Zheng Shouren is confirmed dead at the age of 80.
Zheng was best known as a Chinese engineer.
Zheng Shouren
Born(1940-01-30)January 30, 1940
DiedJuly 24, 2020(2020-07-24) (aged 80)
Wuhan, Hubei, China
Alma materHohai University
Scientific career
FieldsHydraulic and Hydro-Power Engineering
InstitutionsYangtze River Water Conservancy Commission
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Zheng.
Zheng Shouren (Chinese: 郑守仁; pinyin: Zhèng Shǒurén; January 30, 1940 – July 24, 2020) was a Chinese engineer and chief designer of the Three Gorges Dam. He had been engaged in the planning and design of the Yangtze River Basin and major water conservancy projects for a long time and had published more than 60 papers and 4 books. He was a member of the Communist Party of China.
Contents
1 Biography
2 Contributions
3 Works
4 Honours and awards
5 References
Biography
Zheng was born in Yingshang County, Anhui, on January 30, 1940. After graduating from East China University of Water Resources (now Hohai University) in September 1963, he was assigned to the Yangtze River Basin Planning Office, where he was promoted to deputy chief engineer in 1991 and to chief engineer in 1994. He was chief designer of the Three Gorges Dam. He died of illness in Wuhan, Hubei, on July 24, 2020.
Contributions
He successively participated in the designs of Lushui Hydropower Project of Hubei, Wujiangdu Hydropower Project of Guizhou and Yangtze River Gezhouba Hydropower project, and took responsibilities for diversion design of the Wujiangdu as well as river closure design and cofferdam design of the Gezhouba Dam. He also joined and took charge of the designs of Qingjiang Geheyan Hydropower Project and Three Gorges Dam.
Works
长江三峡工程 (in Chinese). Wuhan, Hubei: Yangtze River Publishing House. 2017. ISBN 9787549252749.
长江葛洲坝工程关键技术研究与实践 (in Chinese). Wuhan, Hubei: Yangtze River Publishing House. 2014. ISBN 9787549226917.
高海拔干旱河谷水土保持生态修复实验研究 (in Chinese). Wuhan, Hubei: Hubei Science and Technology Press. 2016. ISBN 9787535283481.
节水大家谈 (in Chinese). Wuhan, Hubei: Yangtze River Publishing House. 2010. ISBN 9787807082569.
农用泵站维修与保养知识小手册 (in Chinese). Wuhan, Hubei: Yangtze River Publishing House. 2000. ISBN 9787549202171.
长江水资源保护焦点关注 (in Chinese). Wuhan, Hubei: Yangtze River Publishing House. 2000. ISBN 9787549200412.
河道截流及流水中筑坝技术 (in Chinese). Wuhan, Hubei: Hubei Science and Technology Press. 2000. ISBN 9787535239976.
抗旱知识手册 (in Chinese). Wuhan, Hubei: Yangtze River Publishing House. 2000. ISBN 9787549202218.
长江流域洪水资源利用研究 (in Chinese). Wuhan, Hubei: Yangtze River Publishing House. 2015. ISBN 9787549239115.
农村电气化知识问答 (in Chinese). Wuhan, Hubei: Yangtze River Publishing House. 2010. ISBN 9787549202188.
农村饮水安全知识问答 (in Chinese). Wuhan, Hubei: Yangtze River Publishing House. 2010. ISBN 9787549202157.
节水灌溉新技术知识问答 (in Chinese). Wuhan, Hubei: Yangtze River Publishing House. 2000. ISBN 9787549202164.
水土保持知识手册 (in Chinese). Wuhan, Hubei: Yangtze River Publishing House. 2010. ISBN 9787807089438.
Honours and awards
1997 Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE)
1997 State Science and Technology Progress Award (First Class)
2004 Science and Technology Progress Award of the Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation
2017 ICOLD Award
2019 State Science and Technology Progress Award (Special Award)
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