Gaoming Jiang received his B.S. degree from the Department of Biology, Shandong University (1985); M.S. degree from the Institute of Botany, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (1988); Ph.D. degree from the Institute of Botany, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (1993). 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, Research Associate, Associate Professor, and Professor. He worked from 1991 to 1992 at the Department of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, the University of Liverpool, as a Visiting Scholar, and from October 1995 to May 1996 at Biosphere 2 Research and Education Center, Columbia University, as a Senior Visiting Scholar. He is a Member of Plant Ecology Branch, the Chinese Association of Botany; a Member of Ecotourism Branch (since 1994), Vice Secretary-General of Ecology Society of China (since 2004); a Standing Editor Member for Acta Phytoecologica Sinica (since 1994); an Associate Editor for Chinese Bulletin of Botany (since 1997); an Editor board of Chinese Journal of Ecology (since 2001), a Member of Beijing Association of Botany (since 1998); President of the Chinese Young Plant Ecologist Association (1994–2000); a Professor of Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (since 1998), Vice Secretary-General, China Biodiversity Conservation Fund (since 2000-); Vice Secretary-General, China-MAB Committee, UNESCO (2000–2008); and a Member of 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 4 February 2009