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New York, NY 10018

(212) 539-7000

Sean Zhang, PhD, PE, BCEE

Senior Associate

Sean Zhang, PhD, PE, BCEE

Sean has created over a thousand computational fluid dynamics (CFD) models for design of pump stations, large and small hydraulic structures, and various water and wastewater treatment processes. He also has extensive experience in modeling drinking water distribution systems and sewer and collection systems. Sean led the development of the NYC drinking water distribution system model, the largest in the USA - related to population served.

Areas of Expertise
Drinking water distribution system modeling
Pumping system hydraulic modeling
Treatment hydraulics
Transient, surge, waterhammer modeling
Sewer/Collection System Modeling
Outfall mixing zone dilution modeling
Hydrodynamics, water quality and sediment transport modeling
Tidal and Wave Dynamics Modeling
Pipe stress analysis and modeling
Professional Activities
American Academy of Environmental Engineers (AAEES)
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
MBA, Finance and Investment Management, Lubin School of Business at Pace University
PhD, Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MS, Civil Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MS, Environmental Hydraulics, Institute of Water Conservancy and Hydroelectric Power, China
BS, Mechanics, Beijing University, China
Professional Engineer (PE)
Board Certified Environmental Engineer (BCEE)