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Dr Yurui Fan

Dr Yurui Fan
Lecturer in Flood and Coastal Engineering

Howell 246


  • Produced over 70 peer-reviewed journal papers in water and environmental systems analysis.
  • Lead/participated in research projects supported by industrial, governmental, and international organizations (e.g. Royal Society, 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

Fan, Y., Yu, L. and Shi, X. (2021) 'Uncertainty quantification and partition for multivariate risk inferences through a factorial multimodel Bayesian copula (FMBC) system'. Journal of Hydrology, 598. pp. 1 - 17. ISSN: 0022-1694 Open Access Link

Journal article

Zuo, Q., Wu, Q., Yu, L., Li, Y. and Fan, Y. (2021) 'Optimization of uncertain agricultural management considering the framework of water, energy and food'. Agricultural Water Management, 253. pp. 1 - 16. ISSN: 0378-3774 Open Access Link

Journal article

Zhang, X., Huang, G., Zhou, X., Liu, L. and Fan, Y. (2021) 'A multicriteria small modular reactor site selection model under long-term variations of climatic conditions – A case study for the province of Saskatchewan, Canada'. Journal of Cleaner Production, 290. pp. 125651 - 125651. ISSN: 0959-6526

Journal article

Wang, F., Huang, GH., Fan, Y. and Li, YP. (2021) 'Development of clustered polynomial chaos expansion model for stochastic hydrological prediction'. Journal of Hydrology, 595 (April 2021). pp. 1 - 15. ISSN: 0022-1694

Journal article

Sun, C., Huang, G., Fan, Y., Zhou, X., Lu, C. and Xiuquan, W. (2020) 'Vine copula ensemble downscaling for precipitation projection over the Loess Plateau based on high-resolution multi-RCM outputs'. Water Resources Research, 57 (1). pp. 1 - 38. ISSN: 0043-1397 Open Access Link

Journal article
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