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SUSTech’s Lian FENG wins 2021 Youth Science and Technology Award


Recently, Lian FENG, Associate Professor of the School of Environmental Science and Engineering (ESE) at the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), received the 2021 Youth Science and Technology Award from the Geographical Society of China (GSC).

Having joined SUSTech in 2017, Prof. Lian FENG is mainly engaged in the theory, method, and application of remote sensing of inland and coastal water environments.

He has been the recipient of various honors and awards, including the Ten Thousand Youth Talents Plan, the National Leading Talents of Shenzhen, the Pearl River Scholar Program, and the Young Scientist Award from the Chinese Society for Environmental Sciences (CSES).

Prof. FENG has published more than 50 SCI papers in top journals such as Nature, Nature Geoscience, Remote Sensing of Environment, Environmental Science & Technology, Water Resources Research, Geophysical Research Letters, and Journal of Geophysical Research, and his work has been selected as the cover paper of these journals on multiple occasions. He was also selected into the list of the world’s top 2% of scientists released by Stanford University.

The Youth Science and Technology Award from GSC aims to promote the growth of talents of China’s geographical sciences organizations and recognize exceptional young geographical science and technology workers who have made outstanding contributions to geographical science and technology work. It is selected every two years, with the maximum number of recipients each time not exceeding ten.

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