- About Wuxi
Gu Xiasheng, (1918 - ), was born in Zhangjing Town of Wuxi. He is an expert in environmental engineering and professor of Department of Environmental Engineering of the Tsinghua University. He was engaged in teaching and research on the water and environmental engineering. He put forward the theories of upflow anaerobic sludge blanket (UASB) reactor for treatment of beer wastewater by new technology and UASB reactor of anaerobic granular sludge and granular sludge results model forming mechanism of “crystal nucleus growth”. In 1995, he was elected as an academician of the China Academy of Engineering.