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Qifei Niu

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Assistant Professor

Ph.D. | Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Civil Engineering, 2014
M.S. | China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research
Geotechnical Engineering, 2010
B.S. | Wuhan University
Irrigation and Drainage, 2007


Near surface geophysics, hydrogeophysics, soil and rock physics, electrical and electromagnetic
methods, pore-scale numerical simulations of porous media, and geotechnical engineering


I am not teaching this semester

Student opportunities

I am interested in taking new M.S. and Ph.D. students with background in applied geophysics, rock
physics, hydrogeology, and/or geotechnical engineering. The potential research topic can be either
experimental (lab and/or field), numerical, or theoretical based. If you are interested, please feel free to
contact me.

Contact information

Website: coming soon…
Office: ERB 3151
Phone: 208-426-1929
Fax: 208-426-4061