Wang, Ruo-Qian

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Dr. Wang’s research group is aimed at combining environmental fluid mechanics and informatics. The major topics include 1) AI-based earth observation, 2) the coastal resilience and interaction among hydrodynamics, infrastructure systems (e.g. coastal defense systems, transportation network),, 3) environmental impacts of renewable energy (offshore wind and hydrokinetic energy), and 4) micro/nano fluid dynamics for innovative design of environmental devices.


Gaofeng Jia, Ruo-Qian Wang, Mark T Stacey, Investigation of impact of shoreline alteration on coastal hydrodynamics using Dimension REduced Surrogate based Sensitivity Analysis, Advances in Water Resources, Volume 126, 2019, Pages 168-175, ISSN 0309-1708,

M. Yousefvand, C. -T. M. Wu, R. -Q. Wang, J. Brodie and N. Mandayam, "Modeling the Impact of 5G Leakage on Weather Prediction," 2020 IEEE 3rd 5G World Forum (5GWF), 2020, pp. 291-296, doi: 10.1109/5GWF49715.2020.9221472.

Behzad Golparvar, Petros Papadopoulos, Ahmed Aziz Ezzat, Ruo-Qian Wang, A surrogate-model-based approach for estimating the first and second-order moments of offshore wind power, Applied Energy, Volume 299, 2021, 117286, ISSN 0306-2619,

R. Wang, Y. Hu, Z. Zhou and K. Yang, "Tracking Flooding Phase Transitions and Establishing a Passive Hotline With AI-Enabled Social Media Data," in IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 103395-103404, 2020, doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2994187.

Xinye Chen, Abbi Miller, Shengting Cao, Yu Gan, Jie Zhang, Qian He, Ruo-Qian Wang, Xin Yong, Peiwu Qin, Blanca H. Lapizco-Encinas, and Ke Du
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2020 12 (7), 7888-7896. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b19311

Hu, Y., Wang, RQ. Understanding the removal of precise geotagging in tweets. Nat Hum Behav 4, 1219–1221 (2020).

Zhengzhi Deng, Chen Wang, Peng Wang, Pablo Higuera, Ruoqian Wang, Hydrodynamic performance of an offshore-stationary OWC device with a horizontal bottom plate: Experimental and numerical study, Energy, Volume 187, 2019, 115941, ISSN 0360-5442,

Wang, R. Q., Mao, H., Wang, Y., Rae, C., & Shaw, W., (2018), Hyper-resolution monitoring of urban flooding with social media and crowd-sourcing data, Computers and Geosciences, 111(2), 139 - 147.

Wang, R. Q., Stacey, M. T., Herdman, L., Hummel, M., Erikson, L., & Barnard, P., (2018), Interdependence of Coastal Protection Infrastructure Projects and the Effects of Sea Level Rise, Earth's future, doi:10.1002/2017EF000742.

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