Curriculum Vitae

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Address: Faculty of Urban Construction and Environmental Engineering, Chongqing University, Chongqing 400045, China

Shenhua Qian, Chongqing Univeristy Huxi Campus


  • Lecturer, Faculty of Urban Construction and Environmental Engineering, Chongqing University (2017.03 - Present)

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Postdoctoral Station of Ecology Chongqing University (2015.06 - 2017.05)



Research Keywords: population dynamics; conservation biology; ecosystem management; urban biodiversity

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Lin D, Pan M, Fanin N, Wang H, Qian S, Zhao L, Yang Y, Ma K. (2018) Fungi participate in driving home-field advantage of litter decomposition in a subtropical forest. Plant and Soil DOI: 10.1007/s11104-018-3865-5.

  • Tang CQ, Matsui T, Ohashi H, Dong FY, Momohara A, Herrando-Moraira S, Qian S, Yang YC et al. (2018) Relict plant species in East Asia: identifying long-term stable refugia. Nature Communications 9: 4488.

  • Qian S, Tang CQ, Yi S, Zhao L, Song K, Yang YC (2018) Conservation and development in conflict: regeneration of wild Davidia involucrata (Nyssaceae) communities weakened by bamboo management in south-central China. Oryx 52:442-451.

  • Qian S, Qi M, Huang L, Zhao L, Lin D, Yang YC (2016) Biotic homogenization of China's urban greening: a meta-analysis on woody species. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 18: 25-33.

  • Qian S, Yang YC, Tang CQ, Momohara A, Yi S, Ohsawa M (2016) Effective conservation measures are needed for wild Cathaya argyrophylla populations in China: insights from the population structure and regeneration characteristics. Forest Ecology and Management 361: 358-367.

  • Mori AS, Qian S, Tatsumi S (2015) Academic inequality through the lens of community ecology: a meta-analysis. PeerJ 3: e1457.

  • Yang YC, Huang L, Qian S, Fukuda K (2015) Completing the life history of Castanopsis fargesii: changes in the seed dispersal, seedling, and sapling recruitment patterns. European Journal of Forest Research 134:1143-1154.

  • Qian S, Saito W, Mimura M, Kaneko S, Isagi Y, Mizumachi E, Mori AS (2014) Asymmetric gene flow and the distribution of genetic diversity in morphologically distinct Abies mariesii populations in contrasting eco-habitats. Plant Ecology 215:1385-1397.

Conference Presentations

  • Qian S, Mori A, Ota A, Kaneko S, Mimura M, Saito W, Mizumachi E, Isagi Y (2013) Local scale population dynamics of Abies mariesii in a heavily snowy subalpine ecosystem in central Japan. INTECOL 2013. (London, UK)

  • Qian S, Ohno K, Sakai A, Mori AS (2012) Forest establishment of Zelkova serrata on ridges and upper slopes in the Kan-nami region. Joint meeting of the 59th Annual Meeting of ESJ and the 5th EAFES International Congress. (Shizuoka, Japan)

Referee/Reviewer: Journal of Vegetation Science, Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, Ecological Research, Plant Diversity

Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

  • Project leader, Special Funding for Postdoctoral Researcher of Chongqing [Xm2016083] (50,000 CNY, 2016 - 2017)

  • Project participant, Chongqing Research Program of Basic Research and Frontier Technology [cstc2016jcyjA0379] (50,000 CNY, 2017 - 2019)

  • Project participant, National Natural Science Foundation of China [51608064] (200,000 CNY, 2017 - 2019)

  • Project leader, Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities [Project No.106112016CDJCR211215] (50,000 CNY, 2016 - 2017)

  • Project leader, China Postdoctoral Science Foundation funded project [2016M592635] (50,000 CNY, 2016 - 2017)

  • Project participant, Project of China Science and Technology [2015FY210200] (280,000 CNY, 2015.05 - 2020.04)

  • Outstanding graduate of Yokohama National University (2015.03)

  • Hirose International Scholarship (900,000 JPY, 2014.10 - 2015.03)

  • Yokohama Academic Foundation Grant-in-aid for Overseas Travel Expenses (50,000 JPY, 2013)

  • Yokohama National University International Academic Exchange Reward Program (140,000 JPY, 2013)

  • Yokohama National University Scholarship (300,000 JPY, 2013.04 - 2014.03)

  • Monbukagakusho Honors Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students (780,000 JPY, 2013.04 - 2014.03)

  • Sasakawa Scientific Research Grant (500,000 JPY, 2013 - 2014)

  • Outstanding graduate of Nanjing Forestry University (2009.06)

Professional Activities

Related Skills

Language Abilities

  • English: Professional working proficiency; has complete fluency to read English articles covering both general and professional topics; able to communicate effectively on practical and professional topics in English; can write professional articles independently with sufficient structural accuracy and vocabulary

  • Japanese: Professional working proficiency; has no problems in reading Japanese articles; can handle most situations including casual conversations and professional discussions in Japanese; has a general vocabulary and control of grammar to write in Japanese

  • Mandarin Chinese: Native language


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