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Shen Tianhui

Shen Tianhui

Chemistry

 

Biography

Professor Shen, an expert in chemistry, was born in Jiashan, Zhe Jiang Province in April, 1923. Having graduated from the Department of Chemical Engineering of Datong University in 1949, she pursued further study in the former Soviet Union, majoring in semiconductor materials. She has been a researcher in the Information Storage Research Center of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, a member in the University Academic Committee of SJTU, counselor of Research Center of Materials and Chemistry in SJTU, researcher of Key Laboratory of Mcro-nano Processing Technology, dean of the Academic Division of Key Laboratory of Mcro-nano Processing Technology. She is engaged in the research on Microelectromechanical Systems. In 1980, Professor Shen Tianhui was elected a member of Chinese Academy of Sciences (member of the Academic Divisions). She has worked in Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, run and managed by Chinese Academy of Sciences, and her job was to make pure silicon with trichlorosilane. From 1966 to 1986, she devoted her time and energy to the development of semiconductor materials and large-scale integrated circuit. She was then working in 771 Institute of Space Industry Ministry situated in Lington, Shanxi Province. In 1978, she succeeded in developing several types of large-scale integrated circuits which held the leading position in the world then .Since 1987, Professor Shen has been working in the Information Storage Research Center of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, engaged in developing magnetic head and magnetic disc.