Chen Lester Wu

PhD Researcher


My research focuses on the remote monitoring of hydrocarbons in groundwater, specifically the presence and concentration of Benzene, Toluene, Ethylbenzene, and Xylene. It involves reactive transport modelling, laboratory experiment, and field scale testing and application.


MSc, Water Science and Engineering, IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, Netherlands, 2020
BSc, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, University of the Philippines Los Banos, Philippines, 2016

Research interests

Hydrogeochemistry, Contaminant Hydrology, Water Resources, Tracer Hydrology

Selected list of publications

  • SG Craig, CLR Wu, TY Stigter, J Groen, “Drivers of groundwater salinity and potential for freshwater abstraction on a semi-arid coral-limestone island in Sri Lanka”, Global Water Security Issues Series 3 UNESCO IWSSM (2021) 151-171