Li Lianshui
Li Lianshui, Director of WMO Regional Training Centre, Secretary of the Party Committee and president of Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology as well as professor and doctoral supervisor. He previously studied in Nanjing Institute of Technology and and got his doctoral degree. He served as Associate Dean of Economics and Management, University, Vice President of Nanjing University of Finance & Economics. He has engaged not only in teaching and research in technology economy and management but research on meteorological education development management and research. He is presently committed to the studies of technology innovation, manufacturing and knowledge economy. He has published more than 10 academic works, namely Horizontal Integration, Economics of Technology Innovation, What is Knowledge Economy, 2004-2008 Annual Report on the Development of Chinese Manufacturing etc. Moreover, he has published more than 100 academic papers. His achievements have produced a profound impact on the development of meteorological education and meteorological management.

Projects presently undertaken by professor Li Lianshui include National Natural Science Foundation of China ( NSFC) “Research on the Connotation and Mechanism about Promoting Economic Development with Technology Support”. National Scientific and Technological Key Task Programs “International Experiences on Macro-Technology Management and Research with Chinese Characteristics”, “Key National Program of Popularizing Technological Research” project(sanctioned by The Ministry of Science and Technology ), “Optimization of National Technology Popularization and Transformation System”, and Key Philosophy and Other Social Sciences Projects of the Ministry of Education such as “Research on Huge Metropolitan Area in Eastern China and the World's Manufacturing Centers”, and commissioned projects such as Management of Shanghai-Nanjing Expressway Extension Project. At present he Chaired National Natural Science Funds, National Philosophy Social Science Fund and National Public Welfare (Meteorology) Industry Special. He won the third–class prize of major achievements in Social Sciences and Humanities by Ministry of Education, The first-class prize, The second-class prize and the third-class prize of Provincial Philosophy and Sociology, First-class prize for Soft Science ,Excellence in Science and Technology of China High Society (Ministry of Transportation) and the second-class prize of Provincial Science and Technology Progress. Besides dedicated to the development of China’s meteorological education, Professor Li Lianshui serves as major National Technology Special Demonstration expert, member of Business Administration Discipline Teaching Guide Committee of the Ministry of Education, Executive Director of China Association of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Director of the Chinese Association of Productivity Science, President of Jiangsu Association of Productivity Science, and Vice President of Jiangsu Province Association of Foreign Exchanges of Technology.

Honorary titles won by Professor Li Lianshui:
Outstanding Chinese Technical and Economic Educator
“Great contribution to National Strategy of Long-term Science and Technology Development Strategy Research” by Chinese Science and Technology Development Office
Specialists who enjoyed the State Council Special Allowance
Jiangsu Provincial Young and Middle-ages Experts with Outstanding Contribution