Prof. Dewen He has been engaged in environmental protection work for a long time and have made remarkable achievements in the field of environmental engineering.In terms of scientific research, he has been responsible for and participated in the completion of more than 50 national, provincial-level and university-enterprise cooperation projects, applied for 20 national invention patents, and published more than 100 academic papers, including 40 indexed by SCI, EI and ISTP. He was the Editor in chief of the environmental impact assessment (national "11th five-year plan" for teaching), "environment planning", "environmental assessment", "physical pollution control engineering", "urban sewage treatment technology",etc. He also participated in compiling a textbook of Solid Waste Engineering. He has won one first prize of Science and Technology Progress of higher education Ministry, three first prizes of Science and Technology Progress of Hunan Province, one first prize of science and technology of China Non-ferrous Metals Industry Association, and one second prize of Excellent Textbooks of University Press in central And Southern China.
In terms of teaching, as the backbone of teaching, he undertook four courses of Introduction to Environmental Science, Principles of Environmental Engineering, Solid Waste Treatment and Disposal, and Environmental Impact Assessment for undergraduate students and two courses of Principles of Environmental Engineering and Environmental Assessment and Planning for graduate students. At present, he is mainly responsible for the courses including Principles of Environmental Engineering, Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Planning. He undertook and completed 4 undergraduate teaching reform projects of Central South University, published 6 teaching and research papers as the first author, supervised 15 master students and 40 undergraduate graduation projects (theses). He has won the second "Ten Best Teaching Plans" award for Young Teachers of Central South University, the training object of Young Backbone Teachers of Ordinary colleges and universities in Hunan Province, one first, second and third prize of education and Teaching Achievements of Central South University, and Chen Xinmin Award for Outstanding Young Teacher of Central South University.