Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Assoc Prof Qin Xiaosheng

Associate Chair (Students), School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Associate Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Assoc Prof Qin Xiaosheng

Professional Experience:
- August 2009 to present - Assistant Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
- Jan 2008 to June 2009 - Environmental Scientist, Center for Studies in Energy and Environment (CSEE), University of Regina, Canada
- June 2001 to May 2002 - Research Assistant, Institute of Environmental Protection of Hunan University, P. R. China

Professional Services:
- Editor, Journal of Geographic Information System (JGIS), 2010 -
- Guest Editors: Energy Sources, 2008; Petroleum Science and Technology, 2008; Civil Engineering and Environmental Systems, 2008
- Memberships: International Society for Environmental Information Sciences (ISEIS); Canadian Society of Civil Engineering (CSCE); American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE); Petroleum Society – Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy & Petroleum (PS-CIM); Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA)

- Best Practice-Oriented Paper Award (ASCE ), Environmental Multi-Media Council, World Water & Environmental Resources Congress, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, 06/2004
- Chinese Outstanding Abroad Student Award, China Scholarship Council, 06/2007

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Research Interests
Research interests:
- Water resources and flood risk management
- Surface water quality modeling and control
- Climate change impact assessment and adaptation planning
- Groundwater modeling, risk assessment and site remediation
- Air quality control and solid waste management
Current Projects
  • Development of An Integrated Decision Support System for Eco City DHCS
  • Development of An Integrated Decision Support System for Eco City DHCS
  • Exploring rainfall variability in Southeast Asia and its linkage with global climate indices based on assimilated long-term gridded rainfall dataset
  • Probabilistic Flood Modelling
  • Sustainable water sensitive urban design and management under complexity
  • The Development of Slope Management and Susceptibility Geographical Information System
Selected Publications
  • Xu, Y.; Qin, X.S. (2010). Agricultural effluent control under uncertainty: an inexact double-sided fuzzy chance-constrained model. Advances in Water Resources, 33(9), 997-1014.
  • Xu, Y.; Huang, G.H.; Qin, X.S. (2010). An inexact fuzzy-chance-constrained air quality management model. Air & Waste Management Association. Journal, 60(7), 805-819.
  • Xu, Y.; Huang, G.H.; Qin, X.S.; Cao, M.F.; Sun, Y. (2010). An Interval-Parameter Robust Optimization Model for Supporting Municipal Solid Waste Management under Uncertainty. Waste Management, 30(2), 316-327.
  • Yang, A.L.; Huang, G.H.; Qin, X.S. (2010). An integrated simulation-assessment approach for evaluating health risks of groundwater contamination under multiple uncertainties. Water Resources Management, 24(13), 3349-3369.
  • Su, J.; Huang, G.H.; Xi, B.D.; Li, Y.P.; Qin, X.S.; Huo, S.L.; Jiang, Y.H. (2009). A hybrid inexact optimization approach for solid waste management in the City of Foshan, China. Journal of Environmental Management, 91(2), 389-402.

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