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Kai Duan



Name: Kai Duan

Tel: (919) 515 – 9771 (office), (919) 518 – 6377 (mobile)
Email: duankaiwhu@163.com

Education:
Ph.D., Hydrology and water resources, Wuhan University, September 2009 – December 2014
B.S., Hydrology and water resources engineering, Sun Yet-Sen University, September 2005 – June 2009

Research and Work Experience:
1. Post-Doc, North Carolina State University, May 2015 – present

2. Research Assistant, Wuhan University, September 2012 – June 2014

3. Visiting Student, China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research, July 2010 – December 2011

Publications:

Refereed Journal Papers:

1. Duan K, Mei Y (2014) A comparison study of three statistical downscaling methods and their model-averaging ensemble for precipitation downscaling in China. Theoretical and Applied Climatology 116(3-4): 707-719

2. Duan K, Xiao W, Mei Y, Liu D (2014) Multi-scale analysis of meteorological drought risks based on a Bayesian interpolation approach in Huai River basin, China. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment 28(8): 1985-1998

3. Duan K, Mei Y (2014) Comparison of meteorological, hydrological and agricultural drought responses to climate change and uncertainty assessment. Water Resources Management 28(14): 5039-5054

4. Duan K, Mei Y. Copula-based bivariate flood frequency analysis in a changing climate – a case study in the Huai River basin, China. Journal of Earth Science, In press

5. Duan K, Mei Y. Uncertainty analysis of future precipitation changes based on the Tebaldi multi-model ensemble method. Engineering Journal of Wuhan University, in press (in Chinese with English abstract)

6. Duan K, Xiao W, Mei Y, et al. (2012) The driving forces and strategies of building water rights trading system in water-abundant cities. Journal of Yangtze River Scientific Research Institute 29(3): 1-6 (in Chinese with English abstract)

7. Duan K, Mei Y, Xiao W, et al. (2012) An analysis of the impacts of large water projects on water resources utilization in Dongting Lake Region. Resources and Environment in the Yangtze Basin 21(11):1389-1394 (in Chinese with English abstract)

8. Duan K, Mei Y, Zhou Y, et al. (2010) Urban water demand prediction based on wavelet network coupled with principal components analysis. Yangtze River 41(24): 32-40 (in Chinese with English abstract)

Non-Refereed Conference Proceedings:

1. Zheng H, Mei Y, Duan K, Lin Y (2014) Parallel dynamic programming based on stage Reconstruction and its application in reservoir operation[C]//Computer and Information Science (ICIS), 2014 IEEE/ACIS 13th International Conference on Computer and Information Science. IEEE 327-336

2. Duan K, Mei Y (2013) Comparison of meteorological, hydrological and agricultural drought responses to climate change using three hydrological models. 2013 International Specialty Conference - Water for Mega Cities: Challenges and Solutions on Civil, Architectural and Hydraulic Engineering.

Conference Presentation:

1. Zheng H, Mei Y, Duan K, Lin Y (2014) Parallel dynamic programming based on stage Reconstruction and its application in reservoir operation[C]//Computer and Information Science (ICIS), 2014 IEEE/ACIS 13th International Conference on Computer and Information Science. June 4 – 6, Taiyuan, China.

2. Duan K, Mei Y (2013) Comparison of meteorological, hydrological and agricultural drought responses to climate change using three hydrological models. 2013 International Specialty Conference - Water for Mega Cities: Challenges and Solutions on Civil, Architectural and Hydraulic Engineering. September 16 – 18, Beijing, China.

Teaching Assistantships:

1. Modern water resources planning and management, September 2012 – February 2013.

2. Hydrological Statistics, December 2011 – January 2012.

Honors and Awards:

1. College scholarship for several times, Sun Yat-Sen University, 2005 – 2009.
2. Outstanding student scholarship, Wuhan University, 2009.