Chang Chen Ping

Chang Chen Ping, born in 1899 in Nanjing, Jiangsu, was enrolled in the University of Minnesota in 1919 and received a bachelor of science in mining in 1922. Chang then went to the University of Wisconsin and received a master degree in geology in 1924. 

After returning to China, Chang served as a professor and dean successively at National Central University (now Nanjing University), Tangshan Jiaotong University (now Southwest Jiaotong University), Yunnan University, and Beijing College of Mining and Technology (now China University of Mining and Technology). 

During his teaching at Beijing College of Mining and Technology, Chang compiled and published a book --“An Introduction of Mining” which became an important textbook for graduate students majoring in mining engineering.