About Jinkai


Jinkai Xue , Ph.D., P.Eng.(APEGS, APEGA)
Assistant Professor
Environmental Systems Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (FEAS)
University of Regina

Early Career Board Member of Journal of Environmental Engineering

Early Career Editorial Board Member of Results in Engineering (RIE)

Young Editorial Board Member of Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering (FESE)

Education Building, ED 414
3737 Wascana Pkwy
Regina, SK S4S 0A2
Email: jinkai.xue@uregina.ca


  • 2012-2016, Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada;

  • 2010, Visiting Student, Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, USA;

  • 2009-2011, M.Sc., Environmental Science and Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia;

  • 2005-2009, B.Eng., Civil Engineering, Tongji University, China.


  • 08/2019 to present, Tenure-track Assistant Professor, University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada;

  • 01/2019-08/2019, Associate Professor, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangdong, China;

  • 06/2017-12/2018, NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada;

  • 11/2016-05/2017, Postdoctoral Associate, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA.

Selected Awards and Scholarships

  • 2023, RCE-SK Education for Sustainable Development Recognition Award

  • 2023, Outstanding Member of Youth Editorial Board of 2022, Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering

  • 2022, CAPEES Distinguished Service Award

  • 2022, RCE-SK Education for Sustainable Development Recognition Award

  • 2022, Results in Engineering Young Investigator Award 2022, Results in Engineering (an Elsevier journal);

  • 2017, NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship (NSERC);

  • 2016, Award of Excellence (China Scholarship Council);

  • 2016, Award of Distinction (Government of Xinjiang, China);

  • 2015, Dr. Donald R. Stanley Graduate Scholarship (University of Alberta);

  • 2015, Alberta Innovates-Technology Futures Graduate Student Scholarship (Alberta Innovates);

  • 2009, KAUST Full Fellowship (KAUST);

  • 2008, Discovery Scholarship (KAUST);

  • 2008, China State Encouragement Award (Ministry of Education, China).

Edited by J. Xue on 05/04/2023.
Engineered by J. Xue on 08/31/2019.
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