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Ruijie Zeng

Ruijie  Zeng

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Contact Information

Office Location: UWRL 221
IconPhone: 435-797-4147

Educational Background:

Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017
M.S. in Civil Engineering, Univeristy of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012
B.S. in Hydraulic Engineering, Tsinghua University, 2010


Hydrologic modelling; Remote-sensing; Hydroclimatology; Water resources system analysis; Data mining; Drought management


Ruijie Zeng is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and at the Utah Water Research Laboratory.  His research focuses on understanding watersheds as coupled nature-human systems, in particular hydroclimate processes change due to irrigation development at watershed and regional scales.  He also works on water resources system analysis, with an emphasis on using data mining techniques to provide better decision-making support for water resources planning and management.