RAO Zihe, Member of Presidium of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Standing Committee Member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, President of Tianjin Association for Science and Technology, the Honorary Chairman of Biophysics Society of China, Professor of Tsinghua University/Nankai University, Former President of Nankai University, Former President of International Union for Pure and Applied Biophysics (IUPAB). The 8th, 9th and 10th Chairman of Biophysics Society of China.
Prof. RAO is a Biophysicist and Structural Biologist, mainly engaged in the study of crystal or CryoEM structures of proteins and pathogens related to human infection, as well as in the development of innovative drug treatment. To date, Prof RAO has published 337 peer-reviewed papers in international scientific journals with over 12,000 citations.
Since 2003, Prof. RAO has been elected as a Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Member of Academy of Sciences for Developing Countries, Fellow of Hertford College, University of Oxford, Member of International Eurasian Academy of Sciences, Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Honorary Doctor of University of Glasgow and Hong Kong Baptist University.