• EH14 4AS

    United Kingdom

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Accepting CSC and self-funded PhD Students, Postdoc and scholar

1993 …2024

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  • Ph. D., Physical Oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, USA
  • B.S., Electric Engineering/Physics, Nanjing University, China
After PhD, Qingping Zou worked at Johns Hopkins University and MIT-Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in US, Dalhousie University and Bedford Institute of Oceanography in Canada. She has been a Reader (equiv. of Full/Assoc. Prof.) at University of Plymouth in UK and tenure track Assistant Professor at the University of Maine in US.

Research interests

Her research interests cover a broad spectrum of topics in the area of physical oceanography, coastal dynamics and engineering, environmental fluid mechanics and marine renewable energy, such as ocean waves, coastal flooding, resilience and adaptation to changing climate, fluid-structure interactions, turbulent boundary layers, sediment transport and scour, flow interaction with vegetation and marine habitats, nature based solution,  gray, green and hybrid coastal structure, transport of marine pollutants including plastics from river to coast, wave-current-tide-storm surge interactions, aquaculture and coastal ecology, marine renewable energy, coast-river interaction, remote sensing and air-sea interaction.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water


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