Jiu-Fu Liu received his BSc and MSc degrees in Hydrology from the Hohai University, Nanjing, China. He has been a research professor at the Nanjing Hydraulic Research Institute (NHRI) of the Chinese Ministry of Water Resources since 2003. He engages himself in the development of scientific hydrology and hydroinformatics and in the renovation of hydrological experiments. He has presided the National Key R&D Program of China and several key projects of the National Natural Science Foundation. He is a winner of two second prizes of the National Scientific and Technological Progress Award, four first prizes, and one second prize of Scientific and Technological Progress Award in provincial/ministerial levels. He has published c.a. 30 academic articles. He became the director of the Institute of Hydrology and Water Resources of NHRI in 2007 and the deputy secretary-general of Hydrological Professional Committee, Chinese Hydraulic Engineering Society, and so on.