Call for 2019 International Doctor Program in “The Belt and Road Initiative” Disaster Risk Reduction

Call for 2019 International Doctor Program in “The Belt and Road Initiative” Disaster Risk Reduction

1 Overview of the Program

The International Postgraduate Program/Fellowship of “Disaster Risk Reduction” along “The Belt and Road” is given by the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the research institutes in those countries along the “belt and road”. It focuses on the research of natural hazards (e.g, earthquake, geohazards, drought and floods, ocean disaster, meteorological disaster, desertification etc.) distribution, characteristics, monitoring and early warning, risk analysis, mitigation, and coordination. The fellowship aims to cultivate high level talents of Disaster Risk Reduction.

This program commonly last for 3 years. Students must complete the course of study to meet the credits requirement, publish academic papers and pass thesis defense. Certificates of graduation and degrees will be awarded to those who have met the requirements of graduation and degree conferment.

 

2 Application Guideline

2.1 Majors and Research Areas

Research Areas in“The Belt and Road Initiative” Disaster Risk Reduction; Majors of Civil Engineering, Geography, Ecology,Geology, Hydrology, Marine Science and Atmospheric Sciences etc. The majors and related institutes and supervisors for this program are as follows:

 

Discipline Code

Discipline Name

Major Code

Major Name

Institute (Research Center)

Supervisors

0814

Civil Engineering

081401

 

 

 

 

081405

 

 

 

 

 

 

0814Z1

 

 

 

 

Geological Engineering

 

 

 

Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Engineering

 

 

Cold Area Engineering and Environment

Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

l  Key Laboratory of Mountain Hazards and Earth Surface Process, Chinese Academy of Sciences

CUI Peng   CHEN Xiaoqing

SU Lijun  CHEN Ningsheng

HU Kaiheng  HE Siming

ZHOU Gongdan

Northwest Institute of Eco-Environment and Resources , Chinese Academy of Sciences

l  State Key Laboratory of Frozen Soil Engineering

l  State Key Laboratory of Cryospheric Sciences

l  Key Laboratory of Desert and Desertification, Chinese Academy of Sciences

LAI Yuanming  MA Wei

NIU Fujun    YU Qihao 

SHENG Yu   LI Dongqing ZHANG Jianming  WANG Dayan     WEN Zhi    LI Guoyu        QU Jianjun    TA Wanquan      JIN Huijin  ZHANG Yaonan  ZHANG Kecun          WU Qingbai

QI JilinLIU Enlong  ZHAO Lin

LI Ren          XIE Changwei

CHEN Ji

0705

Geography

070501

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

070502

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

070503

 

 

 

 

 

Physical Geography

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Human Geography

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cartography and Geography Information System

 

Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

l  Key Laboratory of Mountain Hazards and Earth Surface Process, Chinese Academy of Sciences

l  key laboratory of mountain environment evolution and its regulation, Chinese Academy of Sciences

l  Research Center of Mountain Development

l  Digital Mountain and Remote Sensing Applications Center

CUI Peng  LI Yong

WANG Genxu  WU Yanhong

WANG Yukuan  FANG Yiping

LI Ainong   FAN Jianrong

Northwest Institute of Eco-Environment and Resources , Chinese Academy of Sciences

l  State Key Laboratory of Cryospheric Sciences

l  Key Laboratory of Desert and Desertification, Chinese Academy of Sciences

l  Key Laboratory of Ecohydrology of Inland River Basin, Chinese Academy of Sciences

l  Key Laboratory of Ecohydrology and Watershed Science,Heihe,Gansu province

l  Laboratory of Remote Sensing and Geospatial Science

QIN Dahe  CHENG Guodong

YAO Tandong  CHE Tao

CHEN Rensheng  DING Yongjian

FENG Qi  HAN Zhiwen

HE Zhibin  HUANG Chunlin

JIN Helin  JIN Huijun

KANG Shichang  LI Xin

LI Xinrong  LI Yuqiang

LI Zhongqin  LIU Guangxiu

LIU Xiaohong  LIU Yubing

  QU Jianjun

SHENG Yu  SU Yongzhong

TA Wanquan  WANG Jian

WANG Tao  WANG Weizhen

WANG Xinping  WU Qingbai

WU Tonghua  XIAO Shengchun

XIE Changwei  XU Jianzhong

XU Zhongmin  XUE Xian

YAN Changzhen  YANG Bao

YANG Meixue 

YU Qihao  YUAN Wenping

ZHANG Kecun  ZHANG Xiaoyou

ZHANG Yaonan  ZHAO Hui

ZHAO Lin  ZHAO Wenzhi

ZHAO Xueyong  ZHOU Lihua

ZUO Xiaoan SHANGGUAN Donghui

SI Jianhua  LIU Wei YANG Jianping

Xinjiang Institute of ecology and geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences

l  Department of Oasis Ecology and Oasis Agriculture

l  Department of Human-Earth System and Regional Development

l  Xinjiang Key Laboratory of Water Cycle and Water Utilization in Arid Area

l  Department of Space-to-ground Observation and System Simulation

CHEN Yaning   JI Lili      

LEI Jiaqiang   LI Lanhai

YANG Zhaoping  BAO Anming     CHEN Xi  LUO Geping  

LIU Tie

 

