Prof. TONG Binggang is a prestigious dynamicist and educator. He was born in Yangshe Town, Zhangjiagang City, Jiangsu Province.He graduated from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Engineering College, Nanjing University in 1950.He received his MS in Mechanics from Harbin Institute of Technology in 1953 and then worked there. He was then a lecturer and head of Teaching and Research Section of Theoretical Mechanics of the institute. He moved to University of Science and Technology of China in 1961 and worked under prestigious scientists such as Tsien Hsue-shen to develop a professional education system for hydrodynamics for the university.Tong Binggang served as vice director and vice president of China Aeromechanics Society, member of the Mechanics Textbook Commission and Teaching Commission of the National Education Commission, and member of the Advisory Committee in the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.Prof. Tong is a member of the academic committee of a number of key national laboratories and open laboratories in Chinese Academy of Sciences. In October 1997, Tong Binggang was elected an Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences.