Tingju Zhu joined IFPRI in June, 2005 as a postdoctoral fellow in the Environment and Production Technology Division. He obtained his Ph.D. in water resources engineering (minor in agricultural and resource economics) from the University of California, Davis, and M.S. and B.S. from Tsinghua University and Wuhan University of Hydraulic and Electric Engineering (Wuhan University) of China, respectively, with both in hydrology and water resources.
Dr. Zhu's research at IFPRI focuses on the effects of climate change on water resources and agricultural production. His recent research includes global hydrology modeling for land use and climate change impact assessment, long-term projections of global water demand and supply, impacts of climate variability on agricultural production, and integrated modeling of global water and food systems. Tingju is a citizen of China.