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Zhou Jianmin 

Prof. Zhou, President of Nanjing Branch of Chinese Academy of Sciences, is doctoral supervisor and was born in Ganyu of Jiangsu Province in July 1956. He graduated from Chemistry Department of Nanjing University in 1982 and received Master's degree from the Institute of Soil Science of Chinese Academy of Science in 1984. From 1989 to 1995, He worked in University of Saskatchewan in Canada as visiting scholar, where he subsequently obtained Ph.D degree form Department of Soil Science and undertook his post-doctoral training.  

Prof. Zhou took office as president of Nanjing Branch of CAS in December 2007. Previously, he had been Director of the Institute of Soil Science of CAS since 1999. He now takes on additional responsibilities such as Honorary Chairman of Soil Science Society of China, Director of Academic Committee of State Key Laboratory of Soil and Sustainable Agriculture, as well as member of Standing Committee of Chinese People`s Political Consultative Conference.  

Prof. Zhou's research mainly focuses on soil fertility, soil chemistry, and the balance between fertilizer and environment, and he was among the early group to study transformation kinetics of soil potassium in China. He opened a new research area for the study of interaction between soil nutrients and contaminants. His intensive research on reaction characteristics of soil-fertilizer interface provides the theory basis for correctly understanding the transformation process of elements and their biological and environmental effects. His research has made great contributions to the study of soil quality variation, development of controlled release fertilizer, soil properties determination, balanced fertilization technology, balance between fertilization and environmental protection, and facility agriculture. 

Prof. Zhou has published more than 200 papers (over 60 SCI papers), applied 10 national patents, and edited 8 Chinese and English research monographs. His scientific research was awarded 2 first prizes and 2 second prizes of Jiangsu Provincial Science and Technology Progress. He was awarded Advanced Individual of Returned Experts Overseas of Jiangsu in 2004, honored as "Science & Technology Pace-setter of scientific Research Institute of Nanjing" in 2004 and "Middle-aged Experts with Outstanding Contribution of Jiangsu" in 2005. In 2009, Prof. Zhou was granted "Outstanding Contribution Award" by East and Southeast Asia Federation of Soil Science Societies. He has been enjoying special government allowances since 1998. 

 

 

Zhu Huaicheng 

Prof. Zhu, a palaeontologist, is Vice President of the Nanjing Branch of the Chinese Academy of Sciences(CAS). He was born in November 1962, in Jiangsu Province. In 1983, he was awarded a B.Sc. in Geology from Peking University. Subsequently, he continued further study in CAS, Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology (NIGPCAS). Three years later, he received his M.Sc., and in 1999 a Ph.D. Prof. Zhu had a various range of work experience during the past 20 years. From 1994 to 1995, he had worked in the field of Palaeozoic palynology as a visiting scholar in the University of Sheffield, UK. In 2003, he has also worked as a visiting professor in Central Michigan University, USA. In addition, Prof. Zhu has served as the Director of State Key Laboratory of Palaeobiology and Stratigraphy (NIGPCAS) between 2002 and 2006. Before being appointed the Vice President of CAS Nanjing Branch in July of 2014, Prof. Zhu had served as Deputy Director of NIGPCAS since 2003. 

In academic research, Prof Zhu's study mainly focuses on Palaeozoic palaeontology and stratigraphy, especially in Palaeozoic palynology (organic walled microfossils including pollen, spores and microplankton) and related areas. He has published more than 80 papers in both national and international academic journals as well as a number of unpublished industry related reports. Nine scientific research projects which integrate his important contributions were awarded provincial and ministerial prizes. 

In addition, Prof. Zhu was honored the "YIN Zhanxun Award in Stratigraphy and Palaeontology" by the Palaeontological Society of China in 2001. In the next year, he was selected and included in the Jiangsu science and technology leading scientists - "333 Talent Program" (second level) by the Jiangsu Government. In 2006, he was honored the "Young and Middle-aged Experts with Outstanding Contribution to Jiangsu". In 2008, he enjoyed a "Special  Chinese Government Allowances". 

Prof. Zhu has been the President of Palynological Society of China since 2013, a Titular Member of the Devonian Subcommission (International Commission on Stratigraphy) since 2012, and is still a member of the Second Session of the Palaeontological Terminology Committee (China). In addition, Prof Zhu has served as the Councilor of the International Federation of Palynological Societies (IFPS) for 2004 to 2012, as Secretary-General and Vice President of Palaeontological Society of Jiangsu Province during 1997-2011, and as a scientific advisers for the French Journal "Revue de Micropaleontologie" between 2009 and 2012. 

 

 

Yang Guishan 

Prof. Yang, vice-president of Nanjing Branch of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), the doctoral supervisor and director of the academic degree Committee in Nanjing Institute of Geography & Limnology, and the director of Key Laboratory of Watershed Geographic Sciences, CAS. He is also an adjunct professor in Nanjing University and serves as the vice-president of the Geographical Society of China and the director of the Yangtze River Branch in Geographical Society of China, the executive director of China Society of Natural Resources, the president of the Geographical Society of Jiangsu Province, the Member of the Experts Committee on water pollution control in Taihu Lake in Jiangsu Province and the member of the Advisory Expert Group for Social-economic Development in Shanghai, Nanjing, Wuxi and Huzhou. 

