Xinyang is a joint PhD student between the University of Melbourne and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany. She started her PhD at the Department of Infrastructure Engineering and the Australian-German Climate and Energy College of the University of Melbourne in March 2019. She received her Bachelor in Ecology in the Ocean University of China and her Masters in Environmental Sciences in the University of Cologne, Germany. Her Masters thesis focused on investigating the underground structure and groundwater pollution of a waste deposit in Cologne, Germany by applying geophysical techniques. Xinyang has a keen interest in conducting interdisciplinary research to solve confronting environmental issues under the impact of climate change. During the time of her PhD research, she will contribute to the understanding of the impacts of climate change on groundwater quantity and quality in Australia and Germany under the supervision of Dr. Meenakshi Arora, Dr. Benjamin Henley, and Dr. Tim Peterson in the University of Melbourne, and Prof. Dr. Nico Goldscheider and Dr. Nadine Goeppert in the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany.