Rui Hui


Rui is a Postdoctoral Scholar working on water resources management in the Center for Watershed Sciences, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Davis. Her undergraduate studies in Hydraulic Engineering and Economics in Tsinghua University in Beijing sparked her interest in water resources. After graduating, she came to UC Davis in 2011 as a Civil and Environmental Engineering graduate student, finishing her Master’s degree in 2013 and Doctoral degree in 2014. She is interested in reservoir operation, flood risk analysis and environmental policy, and enjoys working at the Center for Watershed Sciences incorporating both water and economics. Her Master’s thesis focused on reservoir operations, and her doctoral dissertation work examines the optimal design of levee and flood control systems. In addition to research, Rui likes to cook, mainly recipes that she learned from her mother and grandmother and new recipes that she tries after researching. Her favorite book is Cao Xueqin’s Dream of the Red Chamber, a classic in Chinese literature.

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