Mr Haoyang Qin


Pronouns: He/him
  • Research Associate

Research and expertise

Coupled Human And Natural Systems (CHANS) modelling; Agent-based modelling (ABM); hydrodynamic modelling; Reinforcement learning. My research concerns human activities during hazardous events. I develop simulation tools to predict and assess the hazard risk of individual and organisational behaviours using agent-based modelling (ABM) and AI technologies.

Current research activity

  • GCRF Living Deltas Research Hub, Work Package 2: Delta SES characterization and risk assessment (01/2020 - present)
  • Attended the EGU General Assembly 2023, Vienna, Austria. Did a poster presentation of “A CHANS model to directly consider human activities in flood risk assessment” in Delta and Estuarine Risk and Resilience in changing climate session
  • Attended the Living Deltas Hub Dialogue Series: Tools for Enhancing Anticipatory Capacity - from Arts to Modelling. Did an oral presentation of “A Coupled Human And Natural Systems (CHANS) Model with Agent-based Modelling for Flood Risk / Impact Assessment”


I completed my BEng in Water Science and Engineering at Chongqing University, China (2014-2018), and earned my MSc with distinction in Water and Environmental Management from the University of Bristol, UK (2018-2019).

Currently, I am a PhD researcher in Water Engineering at Loughborough University (since 2020). My academic journey reflects a deep commitment to understanding and solving water-related challenges, with a focus on sustainable and innovative solutions in the field.