Qiuwen ChenDr., Prof.
Dr. Chen has bee long engaged in the fundamental research and engineering practice oriented to eco-environmental conservation for sustainable hydropower development. He has successfully completed more than 20 national research projects funded by National Natural Science Foundation of China, Ministry of Science and Technology. He has made breaking-through achievements in biogeochemical cycling of biogenic elements in cascade reservoirs and adaptive management of ecological flow from cascade reservoirs. The novel knowledge have been published in series in prestigious journals, including National Science Review, Nature Reviews Earth & Environment, so as to make it accessible to the public at large. Dr. Chen has published more than 360 papers in peer-reviewed journals, and owns more than 30 innovation patents. Owing to his significant achievements, Dr. Chen has received the 20th Arthur Thomas Ippen Award from International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research, and one time the 2nd prize of national award, as well as 6 times the 1st prize of provincial or ministerial awards.