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 currently works as a Research Fellow in the Environment and Production Technology Division. Topics of his research at IFPRI include irrigation investment analysis, global water quality modeling, large-scale hydrologic and crop simulation, climate change impact assessment and sustainable land management. Hua Xie is a citizen of China.