Gaoming Jiang received his B.S. degree from the Department of Biology, Shandong University, Shandong, China, in 1985, M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Institute of Botany, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, in 1988 and 1993, respectively. He is a Professor at the Institute of Botany, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and he has been working there from 1988, as a Research Assistant, a Research Associate, an Associate Professor, and a as Professor. From 1991 to 1992, he worked as a Visiting Scholar at the Department of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, the University of Liverpool, and from October 1995 to May 1996, as a Senior Visiting Scholar at the Biosphere 2 Research and Education Center, Columbia University. He has been a Member of the Plant Ecology Branch at the Chinese Association of Botany, a Member of the Ecotourism Branch at the Chinese Association of Ecology since 1994, a Vice Secretary-General at the Ecology Society of China since 2004, a Standing Editor Member for Acta Phytoecologica Sinica since 1994, an Associate Editor at the Chinese Bulletin of Botany since 1997, a Member of the editor board of the Chinese Journal of Ecology since 2001, a Member of Beijing Association of Botany since 1998, the President of the Chinese Young Plant Ecologist Association from 1994 to 2000, a Professor at the Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences since 1998, a Vice Secretary-General at the China Biodiversity Conservation Fund since 2000, a Vice Secretary-General at the China-MAB Committee, UNESCO, from 2000 to 2008, and a Member of the Urban Working Group, MAB, UNESCO, since 2000. He was awarded a First-Class Award by the National Environment Protection Agency for the project of Sino-British Collaborate Research on Ecology and Environment Planning of Chengde City (1993, Chief Participator). His specialized subjects include plant ecology, plant ecophysiology, pollution ecology, biodiversity conservation, and nature conservation.
Biography Updated on 19 November 2008