Dr. Yunzhong Jiang is an expert in water resources and planning, water information technology and system development. Many key water-related national strategies in the People's Republic of China are due to his innovation in digital information systems and programs. He has authored 8 joint monographs, over 100 research papers, and more than 20 software copyrights. He has been awarded the national and provincial prizes in water and hydropower fields. He completed his Ph.D. in hydropower engineering at the Dalian University of Technology in 1996.