Prof. Zhenzhong Shen is council member of Jiangsu Society for Geotechnical and Mechanics Engineering, member of editorial board of Advances in Science and Technology of Water Resources, member of editorial board of South-North Water Transfers Water Science & Technology and  member of editorial board of Journal of Water Resources and Architectural Engineering. He has been engaged in scientific research on hydraulic structure engineering, talent training and engineering practice in recent years. He presided over more than 100 projects supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China, Ministry of Water Resources of the People's Republic of China, provincial foundation, etc. He won silver award in 5th China Youth Science and Technology Award of Chinese Society for Rock Mechanics & Engineering, 1 second prize in National S&T Progress Award, 1 first prize in Provincial and Ministry  S&T Progress Award,  3 second prize in Provincial and Ministry  S&T Progress Award and 3 third prize in Provincial and Ministry S&T Progress Award. He owns 8 patents. He published 6 books and over 200 academic papers of which 60 were indexed by SCI, Ei and ISTP.