Dr. Huang is a Professor at Sophia University, Japan and currently serves as the Director of Sophia’s Institute for the Studies of the Global Environment. He received his BSc from Fudan University, China; his Master\'s and Ph.D. from the University of Tokyo. His career includes Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, the University of Tokyo; Associate Professor at Kanazawa University; Professor at National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies. Passionate about water, his study evolved from fluid dynamics to water quality modeling and to integrated watershed science and management. In recent years, his main research focus is sustainability science from the water perspective such as wetland conservation and wise use, flood vulnerability and resilience analysis in relation to watershed planning. He has published more than 80 peer-reviewed papers in various academic journals including Natural Hazards, Hydrobiologia, Sustainability, Water, Journal of Environmental Informatics and International Journal of River Basin Management.