0706

Atmospheric Sciences

070601

 

 

070602

 

Meteorology

 

 

Atmospheric Physics and Atmospheric Environment

Northwest Institute of Eco-Environment and Resources , Chinese Academy of Sciences

l  Key Laboratory of Land Surface Process and Climate Change in Cold and Arid Regions, Chinese Academy of Sciences

HU Zeyong  GAO Yanhong

GAO Xiaoqing  YU Ye

MA Yaoming KANG Shichang

YANG Meixue  QIN Xiang

LI Ren  MENG Xianhong

CHEN Rensheng  CHE Tao

XU Jianzhong   SU Peixi

YANG Bao

0709

Geology

070901

 

 

070902

 

 

070904

Mineralogy, petrology, mineralogy

 

Geochemistry

 

Structural Geology

Northwest Institute of Eco-Environment and Resources , Chinese Academy of Sciences

l  Key Laboratory of oil and gas resources, Chinese Academy of Sciences

l  Key Laboratory of oil and gas resources, Gansu province

  CHEN Guojun

JI Limin    XIA Yanqing

ZHOU Shixin   TUO Jincai

WANG Xiaofeng   LI Liwu

WANG Yongli  FAN Qiaohui

LI Zhongping

0713

Ecology

071300

Ecology

Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

l  key laboratory of mountain environment evolution and its regulation, Chinese Academy of Sciences

l  Research Center of Mountain Development

WANG Genxu  WANG Yukuan

Northwest Institute of Eco-Environment and Resources , Chinese Academy of Sciences

l  Key Laboratory of Stress Physiology and Ecology, Gansu province

l  KeyLaboratory of Extreme Environmental Microbial Resoureces and Engineering, Gansu province

LI Xinrong   ZHAO Wenzhi  ZHAO Xueyong LIU Guangxiu

XIE Zhongkui ZHANG Tonghui

WANG Xinping DUAN Zhenghu

SU Peixi   SU Yongzhong

CHEN Guoxiong   MA Xiaofei

WANG Ruoyu   CHEN Tuo

YUAN Wwenping LIU Xiaohong

HE Zhibin   ZHANG Zhishan

LI Yuqiang   LIU Yubing

XIAO Shengchun   ZUO Xiaoan

XUE Xian  LI Yulin  HE Mingzhu

Xinjiang Institute of ecology and geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences

l  Key Laboratory of Biogeography and Bioresource in Arid Land, CAS

l  National Engineering Technology Research Center for Desert-Oasis Ecological Construction

l  Mori Station for Wildlife Survey and Monitoring, XIEG, CAS

ZHANG Yuanming  XU Xinwen

YANG Weikang  ZENG Fanjiang

LI Xiangyi       ZHANG Daoyuan

 

0903

Agricultural resource and environment

090301

Soil Science

Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

l  key laboratory of mountain environment evolution and its regulation, Chinese Academy of Sciences

ZHU Bo  HE Xiubin 

TANG Xiangyu  ZHANG Dan

ZHANG Jianhui  LIU Gangcai

XIONG Donghong

2.2 Qualification of Applicants

(1) Qualified for admission of international students of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (see Call for 2019 Doctoral Programs for International Students of UCAS);

(2) Recommended by the supervisor and host institute;

(3) Holding a master’s degree or its equivalent in Geotechnical Engineering, Physical Geography, Atmospheric Physics and Atmospheric Environment, Structural Geology, Environmental Science or related field with satisfactory performance;

(4) Age requirements: born on or after January 1st,1984.

2.3 Admission Process

(1) CHECK ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

You should verify that you meet ALL the requirements specified in the “General conditions for applicants” section of this call.

(2) FIND AN ELIGIBLE HOST SUPERVISOR AFFILIATED WITH UCAS FACULTY OR CAS INSTITUTE THAT AGREES TO ACCEPT YOU

See here for a list of eligible supervisors affiliated with above-mentioned CAS institutes.

Once you find an eligible professor of your interest, you must contact him/her, send an explanatory e-mail together with your CV, research proposal and any other required documents to him/her, and indicate that you wish to take part in this doctoral program.

(3) SUBMIT YOUR ADMISSION APPLICATION VIA THE ONLINE SYSTEM

Applications shall be submitted via the Online Application System for International Students of UCAS (http://adis.ucas.ac.cn) which would be officially launched around Dec. 1st, 2018. Please prepare and upload ALL materials required by Call for 2019 Doctoral Programs for International Students of UCASto the system.

