Zhou Chenghu is a professor at the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), and an Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering.
He is mainly engaged in the research of remote sensing and GIS and its connection with geoscience, including knowledge mining of spatial data, geological intelligent computing, numerical simulation analysis and evaluation of information systems of flood disaster, geological analysis and application of remote sensing images.
He has established a quantitative remote sensing analysis model of geomorphic entities and a digital geomorphic mapping technology. Furthermore, he has established a global discrete geographic grid model for hydrological spatial and temporal data, developed application models such as river hydrological process simulation and risk assessment.
He has published more than 300 academic papers, including more than 70 SCI papers, 19 academic monographs and atlases, and more than 7,300 citations by domestic and foreign peers.
He has won 15 national and provincial science and technology awards, including 5 national science and technology progress awards and 4 provincial and ministerial science and technology awards.