Associate Professor School of Environmental Science and Engineering

Dr. Haiyun Shi currently holds the position of Associate Professor in School of Environmental Science & Engineering at Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China. He got his Ph.D. degree at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. He worked previously as a Postdoctoral Fellow/Senior Research Assistant at The University of Hong Kong, and won the Hong Kong Scholars Award in 2014. His research interests include digital watershed, hydroinformatics, climate change, hydrological extremes (floods and droughts), and sustainable development.

Personal Profile

Dr. Haiyun Shi currently holds the position of Associate Professor in School of Environmental Science & Engineering at Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China. He got his Ph.D. degree at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. He worked previously as a Postdoctoral Fellow/Senior Research Assistant at The University of Hong Kong, and won the Hong Kong Scholars Award in 2014. His research interests include digital watershed, hydroinformatics, climate change, hydrological extremes (floods and droughts), and sustainable development. He has been the PI/Co-PI of more than 10 research projects. He has published over 20 journal papers as the first author or corresponding author in the field of hydrology and water resources. He has published 3 book chapters. He has been invited as the reviewer of over 30 international journals, including Water Resources Research, Journal of Hydrology, and Geophysical Research Letters. He has served as the Guest Editor of 3 international journals. He has served as the main convener of 2 sessions of Hydrological Sciences in AOGS (Asia Oceania Geosciences Society) annual meeting.

 

Education

Ph.D. (2008-2013) in Hydraulics and Fluvial Dynamics

- State Key Lab of Hydroscience & Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

- Dissertation: Spatial Distribution of Hydrological Variables and Human Impact in River Basins

- Supervisor: Guangqian WANG, Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences

B.S. (2004-2008) in Hydraulic Engineering

- Department of Hydraulic Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

 

Working Experience

Associate Professor, School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China (2018.07~present)

Research Assistant/Postdoctoral Fellow/Senior Research Assistant, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China (2013.12~2018.06)

Visiting Research Assistant, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China (2012.01~2013.04)

 

Awards and Honors

2017: Young Overseas High-level Talent

2016: The Early Career Scientist's Travel Support Grant of European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2017

2015: The Excellent Paper of 2015 Annual Meeting of Chinese Hydraulic Engineering Society

2014: Hong Kong Scholars Award

2009: Excellent Student Leader

2009: 3rd grade scholarship for excellent student

2005, 2006 and 2007: 2nd grade scholarship for excellent student

 

Professional Services

Guest Editor of the Special Issue entitled “Natural Hazards Challenges to Civil Engineering” in Advances in Civil Engineering

Guest Editor of the Special Issue entitled “Advances in Flood Early Warning: Ensemble Forecast, Information Dissemination, and Decision-Support Systems” in Hydrology

Guest Editor of the Research Topic entitled “Socioeconomic Drought under Climate Change” in Frontiers in Water

Session Convener of AOGS (Asia Oceania Geosciences Society) Annual Meeting

Reviewer of over 30 international journals (e.g., Geophysical Research Letters, Journal of Environmental Management, Journal of Hydro-environment Research, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, Journal of Hydrology, Land Degradation & Development, Scientific Reports, Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, Water Resources Management, and Water Resources Research)

Outstanding Student Poster and PICO (OSPP) Award Judge of EGU General Assembly 2017

Outstanding Student Paper Award (OSPA) Judge of AGU Fall Meeting 2017

 

Professional Society Memberships

Member of American Geophysical Union (AGU)

Member of Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS)

Member of European Geosciences Union (EGU)

Member of International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR)

 

Teaching

Introduction to Water Resources and Hydropower Engineering

Hydrological Forecast

Research

- Water resources

- Hydrological modelling

- Hydroinformatics

- Climate change

- Water-related natural hazards (floods and droughts)

- Sustainable development


Teaching

- Hydrological Forecast (undergraduate)

- Introduction to Water Resources and Hydropower Engineering (undergraduate)


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- Over 20 journal papers as the first author or corresponding author in the field of hydrology and water resources

- 3 book chapters

News More

  • [Frontiers in Water] - Research Topic - Socioeconomic Drought under Climate Change

    Drought is a complex natural hazard that has the potential to cause severe societal impact and economical damage. Drought can be classified into four categories: meteorological drought, agricultural drought, hydrological drought, and socioeconomic drought. Among them, socioeconomic drought is driven by imbalances in supply and demand of economic goods due to the physical characteristics of […]

    2019-12-11
  • AOGS2020 - Selected HS Sessions

    Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) was established in 2003 to promote geosciences and its application for the benefit of humanity, specifically in Asia and Oceania and with an overarching approach to global issues. AOGS2020 (AOGS 17th Annual Meeting) will be held from 28 Jun to 4 Jul 2020, Sono Belle Vivaldi Park, Hongcheon, Korea.   HS03: "Artificial […]

    2019-11-14
  • Invited lecture in 2019 CHES Annual Conference

    Dr. Haiyun SHI was invited to deliver a lecture entitled "A new method and a new index for identifying socioeconomic drought events under climate change" in 2019 CHES Annual Conference, which was held in Yichang, Hubei Province, during October 22-24, 2019.    Related publication: Shi H.Y., Chen J., Wang K.Y., Niu J., 2018. A new […]

    2019-10-23

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Join us

My research group is offering the following positions: 

        Post-Doc / Research Assistant Professor / Research Associate (Assistant)

 

Main research areas:
        - Water resources
        - Hydroinformatics
        - Climate change
        - Water-related natural hazards (floods and droughts)
        - Sustainable development
        - Application of remote sensing

 

Required qualifications:
        - Completed doctoral degree in Hydrology, Fluid Mechanics, Information and Computational Science, Applied Mathematics, or related fields.
        - Experience in data mining, machine learning, parallel computing, etc.
        - Publications in highly-reputed international journals.
        - Applicants should have excellent English language skills.

 

Applications including the detailed CV should be sent to me via email (shihy@sustech.edu.cn).

I will be pleased to answer your further questions about these positions.

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Email

shihy@sustech.edu.cn

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