Professor Xiping Deng

Hydropower and Water Resources

Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, CAS&MWR, researcher

He is currently a researcher at the Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, CAS&MWR, and a professor and doctoral supervisor at the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences. He successively obtained Master of Science degree and Doctor of Agriculture degree from Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, CAS&MWR and Tottori University, Japan. He used to be the deputy director of the State Key Laboratory of Soil Erosion and Dryland Agriculture in the Loess Plateau, and is currently the deputy chairman of the Shaanxi Provincial Botanical Society. In 2004, he was rated as an expert enjoying special government allowances of the State Council. Member of the editorial board of Outlook on Agriculture (SCI, UK). Over the years, he has been engaged in the research direction of dryland agriculture and plant drought resistance physiology. In the aspects of the physiological basis of plants adapting to drought and the physiological basis of plants' efficient use of water, etc. the microscopic study of plant drought resistance and water saving and China's water shortage The process of crop yield formation under the conditions is closely linked, and some new progress has been made in the application of basic research in dry farming. Representative scientific research achievements in recent years: some of the achievements were rated as one of the top ten papers published in the past five years by the Journal of Agricultural Water Management in 2011; an interview with Deng Xiping by the British Nature magazine on August 19, 2010 : Climate change challenges China's soil and water conservation. Cooperative papers have been published in Nature, (2014, 2018), Plant Cell and Environment (2016), Plant Physiology (2014), Journal of Experimental botany (2014), Nature Scientific Reports (2016) and other important international journals. The article has the highest citation rate of more than three hundred times, Hi index 39, G index 76, total IF more than 300 points.