Yingying is currently a research scientist in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the National University of Singapore. Prior to this, she earned her doctoral degree at the College of Engineering at Peking University, China. Her research interests are in the areas of the hydrological modeling, regional water resources management, and coupled human and natural systems. Much of her current work involves groundwater modeling for coastal regions, which focus on the physical processes of seawater intrusion and explore the groundwater potential in the reclaimed islands. 

Honours and Awards

  • Research Excellence Award, Peking University, 2014
  • Best Student Abstract Award, Modflow and More Conference, Golden, CO, 2013.
  • Best Undergraduate Graduation Thesis, Lanzhou University, 2010.