Xin Lan

Xin  Lan
  • Ph.D. Student
  • Dual Major
  • Geography, Environment and Spatial Sciences
  • College of Social Science


In 2020, Xin became a Ph.D. student in the Department of Geography under the advisement of Dr. Lifeng Luo. He earned his Master's degree in Earth and Environmental Engineering from Columbia University. There, he cultivated a multifaceted research interest in water resources management by melding environmental science, specifically hydrology, with policy. Currently, he's delving into research on the historical trends of water coverage and temperature fluctuations in the U.S., utilizing tools like Google Earth Engine, remote sensing techniques, and statistical models.