Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a public university founded in the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone of China.
SUSTech offers an unparalleled learning and research experience at the scientific and technological frontiers.
SUSTech offers unprecedented opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to work alongside the faculty to explore and tackle both fundamental and practical problems.
The Global Engagement Office (GEO) is responsible for forming and implementing a coherent strategy to promote the University’s international development and global profile.
The undergraduate admission of SUSTech adopts comprehensive evaluation enrollment mode based on national college entrance examination.The graduate admission of SUSTech currently adopts joint training mode.
The main duties of SUSTCEF is to accept the donations from the domestic and foreign associations, enterprises, trading companies and individuals, and establish the funding projects depending on the demands of the university and the wishes of the donors.
Chair Professor & Dean
School of Environmental Science and Engineering
Chunmiao Zheng currently holds the position of Chair Professor and Dean of the School of Environmental Science and Engineering at South University of Science and Technology of China. Prior to his current appointment, he was Chair Professor and Director of the Institute of Water Sciences at Peking University. He has also been the George Lindahl III Endowed Professor of Hydrogeology at the University of Alabama. His research interests include contaminant transport, eco-hydrologic processes, and water resources management. He is developer of the MT3D/MT3DMS series of contaminant transport models used in over 100 countries, and author or co-author of over 160 papers and 5 books, including Applied Contaminant Transport Modeling published by Wiley in 1995 and 2002 and translated into Chinese in 2009. Zheng is recipient of the 1998 John Hem Excellence in Science and Engineering Award from the National Ground Water Association (USA) and a fellow of the Geological Society of America. In 2009 he received the Birdsall-Dreiss Distinguished Lecturer award from the Geological Society of America that took him to 70 universities and research institutions worldwide. For his outstanding contributions to the fields of hydrogeology and groundwater science, he was awarded the O.E. Meinzer award by the Geological Society of America and the M. King Hubbert award by the National Ground Water Association, both in 2013. Zheng has served as associate editor for leading water resources journals, including Water Resources Research, Groundwater, Journal of Hydrology, and Hydrogeology Journal. He has also served as president of the International Groundwater Commission of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) and on the Committee on Hydrologic Sciences of the National Research Council (USA). Zheng received a BS in geology from Chengdu University of Technology and a Ph.D. in hydrogeology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
1984-1988 Ph.D., Hydrogeology with a minor in Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin.
1983-1984 Postgraduate work in Geology and Applied Mathematics,Chengdu University of Technology, China.
1979-1983 B.S., Geology, Chengdu University of Technology(formerly Chengdu College of Geology), China.
2015-present Chair Professor and Dean, School of Environmental Science and Engineering, South University of Science and Technology of China
2010-2015 Chair Professor and Director, Institute of Water Sciences (formerly Center for Water Research), Peking University, Beijing, China.
2010-2013 George Lindahl III Endowed Professor of Hydrogeology, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Alabama.
2002-2010 Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Alabama.
1997-2002 Associate Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Alabama.
1993-1997 Assistant Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Alabama.
1988-1993 Senior Hydrogeologist, S.S. Papadopulos & Associates, Inc., Bethesda, Maryland.
2006-2009 Visiting Professor and Founding Director, Center for Water Research,Peking University, Beijing, China.
2001 Visiting Fellow, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom.
2000 Visiting Associate Professor, Stanford University.
2000 Visiting Scientist, U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California.
1995 Visiting Fellow, Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organization.
1991 Assistant Professional Lecturer, George Washington University.
Awards and Honors
2014 Distinguished Alumni Award, Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2013 O.E. Meinzer Award, Geological Society of America (http://www.geosociety.org/awards/13speeches/meinzer.htm).
2013 M. King Hubbert Award, National Ground Water Association (http://www.ngwa.org/About/awards/Excellence/Pages/M.-King-Hubbert-Award.aspx).
