Major: Agricultural Sciences
(BA) Soil Science and Agro-chemistry, Zhejiang Agric. University, Hangzhou, China, 1978.2–1982.1
(MS) Soil Science and Agro-chemistry. Nanjing Agric. University, Nanjing, China, 1984.1– 1984.12
(PhD, Soil Science in Agriculture, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, China, 1985.3–1988.3
Research interests and expertise:
SOM and soil carbon sequestration, greenhouse gas mitigation and carbon management in agriculture, biochar science and technology, climate change and agriculture.
[2015/2019] UNEP GEF B4SS, GEF2015. Biochar for global soil sustainable management, 600 K USD, China PI, and member of steering committee;
[2017/2020] China Natural Science Foundation, 41771332. Aggregate biophysics and the capacity of C-N-H2O retention in biochar amended rice paddies, 650 K CNY, PI;
[2016-2019] Biochar for Soil Restoration and organo-mineral compound fertilizer in green agriculture, Beijing Sanju Environment Protection Co Ltd, 1 750 000 CNY. PI.
Soil Science (bilingual course)， spring term.
Bian RJ /Pan G. Pyrolysis of crop residues in a mobile bench-scale pyrolyser: Product characterization and environmental performance. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 2016, 119, 52-59.
Omondi M O /Pan G. Quantification of biochar effects on soil hydrological properties using meta-analysis of literature data. Geoderma, 2016, 274, 28-34.
Lou Y M /Pan G. Water extract from straw biochar used for plant growth promotion: an initial test. Bioresources, 2016, 11(1):249-266.
Liu Y, Wang P /Pan G. Microbial activity promoted with organic carbon accumulation in macroaggregates of paddy soils under long-term rice cultivation. Biogeosciences, 2016, 13(24):6565-6586.
Bian RJ /Pan G. Cd immobilization in a contaminated rice paddy by inorganic stabilizers of calcium hydroxide and silicon slag and by organic stabilizer of biochar. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2016, 23(10):10028~10036.
Prizes, awards, honors:
Presided over International Workshop on Biochar and Sustainable Agriculture, and China-ASEAN International Technical Training on Biochar and Application in Sustainable Agriculture, Nanjing, in October, 2016;
Member, Board of Directors, International Biochar Initiative, since 2015;
Nominated panel chief, China National Consultancy Board, Resource and Environmental Science of Agriculture, Ministry of Education, 2002-2014
Nominated panel member, International Biosphere-Geosphere Project, China National Commission, 2006-2012
Nominated panel member, Working Committee on UN Environmental Consultancy, China Association of Science and Technology, 2005-2010;
Nominated board member, International Science Committee, International Karst Research Center, UNESCO, since 2009;
Nominated board member, Science Committee, China State Key Lab of Environmental Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Science, since 2005
Nominated member, International Advisory Board, European Project of SoilTrEC, -2009-2014.
Member, expert committee, Institute of Agriculture and Climate Change, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, since 2010;
Deputy director, academic committee, Provincial Key Lab of forest and C sink, Zhejiang Agro-Forestry University, since 2010
Contributing author to IPCC AR4, 2007. Climate Change Mitigation, Chapter 8 Mitigation in Agriculture.
Lead author of 2nd National Assessment Report of Climate Change of China, released in February, 2012.
Lead author, Scientific Assessment of Climate Change and Environment of China. Chief Editor: Dahe Qin. Released March, 2013.
Chief lead author. Assessment Report of climate change impacts on agricultural production of China. China Agriculture Press, Beijing China. Published in January, 2011. in Chinese Coordinating Lead Author (CLA), 2013 Supplement to the 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories: Wetlands. Chapter 2. IPCC Task Force Bureau (TFB) of the Task Force on National Greenhouse Gas Inventories (TFI).
Leader author, SCOPE RAP project on Soil C Benefits, Chap 23. Positive Case of China. Ispra, Italy, 2013.
Contribution Author, UNEP Emission Gap 2013. Chapter 4. Agriculture
Editor: Global Change Biology Bioenergy, Journal of Solid Waste Management, Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture (Springer), the Biochar Journal.
Section editor, Chinese Journal of Agricultural Science
Vice editor-in-chief. Chinese Journal of Earth and Environment
Vice editor-in-chief, Chinese Journal of Resource and Environment of Agricultur