Community

I have been active in serving the community. My external roles include the memberships in editorial boards of the international journals, external examiner for PhD and research degrees, and reviewer for professional journals, research councils in the UK and overseas, as detailed below.

Committee Membership

  • Member, EPSRC Peer Review College (2006 – date)
  • Member (Environmental Partner), CIWEM (03/2014 – date)
  • Member, the Coastal Education & Research Foundation, Inc. USA (2009 – 2018)
  • Associate Editor, Frontier in Marine Science (Ocean and Coastal Processes) (04/2022 – date)
  • Associate Editor, Water Science and Engineering (02/2013 – date)
  • Member, Editorial Board, China Ocean Engineering (01/2014 – date)
  • Member, Editorial Panel of ICE Maritime Engineering Journal (11/2009 – 12/2012)
  • Member, Expert Advisory Committee, 111 Project – Coastal Tidal Flat Resources Development and Safety, Hohai University, Nanjing, China, (04/2012 – date)
  • Member, Expert Assessment Panel for Chang Jiang Scholars (长江学者) Program of the Ministry of Education (MOE) of China (2015, 2016)

Honours & Awards

  • Fellow, Institution of Civil Engineers (FICE) (09/2022 – Present)
  • Visiting Professor, East China Normal University, China (08/2019 – date)
  • Visiting Professor, University of Wollongong, Australia (04/2019 – date)
  • Visiting Research Scientist, National Oceanography Centre (NOC, formerly Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory) (12/2006 – date)
  • Visiting Fellow, University of Liverpool (12/2006 – 12/2011)
  • Keynote Speaker, Marine & Coastal Civil Engineering (M&CCE) Expo – Impact of Sea Level Rise on Flooding (10/2016)
  • Outstanding Reviewer, Continental Shelf Research (2014)
  • Shortlisted for “Outstanding Engineering Research Team of the Year”, THE (2009)
  • Halcrow Prize, Institution of Civil Engineers (2007)

External Examiner

  • Swansea University (PhD), Sept 2022
  • University of Lancaster (PhD), Jan 2022
  • University of Wollongong, Australia (PhD), Oct 2021
  • University of Plymouth (PhD), Mar 2020
  • University of Liverpool (MPhil), Feb 2020
  • University of Plymouth (PhD), Aug 2019
  • National Oceanography Centre (NOC)/University of Liverpool (MPhil), Nov 2017
  • University of Liverpool (PhD), Dec 2016
  • University of Edinburgh (PhD), Nov 2016
  • Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (PhD), March 2016
  • Swansea University (PhD), March 2016
  • University of Dundee (PhD), Sept 2014
  • University College London (PhD), May 2013
  • University of Liverpool (PhD), Oct 2012
  • University of Dundee (PhD), Sept 2012
  • University of Lancaster (PhD), Dec 2010
  • Cardiff University (PhD), April 2009
  • University of Plymouth (PhD), Sept 2006
  • University of Nottingham (PhD), July 2005
  • Cardiff University (PhD), April 2004
  • University of Brighton (PhD), June 2003
  • University of Aberdeen (MSc Research), June 2003

Conference Organisation

  • Member, Scientific Committee of the 4th IMA Conference on Flood Risk, Swansea University, 12-13 Sept 2019
  • Member, Technical Committee of the 17th International Computing & Control for the Water Industry Conference (CCWI), University of Exeter, UK, 1-4 Sept 2019
  • Member, Scientific Committee of the 2nd International Symposium on Hydraulic Modelling and Measuring Technology (ISHMMT), Nanjing, China, June 2018
  • Member, Scientific Committee of 3rd IMA International Conference on Flood Risk, March 2015
  • Chair, Local Organising Committee of 10th UK Young Coastal Scientists and Engineers Conference, April 2014

Reviewer

  – Research proposals

  • EPSRC/NERC/Leverhulme Trust/Royal Society/InnovateUK
  • Dutch Research Council (NOW)
  • USA National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)
  • National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)
  • Portuguese FCT (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia)

  –  Journals

  • Coastal Engineering
  • Continental Shelf Research (awarded Outstanding Reviewer 2014)
  • Journal of the Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Division, ASCE
  • Journal of Coastal Research
  • Environmental Modelling and Software
  • ICE Maritime Engineering Journal
  • Sedimentology
  • Environmental Modelling and Software
  • Ocean Dynamics
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Ocean Modelling
  • Renewable Energy
  • Water Science and Engineering
  • Journal of Hydrodynamics
  • Advanced River Managements
  • Advances in Water Resources
  • Estuaries and Coasts
  • Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences
  • Journal of Hydraulic Research
  • Geomorphology
  • Journal of Coastal Conservation
  • Applied Ocean Research
  • Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science
  • Environmental Fluid Mechanics
  • Frontiers in Marine Science
  • Journal of Oceanology and Limnology
  • Marine Geology
  • Nature: Scientific Reports
  • Regional Studies in Marine Science