Current Appointment: Professor
Studied Water and Soil Conservation (Environmental Science) for Doctor Degree at Beijing Forestry University from March 1987 to May 1990.
Areas of Specialization:
Specializes in debris flow and landslide mitigation, water and soil conservation
2016: Second Class of Excellent Maps Award, by Chinese Society for Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation ; 2015: First Class of Science and Technology Award, by Chinese Society of Soil and Water Conversation; 2013: First Class of Science and Technology Progress Award of Sichuan Province; 2013: Second Class of Science and Technology Award, by China Highway and Transportation Society; 2013: Award for Outstanding Innovation Expert of Sichuan Province; 2012: First Class of Science and Technology Award, by China Highway and Transportation Society; 2010: The Distinguished Researcher Award of the World Association of Soil and Water Conservation (WASWAC) for 2010; 2010: First Class of Science and Technology Award, by Chinese Society of Soil and Water Conversation; 2010: The National Outstanding Scientist Award, by China Science and Technology Association ; 2009: Second Class of National Science and Technology Progress Award of China; 2008: Award for Outstanding Contribution in Earthquake Relief, by China Science and Technology Association; 2006: First Class of Science and Technology Progress Award of Sichuan Province; 2003: First Class of Science and Technology Progress Award of Sichuan Province; 2000: National Science Fund for Distinguish Scholars of China; 1991: Outstanding PhD in China (medal), awarded by Chinese State Council and National Education Council
Vice President of Geographical Society of China; Vice President of Chinese Society of Water and Soil Conservation; Vice President of Chinese Association for Quaternary Research; Science Committee member of IRDR and Vice Director of Chinese Committee of IRDR; Standing Member of China Society on Tibetan Plateau; Board Member of International Consortium on Landslides; Chief Editor for Journal of Mountain Science, Associate Editor for Acta Geologica Sinica (English Edition), Member of Editorial Board for Landslides, Frontiers of Earth Science in China, International Journal of Sediment Research, Acta Geographica Sinicay, Journal of Engineering Geology, and Journal of Mountain Science(Chinese) etc.
Published more than 300 papers with 62 indexed by SCI, 91 indexed by EI and 15 indexed by ISTP and published five monographs and edited seven monographs. The selected publications are:  Effects of material composition and water content on the mechanical properties of landslide deposits triggered by the Wenchuan earthquake. Acta Geologica Sinica (English Edition), 2016, 90(1): 242-257.
 Amplification Mechanism and Hazard Analysis for Zhouqu Giant Debris Flow. International Journal of Erosion Control Engineering, 2016, 9(3), 71-79.
Mountain hazards in the Tibetan Plateau: research status and prospects. National Science Review, 2015，2(4): 397-402.
 The Application of Chinese High-resolution Satellite in Disaster Risk Management of the “Belt and Road”, Satellite Application, 2016 (10): 8-11. (in Chinese)
 Atlas of Mountain Hazards and Soil Erosion in the Upper Yangtze（Chef Editor）. Science Press, 2014. (in Chinese)
Scale amplification of natural debris flows caused by cascading landslide dam failures. Geomorphology. 2013, 182: 173-189.
 The Wenchuan Earthquake (May 12, 2008), Sichuan Province, China, and resulting geohazards. Nat Hazards.2011, 56(1):19-36.
 Formation and Treatment of Landslide Dams Emplaced During the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake, Sichuan, China. Natural and Artificial Rockslide Dams, Lecture Notes in Earth. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. 2011，295-321.
 Soil Evolution Features of Debris Flow Waste-Shoal Land. Journal of Mountain Sciences. 2009，(6): 181-188.
 Techniques of Debris Flow Prevention in National Parks. Earth Science Frontiers. 2007, 14(6): 172-180.
 Research and prevention of debris flow in scenic spots. Beijing：Science Press，2005. (in Chinese)
 Jiangjia Ravine debris flow in south-western China（Chapter 22），in Jakob M. and Hungr O. Eds. , Debris-flow Hazards and Related Phenomena, Springer, 2005，565-594.
 Calculation of the debris flow concentration based on clay content，Sciense in China Ser. E Technological Sciences，46(Supp.)，2003，163-174.
 Relationship Between Occurrence of Debris Flow and Antecedent Precipitation: Taking the Jiangjia Gully as An Example, Science of Soil and Water Conservation,1(1)，2003，11-15. (in Chinese)
 The initiation, motion and mitigation of debris flow caused by glacial lake outburst, Quaternary Sciences,23(6)，2003，621-628. (in Chinese)
 Progress of debris flow forecast in China, Journal of Natural Disasters,9(2)，2000，10-15. (in Chinese)
 Sudden change science of debris flow initiation, Journal of Natural Disasters,2(1)，1993，53-61. (in Chinese)
 Studies on Condition and Mechanism of Debris Flow Initiation by Means of Experiment，Chinese Science Bulletin，37(9)，1992，759-763.
Major Research Projects:
1. Key Project of International Partnership Program of Chinese Academy of Sciences (the Belt & Road Program): International research program on natural disaster risk and comprehensive disaster reduction along “the Belt and Road” (Grant no. 131551KYSB20160002);
2. The Belt & Road Program of Chinese Academy of Sciences: Study on risk analysis and mitigation countermeasures of mountain hazards along Sino-Nepal highway (Nepal section) (Grant no.131551KYSB20150009);
3. CAS Frontier Project: Formation mechanism and evolution process of mountain hazards based on climate change (Grant no. QYZDY-SSW-DQC006)；
4. Key International Cooperation Program of National Natural Science Foundation of China: Dynamic process and risk analysis of catastrophic debris-flow chain in alpine region under climate change（Grant no. 41520104002）；
5. Key Project of International Partnership Program of Chinese Academy of Sciences: Managing landslide and debris flow and resilience through monitoring, modeling and land planning activities (Grant no. 131551KYSB20130003);
6. Key Program of CAS: Dynamic process of debris flow and its regulation simulation
（Grant no. KZZD-EW-05-01）;
7. The Major Project of National Natural Science Foundation of China: Hazard evolution law and engineering risk along Sichuan-Tibet highway（Grant no. 41030742）;
8. State Key Fundamental Research Program (973): Formation mechanism and risk analysis of torrential floods and debris flows in Western China（Grant no. 2011CB409900）;
9. State Key Fundamental Research Program (973) : Formation mechanism and risk control of secondary mountain hazards in Wenchuan earthquake areas（Grant no. 2008CB425800）;
10. National Science and Technology Supporting Program: Ecological protection and demonstration of debris flow and landslide prevention technologies in Southwest major hydropower project areas（Grant no. 2006BAC10B04）.
Updated on Nov.9, 2017