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Jonathan Hin Chung Ho

Jonathan Hin Chung Ho

PhD Research Student

Department of Engineering,
Trumpington Street

Cambridge CB2 1PZ


Jonathan joined the Geotechnical and Environmental Group in 2014 as a PhD student. He is a member of Christ’s College. Jonathan’s research investigates the simulation of hydrodynamics and pollutant transports in Poyang Lake of China, under the supervision of Dr. Dongfang Liang. Jonathan is funded by the Croucher Foundation Scholarship. He is also the recipient of Cambridge University Department of Engineering William George Collins Endowment Fund, School of Technology Fieldwork Fund, Christ's College PhD Travel and Research Fund and Cambridge University Philosophical Society Research Studentship. Jonathan has conference proceedings from conferences including the River Flow 2016 - 8th International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, HIC 2016 - 12th International Conference on Hydroinformatics and CCSH 2016 - 2nd Conference of Global Chinese Scholars on Hydrodynamics, where he was awarded the Outstanding Student Paper Award. In 2017, Jonathan was awarded the British Council Newton Fund to continue his research in an exchange placement at Tsinghua University, China for 11 months.

Jonathan graduated from Imperial College London in 2012 with a MEng degree in Civil Engineering and the Associate of the City and Guilds Institute (ACGI). He then furthered his studies at University of Cambridge and obtained an MPhil degree (Distinction) in Engineering for Sustainable Development. His MPhil dissertation looked at saline wastewater treatment using halophilic bacteria.


3D5 Water Engineering - Module Supervisor

3D5 Water Engineering - Hydraulic Laboratory Sediment Movement Experiment Demonstrator


  • Theoretical Analysis, Centrifuge Modeling, Numerical Modeling
  • Hydraulics


  • Hydrodynamics and Hydro-Environmental