Plenary speaker

Yongguan Zhu , Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, CAS, China

Yongguan Zhu

Professor Yongguan (Yong-Guan) Zhu, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Fellow of TWAS (The World Academy of Sciences), Fellow of International Science Council (ISC), professor of environmental science, is the Director General of the Research Center for Eco-environmental Sciences, CAS. He has been working on environmental health and wellbeing related to pollution, soil biodiversity and microbial ecology. He obtained his PhD from Imperial College, London in 1998. He was a scientific committee member for ISC program on Human Health and Wellbeing in Changing Urban Environment, and is a member of Committee of Science Planning of ISC. He served for nine years as a member of Standing Advisory Group for Nuclear Application, International Atomic Energy Agency (2004-2012). He has received many merit awards, including TWAS Award for Agricultural Science 2013, National Natural Science Award 2009, International Union of Soil Science von Liebig Award 2022. He was selected as a Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher (2016-2023).

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