Wang Qi (1959.2—) is a professor and PhD supervisor of the School of Aeronautic Science and Engineering of Beihang University. He received his bachelor’s degree from Beijing Institute of Aeronautics (now known as Beihang University) in 1982. In 2003, he won the National Distinguished Teacher Award.
He mainly studies multibody system dynamics and nonlinear dynamics, publishing dozens of papers in core journals or at academic conferences. In recent years, he has led one provincial/ministry-level educational reform project and participated in another, and co-edited Dynamics (published by Higher Education Press), a textbook designed for China’s 10th Five-Year Plan of the general higher education and among the Textbook Series for 21st Century. His course in theoretical mechanics was rated as a quality course by both the national government and Beijing government.
He has won two second prizes of the National Excellent Teaching Achievement Award, two first prizes of Beijing Excellent Teaching Achievement Award, the Baosteel Education Award for Excellent Teachers and several prizes of Beihang Excellent Teaching Achievement Award. He was also honored with the title of Beijing Excellent Leading Young Teacher twice and among the first Excellent Beihang Lecturers. He has led or participated in a number of projects funded by National Natural Science Foundation of China, the Aeronautical Science Foundation or non-governmental entities, and won a third prize of AVIC Science and Technology Progress Award.
At present, he is a member of the steering committee for the course on elementary mechanics of the Ministry of Education and the professional committee of general mechanics of the Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics.