Chung Wu was born in China and was privately tutored in the classics of Chinese literature and practiced calligraphy as a young student. Throughout his life he has continued studying Chinese literature. He earned a B.S. in Chemistry at Fukien Christian University in 1941 and a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1952. Dr. Wu has published articles on China including in Collier's EncyclopediaWu, Chung is the author of 'Essentials of Yi Jing Translated, Annotated, and With an Introduction and Notes' with ISBN 9781557788276 and ISBN 1557788278.