Hua Xie holds a PhD degree in Environmental Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign. His specialty area is water resources and environmental system analysis. He is interested in developing and applying analytical and modeling tools to address various issues in water resources and environmental management.
Hua Xie joined IFPRI in 2009 as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Environment and Production Technology Division. His research at IFPRI includes the sustainable land management in Mali and Nigeria, irrigation assessment in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, and global industrial and domestic use projection. Hua Xie is a citizen of China.