Curriculum Vitae

Doctor of Ecology · Associate Professor

Contact

Email: [email protected]

Address: College of Environment and Ecology, Chongqing University, Chongqing 400045, China

Employment

  • Associate Professor, College of Environment and Ecology, Chongqing University (2022.01 – Present)
  • Assistant Professor, College of Environment and Ecology, Chongqing University (2017.06 – 2021.12)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Postdoctoral Station of Ecology Chongqing University (2015.06 – 2017.05)

Education

  • Doctor of Environment Science, Yokohama National University (2012.04 – 2015.03)
  • Master of Environment Science, Yokohama National University (2010.04 – 2012.03)
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Nanjing Forestry University (2005.09 – 2009.06)

Research

Research Keywords

β-diversity
Plant fucntional traits
Urban ecosystems

Selected publications (first or corresponding author)

Full list of publications can be found at: www.shenhua.io/linked/publications

Hu et al. (2021) Urban growth drives trait composition of urban spontaneous plant communities in a mountainous city in China. Journal of Environmental Management 293:112869
Qian et al. (2020) Urban growth and topographical factors shape patterns of spontaneous plant community diversity in a mountainous city in southwest China. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening 55:126814
Huang et al. (2019) Masonry walls as sieve of urban plant assemblages and refugia of native species in Chongqing, China. Landscape and Urban Planning 191:103620
Ding et al. (2019) Homogenization of China’s urban aquatic macrophyte communities: a meta-analytic study. Ecological Indicators 106:105506
Qian et al. (2016) Biotic homogenization of China’s urban greening: a meta-analysis on woody species. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 18:25-33

Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

Project leader, Special Funding for Postdoctoral Researcher of Chongqing [Xm2016083] (50,000 CNY, 2016 – 2017)
Project participant, Chongqing Research Program of Basic Research and Frontier Technology [cstc2016jcyjA0379] (50,000 CNY, 2017 – 2019)
Project participant, National Natural Science Foundation of China [51608064] (200,000 CNY, 2017 – 2019)
Project leader, Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities [Project No.106112016CDJCR211215] (50,000 CNY, 2016 – 2017)
Project leader, China Postdoctoral Science Foundation funded project [2016M592635] (50,000 CNY, 2016 – 2017)
Project participant, Project of China Science and Technology [2015FY210200] (280,000 CNY, 2015.05 – 2020.04)
Outstanding graduates of Yokohama National University (2015.03)
Hirose International Scholarship (900,000 JPY, 2014.10 – 2015.03)
Yokohama Academic Foundation Grant-in-aid for Overseas Travel Expenses (50,000 JPY, 2013)
Yokohama National University International Academic Exchange Reward Program (140,000 JPY, 2013)
Yokohama National University Scholarship (300,000 JPY, 2013.04 – 2014.03)
Monbukagakusho Honors Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students (780,000 JPY, 2013.04 – 2014.03)
Sasakawa Scientific Research Grant (500,000 JPY, 2013 – 2014)
Outstanding graduates of Nanjing Forestry University (2009.06)

Professional Activities

Member of the Ecological Society of America (2014 – Present)
Member of the British Ecological Society (2013 – Present)
Member of the Ecological Society of Japan (2012 – 2014)

Related Skills

Language Abilities

English: Professional working proficiency; has complete fluency to read English articles covering both general and professional topics; able to communicate effectively on practical and professional topics in English; can write professional articles independently with sufficient structural accuracy and vocabulary

Japanese: Professional working proficiency; has no problems in reading Japanese articles; can handle most situations including casual conversations and professional discussions in Japanese; has a general vocabulary and control of grammar to write in Japanese

Mandarin Chinese: Native language