- Prince George
Dr. Jianbing Li is a professor and professional engineer in the Environmental Engineering program. He received his PhD degree in environmental systems engineering from the University of Regina. He has research interests in environmental pollution control, petroleum waste management, contaminated soil and groundwater remediation, environmental modelling and decision analysis, environmental risk assessment, and oil spill response.
He has produced more than 280 publications in international journals and conferences, including over 190 refereed journal publications, with an h-index of 42 (Google Scholar). His research has been supported by various organizations, including NSERC, DFO, BC Innovation Council, BC Ministry of Forests, BC Oil and Gas Commission, and Geoscience BC.
He obtained the 2013 Northern BC Business and Technology Award (Collaborative Research Award with Husky Energy), the 2010, 2014 and 2019 UNBC Research Excellence Award, and the 2013 UNBC Achievement Award in Professional Practice and Mentorship. Dr. Li was nominated for the 2022 CUFA BC Ehor Boyanowsky Academic of the Year Award.
He served as a member of NSERC’s Research Tool and Instruments Selection Committee for Civil, Industrial and Systems Engineering in 2016-2021, and the Committee Chair for the 2021 competition. He has been a member of the Board of Examiners with Engineers and Geoscientists BC (EGBC) since 2017. He has served as the co-director of the UNBC/UBC environmental engineering program for 4 years (2013-2017). He served as a guest editor for five international journals, and is currently an Associate Editor or Editorial Board member of six journals. He is the inaugural Chair of the Northern British Columbia Section of Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE). Dr. Li was named a CSCE Fellow in 2022.
Research and Expertise
Jianbing's research interests include: environmental pollution control, petroleum waste management, contaminated soil and groundwater remediation, environmental modeling and decision analysis, and environmental risk assessment.Research Fields:
- PhD NRES
- MSc NRES