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Name: GUO Jinhai

Professor 

Departments and Research Group: The Research Office of History of Science in Modern China; The Research Group of History of Chinese Academy of Sciences

 

Education

 

2003 PhD., Institute for the History of Natural Sciences of Chinese Academy of Sciences, History of Chinese Science and Technology.

2000 M.Sc., Tianjin Normal University, History of Chinese Science and Technology.

1997 B.Sc., Tianjin Normal University, Mathematics.

 

Academic Appointments

 

April 2014current  Institute for the History of Natural Sciences of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Professor.

January 2007March 2014 Institute for the History of Natural Sciences of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Associate Professor. 

July 2003December 2006   Institute for the History of Natural Sciences of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Assistant Professor.

 

Research Areas

 

History of Mathematics in China 

History of Science and Technology in Modern China 

History of Chinese Academy of Sciences 

 

Books

 

1、"Jade Mirror of the Four Unknowns” (Chinese-English) (Liaoning Education Press, 2006)(Translated into Modern Chinese by Guo Shuchun; Translated into English by Ch’en Tsai Hsin; Revised and Supplemented by Guo Jinhai).

2、"An Interview with Hsu Lizhi .” (Hunan Education Press2009)(Told by Hsu L C; Interviewed and collated by Yuan Xiangdong and Guo Jinhai).

3、"The Autobiography of Xi Zezong.” (Hunan Education Press2011)(Told by Xi Zezong; Interviewed and collated by Guo Jinhai).

4、"An Interview with Ding Shisun .” (Hunan Education Press2013)(Told by Hsu L C; Interviewed and collated by Yuan Xiangdong and Guo Jinhai).

5"The Establishment and Reconstruction of the Academician System in China.”(Shanghai Jiao Tong University Press, 2014). 

 

Papers

 

1. "The Prize Awarding Activities of Academia Sinica in the Period of Republic of China", Republican Archives. 4(November, 2016):67-76.

2. “A Brief Biography of Historian of Mathematics Mei Rongzhao”, Studies in the History of Natural Sciences. 35.2 (June, 2016):237-249.

3."Implementing the Policy of 'Contention of a Hundred Schools of Thought': Study on the Second General Assembly of Academic Divisions of CAS in 1957", Science & Culture Review. 13.2 (April, 2016):32-53.

1. “Historical Turning Point of Leadership System of CAS: Study on the 4th General Assembly of Academic Divisions in 1981, Science & Culture Review .12.3 (June, 2015):44-68.  

2. “Curriculum Reform in the Department of Mathematics of the National University of Peking before the Anti-Japanese War”, The Chinese Journal for the History of Science and Technology. 36.3(September, 2015):280-299. 

3. “The Mathematico-Physical Society of the Government University of Peking during the Period of New Culture Movement”, Studies in the History of Natural Sciences. 33.4 (December, 2014):180-200. 

4. “The Introduction of Knowledge of Mathematical Analysis into China before the Anti-Japanese War: Study on A Course in Mathematical Analysis Translated by Wang Shangji", Science & Culture Review .11.5 (October, 2014):81-98.  

5. “William Fogg Osgood and the Dissemination of Theories of Functions in China”, The Chinese Journal for the History of Science and Technology. 35.1(March, 2014):1-15. 

6. “The Preparation and the Stranding of Academician System in China from 1980 to 1981”, Science & Technology Review.31.30 (October, 2013):49-60. 

7. “Coching Chu and the Research Enterprise of History of Science in People’s Republic of China: A New Study Based on Archives and Diary Materials”, Journal of Guangxi University of Nationalities (Natural Science Edition).19.2 (June, 2013):14-20. 

8. “Chiang Kai-shek’s China’s Destiny and the Responses of Academia Sinica”, Studies in the History of Natural Sciences. 31.2 (July, 2012):180-200. 

9. “A Brief Survey on the Literatures of History of Science and Technology in Modern China by Us-based Scholars Since 1980”, The Chinese Journal for the History of Science and Technology. 33.3(September, 2012):259-272. 

10. “The Nomenclature and Controversy of Large Numbers in Republican China”, China Terminology.14.2(June,2012):259-272. 

11. “The 1957 Supplement of Members of the Academic Divisions of the Chinese Academy of Sciences”, The Chinese Journal for the History of Science and Technology. 32.4(December, 2011):501-521. 

12. “‘To Assist Great Act’: Tsinghua University’s Subsidization to Academic Societies before the War of Resistance Against Japan”, Studies in the History of Natural Sciences. 29.4 (December, 2010):487-505. 

13. “Affairs of Dean and Crisis of Teachers of the Department of Mathematics at Tsinghua University after the War of Resistance Against Japan ”, Journal of Inner Mongolia Normal University (Natural Science Edition).38.5 (September, 2009):604-609. 

14. “Formulation of the Regulation of Graduate Students of Chinese Academy of Sciences in Its Early Stage”, Science & Culture Review .6.6 (December, 2009):82-98.  

15. “Election of Members of the Second Research Council of Academia Sinica in 1940”, Studies in the History of Natural Sciences. 28.4 (October, 2009):399-421. 

16.Fu Ssu-nien and the First Election of Members of Academia Sinica”, Disquisitions on the Past & Present. 19 (June, 2009):37-64. 

17. “Nominations of Candidates of the First Batch of Members of Academia Sinica”, The Chinese Journal for the History of Science and Technology .26.4(December,  2008):326-343; Contemporary History of China. 5 (May, 2009):28-41 (Copied from The Chinese Journal for the History of Science and Technology). 

