Dr Qinglin Guo

IMG_1463Dr Qinglin Guo as the vice director of the Conservation Institute of Dunhuang Academy. He works on conservation of the grottoes and ancient earthen archaeological sites since graduated from the Geology Department of Lanzhou University in 1999. He got his doctorate of engineering in December, 2009 from Civil Engineering and Mechanics School of Lanzhou University of China, and his researcher fellow title in March, 2015. He visited the Getty Conservation Institute and Tokyo Cultural Heritage Institute for a short term. He takes part in two international cooperation projects of Dunhuang Academy and Japan, 13 research projects on the heritage conservation and the investigation and design of the more 20 projects of conservation Grottoes and ancient earthen sites as the key member in China. He had published more than 40 articles, 4 books and as the technical expert, he has engaged in the consolidation project of the Mogao Grottoes, Yulin Grottoes, and Western Thousand Buddha’s Grottoes in Dunhuang of China.

Current Research

  • Technology integration and application demonstration on conservation of earthen sites under arid climate. Key Projects in the National Science & Technology Program during the Chinese Twelfth Five-Year Plan Period (Grant No. 2014BAK62B02)(2014-2016). Project sponsor
  • R&D on preventive conservation Key technology in archeology filed of earthen sites under the humid environment. Key Projects in the National Science & Technology Program during the Twelfth Five-Year Plan Period (Grant No. 2013BAK08B11). Sub-project sponsor
  • Key technology research on risk monitoring and evolution in Dunhuang Grotto. Key Projects in the National Science & Technology Program during the Twelfth Five-Year Plan Period(Grant No.2013BAK01B01). Sub-project sponsor

Selected Publications

Guo Qinglin, Wang Xudong, Yang Shanlong, etc. Origin of water and salts responsible for wall paintings disease at Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes. Chinese Science Press, 2016.(in Chinese)

Wang Xudong, Guo Qinglin,Chen Wenwu, etc. Research on conservation of archeology filed of earthen sites under the humid environment. . Chinese Science Press, 2015. (in Chinese)

Guo Qinglin, Hiromi Takabayashi, Toshio Nakamura, etc. Radiocarbon chronology for early caves of the Mogao Grottoes at Dunhuang, China. RADIOCARBON, Vol 52, Nr 2–3, 2010, p 500–510.

WANG Xu-dong, GUO Qing-lin, LI Zui-xiong, KOIZUMI Keigo, MUSUYA Tadash. Research on permeability of surrounding rock at Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes, Rock and Soil Mechanics, 2010, 31(10): 3139-3144. (in Chinese)

Guo Qinlin,Wang Xudong,Zhang Huyuan, Li Zuixiong,Yang Shanlong. Damage and Conservation of the High Cliff on the Northern Area of Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes, China,Landslides. 2009,6(2):89-100.

GUO Qinglin,WANG Xudong,FAN Yuquan,LI Zuixion. Suddy on mechanism of PS-F grouting material for sandy conglomerate grottoes. Chinese Journal of Rock Mechanics and Engineering,2009,28(Supp.2):3330-3335. (in Chinese)

Guo Qinglin,WANG Xudong,XUE Ping,ZHANG Guobin,FAN Zaixuan,HOU Wenfang,ZHANG Zhengmo. Research on spatial distribution and relations of salinity and moisture content inside rock mass of low-layer caves in Dunhuang Grottoes. Chinese Journal of Rock Mechanics and Engineering, 2009,28(Supp.2): 3769-3775.(in Chinese)