Dr. Yang, born in Xinghua, Jiangsu Province in August 1965, was graduated and obtained the Bachelor's Degree of Science from the Department of Geography (now the School of Geographic and Oceanographic Sciences), Nanjing University in 1987. In the same year, he began to work for Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, CAS. He earned the Master's Degree of Science and the Doctor's Degree of Science from CAS in 1993 and 1997, respectively. From December 1999 to May 2000, he worked as senior visiting scholar in the International Institute for Aerospace Survey and Earth Sciences in Netherlands. From October to December 2003, he worked as senior visiting scholar in University of Kiel in Germany. He was promoted to professor in Nanjing Institute of Geography & Limnology in 1998. He served as Deputy Director of Nanjing Institute of Geography & Limnology in 2000, and then the Director of this institute from 2004-2014. From September 2014, Prof. Yang is serving as the vice-president of Nanjing Branch of CAS.  

Prof. Yang's academic research interests are resource utilization and its environmental impacts, and regional development and ecological protection. Devoting to the research on the processes, mechanisms and effects of land-use/cover changes for a long time. At the same time, he has also obtained certain achievements in the following research fields: assessment on the eco-environmental impacts from the impoundment of the Three Gorges Project; wetland evolution mechanism and the regional response to coastal environmental changes; strategy and planning for regional development and eco-environmental protection. He has published over 150 articles in Chinese and English peer-reviewed academic journals, and has published 7 scholarly monographs as editor in chief. He has won the National First Award for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation and the Science and Technology Progress Award several times. 

 

 

Xiao Yunhan 

Prof. Xiao Yunhan, Vice President of the Nanjing Branch of CAS, was born in Sichuan Province in 1965, and is professor and doctoral supervisor. From 1981 to 1993, he studied in Tsinghua University and obtained his Bachelor, Master and Ph.D. degree subsequently. Later he worked in Institute of Engineering Thermophysics of CAS and was appointed professor in 1996. In 1999, he was awarded Special Professor by National Institute of Resources and Environment of Japan. He used to serve as Vice Director of Institute of Engineering Thermophysic of CAS, Deputy Director of the Bureau of Research and Development of CAS, and Deputy Mayor of Lianyungang city. He has been now the Vice President of Nanjing Branch of CAS since 2009 and is now the Director of Energy and Power Research Center of CAS, also Vice President of 8th Jiangsu Provincial Association of Science and Technology.  

His research include engineering thermo physics, advanced energy and power, waste heat treatment and utilization, energy technology policy and strategy research. He is Standing Director of China Energy Research Society, Vice President and Secretary-General of Beijing Thermal Physics & Energy Engineering Institute, also the Associate Editor and Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Thermal Science, Proceedings of the Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering and Journal of Engineering Thermophysics.  

He is the leader of expert group of the National 863 Program Projects "Demonstration Project of Coal Gasification-based Polygeneration Technology" and Program Manager of the project "Key Problem Research on Science and technology innovation in Energy Field of China". Prof. Xiao has published more than 80 papers in academic and national journals, 34 international conference papers, and he is co-writer of 8 published monographs. He holds 17 authorized invention patents, 13 utility model patents and 2 Software copyrights. 

He was honored Outstanding Youth of CAS, Young Scientist Award of CAS, Excellence Award of final evaluation of the "Hundred Talents Program" of CAS, Advanced Individual of the National 973 Project, 1 first prize and 2 second prizes of provincial and ministerial science or technology award, 1 second prize of national science and technology progress award, 1 second prize of excellent achievement of soft-science of National Energy Bureau. He was elected candidate of the first national "Millions of Talents Project" in the new century. He has been enjoying special government allowances of the State Council. 

 

 

Yang Tao 

Yang Tao, Vice President of Nanjing Branch of CAS. Born in Jinmen City of Hubei Province, he is a graduate from Accounting Department of Jilin Institute of Finance and Trade where he obtained the Bachelor's degree. He was assigned to work in the Bureau of Planning and Finance CAS in July 1988, engaged in financial allocations, the state-owned asset management and budget management and so on. He took office in the Institute of Computing Technology CAS in 1991 for 1 year. He participated in the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) distance education training and learning from 1992 to 1993. He was appointed Deputy Director of Assets Department of Bureau of Comprehensive Planning in January 1997 and presided over the work. In December 1998, he was professional evaluated as Senior Accountant. In November 1999 he served as Director of Budget Department of Bureau of Planning and Finance, and Director of Financial Assets Department of Bureau of Comprehensive Planning in January 2002. He studied in the Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Sciences from 2004 to 2007and received a Master's degree. In June 2011 he served as level 4 staff and Director of Financial Assets Department. In May 2013, he was level 4 staff and Director of Investment Division in the Bureau of Facility Support and Budget.In November 2013 he was appointed Vice President of Nanjing Branch Team Leader of the Discipline Inspection Commission and Party Member. 

He has long been engaged in the management of institutions finance, public assets, enterprises' state-owned assets, treasury payments, government procurement and asset valuation as well as national audit coordination with Certified Public Accountant qualification. 

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