fellow

Professor

 

Education

 

1996.9-1997.1 German Studies, Beijing Foreign Languages University

1983.9-1986.8 Chinese University of Science and Technology, Hefei, M.Sc.

1979.9-1983.7 Xi’an Jiaotong University, Bachelor of Engineering

 

Research Interest/Areas

 

History of technology, especially in history of metals in China Archaeometry Cultural and natural Heritage Studies

 

Selected Publications

 

2007:

The Protection for the Natural and Cultural Heritage and the Social Development, Discussion of the Academic Salon for the China Association of Science and Technology, Chair and Editor-in Chief, Beijing, Press of Science and Technology of China.

 

2003:

A Secret Kingdom (with SUN Hua), Chengdu: Bashu Press.

 

1998:

Studies on Ancient Chinese Books and Records of Science and Technology – The Colloquia of 1st ISACBRST (with HUA Jueming et al.), Zhengzhou: Elephant Press.

 

1995:

Metallurgy in Early Ancient China, Ji’nan: Press of Science and Technology of Shandong.

 

Compilation

2008:

Ed., The Paper Conservation in East Asia, A Proceedings of the First Workshop of Paper Conservation in East Asia, with Mr. Zhan & Mr. Oka, Beijing: The Science Press.

 

2006:

The traditional paper making and paper restoration in East Asia, the papers for the 1st symposium of traditional paper making and paper restoration in East Asia, Shanghai: Ancient Document Press (under printing).

 

The Studies on the History of Science and Technology with Multi-aspect, the papers of the 10th International Conference of History of Science, Beijing: Science Press (under printing).

 

2000:

Handicraft Regulations of the Qin Period (editor-in-chief: WANG Shixiang), Zhengzhou: Elegant Press.

 

Reference Works

2006:

A Dictionary of Innovation (editor in Chief: LI Jiaming), Beijing: Documentary Press of Science and Technology.

 

2000:

The Great Dictionary of History in China (editor in Chief: ZHENG Tianting), Shanghai: Shang Dictionary Press.

 

1999:

The Great Dictionary of Chinese Culture (editor in Chief: REN Jiyu), Taiyuan: Shanxi Education Press.

 

Books in preparation or print:

Introduction to Traditional Chinese Handicrafts, Comprehensive Compilation of Traditional Chinese Handicrafts, Zhengzhou: Elephant Press.

 

A History of Chinese Foundry Technologies, Series of Engineering in Ancient China, Taiyuan: Shanxi Education Press.

 

Multi-dimensional Studies of the History of Chinese Science and Technology, The Colloquia of the 10th International Conference of History of Science in China (Editor), Beijing: Science Press.

 

Papers

2008:

An Outline of Spreading of Papermaking in Early China, in Su Rong, Zhan Changfa, and Oka Iwataro ed., The Paper Conservation in East Asia, A Proceedings of the First Workshop of Paper Conservation in East Asia, with Mr. Zhan & Mr. Oka, Beijing: The Science Press, pp.8-24.

 

A State Project of China: The Chronology of the Xia, Shang, and Zhou Dynasties, Michael Lackner ed., Zwischen Selbstbestimmung und Selbstbehauptung, Ostasiatische Diskurse des 20. und 21. Jahrhunderts, Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, pp182-195.

 

2007:

Maslow’s Human motivation and the Problems in Natural and Cultural Heritages, Cultural Studies, vol.2, No. 7, pp61-72.

 

Biological Diversity, Cultural Diversity and the Safeguard of Culture, In: Proceedings of the Conference of Intangible Cultural Heritage at Yuhang, 2006, Hangzhou: Press of Zhejing University

 

2005:

The welding process in the manufacture of bronze in early ancient China, paper for the 7th conference of history of technology between China and JapanChiba.

 

The compilation, content and function of regulations and precedents in the Qing dynasty, in Christine Moll-Murata et al. (eds.), Chinese Handicraft Regulations of the Qing Dynasty: Theory and application, Munich, Iudicium, 2005, pp. 101-125.

