Contributor: Tianyi Luo

Tianyi Luo

About Tianyi Luo

Tianyi is a Research Assistant in the Markets & Enterprise Program. He works on Aqueduct framework application, water-energy nexus analysis, and map generation and design. Tianyi also assists in Aqueduct tool development and database management. Prior to joining WRI, Tianyi worked as a research assistant developing satellite based model for evapotranspiration estimation, and supporting the work of water diplomacy and global cholera outbreak database. He also interned at HUISHANG GROUP in China assisting construction supervision and engineering design evaluation. Tianyi holds a M.S. in environmental and water resources engineering from Tufts University, and a B.E. in water supply and drainage engineering from Hefei University of Technology in China. Tianyi enjoys playing basketball in Virginia Highlands Park and painting in his apartment in Pentagon City.

Syngas: Trade Offs for Water & Air

WRI discusses how China’s latest scheme to cut air pollution by replacing coal with synthetic gas will exacerbate water stress in coal-rich provinces. Find out how China’s response to air pollution poses a threat to water … more

Mismatched: China & New Coal-Fired Plants

With 51% of China’s planned expansion in coal-fired power plants in water scarce areas WRI discuss how China must reconcile its rising demand for coal & its increasingly scarce water supply … more



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