One of the scientific world's most respected environmental prizes

Prof. Deliang Chen

Dr. Deliang Chen is August Röhss Chair at University of Gothenburg, Sweden. During 2009 and 2012 he served as Executive Director of the International Council for Science (ICSU). In the past he also acted as Director of the Gothenburg Atmospheric Science Centre and Science Director of the Beijing Climate Center which also serves as National Climate Center of China.

Chen is an internationally renowned climate researcher and an elected member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and the Royal Society of Arts and Sciences in Gothenburg. He has served on numerous international and national committees and boards. He has advised various governmental, intergovernmental and international non-governmental organizations as well as research funding agencies. Recently he was appointed Lead Author of Working Group I on Physical Science Basis by IPCC for its Fifth Assessment Report. He also served as an editor for several international scientific journals.