Ph.D, associate professor, lead of the SHUD project



Dr. Shu is an associate professor at Northwest Institute of Eco-Environment and Resources, Chinese Academy of Sciences (NIEER, CAS). He obtained a Ph.D. degree in Water Resource Engineering and a minor degree of Computational Science from Pennsylvania State University in 2017. He is the lead developer of the Simulator for Hydrologic Unstructured Domains(SHUD) model. His major interests are computational hydrologic model, hydrologic data mining, and integrated Coupled Nature-Human System modeling.


  • Hydrological response under stress of climate and landuse change
  • Hydrology/remote-sensing data informatics
  • Spatial heterogeneity and homogeneity and their sensitivity to controls
  • High-performance/parallel computing in hydrologic models
  • Coupled Nature-Human watershed modeling


  • Ph.D in Water Resources Engineer and Computational Science, 2017

    Pennsylvania State University

  • M.S. in Remote Sensing, 2009

    University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (Lanzhou, China)

  • B.S in Geography Information System, 2005

    Lanzhou University (Lanzhou, China)