Dr. Jingjie Zhang, a chief water quality scientist at Hydroinformatics Institute, has been appointed as a visiting research professor at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), Shenzhen, China.
Jingjie will be helping develop research and application projects related to integrated catchment-scale water quality modeling in both freshwater and marine water systems and will also guide students’ modeling work.
With more than 20 years of industrial and research experience in the areas related to computer and environmental science and engineering, Dr Jingjie Zhang has been working on various national and international projects in China, Denmark, USA and Singapore, including several high-profile consulting projects under UNEP. His interests both in theoretical study and in consultancy in water-related areas span a wide range of topics, covering ecological and environmental modeling, ecosystem health and environmental impact assessment, ecological engineering and ecosystem restoration. He is particularly interested in integrated catchment-scale monitoring and modeling approaches to addressing various environmental and ecological problems. Dr. Zhang has also been actively involved in conducting short-term training courses for government and industrial employees as well as colleagues, mentoring and supervising Master and PhD students.
Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a public university founded in the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone of China. It is intended to be a top-tier international university that excels in interdisciplinary research, nurturing innovative talents and delivering new knowledge to the world.
Hydroinformatics Institute is a specialised consultancy and solution services provider for all aspects of water management. Hydroinformatics Institute combines state-of-the-art computing with machine learning and artificial intelligence, to realise potential of Big Water Data. On the Cloud. In real time. Across the entire hydrological cycle – over land, oceans and densely populated urban areas.
水文信息研究所是专门从事提供水资源管理各个方面的专业咨询服务和解决方案。 该研究所利用最先进的计算与机器学习和人工智能方法并结合过程模型，充分发挥水资源大数据的优势， 以实现在云端及实时预测方面跨越整个水文循环系统 – 包括陆地，海洋和人口密集的城市地区的多方面的潜力。