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Hydrologist , consultant , hydroinformatics engineer

Zheng Y. Wu, Chinese, Australian, American hydroinformatics engineer, hydrologist, consultant. Netherlands fellow, 1992, Research fellow, Danish Hydraulics Institute, 1993, Overseas Research fellow, Australia, 1995, Frank Perry scholar, University Adelaide, South Australia, 1995. Member of American Society of Civil Engineers, American Water Works Association (Best Paper award 2002), American Association Artificial Intelligence.

Background

Wu, Zheng Y. was born on August 21, 1963 in Tongzi, Guizhou, China. Arrived in the United States, 2000. Son of Xian C. Wu and Yue Q. Yang.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (honorary), Guizhou Institute of Technology, 1983. Master of Science in Hydroinformatics, International Institute for Infrastructural, Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering, Delft, Netherlands, 1994. Doctor of Philosophy in CIvil and Environmental Engineering, University Adelaide, South Australia, 1998.

Career

Senior lecturer Guizhou Institute of Technology, Guiyang, 1986—1992. Hydroinformatics research scholar Danish Hydraulics Institute, Horsholm, 1993—1994. Senior project engineer Sembawang Project Engineering, Singapore, 1994—1995.

Senior engineer Sinclair Knight Merz Proprietary Ltd., Sydney, Australia, 1996—1997. Hydroinformatics specialist Montgomery Watson Australia, Melbourne, 1998—2000. Supervising professional software engineer Montgomery Watson American, Pasadena, California, 2000—2001.

Chief hydroinformatics engineer Haestad Methods, Bentley Systems Inc., Waterbury, Connecticut, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents pending for Method and System for Automatic Water Distribution Model Calibration. First to Competent Genetic Algorithm Optimization of water Distribution System. Development of Rehabilitation of water distribution system using genetic algorithm.

    Research in Evaluation of Critical Transient Loading for Optimal Design of Water Distribution Systems. Research in Verification of Hydrological and Hydrodynamic Models Calibrated by Genetic Algorithms. First to Optimal operation of urban sewer system by using genetic algorithm and expert system.

    Patents pending for Method and System for Optimal Design and Rehabilitation of Water Distribution System. Patents pending for Method and System for Reduction of a Network Topology-based System Having Automated Optimization Features. First to Automatic Model Calibration by Simulating Evolution.

    Research in Messy Genetic Algorithm for Optimization of water Distribution System Including Water Hammer. Research in Self-adaptive boundary search of genetic algorithms and application to water distribution systems. Development of An Efficient Genetic Algorithms Approach to an Intelligent Decision Support System for Water Distribution Networks.

    Development of Calibrating Water Distribution Model Via Genetic Algorithms. Research in Optimal Capacity of Water Distribution Systems. Development of Mining Water consumtion and geographic information system or geographical information science Data for Loading Water Distribution Model, research in Integrating Water Quality Analysis and geographic information system or geographical information science Spatial Systems for Water Security Modeling.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor scientific papers to professional journals.

Membership

Member of American Society of Civil Engineers, American Water Works Association (Best Paper award 2002), American Association Artificial Intelligence.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, travel, reading.

Connections

Married Feng Hua Zhang, August 22, 1963. Children: Shelley X., Annie X.

father:
Xian C. Wu

mother:
Yue Q. Yang

spouse:
Feng Hua Zhang

children:
Annie X. Wu

Shelley X. Wu