School of Engineering

Staff Profile

Dr Xilin Xia

Research Associate



I did my PhD at the school of Civil engineering and Geosciences, Newcastle University with the thesis title “High-performance simulation technologies for water-related natural hazards”. My research interests cover flash flood, debris flow, landslide, sediment transport and numerical methods.


Bachelor of Engineering, Civil Engineering, Wuhan University, China, 09/2006 – 06/2010

Master of Engineering, Road and Railway Engineering, Wuhan University, China, 09/2010 – 06/2012

Doctor of Philosophy, Water Resources, Newcastle University, 09/2012 - 05/2017