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Dr Yurui Fan

Dr Yurui Fan
Lecturer in Flood and Coastal Engineering

Howell 246


  • Produced over 60 peer-reviewed journal papers in water and environmental systems analysis.
  • Lead/participated in research projects supported by industrial, governmental, and international organizations (e.g. Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Canada Foundation for Innovation, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Saskatchewan Ministry of the Environment, Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, Stantec, SaskEnergy, SaskPower, TransGas)
  • Produced high-quality peer-reviewed journal papers published on Water Resources Research, Journal of Hydrology, Advances in Water Resources, IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy System, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, and Environmental Modelling & Software
  • Areas of research interests include hydrological and flooding prediction, flooding risk assessment, and climate change and adaptation.


Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Systems Engineering: 05/2009 – 04/2015

University of Regina, Regina, SK, Canada

Master of Science in Engineering: 09/2006 – 06/2008

North China Electric Power University, Beijing, China

Bachelor of Science in Statistics: 09/2002 – 06/2006

Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong, China

Newest selected publications

Kong, X., Zeng, X., Chen, C., Fan, Y., Huang, G., Li, Y. and et al. (2018) 'Development of a maximum entropy-Archimedean copula-based bayesian network method for streamflow frequency analysis-A case study of the Kaidu River Basin, China'. Water (Switzerland), 11 (1). pp. 1 - 16. ISSN: 2073-4441 Open Access Link

Journal article

Zhou, X., Huang, G., Wang, X., Fan, Y. and Cheng, G. (2018) 'A coupled dynamical-copula downscaling approach for temperature projections over the Canadian Prairies'. Climate Dynamics, 51 (7-8). pp. 2413 - 2431. ISSN: 0930-7575

Journal article

Fan, Y., Huang, G., Zhang, Y. and Li, Y. (2018) 'Uncertainty Quantification for Multivariate Eco-Hydrological Risk in the Xiangxi River within the Three Gorges Reservoir Area in China'. Engineering, 4 (5). pp. 617 - 626. ISSN: 2095-8099 Open Access Link

Journal article

Wang, S., Huang, G. and Fan, Y. (2018) 'A Multistage Distribution-Generation Planning Model for Clean Power Generation under Multiple UncertaintiesA Case Study of Urumqi, China'. SUSTAINABILITY, 10 (9). pp. 1 - 30. ISSN: 2071-1050 Open Access Link

Journal article

Cai, M., Huang, G., Chen, J., Li, Y. and Fan, Y. (2018) 'A generalized fuzzy chance-constrained energy systems planning model for Guangzhou, China'. ENERGY, 165. pp. 191 - 204. ISSN: 0360-5442 Open Access Link

Journal article
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