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Youcan Feng

Youcan Feng

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

Research Interests

  • Hydrologic & Hydraulic Modeling
  • Flood Risk & Stormwater Management
  • Urban Sustainability
  • Ecohydrology
  • Geospatial Analysis

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D., Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Utah, 2016
  • M.S., Natural Resources, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China, 2011
  • B.S., Geographic Information System, China University of Mining and Technology, Beijing, China, 2008

Awards and Recognitions

  • 2015 Intermountain Section-American Water Works Association Scholarship
  • 2015 Alta Sustainability Leadership Award2014-2015
  • 2014-2015 Utah Water Users Association Scholarship
  • iUTAH Fellowship

PNNL Publications


  • Feng Y., S.J. Burian, and E. Pardyjak. 2018. "Observation and Estimation of Evapotranspiration from an Irrigated Green Roof in a Rain-Scarce Environment." Water 10, no. 3:262. PNNL-SA-132939. doi:10.3390/w10030262

Selected Publications


  • Feng Y, S Burian, C Pomeroy. 2016. “Potential of green infrastructure to restore pre-development water budget of a semi-arid urban catchment.” Journal of Hydrology 542: 744-755.
  • Feng Y, S Burian. 2016. “Improving evapotranspiration mechanisms in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Storm Water Management Model.” Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 21(20): 06016007.


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