Prof. Dr. Weixin Ding (born in 1963, Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu) obtained his Bachelor and Master degrees from Nanjing Agricultural University in 1984 and 1987, respectively, and Ph.D. degree from the Institute of Soil Science (ISSAS), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in 2003. His PhD Dissertation was awarded with “National Top-Hundred Best Dissertation in China” by the Ministry of Education of China in 2005. He, as an advanced visiting scholar, carried out cooperative studies in the Griffith University and the Queensland Forestry Research Institute, Australia from 1997 to 1998 and as a JSPS research fellow in National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences, Japan from 2004 to 2006. In November 2006, he was invited back to work in ISSAS. He was selected to join “Hundred Talents Project” of CAS in 2006. Prof. Ding was awarded with “National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars” by the National Natural Science Foundation of China in 2007 and with “the Second-Class Prize for National Natural Science” by the Chinese Government in 2008. Research Interests 1. Greenhouse gases emissions from natural wetlands such as mire, lakes, coastal marine soils. 2. The microbial processes of nitrogen transformation, fixation and release in agricultural soils including biological processes of N2O and NO production in soils. 3. Accumulation and decomposition processes of organic carbon in soil and aggregates.
Biography Updated on 17 November 2011