Zuansi Cai

Zuansi Cai

Dr Zuansi Cai

Lecturer in Energy and Environmental Engineering

Biography

Zuansi Cai is an Environmental Modeller with over ten years’ research experience. He joined Edinburgh Napier University as a lecturer in 2016, after working as a Research Associate/Fellow for three multi-million pound RCUK and EU research projects at University of Sheffield and Queens’ University Belfast. His research interests include Groundwater Risk Assessment of Fracking for Shale gas, Water Resources and Climate Change. Currently, Zuansi is collaborating with research Prof. Tariq Muneer in Renewable Energy and Electric Vehicles. His earlier research experience included solid waste technology, soil and groundwater remediation, flow and transport modelling as well as uncertainty quantification.

Esteem

Fellowships and Awards

  • Fellow of The Geological Society

 

Membership of Professional Body

  • Member of Americal Geophysical Union

 

External Examining/Validations

  • Visiting Research Fellow at Queen's University Belfast

 

Advisory panels and expert committees/witness

  • China Plan "111" (2017-2021): 8m CNY funded by Ministry of Education of China (PI: Prof. Jiancheng Li, Vice President of Wuhan University)

 

Pre-Napier Funded Projects

  • REMEDIATE: a €3.7m EU Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie ITN (2015-2018) €1.1m awarded to Queen’s University Belfast, Co-I)

Current Post Grad projects

Non-Napier PhD supervisions

  • Modeling of Shale gas migration from fracking
  • Grassland Ecology and Water Resources