Shi Chuang (1968.6—) is a professor and PhD supervisor of the School of Electronic and Information Engineering of Beihang University. He has worked as an expert in the field of earth observation and navigation of the 863 Program, Leader of the expert panel of the navigation and location-based service project of the 12th Five-Year Plan, and Deputy Chief Designer of the“National BeiDou Ground-Based Augmentation System”. He is a distinguished professor of the Chang Jiang Scholars Program and an awardee of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars.
His research interests cover high-precision GNSS theories, software systems and applications. He has been in charge of developing China’s independent software system on navigation satellite precise orbit determination and positioning, wide-area real-time precise positioning system, key technology of BeiDou Ground-Based Augmentation System and other national key research and development tasks. His research achievements have been successfully applied in the “BeiDou navigation major project”, “XiHe System”, “National BeiDou Ground-Based Augmentation System” and other major scientific and technological projects.
Prof. Shi has published more than 100 academic papers which have over 3000 citations, 68 of which are in journals indexed by the Science Citation Index. He holds 18 patents and has the copyright on five pieces of software. He has been ranked the first laureate for two National Science and Technology Progress Prizes, and granted more than ten provincial or ministry-level prizes.