A/PROF Yongping Wei

A/PROF Yongping Wei

Positions

  • ARC Future Fellow (River Basin Management), Infrastructure Engineering
  • Coordinator (Australia Node) Australia China Joint Research Centre on River Basin Management

Overview

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  • Dr. Wei is a Senior Research Fellow (Level C) at the Australia China Centre on River Basin Management, The University of Melbourne. 

    Dr. Wei has a multi-disciplinary education background: Bachelor of Engineering (Irrigation and water resources engineering), Master of Environmental and Natural Resources Economics and PhD in Natural Resources Management.

    Dr Wei has been recognized by the Australian Research Council with Post-Doctoral Fellowship (2010-2013) and Future Fellowship (2014-2018) for her academic contribution in river basin management.

    Dr Wei has initiated and coordinated 18 research projects of $6m in water resources management involving over twenty Australian, Chinese and international agencies cross research institutions, universities, government departments, catchment authorities and water industry in the past six years.

    Dr Wei has published 3 book chapters, 38 journal papers and 11 peer-reviewed conference papers in the past six years.

    Dr Wei has supervised 2 Honors students, 8 master students and 3 PhD students at the University of Melbourne, and co-supervised five PhD students with the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Tsinghua University.

    Before she joined the University of Melbourne, she has over ten years’ working experiences in China cross research institutions and government departments. 

    For Dr Wei’s research activity in Australia China Joint Research Centre on River Basin management, please visit http://www.eng.unimelb.edu.au/research/centres/aust-china/

       

Affiliation

Member of

  • European Association of Environmental and Natural Economics. Member, European Association of Environmental and Natural Economics 2006 -
  • Chinese Society of Science and Technology. Member Chinese Society of Science and Technology 1995 - 2004
  • Chinese Society of Water Resources. Member, Chinese Society of Water Resources 1995 - 2004

Publications

Selected publications

Research

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Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2007
  • MEc, Renmin University of China 2001
  • BE, Xidian University 1990

Awards and honors

  • Postgraduate Publication Awards, Faculty of Land and Food Resources, The University of Melbourne, 2007
  • Melbourne Abroad Travelling Scholarships, 2006
  • Postgraduate Overseas Research Experience Scholarship, 2005
  • Melbourne International Research Scholarship, 2003
  • Water Science and Technology Advance Award (Grade II), Shanxi Provincial Water Resources Department, 2001
  • Water Science and Technology Advance Award (Grade I), Shanxi Provincial Water Resources Department, 2000

Supervision

Available for supervision

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