(4) REMIND YOUR SUPERVISOR TO COMPLETE THE SUPERVISOR’S COMMENT PAGE AND SEND IT TO THE INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS OFFICE OF UCAS BY THE UCAS FACULTY/CAS INSTITUTE WHICH HE/SHE IS AFFILIATED WITH.

 

Please note:

1. The applicant cannot apply to more than one institute and supervisor.

2. Chinese Government Scholarship, CAS-TWAS President’s Fellowship Programme and UCAS Scholarship for International Students do not request for application processing fee.

2.4 Application Time

Before March 31st, 2018

 

2.5 Evaluation and Admission

UCAS enrolls international students based on evaluation of application documents together with a further matriculation examination. The admission committee of the applicable CAS institutes will review the application documents and select applicants for further examination.

The examination will take the form of one of the following methods: ①Interview Exemption; ②Personal Interview; ③Interview plus written test. If an interview is required for admission, relative CAS institutes will contact the applicant directly to set up an interview appointment and provide information about the interview process.

Admission is determined at CAS institute level with oversight by UCAS according to the result of the document review, the interview, and other factors. Admission Notices, Visa Application Forms and some other documents will be sent to the admitted students after the final admission result is released. Prior to this, applicants may check their admission status via the Online Application System for International Students of UCAS (here)

 

2.6 Visa Application and Registration

The admitted student should take his personal passport that is used for admission application, Admission Notice, Visa Application Form (JW202/JW201), and original Form of Physical Examination Record for Foreigners as well as other original documents of physical examination to the Embassy or Consulate of the People's Republic of China, and apply for a student visa (X1/X2 visa). Please do not enter China visa-free or with other types of visas other than X visa. Please keep the original Admission Notice and Visa Application Form (JW202/ JW201) which are needed for registration and residence permit application.

The admitted student should register at the place indicated in the Admission Notice, and should register on the assigned date. Otherwise, they should get the university approval in advance.

 

3 Scholarships

The applicants may apply for CAS-TWAS President’s Fellowship Programme Scholarship,Chinese Government Scholarship, UCAS Scholarship for International Students or B&R Disaster Risk ReductionScholarship of relevant Institute for International Students.

● Chinese Government Scholarship

The Chinese Government Scholarship covers many programs, including Bilateral Program, EU Program, AUN Program, PIF Program, etc., to sponsor international students and scholars to study and research in Chinese universities. The scholarship offers a fee waiver of registration, tuition, health insurance, on-campus dormitory accommodation, etc. Please refer to the website of the China Scholarship Council (http://www.csc.edu.cn/Laihua/) for detailed introduction, qualifications of applicants and application procedure.

UCAS is one of the Chinese Government Scholarship universities. Eligible applicants may apply to the China Scholarship Council by recommendation of the related national official departments and Embassy or Consulate of the People's Republic of China. The scholarship usually starts in November and finishes the following April, but please be noted of deadline variations for different countries. The International Students Office of UCAS will offer pre-admission notice if needed.

Applicants may also apply with UCAS recommendation (see http://english.ucas.ac.cn/). But this is only for a small number of excellent international students who are not currently studying in China.

● CAS-TWAS President’s Fellowship Programme

The program offers full scholarship for 200 international students from all over the world. It provides tuition and application processing fee waivers and living allowance to cover health insurance, accommodation fee, transportation fee, etc. Please refer to the UCAS website at http://english.ucas.ac.cn/ for detailed information and application procedure.

● UCAS Scholarship for International Students

The UCAS Scholarship for International Students offers full scholarship for international students to pursue doctoral degrees at UCAS. It provides tuition fee waiver, health insurance, living allowance and on-campus accommodation. Please refer to the UCAS website at http://english.ucas.ac.cn/ for more information.

● B&R Disaster Risk Reduction Scholarship

The Scholarship which is promoted from UCAS Partial Scholarship offers full scholarship for international students to pursue doctor degree at UCAS. It provides tuition fee waiver, health insurance, living allowance and on-campus dormitory accommodation. Please refer to the website of relevant institute for more information.

 

4 CAS Institute Contact Information

Coordinator: Ms. ZHANG Yu & Mr. LIU Lieke

Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, CAS

Tel: +86-028-85242396  +86-028-85233672

Email: yzb@imde.ac.cn

Website: http://www.imde.ac.cn

 

Coordinator: Ms. CAI Ying & Ms. CHEN Hui

Northwest Institute of Eco-Environment and Resources , CAS

Tel: +86-0931-4967630,+86-0931-4967618

Email: caiy@lzb.ac.cn,chenhui@lzb.ac.cn

Website: http://www.nieer.cas.cn

 

Coordinator: Ms. ZHOU Bin & Ms. ZOU Ting

Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography , CAS

Tel: +86-0991-7885476

Email: zhoubin@ms.xjb.ac.cn;zouting@ms.xjb.ac.cn

Website: http://www.egi.ac.cn