Prof. Zhiwei Zhu
University of Alberta, Canada
Dr. David Z. Zhu is a Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Alberta, Canada where he has been a faculty member since 1997. He is now also in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Ningbo University, Zhejiang, China. His research focuses on environmental hydraulics and eco-hydraulics, with particular applications in urban drainage and sustainable hydropower development. He is a Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering, and the Canada’s NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Urban Drainage. He published close to 200 SCI papers, and received a number of awards, including CSCE Dagenais Award for outstanding contributions in hydrotechnical engineering in Canada, ASCE 2017 Samuel Arnold Greeley Award, and 2018 Karl Emil Hilgard Prize.