Pakistan Academy of Sciences

Promoting Science, Technology and Innovation for Socio-economic development

Peng CUI

Peng CUI
Current Position Professor of Institute of Geographical Sciences and Resources and Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, CAS Phone No. 86 28 85238460
Born in Shaanxi, P. R. China, China in 07/08/1957 Year Elected 2020
Email [email protected]
Education
1995.10-1997.02 Post Doctor, King\\\'s College London, UK 1994.10-1995.10 Visiting Scholar, University of Illinois, USA 1987.03-1990.05 Ph.D., Water and Soil Conservation, Beijing Forestry University, China 1982.09-1985.07 M.S., Physical Geography, Chengdu Institute of Geography, CAS 1978.09-1982.07 B.S., Physical Geography, Northwest University, China
Positions Held
2019.02-present: Co-Director General, China-Pakistan Joint Research Center on Earth Sciences 2017.05-present: Professor, Institute of Geographical Sciences and Resources, CAS 2005.09-2014.02: Head, Lab of Mountain Hazards and Earth Surface Process, CAS 2005.01-2017.05: Chairman, Academic Committee of Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, CAS 1999.12-2004.12: Director, Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, CAS 1999.05-2009.08: Head, Dongchuan Debris Flow Observation and Research Station, CAS 1995.10-1997.02 Post Doctor, King\\\'s College London, UK 1994.12-present: Professor, Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, CAS 1994.10-1995.10 Visiting Scholar, University of Illinois, USA 1994.08-1994.09: Visiting researcher, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Kathmandu, Nepal 1993.01-1994.12: Associate professor, Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, CAS 1990.05-1993.01: Assistant professor, Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, CAS 1985.07- 1990.05: Research assistant, Chengdu Institute of Geography, CAS
Awards
1) Second Class of National Science and Technology Progress Award of China (Rank No.1), Debris Flow Mitigation Theory and Technology of Mountain Road and Railway, 2009 2) The Distinguished Researcher Award of the World Association of Soil and Water Conservation (WASWAC), 2010 3) Outstanding Scientific and Technological Achievement Award of Chinese Academy of Sciences (Rank No.1), Research on the formation mechanism and prevention of mountain disasters, 2020 4) Outstanding Contribution Team for Debris Flow Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Team leader), 2015 5) National Innovation Award, by China Science and Technology Association, 2020 6) The National Outstanding Scientist Award, by China Science and Technology Association, 2010 7) Award for Outstanding Innovation Expert of Sichuan Province, 2013 8) First Class of Science and Technology Progress Award of Tibet Autonomous Region (Rank No.1), Theory and Key Technology of Mountain Disaster Prevention and Control in Sichuan-Tibet Transportation Corridor, 2021 9) First Class of Science and Technology Progress Award of Sichuan Province (Rank No. 1), A study on integrated debris flow management at UNESCO world heritage site (Jiuzaigou), 2003 10) First Class of Science and Technology Progress Award of Sichuan Province (Rank No. 1), Debris flow control for highway in mountainous region, 2006 11) First Class of Science and Technology Progress Award of Sichuan Province (Rank No. 1), Mechanisms of secondary geohazards formation and risk control in Wenchuan earthquake affected region, 2013 12) First Class of Science and Technology Progress Award of Sichuan Province (Rank No. 2), Key technology of debris flow control based on process regulation, 2019 13) First Class of Science and Technology Award (Atlas of Mountain Hazards and Soil Erosion in the Upper Yangtze, Chief Editor), by Chinese Society of Soil and Water Conversation, 2015 14) Award for Outstanding Contribution in Wenchuan Earthquake Relief, by Sichuan Provincial Government, 2008 15) Outstanding Teacher of University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2016
Fellowships / Memberships
1) .Alliance of International Science Organizations on Disaster Risk Reduction (ANSO-DRR), Co-Chair (2019.12-present) 2) Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR supported ISC and UNDRR), Scientific Committee Member (2015.12-present) 3) International Consortium on Landslides, Board Member (2003.09-present) 4) Asian Network on Debris Flow, Founder and Secretary General (2010.08-present) 5) Expert Advisory Committee of National Program on Key Basic Research Project of China (973 Program), Deputy head of Resources and Environment Team (2007.11-2012.11) 6) Sichuan Association of Science and Technology, Vice President (2019.04-present) 7) The 6th Council of China Scientific Expedition Association, Chairman (2019.12-present) 8) The 9th/10th Council of Geographical Society of China, Vice President (2010.05-2018.12) 9) The 5th Council of Chinese Society of Water and Soil Conservation, Vice President (2016.12-present) 10) The 8th/9th Council of Chinese Association for Quaternary Research, Vice President (2016.01-2023.12) 11) China Society on Tibetan Plateau, Vice President (2020.01-2023.12) 12) Future Earth—China Committee, Member (2017.01-present) 13) Geological disaster prevention and emergency expert of Ministry of Land and Resources of China (2009.07-2016.02) 14) Service to Journals: • Founder and Editor-in-Chief: Journal of Mountain Science • Associate Editor: Acta Geologica Sinica (till 2018) • Member of Editorial Board: Landslides, International Journal of Sediment Research, Mountain Research and Development (till 2022), Frontiers of Earth Science, Advances in Climate Change Research.
Research Area
Expert on natural geography and soil and water conservation. Cui has long been engaged in research on the formation mechanism, risk assessment, monitoring and early warning, prevention and control technology of mountain hazards.
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