Yiying Xiong has nearly 20 years’ experience in water resources engineering. Her experience spans dams and hydropower (both conventional and pumped-storage), municipal, transportation, and aviation industries. Her responsibilities have included technical leadership, strategic planning, business development, client and project management, and office management.
As an internationally known hydropower expert, Ms. Xiong has led numerous projects throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Africa, including renewable energy acquisition and financing; hydropower planning and designs; licensing and permitting; hydrology and hydraulics; fish passage designs; dam decommissioning; climate change; dam and reservoir operations; floodplain management and river morphology. She has also served as subject-matter expert on Department of Energy’s hydropower research and technology commercialization.