Gu Desheng, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering
Gu Desheng, male, was born in October 1937 in Mei County, Guangdong Province. In 1995 he was elected as Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and now he is a professor at Central South University. He once served as member of CPPCC National Committee, Director of Steering Committee of Geology Discipline Teaching in Colleges and Universities of Ministry of Education committee member of China Engineering Education Accreditation Association, Assessment Expert of Science and Technology Award, Senior Mentor of China Mining Association, Expert Committee Member of China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association.
Professor Gu is a famous scientific and technical expert in mining engineering. There have been 31 major scientific research projects at national and provincial and ministerial level completed under his leadership. Among those projects, the “Underground metal mines continuous mining technology and equipment” was awarded with the First Prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award in 1992, the “Hard rock non pillar continuous mining technology research” with the Second Prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award in 2001, the “Metal Mining Rock Burst and Its Control Research and Application” with the Second Prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award in 2005, the “Metal Mineral Resources with Hidden Danger Safe Mining and Accident Control Technology Research and Application” with the Second Prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award in 2007, the “Toss-Vibrating Ore-Drawing Machine” with the Third Prize of National Invention Prize in 1983, the “Research of Continuous Vibrating Ore-Drawing Method on Panel Stoping” and other five projects with the First Prize of Ministerial level Science and Technology Progress Award, and the “Continuous Vibrating Ore-Drawing Enhancing Technology Research” and other eight projects with the Second Prize of the ministerial level Science and Technology Progress Award. All these projects has made important contributions to metal ore mining technology progress and brought huge economic benefits for China.
His authorship covers 5 monographs including Vibration Mining Technology, Modern Mining Science and Technology on Metallic Ore Deposits, No Waste Mining Planning and Design on Deposits and more than 140 papers such as ZCYS Continuous Operation Unit for Stope Ore-Drawing and Hauling and Scientific Problems in Deep Mining Metal Deposits. His research outcomes have been highly valued by experts on the 14th World Mining Congress and the Second World Conference of Non-metallic Minerals. He has trained 12 postdoctoral students, 54 doctoral students, 10 postgraduates, contributing a lot to training mining talents.
Professor Gu has the honor of the National Model Workers on Non-ferrous Metals (1985), the National Outstanding Mid-Aged Experts (1986), the Hunan Science and Technology Star (1996), etc. He has been awarded Wang Danping Science and Technology Award (1994), Prize for Science and Technology Progress of the Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation (2002), the seventh Guanghua EST Prize (2008) and other prizes.