Liping Jiang - Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering

Liping Jiang

Faculty

Liping Jiang

Ph.D., P.E., M. ASCE

Associate Professor

Department of Civil Engineering
1300 West Park Street, Butte, MT
311 Science & Engineering Building 
Phone: 406-496-4771
E-mail: ljiang@mtech.edu

Education

Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Auburn University
Master of Civil Engineering, Auburn University
B.S. in Hydraulics and Hydropower Engineering, Shandong University

Research Interests

Hydraulic Engineering
Water Quality Modeling
Stormwater Management
River Dynamics

Teaching 

Hydraulic Structures
Open Channel Hydraulics
Civil Engineering Senior Design
Civil Engineering FE/PE Review

Selected Publications

Journals

•Qin Qian, Bo Sun, Xianchang Li, Frank Sun, Che-Jen Lin, and Liping Jiang, 2019. “Water Quality Evaluation on an Urban Stormwater Retention Pond Using Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) In-Situ Monitoring Data and Hydrodynamic Modeling.” Journal of Irrigation & Drainage Engineering, 145 (12), 05019011.

Liping Jiang, Xing Fang, and Gang Chen, 2017. "Refuge Lake Reclassification in 620 Minnesota Cisco Lakes under Future Climate Scenarios." Water, 9(9), 675.

Liping Jiang, Xing Fang, 2016. “Simulation and validation of cisco lethal conditions in Minnesota lakes under past and future climate scenarios using constant survival limits.” Water, 8(7): 279.

•Xing Fang, Liping Jiang, Peter C. Jacobson, and Nancy Z. Fang, 2014. “Simulation and Validation of Cisco Habitat in Minnesota Lakes Using the Lethal-Niche-Boundary Curve.” British Journal of Environment & Climate Change, 4(4): 440-470.

•Xing Fang, Liping Jiang, Peter C. Jacobson, Heinz G. Stefan, Shoeb R. Alam, and Donald L. Pereira, 2012. “Identifying Cisco Refuge Lakes in Minnesota under Future Climate Scenarios.” The Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 141(6): 1608-1621.

Liping Jiang, Xing Fang, Heinz G. Stefan, Peter C. Jacobson, and Donald L. Pereira, 2012. “Oxythermal Habitat Parameters and Identifying Cisco Refuge Lakes in Minnesota under Future Climate Scenarios using Variable Benchmark Periods.” Ecological Modeling, 232(2012): 14-27.

•Xing Fang, Shoeb R. Alam, Heinz G. Stefan, Liping Jiang, Peter C. Jacobson, and Donald L. Pereira, 2012. “Simulations of Water Quality and Oxythermal Cisco Habitat in Minnesota Lakes under Past and Future Climate Scenarios.” Water Quality Research Journal of Canada, 47(3-4): 375-388.

Conference Proceedings

•Shoeb R. Alam, Xing Fang, Heinz G. Stefan, Liping Jiang, Peter C. Jacobson, Donald L. Pereira, 2011 “Year-round Lake Water Quality Model and Simulations in Minnesota Lakes under Future Climate Scenarios.” Proceeding for 15thInternational Workshop on Physical Processes in Natural Waters (PPNW), Burlington, Canada, July 11-14, 2011, page 12-19.

•Xing Fang, Heinz G. Stefan, Liping Jiang, Shoeb R. Alam, Peter C. Jacobson, Donald L. Pereira, 2011. “Vulnerability and Impacts of Climatic Change on Cisco Fish Habitat in Minnesota Lakes. AWRA 2011 Spring Specialty Conference on Managing Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources: Adaptation Issues, Options and Strategies, Baltimore, MD, April 18-20, 2011.

Book Chapters

•Xing Fang, Heinz G. Stefan, Liping Jiang, Peter C. Jacobson, and Donald L. Pereira, 2015. “Projected Impacts of Climatic Changes on Cisco Oxythermal Habitat in Minnesota and Management Strategies,” in Handbook of Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation, Second edition, Volume 1 (Part II)” Editors-in-Chief Wei-Yin Chen, Toshio Suzuki, and Maximilian Lackner, Springer, page 657-722.

Research Project Reports

•Xing Fang, Shoeb R. Alam, Liping Jiang, Peter C. Jacobson, Donald L. Pereira, and Heinz G. Stefan, 2010. “Simulations of Cisco Fish Habitat in Minnesota Lakes under Future Climate Scenarios.” Project Report No. 547, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

Funded Research Projects

• "Study effects of sub-zero temperatures on the volume of water and discharge in the Missouri River." North Western Energy Hydro, $120,000, PI, 2019.10-2022.10

• "Impact of extreme cold events on disruption of hydro-energy generation." 2020 NASA EPSCoR Rapid Response Research (R3), $100,000, Co-PI, 2020.08-2021.08

Graduate School Opportunities

Master of Science in General Engineering-Civil Option

Ph.D. in Earth Science and Engineering

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