Baoying Shan

Baoying specializes in compound events, drought, heatwave, copula and statistical hydrology.


Baoying Shan

After a master's research in agricultural water management under uncertainty, I started a Ph.D. at the Laboratory of Hydrology and Water Management and KERMIT focusing on the compound climate extremes. With a passion for applying mathematical modeling to discover and solve hydrology-related problems, we built an improved method to identify compound drought and heatwave events on a daily scale and across four seasons. An exciting topic about exploring the ecological influence of compound events on UK butterflies is in progress.


  • 2020–Present: PhD candidate | Laboratory of Hydrology and Water Management, Ghent University
  • 2018–2020: MSc. In Hydrology Engineering | China Agricultural University
  • 2014–2018: BSc. In Hydrology Engineering | Hohai University



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