Member, Presidential Executive Council
Vice Provost (Global Strategies)
Director, Global Engagement Office
Zheng Chunmiao joined SUSTech as Chair Professor and Founding Dean of the School of Environmental Science and Engineering in 2015. Previously, he was Chair Professor and Director of the Institute of Water Sciences at Peking University, and the George Lindahl III Endowed Professor at the University of Alabama. He is a fellow of Geological Society of America. He served as president of the International Commission on Groundwater of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) from 2009-2013. Among the numerous honors he has received, he was awarded the Birdsall-Dreiss Distinguished Lectureship (2009) and the O.E. Meinzer Award (2013) by the Geological Society of America, and the John Hem Award (1998) and the M. King Hubbert Award (2013) by the National Groundwater Association (USA). He is also recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award (2014) from the Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison. He received his Ph.D. in hydrogeology with a minor in environmental engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.