2012 Distinguished Lecturer for Hydrology Section, AOGS-AGU (WPGM) Joint Assembly, Singapore, 13-17 August, 2012.
2010 George Lindahl III Endowed Professor, Board of Trustees, University of Alabama.
2009 Birdsall-Dreiss Distinguished Lecturer, Geological Society of America Hydrogeology Division.
2007 Panel of Experts on China water and environmental issues, New York Times.
2006 Research Award for Outstanding Overseas Chinese-Born Scientists,National Natural Science Foundation of China.
2005 Oliver Lectureship in Hydrogeology, Jackson School of Geosciences,University of Texas-Austin.
1999 Fellow, Geological Society of America.
1998 John Hem Excellence in Science and Engineering Award for outstanding contributions to the understanding of ground water, National Ground Water Association.
10 Representative Publications
 Zheng, C., and G.D. Bennett, 2002, Applied Contaminant Transport Modeling 2nd edition, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 621 pp.
 Zheng, C. and P.P. Wang, 1999, MT3DMS: A Modular Three-Dimensional Multi-species Transport Model for Simulation of Advection, Dispersion and Chemical Reactions of Contaminants in Groundwater Systems; Documentation and User’s Guide, Contract Report SERDP-99-1, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, MS, 169 pp.
 Gorelick, S.M., C. Zheng, 2015, Global change and the groundwater management challenges, Water Resour. Res. (50th anniversary edition), v.51, doi:10.1002/2014WR016825.
 Yao, Y., C. Zheng, J. Liu, G. Cao, H. Xiao, H. Li, W. Li, 2015, Conceptual and numerical models for groundwater flow in an arid inland river basin. Hydrol. Process., 29, 1480-1492. doi: 10.1002/hyp.10276
 Cao, G. C. Zheng, B.R. Scanlon, J. Liu, and W. Li, 2013, Use of flow modeling to assess sustainability of groundwater resources in the North China Plain, Water Resour. Res., 49, 159-175, doi:10.1029/2012WR011899.
 Zheng, C., J. Liu, 2013, China’s “Love Canal” moment? Science, v. 340, p. 810.
 Ma, R., C. Zheng, H. Prommer, J. Greskowiak, C. Liu, J. Zachara, M. Rockhold, 2010, A Field-scale reactive transport model for U(VI) migration influenced by coupled multi-rate mass transfer and surface complexation reactions, Water Resour. Res., 46, W05509, doi:10.1029/2009WR008168.
 Zheng, C., and S.M. Gorelick, 2003, Analysis of solute transport in flow fields influenced by preferential flowpaths at the decimeter scale, Ground Water, 41(2): 142-155.
 Feehley C.E., C. Zheng, and F.J. Molz, 2000, A dual-domain mass transfer approach for modeling solute transport in heterogeneous porous media, application to the MADE site, Water Resour. Res., 36(9): 2501-2515.
 Zheng, C., and P.P. Wang, 1999, An integrated global and local optimization approach for remediation system design, Water Resour. Res., 35(1): 137-146.
Major Committees and Editorial Boards
2013-present Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Acta Geologica Sinica (English Edition)
2007-present President-elect, President, and Past-President, International Commission on Groundwater, International Association of Hydrologic Sciences (IAHS)
2005-present Standing Committee on Hydrologic Science, National Research Council, Washington, D.C.
2010-2014 Associate Editor, Water Resources Research
2009-2013 Blue Ribbon Panel on “Challenges and Opportunities in the Hydrologic Sciences”, National Academies, Washington, D.C.
2007-2014 Associate Editor, Journal of Hydrology
1998-2010 Associate Editor and Software Column Editor (2002-), Journal Ground Water, National Ground Water Association
2005-2007 Treasurer, Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. (CUAHSI), Washington, D.C.
2004-2008 Science and Technology Center Site Review Team, National Science Foundation
2003-2007 Associate Editor, Hydrogeology Journal, International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) and Geological Society of America (GSA)
2003-2004 Chair-elect and Chair, International Professionals for the Advancement of Chinese Earth Sciences (IPACES)