Iowa Flood Center Graduates
Graduates are sorted by field of study and listed by name, degree attained, thesis/dissertation title, and year of graduation.
Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Iowa
Iman Mallakpour, PhD, 2016, The Tale of Flooding Over the Central United States
William Willis, MS, 2016, Estimating the Capture Efficiency of a Vegetative Environmental Buffer Using Lidar
Stephanie Then, MS, 2016, A Hydrologic Assessment of Surface Ponding in a Drained Prairie Pothole Wetland
Beda Luitel, MS, 2016, Prediction of North Atlantic Tropical Activity and Rainfall
Michael Bottiglieri, MS, 2016, Uncertainty Assessment for Free-Running Model Cases at the IIHR Wave Basin
Ashish Singh, PhD, 2015, Measurement of the Physical Properties of Ultrafine Particles in the Rural Continental US
Nirmal Rai, PhD, 2015, Numerical Framework for Mesoscale Simulations of Heterogeneous Energetic Materials
Kumar Mishra, PhD, 2015, Compressed Sensing Applied to Weather Radar
Jiajia Li, PhD, 2015, Contributions to Modeling of Bubble Entrainment for Ship Hydrodynamics Application
Robert Bullard, PhD, 2015, Characterization of Nucleation and Ultrafine Particle Growth in Rural Continental Environments
Keshav Basnet, PhD, 2015, Flow Around Porous Barriers: Fundamental Flow Physics and Application
Tibebu Ayalew, PhD, 2015, Physical Basis of the Power-Law Spatial Scaling Structure of Peak Discharges
James Akkala, PhD, 2015, Understanding and Controlling Vorticity Transport in Unsteady, Separated Flows
Kara Prior, MS, 2015, In-Stream Nitrogen Processing and Dilution in an Agricultural Stream Network
Nicholas Leach, MS, 2015, Hydrologic Response of Land Use and Land Cover Changes
David Koser, MS, 2015, Assessment of Flood Mitigation Strategies for the City of Kalong, IA
Aaron Goddard, MS, 2015, Applying Vessel Inlet/Outlet Conditions to Patient-Specific Models Embedded in Cartesian Grids
Frederico Antolini, MA, 2015, Geospatial Modeling to Assess Location Suitability in a Detention System of Small Reservoirs
Scott Rowe, MS, 2014, The predictability of Iowa’s hydroclimate through analog forecasts.
Tesfalem Tsegay Tekle, MS, 2014, Ultrasonic stream bridge sensors (USBS) error in water level estimation.
Chi Chi Choi, MS, 2013, Coupled hydrologic and hydraulic models and applications.
Rebecca Sheler, MS, 2013, The impact of agricultural drainage systems on hydrologic responses.
Kyutae Lee, PhD, 2013, Evaluation of methodologies for continuous discharge monitoring in unsteady open-channel flows.
Matthew Wunsch, MS, 2013, Distributed storage modeling in Soap Creek for flood control and agricultural practices.
Benjamin Reith, MS, 2012, Flood risk analysis for the Iowa Statewide Floodplain Mapping Project.
Luciana Kindl da Cunha, PhD, 2012, Exploring the benefits of satellite remote sensing for flood prediction across scales.
Travis Baxter, MS, 2011, Engineering and legal aspects of a distributed storage flood mitigation system in Iowa.
Nicholas Thomas, MS, 2011, Standard methods for the Iowa Statewide Floodplain Mapping Program.
Timothy Middlemis-Brown, MS, 2011, Assessing and augmenting emergency response: A study of the current methods and potential changes to flood response in the State of Iowa.
Daniel Gilles, MS, 2010, Application of numerical models for improvement of flood preparedness.
Matt Moore, MS, 2010, Development of a high-resolution 1D/2D coupled flood simulation of Charles City, Iowa.
Jesse Piotrowski, MS, 2010, Development of a high-resolution two-dimensional urban/rural flood simulation.
Bong Chul Seo, PhD, 2010, Towards a better representation of radar-rainfall: Filling gaps in understanding uncertainties.
Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Iowa
Matthew Kemp, MS, 2012, A FM-CW microwave radar for rainfall applications.
James Niemeier, PhD, 2010, Radio in hydroscience: Unconventional links and new sensor possibilities.
Nicholas Sitter, MS, 2011, Two-wire, low component count soil temperature sensor.