202311th International Symposium on
Plant-Soil Interactions at Low pH (PSILPH)

Organized by International Steering Committee of PSILPH
Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Soil Science Society of China

October 16-21, 2023 (GMT+8). Nanjing, China


    Prof. Hans Lambers

    (School of Biological Sciences, University of Western Australia)


    Hans Lambers was born in the Netherlands, finished my PhD in 1979, and was appointed Professor of Ecophysiology at Utrecht University (1985). In 1998, he migrated to Australia, where he was appointed Professor of Plant Biology/Ecology at UWA. There, he studied mineral nutrition of Australian native species, seeking to discover how some Australian plants acquire phosphorus from depauperate soil and use it very efficiently. In 2006, he established the Kwongan Foundation.

    Hans Lambers have published >600 papers, and feature on Highly Cited lists of Clarivate in Agricultural sciences and Plant and animal sciences, with an H index of 91. he was elected to the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (2003), and the Australian Academy of Science (2012). He received Honorary Professorships from China Agricultural University (2002), Chinese Academy of Sciences (Research Centre for Eco- Environmental Sciences, Beijing) (2004), Shenyang Agricultural University (2018), and Jiangxi Agricultural University, Nanchang, China. (2019). He was appointed as Distinguished Professor at the National Academy of Agriculture Green Development at China Agricultural University (2018).

    Hans Lambers received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the International Society of Root Research (2018) and the John Oldham Conservation Employee Award from the Conservation Council of WA (2019).