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Professor Shunqi Pan BSc(Eng), MSc(Eng), PhD, FICE

Professor Shunqi Pan

BSc(Eng), MSc(Eng), PhD, FICE

Professor of Coastal Engineering

Email
pans2@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 5694
Campuses
S\1.43, Queen's Buildings, 5 The Parade, Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 3AA
Users
Available for postgraduate supervision

Overview

Professor Pan started his research career on coastal engineering at University of Liverpool and has continued at Plymouth University and currently at Cardiff University.

His research interests include physical and numerical modelling of coastal & estuarine processes, particularly related to offshore sandbanks, inlet/lagoon systems, nearshore coastal defence structures, beach nourishment. In recent years, he has also been working on modelling of large-scale waves/tides/surge prediction under extreme conditions, resource characterization for marine renewable energy and the impact of climate change on coasts and estuaries.

Since 2000, he has been Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator for some 22 research projects funded by various sources with more than £3m research funds, and have published more than 180 papers in international journals and conferences. His current Google Scholar H-index is 24 with over 2300 citations. He received the Halcrow Prize from the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) in 2007.

Currently, He is a member of the EPSRC peer-review college, Associate Editor for Forntiers of Marine Science (Coastal and Ocean Processes), Water Science and Engineering (WSE – 水科学与水工程), and a member of the editorial board of China Ocean Engineering. Previously, I served in the editorial board of the ICE Maritime Engineering Journal (2009-2012). He is an Environmental Partner member of CIWEM. and recnetly electeded the Fellow of Institution of Civil Engineers (FICE).

He has been invited to act as external examiner for PhD candidates in the UK and overseas universities, and reviwer for research proposals from the UK and overseas research councils, as well as for papers from a wide range of international journals. He has also developed strong international research collaborations and been frequently invited to give lectures in China, Taiwan and Japan.

Further details on his research can be found from then following website:
http://blogs.cardiff.ac.uk/shunqipan

Biography

Education

  • PhD, Heriot-Watt University (Edinburgh, UK)
  • MSc(Eng), Hohai University (Nanjing, China)
  • BSc(Eng), Hohai University (Nanjing, China)

Honours and awards

  • Outstanding Reviewer for Continental Shelf Research (2014)
  • Shortlisted for “Outstanding Engineering Research Team of the Year” THE award on coastal engineering research (2009)
  • the Halcrow Prize from the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)  (2007)

Professional memberships

Academic positions

09/2018 - Present Co-Director, Water Informatics, Science and Engineering - Centre for Doctoral Training (WISE-CDT)
08/2018 - Present Director, Hydro-environmental Research Centre, School of Engineering 
01/2015 - 08/2018 Deputy Director, Hydro-environmental Research Centre, School of Engineering 
01/2018 - 08/2018 REF2021 Coordinator, School of Engineering 
07/2016 - 07/2018 Postgraduate (Research) Tutor, Environment Theme, School of Engineering 
08/2017 – Present Professor of Coastal Engineering, Cardiff University
01/2012 – 07/2017 Reader in Coastal Engineering, Cardiff University
12/2006 – 01/2012 Associate Professor (Reader) in Coastal Engineering, University of Plymouth
03/1999 – 11/2006 Lecturer in Computational Hydraulics, University of Liverpool
01/1994 – 03/1999  Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Liverpool
08/1983 – 07/1990 Lecturer, Hohai University (Nanjing, China)

External examiner:

  • Swansea University (PhD), 09/2022
  • University of Lancaster (PhD), Jan 2022
  • University of Wollongong, Australia (PhD), Oct 2021
  • University of Plymouth (PhD), Mar 2020
  • University of Liverpool (MPhil), Feb 2020
  • University of Plymouth (PhD), Aug 2019
  • National Oceanography Centre (NOC)/University of Liverpool (MPhil), Nov 2017
  • University of Liverpool (PhD), Dec 2016
  • University of Edinburgh (PhD), Nov 2016
  • Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (PhD), March 2016
  • Swansea University (PhD), March 2016
  • University of Dundee (PhD), Sept 2014
  • University College London (PhD), May 2013
  • University of Liverpool (PhD), Oct 2012
  • University of Dundee (PhD), Sept 2012
  • University of Lancaster (PhD), Dec 2010
  • University of Liverpool (MRes Dissertations), 2010
  • Cardiff University (PhD), April 2009
  • University of Plymouth (PhD), Sept 2006
  • University of Nottingham (PhD), July 2005
  • Cardiff University (PhD), April 2004
  • University of Brighton (PhD), June 2003
  • University of Aberdeen (MSc Research), June 2003

