Jie Xu

Jie Xu



Birth date:April 1967

Birth place:Wuhu, Anhui Province, China

Education and Work Experience:

1985.9-1989.6 Bachelor Degree with Electrical Automatization major, Anhui Mechanical and Electrical Engineering College

1989.7-2001.8 Engineer, State-owned Wuhu Electronic Tube Factory

2001.9-2006.6 PhD of History of Science, University of Science and Technology of China

2007.4-2009.4 Postdoctoral Fellow, Shandong University

2009.5- Lecturer, School of History and Culture, Shandong University


History of Chinese philosophy and scholarship

Chinese Social History

Research Interests:

History of Astronomy,History of Science and Technology in Taoism

Research Projects:

AstronomyHistory of Science and Technology in Taoism

Chinese Traditional Implements

History of Spatial Measurementin China

Journal Articles:

On the Study of the manuscript Rizejue (The Tips of Making and Usage of Sundial)The Chinese Journal for the History 0f Science And Technology,

Study of Constellations by Taoist in the Sui and Tang Dynasties,Religious Studies


Rigui tufa(日晷图法, Drawings and Methods of Sundials),JiangsuPhoenix PublishingHouse

Western-Styled Time-Measuring Instruments in the Ming and Qing Dynasties,University of Science and Technology of ChinaPublishingHouse

Honors and Awards:

Academic Title:

Member of Commission for the History of Ancient and Medieval Astronomy

Job Description:

Contact Info:

School of History and Culture

Shandong University

27 South Shanda Road, Jinan,P.R.China 250100


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