Vice-president of the Commission for Hydrology
Dr. Zhiyu Liu
Vice- president, WMO Commission for Hydrology
Dr. Liu Zhiyu has degrees in Engineering Hydrology (BS in China, MS in Ireland, and PhD in Italy), and many years working with national hydrological forecast centre of China, and extensive experience in projects on hydrologic modelling and operational system development.
He is currently held responsible for hydrological forecasting, technological guidance, training, central management of water resources data and program management, and international collaboration in his capacity as Deputy Chief Engineer and Professor of Hydrology and Water Resources at the Bureau of Hydrology, Ministry of Water Resources of China.
Dr. Liu has been an active member of Working Group on Hydrology of WMO, OPACHE of WMO-CHy and WGH of UNESCAP/WMO Typhoon Committee since 1996 and a member of China National Committee for IAHS since 2002. He is now a member of the Advisory Working Group of the WMO Commission for Hydrology leading the activities of hydrological prediction and forecasting, and the Vice-Chair of WGH of UNESCAP/WMO Typhoon Committee. He is also a member of Editorial Boards of Journal of China Hydrology, and an invited reviewer for ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering in USA, Hydrology Research (Formerly Nordic Hydrology) in UK, and Water Science and Engineering, Water Resources and Power, etc. Dr. Liu has made 6 books/proceedings published and authored or co-authored over 40 publications in the above field of interests in recent 10 years. He has worked as a key researcher in a number of sponsored research projects, and received numerous professional awards including a State Sci-Tech Advanced Prize of second-class.
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