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Professor Jiao, Jimmy Jiu Jiu 焦赳赳


Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
1979 - 1983China University of Geosciences (Wuhan, China)B.Eng. in Hydrogeology
1983 - 1986China University of Geosciences (Wuhan, China)M.Eng. in Hydrogeology
1989 - 1993The University of Birmingham (UK)Ph.D. in Civil Engineering

Professor Jiao obtained his BEng and MEng from China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), China, and PhD from the University of Birmingham, UK. He has been working as an Editor of Hydrogeology Journal since 2008 and also worked as Associated Editor for Ground Water from 2002 to 2010. His research interests include: dynamic interaction between seawater and groundwater, subsurface airflow induced by sea tides and pumping tests, confined groundwater zone and slope instability in weathered igneous rocks, regional hydrogeology and hydrogeochemistry in aquifer-aquitard systems in river basins, and impact of human activities on coastal groundwater regimes.

Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2012-06-012012 Award of Teaching Excellence in the Faculty of Science: HKU
Research Achievement
2011-09-01The John Hem Excellence in Science and Engineering Award (for outstanding scientific or engineering contributions to the understanding of ground water): National Ground Water Association (NGWA), USA
Research Achievement
2013-10-01The Best Oral Presentation Award: The Board Of The Third Asia-pacific Coastal Aquifer Management Meeting (apcamm), October 23, 2013
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
1993-memberNational Ground Water Association (USA)
1999-FellowGeological Society of London
2003-FellowGeological Society of America
1993-memberAmerican Geophysical Union
2001-memberInterest Group of Geotechnical Computer Programs, HKIE
2001-memberAmerican Society of Civil Engineers
1997-memberInternational Association of Hydrogeologists
1997-memberong Kong Geological Society
Media Contact Directory
Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Groundwater problems地下水問題
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Putonghua英語、普通話
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, Chinese英文、中文
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