On October 21, Ashish Sharma, Chairman of International Commission on Statistical Hydrology of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (ICSH-IAHS) and Professor of The University of New South Wales, was employed as a part-time professor at Hohai University. Principal Xu Hui awarded Professor Ashish Sharma a letter of appointment.
Principal Xu Hui welcomed Professor Ashish Sharma to Hohai University and hoped that he would make positive contributions to the teaching, scientific research and international talent training of the university. Ren Liliang, Director of Human Resources Office, introduced Professor Sharma's resume and academic achievements. Chen Yuanfang, Secretary of the Party Committee of the Hydrology College, presided over the appointment ceremony.
Ashish Sharma (Professor of The University of New South Wales, Chairman of ICSH-IAHS, Associate Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Hydrology and Water Resources Research) has long been engaged in research on hydrology and water resources, and was supported by the Australian National Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars. Professor Ashish Sharma has made a series of internationally influential academic achievements in the fields of water resources response under climate change, uncertainty analysis of hydrological system, application of remote sensing technology in hydrology, etc. He has published 242 papers in Nature's sub-journals (Nature Geoscience, Nature scientific reports), Climate Dynamics, Water Resources Research, Remote Sensing of Environment and other top international journals, with 8,500 citations and an H index of 49.
Following the appointment ceremony, Professor Ashish Sharma delivered to the teachers and students an academic report titled If Precipitation Extremes Are Increasing, Why Aren't Floods?, introducing the latest research results, and he also had cordial communication with teachers and students, patiently answering the questions raised on-site.