Chunmiao Zheng

Vice President

Chair Professor

Fellow, American Geophysical Union

Chunmiao Zheng has been Chair Professor and Vice President of the Eastern Institute of Technology, Ningbo since 2022. Previously, he served as vice provost of global strategies at the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) and as founding dean of the School of Environmental Science and Engineering at SUSTech. Prior to joining SUSTech, 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 was president of the International Commission on Groundwater of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) and associate editor for five leading journals in hydrology and water resources, including Water Resources Research. Currently, he is co-editor-in-chief of the international journal Sustainable Horizons and director of the State Environmental Protection Key Laboratory of Integrated Surface Water-Groundwater Pollution Control. He holds a Ph.D. degree in hydrogeology with a minor in environmental engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Awards and Honors

2019: Fellow, American Geophysical Union

2014Distinguished Alumni Award, Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2013O.E. Meinzer Award, Geological Society of America

2013M. King Hubbert Award, National Ground Water Association

2009Birdsall-Dreiss Distinguished Lecturer, Geological Society of America

1999Fellow, Geological Society of America

1998John Hem Award, National Ground Water Association