 

2004:

The reception of ‘archaeology’ and ‘prehistory’ and the founding of archaeology in late Imperial China, in Michael Lackner & Natascha Vittinghof (eds.), Mapping Meanings, The Field of New Learning in Late Qing China, Leiden: Brill, pp. 423-449.

 

The metallographic studies on bronze weapons of the State of Wu (co-writer: JIA Ying), Scientific Studies on Heritage, vol. 2, Beijing: Science Press.

 

Analysis of bronze spears with dark-lozenge patterns unearthed of the State of Wu (co-writer: JIA Ying), in: Comprehensive Studies of Bronzes of the State of Wu (LIU Wei & XIAO Menglong eds.), Beijing: Science Press, pp. 134-158.

 

The cast-on technology in bronze casting in the Shang-Zhou period, paper for the 4th conference of history of mechanical manufacture, Beijing: Chinese Space University, pp. 81-89.

 

Metallographic studies of bronzes of the State of Wu (co-writer: JIA Ying), pp. 159-203.

 

The mechanical reason for the formation of copper grains in bronze structure (co-writer: JIA Ying), ibid., pp. 204-240.

 

Casting of bronzes unearthed at Muzidun, Dantu (co-writer: HUA Jueming), ibid., pp. 241-248.

 

Casting of bronzes unearthed at Situ, Danyang (co-writer: HUA Jueming), ibid., pp. 249-257.

 

2003:

A history of the study of bronze casting in Ancient ChinaScientific Research in the Field of Asian Art: London.

 

2002:

Studies on the swords of the state of Wu (co-writer: XIAO Menglong), in GAO Chongwen ed., Studies on the Bronze Cultures along the Changjiang River, Beijing: Science Press, pp. 61-90.

 

1999:

Preliminary studies on the formation of pure copper grains during corrosion (co-writer: JIA Ying), Conservation and Archaeological Sciences, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 31-39.

 

1998:

On the six formulas (six bronze alloys) in kaogongji, in Hua Jueming et al. eds., Studies on Ancient Chinese Books and Records of Science and Technology – The Colloquia of 1st ISACBRST, Zhengzhou: Elephant Press, pp. 79-95.

 

Academic value and status of handicraft regulations in the Qing period (co-writer: HUA Jueming), ibid., pp. 218-227.

 

1997:

Casting of bronzes unearthed at the tomb in Xin’gan (co-writer: JIA Ying), Beijing: Publishing House of Cultural Relics.

 

1996:

Casting of bronzes unearthed at the tomb of King Cuo of Zhongshan State (co-writer: LIU Laicheng), in: The Tomb of King Cuo, Beijing: Publishing House of Cultural Relics, pp. 548-577.

 

Metallographical studies on iron objects unearthed at Tanxiadu, Yixian County (co-writer: LI Zhongda), Beijing: Publishing House of Cultural Relics.

 

1994:

The technological feature of bronzes unearthed at Xin’gan ---- with a discussion on the unification of bronze technology (co-writer: PENG Shifan), Cultural Relics in Southern China, No. 3.

 

1992:

The origin of metallurgy on the basis of its technological background, The Exploration of Nature, No. 4.

 

1988:

Bronze casting and the analysis of metal objects unearthed at the cemeteries of Yu State (co-writer: LU Liancheng), in: The Cemeteries of Yu State, Beijing: Publishing House of Cultural Relics, pp.530-638.

 

The lead isotopes of metal objects unearthed at the cemeteries of Yu State in Baoji, Shaanxi (co-writer: PENG Zicheng), ibid., pp. 639-645.

 

Pre-print papers

論萬家保先生對殷墟青銅器鑄造技術的研究,

A metallographic Studies on the Bronzes Unearthed at Bianjiazhuang, Longxian County (with Ms. Jia Ying)

 

Reconstruction of Bronze Rituals in Southern China before the Anyang Period.

 

The Changes of Bronze Alloys in Ancient China. Bronzes Unearthed in Southern Shaanxi and their Relationships with Other Places.

 

Contact

 

Institute for the History of Natural Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences,

55 ZHONGGUANCUN East Road

Beijing, 100190

su_cossoch@ihns.ac.cn