- Undergraduate Education
- B.S., Tongji University – Shanghai, China, Hydrogeology / Engineering Geology, 1983
- Graduate Education
- M.S., Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Sciences – Beijing, China, Engineering Geology / Hydrogeology, 1987
- Ph.D., University of Nevada, Hydrology / Hydrogeology, 1996
- 2016 ASCE Fellow | February 2016
Transboundary water resources management; Assessment of water availability including climate variability and impacts; Interaction of atmospheric, surface waters and groundwater; Managed aquifer recharge: technology and policy; Numerical model development for river operations, groundwater flow and solute transport; Water conservation and conjunctive management of water resources; Aquifer mechanics: earth fissure and land subsidence; and Water resources Database and GIS.