  • London South Bank Univeristy (Course). 09/2022 - Present

Speaking engagements

  • UKCP18 updates - Irish Sea Forum (Jan 2019)
  • Seminar at Nanjing Hydraulic Research Institute (NHRI)  (Nov 2016)
  • M&CCE Expo (Keynote), ExCel, London (Oct 2016)

Committees and reviewing

  • Associate Editor, Forntiers of Marine Science (Coastal and Ocean Processes) (04/2022 - )
  • Associate Editor, Water Science and Engineering (WSE – 水科学与水工程) (02/2013 - )
  • Member, Editorial board of China Ocean Engineering (01/0214 - )
  • Member, Editorial panel of the ICE Maritime Engineering Journal (2009-2012)
  • Member, Scientific Committee of the 4th IMA Conference on Flood Risk, Swansea University, 12-13 Sept 2019
  • Member, Technical Committee of the 17th International Computing & Control for the Water Industry Conference (CCWI), University of Exeter, UK, 1-4 September 2019
  • Member, Scientific Committee of the 2nd International Symposium on Hydraulic Modelling and Measuring Technology (ISHMMT), Nanjing, China, June 2018
  • Member, Scientific Committee of the 3rd IMA Conference on Flood Risk, Swansea University, March 2015
  • Organiser, the 10th UK Young Coastal Scientists and Engineers Conference, Cardiff University, April 2014
  • Grant Reviewer:
    EPSRC; NERC; InnovateUK;  Leverhulme Trust;
    Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT, Portgual); Science Foundation Ireland (SFI); National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC); National Science Foundation (NSF, USA) 

  • Book Reviwer:
    Elsevier

  • Journal Reviewer: 
    Coastal Engineering; Continental Shelf Research (awarded Outstanding Reviewer 2014); Journal of the Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Division, ASCE; Journal of Coastal Research; Environmental Modelling and Software; ICE Maritime Engineering Journal; Sedimentology; Environmental Modelling and Software; Ocean Dynamics; Ocean Engineering ; Ocean Modelling; Renewable Energy; Water Science and Engineering; Journal of Hydrodynamics; Advanced River Managements; Advances in Water Resources; Estuaries and Coasts; Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences; Journal of Hydraulic Research; Geomorphology; Journal of Coastal Conservation: Planning and Management; Applied Ocean Research; Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science; Environmental Earth Sciences; Environmental Fluid Mechanics; Flow Measurement and Instrumentation; Frontiers in Marine Science; Journal of Oceanology and Limnology; Marine Geology; Nature: Scientific Reports; Regional Studies in Marine Science ...

Publications

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

  • Bacon, J. C., Vincent, C. E., Dolphin, T., Taylor, J., Pan, S. and O'Connor, B. A. 2005. The offshore breakwater scheme at Sea Palling, England: sand transport generated by tidal currents. Presented at: International Conference on Coastal Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal, 19 - 24 September 2004 Presented at Smith, J. M. ed.Coastal engineering 2004 : Proceedings of the 29th International Conference. London: World Scientific Publishing pp. 1896-1908.
  • Dolphin, T. J., Taylor, J. A., Vincent, C. E., Bacon, J. C., Pan, S. and O'Connor, B. A. 2005. Storm-scale effects of shore-parallel breakwaters on beaches in tidal settings (LEACOAST). Presented at: International Conference on Coastal Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal 2004, 19 - 24 September Presented at McKee Smith, J. ed.Coastal engineering 2004 : Proceedings of the 29th International Conference. London: World Scientific Publishing pp. 2849-2861.
  • Fernando, P. T. and Pan, S. 2005. Modelling of hydrodynamics around a scheme of detached leaky breakwaters. Presented at: International Conference on Coastal Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal, 19 - 24 September 2004 Presented at Smith, J. M. ed.Coastal engineering 2004 : Proceedings of the 29th International Conference. London: World Scientific Publishing pp. 830-841.
  • Li, M., Pan, S. and O'Connor, B. . A. 2005. Numerical simulation of sediment suspension above rippled bed under broken waves. Presented at: International Conference on Coastal Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal, 19 - 24 September 2004 Presented at Smith, J. M. ed.Coastal engineering 2004 : Proceedings of the 29th International Conference. London: World Scientific Publishing pp. 1728-1740.
  • O'Donoghue, T., Li, M., Malarkey, J., Pan, S., Davies, A. G. and O'Connor, B. . A. 2005. Numerical and experimental study of wave-generated sheet flow. Presented at: International Conference on Coastal Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal, 19 - 24 September 2004 Presented at Smith, J. M. ed.Coastal Engineering 2004: Proceedings of the 29th International Conference. London: World Scientific Publishing pp. 1690-1702.
  • Pan, S. et al. 2005. Effect of shore-parallel breakwaters on coastal morphology under storm conditions. Presented at: International Conference on Coastlines, Structures and Breakwaters, London, 20 - 22 April 2005International Conference on Coastlines, Structures and Breakwaters 2005 : Proceedings of the International Conference on Coastlines, Structures and Breakwaters, 2005. London: Thomas Telford/ Institution of Civil Engineers pp. 64-73.

