Prof. CHEN, Xiaohong
Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
Biography: Dr. Xiaohong Chen is a Professor and the Director of Center for Water Resources & Environment, at Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China. He is the President-Elect of the International Commission of Water Quality in the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (ICWQ-IAHS). Vice-president of the Chinese Commission for IAHS. Vice president of Water Resources Society of Guangdong Province, China. He has fulfilled about 300 programs with funds over US$ 25 million, including 4 Key Programs of National Science Foundation of China, e.g., “Quantitative research on variability of hydrological features and the corresponding water resources response in the area of Pearl River Delta”, and “Comprehensive planning of water resources for Guangdong Province”, Key Program of Guangdong Province issued by Water Resources Department of Guangdong Province. He is now in charge of several key research programs with total funds over US$ 4 million, including a National Key R&D Program of China, “Multi-objective Regulation of Water Resources in the Pearl River Basin” with funds of US$2.1 million. He has published 11 books and more than 500 papers in Chinese and English journals. He obtained 11 awards including the first prize of science and technology progress by Ministry of Education of China in 2012 and the first prize of science and technology progress by Guangdong Province in 2017.