CUI Peng CUI Peng

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Editor in Chief: Prof. CUI Peng


Instituteof Mountain Hazards and Environment, CAS,China


1990: Ph D in Water and Soil Conservation (Environmental Science) at Beijing Forestry University

1985: Master in Physical Geography at Chengdu Institute of Geography, CAS

1982: Bachelor degree, Physical Geography at Northwest University

Work experience

1985-present: Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, CAS

1994-10 to 1995-10: visiting scholar at Department of Geography, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

1995-10 to 1997-02: Royal Society research fellow at Department of Geography, King’s College London, University of London, UK

 Research interest

Mountain hazards(specializes in debris flow and landslide), disaster risk reduction, water and soil conservation,fluvial geomorphology


2015:awarded First Class of Science and Technology Award, by Chinese Society of Soil and Water Conversation

2013:awarded First Class of Science and Technology Progress Award of Sichuan Province

2010: awarded The Distinguished Researcher Award of the World Association of Soil and Water Conservation (WASWAC) for 2010

2009: awarded Second Class of National Award for Science and Technology Progress for research achievement on the theory and key technology of debris flow mitigation along highways and railways in Western China (project chief)

2008: awarded Medal award of Sichuan Government for outstanding contributor during Wenchuan earthquake disaster reduction in 2008

2006: awarded First Class (China) Sichuan Province Sci-tech Progress Prize with the research on “the Theory and Techniques of Debris Flow Prevention in Mountain Roads"

2003: awarded the First Class (China) Sichuan Province Sci-tech Progress Prize with the research on comprehensive debris flow control in the World Natural Heritage Jiuzhaigou Gully"

2000: be supported financially by the National Science Fund for Distinguish Scholars

1999: academic leader of the science and technique in Sichuan Province, China

1997: be selected into "Hundred Talent Project of CAS"

1991: awarded Outstanding Ph.D. in China (medal) by the Chinese State Academic Degree Council and National Education Council

Major publications

Peng Cui, Hongyan Deng, Chenghua Wang, et al. (2018) Mountain Hazards. Beijing: Higher Education Press.

Peng Cui, Jianrong Fan, Jianqiang Zhang, et al. (2014) Atlas of mountain hazards and soil erosion in the upper Yangtze. Beijing: Science Press.

Peng Cui, Siming He, Lingkan Yao, et al. (2011). Formation mechanism and risk control in Wenchuan Earthquake of mountain disaster. Beijing: Science Press.

Peng Cui, Xiaojun Guo, Yan Yan, et al. (2018) Real-time observation of an active debris flow watershed in the Wenchuan Earthquake area. Geomorphology 321: 153-166.

Chunhao Wu, Peng Cui, Yu-sheng Li, et al. (2018) Seismogenic fault and topography control on the spatial patterns of landslides triggered by the 2017 Jiuzhaigou earthquake. Journal of Mountain Science 15(4): 793-807.

Zou Qiang, Peng Cui, Gordon G.D. Zhou, et al. (2018) A new approach to assessing vulnerability of mountain highways subject to debris flows in China. Progress in Physical Geography: Earth and Environment 42(3): 305-329.

Xiangang Jiang, Peng Cui *, Huayong Chen, et al. (2017) Formation conditions of outburst debris flow triggered by overtopped natural dam failure. Landslides. 14(3): 821-831.

Haijun Qiu, Peng Cui, Regmi Amar Deep, et al. (2017) Influence of topography and volume on mobility of loess slides within different slip surfaces. CATENA, 157: 180-188.

Xiaojun Guo, Peng Cui, Yong Li, et al. (2016) Intensity–duration threshold of rainfall-triggered debris flows in the wenchuan earthquake affected area, china. Geomorphology, 253, 208-216.

Peng Cui, Zeng Chao, Lei Yu. (2015) Experimental analysis on the impact force of viscous debris flow. Earth surface processes and landforms, 40(12): 1644-1655.

Peng Cui, Yang Jia. (2015) Mountain hazards in the Tibetan Plateau: research status and prospects. National Science Review, 2(4): 397-402.

Peng Cui, Chaoxu Guo, Jawen Zhou, et al. (2014). The mechanisms behind shallow failures in slopes comprised of landslide deposits. Engineering Geology, 180, 34-44.

Peng Cui, Gordon G. D. Zhou, Xinhua Zhu, Jianqiang Zhang. (2013) Scale amplification of natural debris flows caused by cascading landslide dam failures. Geomorphology, 182: 173-189.

Peng Cui, Qiang Zou, Lingzhi Xiang, Chao Zeng. (2013) Risk assessment of simultaneous debris flows in mountain townships. Progress in Physical Geography, 37(4): 516-542.

Hua Fang, Peng Cui, Laizheng Pei, et al. (2012) Model testing on rainfall-induced landslide of loose soil in Wenchuan earthquake region. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences. 12: 527-533.

Xiaoqing Chen, Peng Cui, Yong Li, et al. (2011) Emergency response to the Tangjiashan landslide-dammed lake resulting from the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake, China. Landslides. 8(1): 91-98.

Peng Cui, Xiaoqing Chen, Yingyan Zhu, Fenghuan Su, Fangqiang Wei, Yongshun Han, Hongjiang Liu, Jianqi Zhuang. (2011) The Wenchuan Earthquake (May 12, 2008), Sichuan province, China, and resulting geohazards. Natural Hazards, 56(1): 19-36.

Peng Cui, Yingyan Zhu, Yongshun Han, Jianqi Zhuang. (2009) The 12 May Wenchuan Earthquake-induced landslide lakes: distribution and evaluation. Landslides, 6(3): 209-223.

Peng Cui, Suqing Liu, Bangxing Tang, et al. (2003) Debris flow prevention pattern in national parks - Taking the world natural heritage Jiuzhaigou as an example. Science in China series E-Engineering & Materials Science, 46(S):1-11.

Peng Cui. (1992) Studies on condition and mechanism of debris flow initiation by means of experiment. Chinese Science Bulletin, 37(9): 759-763. 

Editorial work

Guest editor of Environmental Earth Sciences, Volume 65 Issue 4,2012

Guest editor of Journal of Sichuan University (Engineering Science Edition), Volume 41 Issue 3,2009 and Volume 42 Issue 5,2010

Chief editor of Soil Erosion and Ecological Security in China(Volume of Upper Reaches the Yangtze and Other Major Rivers in Southwestern China ), Beijing, Science Press, 2010 (in Chinese)

Guest editor of Science in China Ser.E Technology Sciences. Volume 46(Supp),2003.


The member of state academic committee of disaster risk reduction

Chief editor of Journal of Mountain Science

Member of the Editorial Board of the journals:LandslidesInternational Journal of Sediment ResearchFrontiers of Earth Science in China

Member of Scientific Committee of IRDR(the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk Programme supported by ISC and UNDRR)

Vice president of Chinese Society of Water and Soil Conservation

Board member of International Consortium on Landslides


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