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Dr. Yu Rucong, Deputy Administrator of CMA

12-10-2017Source:China Meteorological News Press


Dr. Yu Rucong, ethnicity of Han, was born in Quanjiao County, Anhui Province in March 1962. He is a personage without a party affiliation. Dr. Yu began his career in September 1979. He graduated from Chinese Academy of Sciences, is a holder of Master degree in meteorology and PhD degree of Science. He is also a senior research fellow. 


1979-1983: studying at the Department of Dynamic Meteorology, Institute of Meteorology of the PLA Air Force;


1983-1992: instructor at Department of Basic Education of the above institute (from 1984 to 1992, he studied at the Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and he received his Master degree and later PhD of science); 


1992-1998: assistant research fellow and later associate research fellow of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (from July 1995 to September 1998, visiting scholar of the New York State University, Stony Brook);


1998-2002: Deputy Director of the National Key Laboratory on Atmospheric Physics and Geo-hydrodynamics, Chinese Academy of Science (from August to November 2000 and from May to August 2001, visiting scholar of the New York State University, Stony Brook);


August 2002-2005: Vice Director of the National Key Laboratory of Atmospheric Physics and Geo-hydrodynamics, CAS , and Director of the Research Institute of Heavy Rain, CMA;


December 2004-Now: Deputy Administrator of CMA;


February 2005-Now: A member of the national committee of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC);



Assisting the Administrator in managing the forecast, information networks, science & technology development, climate and climate change, Chinese Meteorological Society. He is currently in charge of Department of Forecasting and Networking and Department of Science & Technology and Climate Change; meanwhile, in charge of contacting National Meteorological Information Center, Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences, Secretariat of Chinese Meteorological Society and meteorological services in Southwest China.