Jizhong Zhou#

Jizhong Zhou
Membership Number:6874
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES

Present and Previous Positions
  • 2005.11 - present George Lynn Cross Research Professor and Presidential Professor, School of Biological Sciences, University of Oklahoma (OU), Norman, OK
  • 2005.11 - present Director of the Institute for Environmental Genomics (IEG), OU, Norman, OK
  • 1997.9 - 2005.10 Staff Scientist, Senior Staff Scientist, and then Distinguished R&D Staff Scientist, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
  • Adjunct Appointments
    • 2022.1 - present Adjunct Professor, School of Computer Sciences, OU, Norman, OK
    • 2015.1 - present Adjunct Professor, School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Sciences, OU
    • 2009.9 - present Adjunct Professor, School of Environment, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
    • 2006.8 - present Adjunct Senior Scientist, Earth and Environmental Science, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBL)
  • Visiting Appointments
    • 2019.8 - 2020.4 Visiting Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolution and Princeton Environmental Institute, Princeton University, with Dr. Simon Levin
    • 2015.4 - 2017.7 Visiting Professor, Nanyang Environment and Water Research Institute (NEWRI), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    • 2013.8 - 2015.7 Visiting Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University

Fields of Scholarship
  • Experimental evolution
  • Microbial genomics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Environmental remediation
  • Climate change
  • Microbiome sciences
  • Metagenomics
  • Microbial ecology
  • Genomic technologies
  • Theoretical ecology

Honours and Awards
  • 2024 Inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award from University of Oklahoma (for recognizing exceptional and innovative research and creative activity contributions).
  • 2023 Elected as a member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAA&S),
  • 2023 Best Scientists in the field of Ecology and Evolution: ranked at top #40 of nearly 12,000 worldwide and #19 of > 2000 in the United States (https://research.com)
  • 2022 ISME-IWA BioCluster Grand Prize Award (for recognizing the importance and impact of interdisciplinary research at the interface of microbial ecology and water/wastewater treatment)
  • 2022 Soil Science Research Award by Soil Science Society of America (for recognizing outstanding research contributions in soil science)
  • 2021 Among the 2021 Reuters List of World’s Top 1000 Climate Scientists, the only microbiologist in this list
  • 2020 Fellow of International Water Association (IWA)
  • 2019 ASM (American Society of Microbiology) Award for Environmental Research (for recognizing an outstanding scientist with distinguished research achievements in microbial ecology and environmental microbiology)
  • 2019 - 2023 World’s most cited researcher (top 0.05% in 2023) across all science & engineering fields among >9.6M scientists (https://elsevier.digitalcommonsdata.com/datasets/btchxktzyw/6)
  • 2018 - 2023 top 0.1% global highly cited researcher in both fields of Microbiology, and Environment & Ecology by Web of Science. Only 6% the total recognized researchers (7,125 worldwide) were listed in more than 2 fields (https://hcr.clarivate.com)
  • 2018 - 2023 Most highly cited researcher (H-index > 100) according to their Google Scholar Citations, about 6,000 in total worldwide (http://www.webometrics.info/en/hlargerthan100)
  • 2018 Fellow of Ecological Society of America (ESA)
  • 2017 Chinese Association of Microbial Ecology (CAME) established an award under Zhou’s name across China: “Jizhong Zhou Award for Outstanding Microbial Ecologists”
  • 2014 The E.O. Lawrence Award in Biological &Environmental Sciences (DOE’s scientific award established by President Dwight Eisenhower in 1959). In Congressional Records (E1092, July 21, 2015)
  • 2009 R&D 100 Award for GeoChip development by R&D Magazine, which presents awards annually to the 100 most innovative scientific and technical breakthroughs of the year
  • 2008 Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • 2007 - present Honorary Director for Chinese Association of Microbial Ecology (CAME)- a major professional organization for microbial ecology in China
  • 2005 Fellow of American Academy of Microbiology
  • 2001 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers from the President of the United State of America (The highest honor for young scientists and engineers in US)
  • 1996, Alexander Hollaender Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow, DOE

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