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Fellow
Zhu
Yongguan
Current position: 
Science Director, Institute of Urban Environment and Professor, Research Center for Eco-environmental Sci.
Current nationality: 
China
Current residence: 
China
Affiliation/Institution: 
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Biodata: 
Zhu, academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), professor of biogeochemistry and environmental soil science, is the science director of the Institute of Urban Environment, CAS. Zhu is a leader in taking multi-scale and multi-disciplinary approaches to soil and environmental problems. He obtained his PhD in environmental biology from Imperial College, London in 1998. He is currently the co-editor-in-chief of Environment International (Elsevier), founding editor of Soil Ecology Letters, and an editorial member for a few other international journals. He is a scientific committee member for the International Science Council (ISC) programme on Human Health and Wellbeing in Changing Urban Environment, and served for nine years as a member of the Standing Advisory Group for Nuclear Application, International Atomic Energy Agency (2004-2012). Zhu is the recipient of many merit awards, among them including the TWAS Prize in Agricultural Science 2013, and the National Natural Science Award 2009. Zhu has published over 400 papers in international journals. He is an ISI highly cited researcher.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
3 - Good health and well-being
6 - Clean water and sanitation
11 - Sustainable cities and communities
13 - Climate action
15 - Life on land
Keywords: 
soil, microbial ecology, pollution, antibiotics, nutrition
Elected
2021

Date of birth

15
August
1967
Section:
01-Agricultural Sciences
TWAS Awards: 
TWAS Prize in Agricultural Sciences (2013)
Last updated on 25/06/2021