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Qingchao Guo

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Geographical Focus
Job function
Vice Director
Sediment Research
Telephone number
86 10 68786632
Work experience
More than 20-year experience has been accumulated in numerical modeling and physical modeling for the fields of reservoir sedimentation, sediment management of hydro-projects, optimization between reservoir sedimentation and operation modes, degradation of riverbed below the dam, channel bed variation of alluvial rivers, deposition in approach channels, and sea bed variations in estuaries. Over 60 research projects have been finished, including the sediment management and river regulation in the Three Gorges Project on the Yangtze River, Sanmenxia Reservoir and Xiaolangdi Reservoir on the Yellow River. Independently developed several useful software to simulate 1-d and 2-d sediment problems in rivers, reservoirs, estuaries, and offshore zones.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
Bachelor: Hydraulics and River Dynamics, Wuhan University of Hydraulic and Electric Engineering, 1987. _x000D_
Master: Hydraulics and River Dynamics, IWHR, 1990. PhD: Environmental System Engineering, University of Regina, 2000.
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. HU Chunhong, GUO Qingchao, Chen Jianguo, CAO Wenhong (2010). Applications of numerical simulation to the sedimentation in the Sanmenxia reservoir and the Lower Yellow River. International Journal of Environmental and Pollution, 42(1/2/3), 148-165. _x000D_
2. GUO Qingchao, HU Chunhong, et al. (2008). Numerical modeling of hyper-concentrated sediment transport in the lower Yellow River. J. of Hydraulic Research, IAHR, 46(5), 659-667. _x000D_
3. GUO Qingchao (2006). Sediment-carrying capacity in natural rivers. Journal of Sediment Research, 2006(5), 45-51. (in Chinese)._x000D_
4. Hu Chunhong, Chen Jianguo, Guo Qingchao, and Yan Jun (2007). Flow-Sediment Regulation of the Yellow River and Medium-Size Channel Reforming of the Lower Yellow River. Science Press, Beijing, China. pp356. _x000D_
5. Hu Chunhong, Wang Yanggui, Guo Qingchao, Hu Jianhua et al. (2005). Fluvial Process and Regulation of the Main Stem Tarim River. Science Press, Beijing China. pp313.
Other activities
1. Council Member, Chinese National Committee on Large Dams _x000D_
2. Committee Member, Sediment Committee, the Chinese Hydraulic Engineering Society _x000D_
3. Member, the Int. Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research (IAHR)_x000D_
4. Member, the World Association on Sedimentation and Erosion Research (WASER)_x000D_
5. vice Chief Editor, Journal of Sediment Research, Beijing, China.
1. 2nd Prize, Natinal Science and Technology Progress Award,_2007. (Rank 2/10)_x000D_
2. 1st Prize, Dayu Water Science and Technology Award, 2006._(Rank 2/15)_x000D_
3. 1st Prize, Dayu Water Science and Technology Award, 2008._(Rank 3/15)
Organisation name
Instituto Nacional de Recursos Hidráulicos
Organisation street address
20 Chegongzhuang West Road, Haidian District, 100048
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