Zheng Shouren

Chinese engineer

Zheng Shouren (Chinese: 郑守仁; pinyin: Zhèng Shǒurén; January 30, 1940 – July 24, 2020) was a Chinese engineer. He was the chief designer of the Three Gorges Dam.[1] He had been a key person in the planning and design of the Yangtze River Basin for a long time. He had published more than 60 papers and 4 books. He was a member of the Communist Party of China.

Zheng Shouren
Born(1940-01-30)January 30, 1940
DiedJuly 24, 2020(2020-07-24) (aged 80)
Wuhan, Hubei, China
Alma materHohai University
Scientific career
FieldsHydraulic and Hydro-Power Engineering
InstitutionsYangtze River Water Conservancy Commission
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese


  1. “工地院士”郑守仁逝世,他用一生守护三峡大坝. Sina (in Chinese). 25 July 2020. Retrieved 25 July 2020.