2004

2003

2001

  • Pan, S., O'Connor, B. A., Bell, P. and Williams, J. J. 2001. Interactive numerical modelling of the hydrodynamics of combined waves and tides in the coastal zone. Presented at: Coastal Dynamics (Conference), Lund, Sweden, 11-15 June 2001 Presented at Hanson, H. and Larson, M. eds.Coastal Dynamics '01 : proceedings of the Fourth Conference on Coastal Dynamics, June 11-15, 2001, Lund Sweden. Reston, Virginia: American Society of Civil Engineers pp. 162-171., (10.1061/40566(260)17)
  • Ilic, S., Chadwick, A. J., Pan, S., Simmonds, D. and O'Connor, B. 2001. The evolution of an equilibrium bay. Presented at: Coastal Dynamics (Conference), Lund, Sweden, 11 - 15 June 2001 Presented at Hanson, H. and Larson, M. eds.Coastal Dynamics '01 : proceedings of the Fourth Conference on Coastal Dynamics, June 11-15, 2001, Lund Sweden. Reston, Virginia: American Society of Civil Engineers pp. 16-25., (10.1061/40566(260)2)
  • O'Connor, B. . A., Pan, S., Heron, M., Williams, J., Voulgaris, G. and Silva, A. 2001. Hydrodynamic modelling of a dynamic inlet. Presented at: International Conference on Coastal Engineering, Sydney, Australia, 16 - 21 July 2000 Presented at Edge, B. L. ed.Coastal engineering 2000 : conference proceedings : July 16-21, 2000, Sydney, Australia. Reston, Virginia: American Society of Civil Engineers pp. 3472-3481., (10.1061/40549(276)270)
  • Ali, K. H. M., Pan, S. and O'Connor, B. A. 2001. Some hydrodynamic and rheological behaviours of fluid mud. Presented at: 29th IAHR Congress, Beijing, 16 - 21 September 2001 Presented at Li, G. ed.21st century : the new era for hydraulic research and its applications : XXIX IAHR Congress, Beijing, China, September 16-21, 2001. International Association for Hydraulic Research (IAHR) pp. 201-206.

Teaching

Modules

  • Coastal and Estuarine Engineering (MEng/MSc, 10 credits), Module Leader
  • Water Engineering (MEng/BEng, 10 credits), Module Leader
  • Environmental Hydraulics (BEng/MEng, 10 credits), Module Leader
  • Engineering Design – Urban Drainage (BEng/MEng, 10 credits), Contributing Lecturer
  • MSc Dissertation (MSc, 60 credits), Module Leader
  • MSc Case Study (MSc, 20 credits), Module Leader
  • Individual Project (30 credits, BEng/MEng), Supervisor
  • Individual Project (60 credits – MSc), Supervisor

Projects

Title People Sponsor Value Duration
Water Informatics, Science and Engineering- Centre for Doctoral Training (WISE-CDT) Falconer, RA, Stoesser, T, Pan, S EPSRC 1137581 01/04/2014 - 30/09/2023
Morphological evolution of the Yellow River delta: Mechanism and environmental effects Pans, S NSFC ¥2800k (~£325k) 1/1/2018 - 31/12/2021
QUOTIENT, quantification, optimisation and environmental impacts of marine renewable energy Odoherty D, Odoherty T, Mason-Jones A, Pan S, Stoesser T, Bockelmann-Evans B, Ahmadian A, Grosvenor R, Prickett P, Byrne C Ser Cymru Bangor LCEE 61000 01/01/2015 - 30/06/2018
iCOAST: Integrated COAST al sediment systems Pan S NERC 34291 01/02/2012 - 31/01/2016
Climate Change Consortium for Wales144126Contracts Falconer RA, Bray M, Pan, S HEFCW 144126 01/10/2009 - 31/03/2014
LCRI Marine - Hydro-environmental Assessment Falconer R, Lin BL, Bockelmann-Evans B, Pan S WEFO - LCRI Marine 1576575 01/01/2010 - 31/03/2013

Projects prior joining Cardiff Unviersity (2012) can be found in my research website

Supervision

Areas of supervision for PhD projects

  • Coastal and estuarine processes
  • Sediment transport
  • Resource characterisation and environmental impact of marine renewable energy
  • Flood dynamics
  • Natural hazards under extreme conditions

Current supervision

Stephen Clee

Research student

Benjamin Beylard

Research student

Richard Rees

Research student

Samuel Rowley

Research student

Ceri Howells

Research student

Nefeli Makrygianni

Research student

Past projects