Assistants (Thesis/Dissertation Students)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
of Guidance for
Runoff Coefficient Selection and Modified Rational Unit Hydrograph
Method for Hydrologic Design"
with Dr. Srivastava in Biosystems Engineering), "Incorporating El Nino
Climate Variability for Long-Range Hydrologic Forecasting and Strean
Water Quality Protection"
Mirhosseini, August 2013
(Co-chair with Dr. Srivastavain
Biosystems Engineering), "Evaluating
the Impact of Climate Change
on Rainfall Intensity-Duration-Frequency (IDF) Curves in Alabama Using
Dynamically-Downscaled Precipitation Data"
and Eastimating Travel Times of Overland Flows on Planes"
August 2014, “Understanding
Unsteady Flow and Modeling Water Quality Dynamics in the Coastal
Various Hydrological and Climate Scenarios”
Chen, May 2016,
Dynamics, Temperature, and Dye Distributions of Density Currents in a
River-Reservoir System under Different Upstream Releases and
December 2016, "
Identifying Potential Cisco Refuge Lakes in Minnesota under Future
Climate Warming Scenarios"
August 2019, "Understanding of Road-Bioretention Strip Design and
Improvement from Hydraulic Perspective"
- Zuhier Alakayleh,
December 2019 (Co-chair with Dr. Clement), "Qualifying the Saturated
Hydraulic Conductivity and Corresponding Infilitration Processess"
- Matthew D. Ricks,
December 2020 (Co-chair with Dr. Zech), "Comparative Analysis of Soil
Erosion Using Large-, Intermediate-, and Small-Scale Test Plots of Bare
Soil and Different Hydromulch Products under Large-Scale Rainfall
Currently supervising - 2
Tasnim, August 2018 -, (Co-chair with Dr. Hayworth)
- Susan Poudel, January 2022 -
Master of Science
Civil Engineering (M.C.E.) at Auburn University:
Lamba, (M.S.), December
2009, “Surface and
subsurface transport of
phosphorus from surface and subsurface-applied poultry
with Dr. Srivastava in Biosystems
(M.S.), August 2011, "Watershed Response to Land Use
Change in the Saugahatchee Creek Watershed Using the WARMF Model"
(M.C.E.) August 2012
(Co-chair with Dr. Zech) "Assessing
Performance Characteristics of Sediment Basins Constructed in Franklin
Weems (M.S.) August 2013, "Water Balance
Analysis using WARMF in Support of an EFDC Hydrodynamic Model"
- Kyle D. Lusk (M.S.),
August 2017, "Modeling of the Wolf Bay and Perdido Bay Watersheds using
- Sagar K. Tamang
(M.S.) August 2017, "Quantifying Flow and Sediment Yield of an Ungauged
Catchment using a Combination of Continuous Soil Moisture Accounting
and Event-based Curve Number Method"
- Sudan Pokharel
(M.S.) December 2017, "Evaluating and Understanding of Bridge
Ahmad Jamily (M.S.)
December 2018, "Developoing an Hourly Water Quality Model to Simulate
Diurnal Water Temperature and Dissolved Oxygen Variations in Shallow
Pu (M.C.E.), May 2019
Li (M.S.), May 2019, "Hydrodynamic and Water Quality
Simulations in the Perdido and Wolf Bay System"
- Bushra Tasnim (M.S.), August 2020, "Enhancement and Redevelopment of the Regional Lake Water Quality Model with Applications"
- Mingzhao Zhou (M.C.E.), December 2020.
- Nikit Bhattarai (M.S.), August 2022, "Study of Ice Jam Events on Missouri River During the Winter Seasons"
supervising (including co-advisor) - 2
- Esthefany Mejia Reyes, January 2020 -
- Yuting Ji, August 2022 -
of Engineering (D.E.)
Graduated – 5
Su, August, 2003,
applications of an integration one- and two-dimensional, numerical
urban rainfall-flood simulation model”
Jiang, May, 2007,
simulations of shallow flow characteristics through curb-opening inlets
at various longitudinal and cross slopes”
Pradhan, December 2007,
“Estimation of rainfall loss and unit hydrograph parameters
August 2008, “Gravel transport
estimation and flow simulations over low-water stream
Reaz Shoeb, August 2010,
of potential coldwater refuge lakes important for sustaining cisco
habitat under climate warming in Minnesota"
Master of Engineering
at Lamar University, Texas:
Graduated – 8
Reaz Shoeb, May 1999,
and validation of fish habitat constraints in small U.S. lakes under
different climate scenarios”
Nitin K., December 2002.
“Design of confined
placement areas in Sabine-Neches waterway, Texas, for the 50-year
dredged material management plan”
Nilesh, August 2003,
hydrograph development for watersheds in Fort Worth”
Chhetri OM, December 2003.
“Synthesis of storm
drainage design - current methodologies”
May 2004, “Development of regional synthetic unit hydrograph
Ranjit, December, 2004,
“Estimating time parameters of direct runoff and unit
for Texas watersheds”
Shrestha, May, 2005,
transport over low-water crossings in Johnson Fork River,
December, 2006, “Water
temperature simulation in Amistad Reservoir”