Ping Zhuang, Ph.D., P.E.


    Managing Director, Easen International (Based in the U.S. and in China)


    Founding Member/ Board of Directors for the US based International Fund for China’s Environment (IFCE)

    Dr. Ping Zhuang has been working for more than 28 years in the fields of urban development, water and wastewater treatment, solid waste management, groundwater and soil remediation, energy efficiency as well as many other related infrastructure projects, from research, investment planning (fund raising), and feasibility studies to project development, financing, implementation, and operation/maintenance. Furthermore, Dr. Zhuang has served as a team leader or as a staff consultant for many of the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) financed projects in Asia particularly in China and Mongolia. Dr. Zhuang has been involved in China and in Mongolia since 1998 for more than 20 large and multi-sectored infrastructure projects with each project loan ranging from 100 to 200 million USD, mostly financed by the World Bank, the ADB, and other sources.  


    Dr. Zhuang is a US citizen and was one of the fifteen experts awarded the title of “Outstanding Foreign Expert” in Hubei Province in the year 2000. As a result of local government recognition of his valuable contribution to the infrastructure development in Hubei Province, he has been granted the esteemed permanent resident status in China. Dr. Zhuang also worked in the Unites States for many challenging engineering projects as Project Manager and as a licensed US Professional Engineer (P.E.). While he was working in Charlotte, North Carolina, he worked on many industrial wastewater treatment projects and resolved environmental compliance issues for many industrial clients.  Before focusing on projects in China in 1998, he was also the city engineer of Cocoa Beach, Florida in USA in charge of many infrastructure improvement and urban development projects for the coastal city. In the US, Dr. Zhuang has published and/or presented more than 20 papers on the international level of professional journals.


    Currently, Dr. Zhuang is the Managing Director of Easen International Co, Ltd., a US registered international consulting and engineering firm, and one of the Founding Members/Board of Directors for the US based International Fund for China’s Environment. Further details can be found at and, respectively.


    Dr. Zhuang has a Ph.D in Civil/Environmental Engineering from the United States; a B.S in Water Supply and Wastewater Engineering, and a M.S. in Environmental Engineering from P.R. China.  He also attended an E-MBA program in Charlotte NC, USA.  Dr. Zhuang also served as an adjunct professor in several universities and reputable research institutes in China.