Mr Hou Li’an, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, China
Presenting in Plenary Session II: Infrastructure development – professional decision-making, optimal solutions
Dr. Hou Lian is an academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering as an expert in environmental engineering. He was born in Xu Zhou, Jiang Su and now works as a professor and doctoral supervisor. Moreover, he serves as an advanced expert directly connected with central authorities, a consultant of Chinese Society of Environmental Sciences, and a vice-chairman of Expert Committee of the Membrane Industry Association of China. Dr. Hou Lian is one of the famous pioneers for the prevention and control technology against the special pollution in China. During the basic research, project design and technical management in the environmental science and engineering for several decades, he firstly proposed and successfully developed a set of advanced techniques and serial equipment in the safeguard for the water security, the domestic sewage treatment for the scattered point source and the air purification for the human settlement. He has made several great breakthroughs and significantly creative achievements in past years. He was authorized thirty-one patents and published more than 300 papers and six books.
Awards: he was entitled with the National Award for Progress in Sci-Tech for six times, the Military and Provincial Award for Progress in Sci-Tech for twenty-six times. At present, he has owed the State Council Special Allowance, the “Truth from facts” Outstanding Youth Award of China, the Invention and Entrepreneurship Prize and the Outstanding Personnel Award in Professional Skills, the Sci-Tech Progress Award from Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation, and elected as the Advanced Workers in National Popularization of Science and the Advanced Sci-Tech Workers of China.