Jianbing (Jason) Li, PhD, P.Eng., Professor

Co-director, UNBC/UBC Environmental Engineering Program


Office: 8-408

Phone: (250) 960-6397

Fax: (250) 960-5845

E-mail:  or

Address: Environmental Science and Engineering Programs

University of Northern British Columbia

3333 University Way, Prince George

British Columbia, Canada V2N 4Z9





Publications (see Google Scholar Citations)


Recent Awards:


Current Teaching:


Previous Teaching:

·         Environmental Resources Management and Decision Making (ENSC453 at University of Northern British Columbia, Winter 2007, 2009)

·         Northern Environments (ENSC 308 at University of Northern British Columbia, Fall 2003, 2004 & 2005)

·         Introduction to Environmental Engineering (ENEV 320 at University of Regina, Fall 2001 & 2002)

·         Water & Wastewater Engineering (ENEV 363 at University of Regina, Fall 2000)

·         Engineering Hydrology/Hydrological Engineering (ENEV 462/802 at University of Regina, Winter 1999, 2000 & 2001)

·         Water Resources Management (ENEV 803 at University of Regina, Spring/summer 2001)

·         Environmental Modeling and Decision Making (ENEV 862 at University of Regina, Fall 2000, 2001 & 2002)


Research Interests:

·         Modeling of groundwater flow and contaminant transport in porous media

·         Soil and groundwater remediation

·         Environmental risk assessment and management for contaminated sites

·         Environmental modeling and decision making under uncertainty

·         Environmental pollution control and waste management


Recent Research Funding:

(1)         “Development of innovative energy recovery and waste remediation approaches for effective petroleum sludge treatment” (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Discovery Grant, 2013-2018)

(2)         “Impact of energy development on land use and water quality variation in Kiskatinaw River Watershed, northeastern British Columbia” (British Columbia Oil and Gas Commission and UNBC, 2013)

(3)         Development of environmentally friendly and economical process for the cleanup of oily sludge” (Environment Canada, 2012)

(4)         “Examining present and future water resources for the Kiskatinaw River watershed, British Columbia” (Peace River Regional District of British Columbia, City of Dawson Creek, Geoscience BC, Encana, BP Canada, 2010-2013).

(5)         “China-Canada partnership to remediate contaminated soils and water” (Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of Canada, 2011)

(6)         “Investigation of groundwater contribution to river flow in the Kiskatinaw River Watershed of BC” (Environment Canada, 2011)

(7)          “Environmentally friendly waste management strategy for disposing of oily sludge” (Environment Canada, 2009)

(8)         Optimal landfarming strategy for treating oil refinery sludge” (MITACS and Husky Energy, 2008)

(9)         “Development of integrated remediation technologies for petroleum contaminated soils and sludge through bio-augmentation and bio-surfactant” (British Columbia Innovation Council, 2008-2010)

(10)     “Development of systems analysis and process control approaches for optimal soil and groundwater remediation” (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Discovery Grant, 2008-2013)

(11)     “Ultrasonic enhanced remediation of salt- and hydrocarbon-contaminated soils” (British Columbia Oil and Gas Commission, 2007-2008)