Prof. WU Fengchang Joins IHB 90th Anniversary Lecture Series
Prof. WU Fengchang, director of the State Key Laboratory of Environmental Criteria and Risk Assessment, gives a presentation at IHB, Oct. 21, 2020. (Credit: IHB)
The 90th Anniversary Lecture Series of Institute of Hydrobiology (IHB) of Chinese Academy of Sciences is going on with the tenth speaker Prof. WU Fengchang’s keynote presentation on the thinking of the environmental quality standards for surface water on October 21.
Prof. Wu is a member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, and serves as the director of the State Key Laboratory of Environmental Criteria and Risk Assessment.
In his presentation, Prof. Wu introduced the strategic role that the environmental quality standards play in the environmental protection in China. He also listed the achievements on how the environmental quality standards guided the treatment of water pollution.
When sharing the experiences and lessons from different parts of world, Prof. Wu gave some of his thoughts on the amendment of the environmental quality standards for surface water, especially on the water quality standards for protecting the aquatic organisms.
Prof. Wu’s research focuses are on environmental criteria and risk assessment, and technology research and development & engineering practice. He has made innovative achievements in theory and methodologies in water environmental criteria, key technologies and engineering applications. He has won the National Science and Technology Progress Award (2nd Class), three 1st class provincial-level and ministerial-level awards, Science and Technology Award from the Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation, Government Service Award of Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, granted titles of Leading Scientists, Engineers and Innovators of China, and won the National May 1st Labor Medal.