Mark Merkelbach is a civil designer and professional wetland scientist (PWS) with 15 years of local and international experience in green stormwater infrastructure design (GSI), wetland and stream habitat design, water quality treatment, and sustainability analysis. He works with stakeholders and design firms in developing ecological and stormwater master plans. Mr. Merkelbach manages green infrastructure projects driven by ecological design principles that balance the needs of local fauna and flora with the built environment. These projects achieve water quality protection and habitat rehabilitation through green infrastructure planning and low impact development.
Dr. Lucas is recognized for his capabilities in stormwater modeling, hydraulic computations, and state of the art water quality design. He provides a wide breadth of knowledge and experience in optimizing green infrastructure stormwater infrastructure system functions and performance. Dr. Lucas is a national leader in advanced water quality systems, with 2 U.S. and 8 international patents and research now underway in five universities in over four nations.
Kei-Sing Yiu is a landscape designer with 5 years professional experience in multiple-scale park design, recreational area planning, urban design, historical landscape preserve, stormwater treatment, and wetland design. He joined Green Earth Operations to work on local and international projects right after he graduated from University of Washington at 2014. As an in-house landscape designer, he produces quality diagrams to illustrate the technical knowledge to clients, and provides design ideas for varies scale of environmental engineering projects to create not only aesthetic value, but also multiple functions for people and nature.
Ms. Yang received her Master Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Washington, Seattle. She joined GEO in 2014 as an environmental engineer focused on hydrology/hydraulic modeling, LID design, and water quality treatment. In addition to her analysis and design capabilities, she is a project coordinator, assisting with design team communication and drawing production.
With her great passions in landscape and water treatment, Shaoxuan joined Green Earth Operations as a landscape designer, right after receiving an MLA degree from University of Washington. Her area of design focus is centered on stormwater treatment, wetland design and LID design. Hailing from a city in South China with lots of storm events and diverse ecologies, she is passionate about solving water issue in a more aesthetic, natural and practical method.
Jiaxi is a landscape architect whose graduate research centered on wetland design and site hydrology. With her ongoing enthusiasm in solving water issues, Jiaxi joined GEO after receiving her MLA degree from University of Washington in 2016. As a designer, she is working on projects focused in stormwater treatment and low impact development (LID) design. She is passionate about art and nature and explores ways to make design both sustainable and aesthetic.
Tzu-kang is a landscape designer with 3 years practical experience. He worked in EDS Group after graduated from Landscape Department of Chung Yuan Christian University. By participating in lots of joint project with architects, Tzu-Kang develop his enthusiasm and professionalism in urban landscape revision. He joined GEO TW office at 2015 to provide new prospect in sponge city district revision projects, and to find new oppotunities in LID landscape projects.