UBC Forestry wishes to congratulate Dr. Guangyu Wang on receiving the Royal Commonwealth Society’s Platinum Jubilee Medal for Community Service for his work with Chinese communities during the Covid-19 pandemic.
About Guangyu Wang
Guangyu’s research centers on sustainable forest and watershed management through computer modeling. He’s completed projects utilizing system dynamics, bioregional assessments, and GIS to analyze ecosystem degradation and land use management. His primary focus is on Chinese forest management, where he’s developed innovative sustainable management plans. Dr. Wang also investigates climate change, forest adaptation, and carbon market mechanisms. Additionally, as a former business professional, he’s keen on strategic planning, financial management of natural resources, and the effectiveness of land use change policies.
About the RCS Platinum Jubilee Medal
The Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS) is an international charity. They work to engage people in the modern Commonwealth through a range of public events, youth projects and educational activities. This award was created to both honour the Society’s longest serving Patron, the longest Head of the Commonwealth and Canada’s longest reigning Monarch, and to reward excellence in the community