Dr Deyi Hou is a world-renowned expert on the subject of soil degradation and remediation through sustainable approaches, with interests across multiple areas of soil management. He is a member of the BSSS Council as Editor in Chief of Soil Use and Management.
Deyi is an Associate Professor at the School of Environment of Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Deyi’s research interest includes sustainability of soil use and management, regional to global sources and distribution of heavy metal pollution, contaminant transport and fate in porous media, green and innovative remediation materials and technologies, etc. Deyi received his B.E. from Tsinghua University, M.S. from Stanford University, and Ph.D. from University of Cambridge. He has published over 140 papers on international journals including Nature, Science, Nature Climate Change, Nature Sustainability, etc.
He is currently serving as an Editor-in-Chief for Soil Use and Management, and Associate Editor for Science of the Total Environment. He also serves as an editorial board member for Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, Environmental Pollution, and Remediation Journal. He has served as co-chair, session chair, and scientific committee members for tens of international conferences.