- About Wuxi
Chen Deren, (1922 - ), was born in Qianzhou Village of Qianzhou Town of Wuxi. He is an expert in rocket control and a researcher of the No.2 Research Institute of the China Aerospace Industry Corporation. He was engaged research of rocket control and shouldered the tasks of developing and testing a variety of rockets. The 1st solid submarine-to-ground ballistic missile was developed under the guidance of Chen Deren, Deputy Chief Designer and Chief Designer of the project, and he achieved successful results on researches of the 1st Chinese onshore motor-driven solid ballistic missile. In 1995, he was elected as an academician of the China Academy of Engineering.