Principal Investigator

Chunjiang An, PhD, PEng

Assistant Professor, Building, Civil, and Environmental Engineering
Concordia University Research Chair in Spill Response and Remediation

Dr. Chunjiang An is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Building, Civil, and Environmental Engineering at Concordia University, and Concordia University Research Chair (CURC) in Spill Response and Remediation (New Scholar). Dr. An obtained his Ph.D. degree in Environmental Systems Engineering from University of Regina in 2013, M.Sc. degree in Environmental Engineering from Xi’an Jiaotong University, China in 2006, and B.Eng. degree in Environmental Engineering from Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China in 2002. Before joining the department, Dr. An was the research scientist of the Institute for Energy, Environment and Sustainable Communities, and the Adjunct Professor of Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at University of Regina. His research interests include a broad range of topics related to pollution control, risk assessment and systems analysis. Dr. An is a licensed Professional Engineer, Associate Editor of Journal of Environmental Informatics, Managing Editor of Environmental Systems Research, and editorial board member of Journal of Hazardous Materials, Environmental Advances, Sustainability, BMC Chemistry, Processes, and Challenges. He is also the Guest Editor for six special issues in some international journals. Dr. An has published over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles including 7 ESI highly-cited papers. Dr. An’s interdisciplinary activities have been supported by some significant research grants from NSERC, DFO, ECCC, etc.


Professional Memberships

  • Canadian Society of Civil Engineering
  • International Society for Environmental Information Sciences
  • American Geophysical Union
  • Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of Saskatchewan

Other Professional Experience

  • International Expert, Program of Rural Environmental Management, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), 2015-present
  • Research Intern, Science Horizons Youth Internship Program, Environment and Climate Change Canada-University of Regina, Canada, 2010-2011
  • Visiting Laboratory Researcher, National Research Council (NRC) Centre for Sustainable Infrastructure Research, Regina, Canada, 2008-2009