18. “Establishment of the System of Scientific Reward of Chinese Academy of Sciences and the First Appraisal of Scientific Award”, Science & Culture Review. 5.4 (April , 2008):17-40. 

19. “Joseph Needham’s Science and Civilisation in China and the Founding of the Institute for the History of Natural Science in China”, Studies in the History of Natural Sciences. 26.3 (July, 2007):273-292. 

20. “First Assembly of the Academician Council of Academia Sinica in 1948”, The Chinese Journal for the History of Science and Technology 28.1(March, 2007):1-19. 

21. “First Election of Members of Academia Sinica in 1948”, Studies in the History of Natural Sciences. 25.1 (January, 2006):33-49. 

22.The Teaching of Traditional Chinese Mathematics in the Main Government Schools During the Late-Qing Dynasty: From the Imperial Tongwen College to the Shanghai Guangfang Language School”, Chinese Studies 24.1June, 2006:355-385. 

23. “Investigations of New Formulas for Helical Spring by A. M. Wahl & Joseph Kaye Wood and Wang Ki-Tung’s Response”, Studies in the History of Natural Sciences. 24.4 (October, 2005):330-344. 

24. Ch’en Tsai Hsin and His Annotated English Translation of the Precious Mirror of the Four Elements”, The Chinese Journal for the History of Science and Technology 26.2(June, 2005):142-154. 

25. “The Act of Education of Early Department of Mathematics in Tsinghua University”, Science 56.4 (July, 2004):43-46. 

26. “Inquiry of the Teaching of Mathematics in the Imperial Tongwen College”, Studies in the History of Natural Science 22.suppl (December, 2003):47-60. 

27. “Wang Ki-Tung’s New Method for the Analysis of Electric Network and Its Scientific Influence”, The Chinese Journal for the History of Science and Technology 24.4(December, 2003):312-319. 

28.“Wang Ki-Tung and the Differentiation of Quaternion Functions”, The Chinese Journal for the History of Science and Technology 23.1(March, 2002):65-70. 

29. “The Whole Story of Appointing Loo-Keng Hua as the Director of the Department of Mathematics of Tsinghua University”, The Chinese Journal for the History of Science and Technology 22.4(December, 2001):368-375.(Cooperated with Yuan Xiangdong). 

 

Book Reviews

 

1. “Shiing-Shen Chern in the Institute of Mathematics of Academia Sinica: A Supplement and Rectification of Biography of S. S. Chern by Zhang Dianzhou and Wang Shanping”, Studies in the History of Natural Science. 25.4 (December 2006):398-409.

2 “Review of Su Yunfeng’s the Tsinghua University before the Anti-Japanese War, 1928-1937”, Chinese Studies 21.2 (December 2003:497-505.

Articles of Oral History

1. “Loo-Keng Hua and Shiing-Shen Chern who I Know: An Interview with Hsu L C”, Book House. No.5(2007): 16-24.(Told by Hsu L C; Interviewed by Yuan Xiangdong and Guo Jinhai).

2. “From Studying England to Going to the Department of Mathematics in Northeast People’s University: An Interview with Hsu L C”, The Chinese Journal for the History of Science and Technology 25.4(December 2004):345-361. (Told by Hsu L C; Interviewed by Guo Jinhai and Yuan Xiangdong).

3. A Historical Retrospect of the Department of Mathematics in the National South-West Associated University: An Interview with Hsu L C”, The Chinese Journal for the History of Science and Technology 25.2(June 2004): 175-184. (Told by Hsu L C; Interviewed by Guo Jinhai and Yuan Xiangdong).

 

Sections of Books

 

1. “Zhongguo Kexue Jishushi Shuxue Juan (History of Science and Technology in China, Mathematics)”, Beijing: Science Press, 2010. Writing from page 822 to 831, from page 837 to 841.

2.“Zhongguo Kexueyuan Jiao Yu Fa Zhan Shi (History of Education of Chinese Academy of Sciences)”, Beijing: Science Press, 2009. Writing the first three chapters and part appendix.

3. “Zhongguo Shuxue Shi Daxi”, Beijing:Beijing Normal University Press, 2000. Writing “Mathematical Exercise of the Imperial Tongwen College” and ”Publications of Mathematics in the Late-Qing Dynasty” of the Fourth Chapters,

4. “Zhongguo Kexueyuan Liushi Nian (Sixtieth Anniversary of the Chinese Academy of Sciences)” Beijing: Science Press, 2009. Writing the third chapter with Wang Yangzong.

 

Talks and Presentations

 

July 14-18, 2008, Baltimore, USA. 12 International Conference of the History of Science in East Asia(ICHSEA), Present in the following two topics: Fu Ssu-nien and the First Election of Members of Academia Sinica; Qian Baocong and the History of Mathematics in China.

 

Awards, Grants and Activities

 

2013  The Autobiography of Xi Zezong” selected to the Fourth “Three One Hundred” Original Publishing Project.

2003 The First Zhu Kezhen Award of the Institute for the History of Natural Sciences of Chinese Academy of Sciences

2001-2002 German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Graduate Fellowship; Studying at Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg.

 

Contact

 

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

55 ZHONGGUANCUN East Road

Beijing, 100190

Email: gjinhai@ihns.ac.cn

Tel: 86-10-57552598