President of the China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research (IWHR)
Kuang Shangfu is the President of the China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research (IWHR). IWHR provides a range of water-related services, such as flood management, water resource allocation, water-saving construction practices and many more.
In addition to his position as President of IWHR, Kuang holds a PhD from Kyoto University, and is the Director of the International Research and Training Center on Erosion and Sedimentation. He is also a council member of the Chinese Hydraulic Engineering Society.
IWHR has been responsible for research and consultancy in a range of large projects throughout China. The seek to “provide scientific and technological support and assurance to the sustainable development of water resources in China.”
Kuang is one of our #100WaterHeroes for his work with IWHR, and for his commitment to sustainable development in China.