Xiang Jinwu (1964—) is a professor of the School of Aeronautic Science and Engineering and Deputy Director of the Academic Committee of Beihang University. He was selected as a distinguished professor of the Chang Jiang Scholars Program.
His research covers aircraft design, UAV system design and so on. At present, he is the chief designer of Unmanned System Institute and Director of the Key Laboratory of Advanced Technology of Intelligent Unmanned Aircraft Systems of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.
Prof. Xiang has won ten national, provincial or ministry-level science and technology progress awards, two first prizes of the National Science and Technology Progress Award, and the Ho Leung Ho Lee Prize for Scientific and Technological Innovation. He enjoys the special government allowance from the State Council of China. He has obtained 54 authorized national invention patents, published more than 210 papers and cultivated eight postdoctoral researchers and 28 doctors.