Research Fellow

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Pillar / Cluster: Engineering Systems and Design

Biography

Jia Yi is interested in water resources management and optimization. She obtained her PhD from the Singapore University of Technology and Design under the Economic Development Board (EDB) Industrial Postgraduate Programme. In this programme, she worked as a research scientist at Veolia City Modeling Center and developed a design tool for urban drainage systems to reduce flood risk. Her current research focuses on the Water-Energy-Climate Nexus in the Mekong basin.

Education

  • Ph.D., Engineering Systems and Design, Singapore University of Technology and Design (2020)
  • B.Eng., Engineering Systems and Design, Singapore University of Technology and Design (2015)

Research Interest

  • Water resources management
  • Reservoir operations
  • Urban drainage

Selected Publications

  • Ng, J. Y., Fazlollahi, S., & Galelli, S. (2020). Do Design Storms Yield Robust Drainage Systems? How Rainfall Duration, Intensity, and Profile Can Affect Drainage Performance. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 146(3), 04020003.
  • Ng, J. Y., Turner, S. W., & Galelli, S. (2017). Influence of El NiƱo Southern Oscillation on global hydropower production. Environmental Research Letters, 12(3), 034010.