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Hongxiang Yan

Hongxiang Yan

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

Biography

Dr. Hongxiang Yan joined PNNL in 2017. Hongxiang is a hydrologist specializing in hydrologic modeling and forecasting, state-of-the-art data assimilation, uncertainty quantification, and climate change impact. He is also interested in Bayesian techniques and new developments in statistics to solve water problems. Aiming to advance hydrologic science through modeling climate-water-human interactions as a complex system to result in sustainable solutions.

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D. (2016), Civil and Environmental Engineering, Portland State University, Portland, OR, USA
  • M.S. (2012), Civil Engineering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USA
  • B.E. (2010), Hydraulic Engineering, North China Electric Power University, Beijing, China

Affiliations and Professional Service

  • Member of the American Geophysical Union (AGU): 2012 to present
  • Member of the Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI): 2012 to present
  • Member of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS): 2013 to present
  • Member of the Hydrological Ensemble Prediction Experiment (HEPEX): 2014 to present

PNNL Publications

2017

  • Yan H, H Moradkhani, and M Zarekarizi. 2017. "A Probabilistic Drought Forecasting Framework: A Combined Dynamical and Statistical Approach." Journal of Hydrology 548:291-304.  doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2017.03.004
  • Peng Y, K Chen, H Yan, and X Yu. 2017. "Improving Flood Risk Analysis for Confluence Flooding Control Downstream Using Copula Monte Carlo Method." Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 22(8):Article No. 04017018.  doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001526

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