Spatial upscaling effects of Blue-Green Infrastructures on urban stormwater runoff. General Research Fund (RGC), PI, HK$873,995, 2021-2023.
Physical and Numerical Modelling of Water Film Layer on Runway. Sub-consultancy project with Ove Arup Ltd, PI, HK$1,587,900, 2020-2021.
Evaluating multi-scale performance of attenuation ponds on stormwater runoff management in subtropical climate. Environment and Conservation Fund Project ref: 108/2019, PI, HK$470,000，2020.07-2022.06.
Smart approach to the prediction and management of coastal flooding in highly urbanised area, Early Career Scheme (RGC), PI, HK$408,115, 2020-2022.
Novel dynamic models for natural-dam failure floods and their mechanisms, NSFC grant, PI, HK$339120, 2020-2022.
Urban Resilience to Intense Rainfall and Surface Water Flooding, UK EPSRC Fellowship grant, PI, £331,632, termination.
Scientific Editor of Journal of Mountain Science
Guest Editor for a special issue in Frontier in Earth Sciences
Invited grant reviewer for UK Natural Environment Research Council grant, UK Economics and Social Research Council grant, European Research Council synergy grant
Member of International Association of Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research
Member of College of UK EPSRC Associate Peer Reviewer
Invited reviewer for over 20 international SCI journals
Session Convenor of 2017 AGU Fall Meeting in New Orleans, USA
Convenor of 2nd Rain, Rivers and Reservoirs at Edinburgh in September 2016
10 Selected Representative Publications
Qingyuan Yang, Mingfu Guan*, Yong Peng, Huayong Chen. Numerical investigation of flash flood dynamics due to cascading failures of natural landslide dams,
Engineering Geology, 276, 105765.
Ahilan, S., Guan M.*, Wright, N., Sleigh, A., Allen, D., Arthur, S., Haynes, H. and Krivtsov, V., 2019. Modelling the long-term suspended sedimentological effects on stormwater pond performance in an urban catchment.
Journal of Hydrology, 571, 805-818.
Guan M.*, S. Ahilan, D. Yu, Y. Peng, N. Wright, (2018). Numerical modelling of hydro-morphological processes dominant by fine suspended sediment: a case study in a stormwater pond,
Journal of Hydrology, 556, 87-99.
Guan M.*, Liang, (2017). A two-dimensional hydro-morphological model for river hydraulics and morphology with vegetation.
Environmental Modelling and Software, 88, 10-21.
Guan M.*, N.G. Wright, P.A. Sleigh., S. Ahilan, R. Lamb, (2016). Physical complexity to model morphological changes at a natural channel bend.
Water Resources Research, 52, 6348-6364.
Guan M.*, J.H.L. Carrivick, N.G. Wright, P.A. Sleigh, K. Staines, (2016). Quantifying the combined effects of multiple extreme floods on river channel geometry and on flood hazards.
Journal of Hydrology, 538, 256-268.
Guan M.*, N. Sillanpää, H. Koivusalo, (2016). Storm runoff response to rainfall pattern, magnitude and urbanization in a developing urban catchment.
Hydrological Processes, 30, 543–557.
Guan M.*, N.G. Wright, P.A. Sleigh., J.H.L. Carrivick, (2015). Assessment of hydro-morphodynamic modelling and geomorphological impacts of a sediment-charged jökulhlaup, at Sólheimajökull, Iceland.
Journal of Hydrology, 530, 336-349.
Guan M.*, N. Sillanpää, H. Koivusalo, (2015). Modelling and assessment of hydrological changes in a developing urban catchment.
Hydrological Processes, 29, 2880-2894.
Guan M.*, N.G. Wright, P.A. Sleigh, (2015). Multimode morphodynamic model system for sediment-laden flows and geomorphic impacts.
Journal of Hydraulic Engineering-ASCE, 141(6).