Research Group

Research Scientists and Postdocs

Nanditha Jayadevan Sobhana
Postdoctoral Research Scholar (2023– )
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Hanbeen Kim
Postdoctoral Research Scholar (2021– )
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Taereem Kim
Postdoctoral Research Scholar (2022– )
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Graduate and Undergraduate Students

Renato Amorim
Graduate Research Assistant (2021– )
Sadya Islam
Graduate Research Assistant (2020– )
Lily Kraft
Graduate Research Assistant (2021– )
Alexander Michalek
Graduate Research Assistant (2021– )

Past Postdocs and Research Staff

Wei Zhang
Associate Research Scientist (2016–20)
Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Vittal Hari
Postdoctoral Research Scholar (2018–19)
Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Manuel Ríos Gaona
Postdoctoral Research Scholar (2017–18)
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Abdou Khouakhi
Postdoctoral Research Scholar (2015–16)
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Louise Slater
Postdoctoral Research Scholar (2015–16)
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Kaustubh Anil Salvi
Postdoctoral Research Scholar (2015–16)
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Alan Black
Postdoctoral Research Scholar (2015–16)
Civil and Environmental Engineering
David Lavers
Postdoctoral Research Scholar (2013–14)
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Past Students

William Veatch
Graduate Research Assistant (2018–2022)

Thesis: On the Characterization of Compound Flood Hazard at the Coastal-Riverine Interface

Zhiqi Yang
Graduate Research Assistant (2017– 2021)

Thesis: Temporal Clustering of Heavy Precipitation Events

Jessica Ayers
Graduate Research Assistant (2017–2021 )

Thesis: On the Detection and Attribution of Changes in Baseflow across the U.S. Midwest

Alex Morrison
MS Student (2017–19)
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Thesis: Projected Changes in Extreme Precipitation at Sub-Daily and Daily Time Scales

Nancy Barth
PhD Student (2015–18)
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Thesis: Flood Frequency and Mixed Populations in the Western United States

Yog Aryal
MS Student (2015–17)

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Munir Nayak
PhD Student (2013–16)

Thesis: Heavy Rainfall and Flooding Associated with Atmospheric Rivers over the Central United States

Beda Luitel
MS Student (2013–16)
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Thesis: Prediction of North Atlantic Tropical Activity and Rainfall

Scott Rowe
MS Student (2012–14)
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Thesis: The Predictability of Iowa's Hydroclimate Through Analog Forecasts

Katey Namanny
Undergraduate Student (2020–2022)
Laura Zepeski
Undergraduate Student (2021–2022)
Lara Gavin
Undergraduate Student (2021–2021)
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Alexa Hanson
Undergraduate Student (2016–17)
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Anda Shi
Undergraduate Student (2014–15 )
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Visitors

Zifeng Deng
Visiting PhD Candidate (2023–2024)

Environmental Engineering & Water Resources; South China University of Technology, China

Herminia Torelló I Sentelles
Visiting PhD Candidate (2023–2024)

Environmental Studies, University of Lausanne Lausanne, Switzerland

Roberto Quaglia
Visiting Ph.D. Candidate (2022)

Department of Civil Engineering; University of Bristol Bristol, UK

Dario Treppiedi
Visiting PhD Candidate (2022)

Department of Civil, Environmental, Aerospace, and Materials Engineering; University of Palermo Palermo, Italy

Bo Pang
Visiting Faculty (2019–20)

College of Water Sciences; Beijing Normal University; Beijing, China

Meifang Ren
Visiting PhD Candidate (2019–20)

College of Water Sciences; Beijing Normal University; Beijing, China

Ottavio Cavalcanti
Visiting MS Student (2019)

Land and Environmental Engineering; University of Calabria, Italy

Arianna Miniussi
Visiting PhD Student (2018–19)

Civil and Environmental Engineering; University of Padua, Italy

Andrea Neri
Visiting PhD Candidate (2017–18)

University of Rome "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy

Dhanya C.T.
Visiting Faculty (2015)

Department of Civil Engineering; Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Delhi, India

Ignazio Giuntoli
Visiting PhD Candidate (2015)

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology; University of Birmingham, UK