Iowa Flood Center Graduates
Graduates are sorted by name, degree attained, year of graduation, and thesis/dissertation title.
Jessica Ayers, PhD, 2021, On the Detection and Attribution of Changes in Baseflow Across the U.S. Midwest
Dongyoung Kim, PhD, 2021, Boundary Layer Transition Models for CFD: Contributions to Naval Hydrodynamics Applications
Ashley Knudson, MS, 2021, Flood Mitigation and Nutrient Reduction Benefits of Flood Control Wetlands
Hannah Molitor, PhD, 2021,
Zhiqi Yang, PhD, 2021, Temporal Clustering of Heavy Precipitation Events
Michael John Hadacek, MS, 2020, Optimizing Laser Scanning Graphic User Interface for Versatile Application and Functionality
Austin Krebill, PhD, 2020, Effect of Ship Motion on Ship Airwake Aerodynamics
Shivendra Prakash, PhD, 2020, A New Physics-Based Model for Guiding Bat Carcass Surveys at Wind Turbines
Maral Razmand, PhD, 2020, Development of a Tile Module for GHOST and Its Application
Vahidzadeh, PhD, 2020, Employing Environmental Turbulence Measurements for Wind Energy and Snow Transport Models
Anthony Emigh, MS, 2019, Predicting Floods from Space: A Case Study of Puerto Rico
Michael Krasowski, MS, 2019, Continuous Watershed-scale Hydrologic Modeling of Conservation Practices for Peak Flow Reduction
Nancy Barth, PhD, 2019, Flood Frequency and Mixed Populations in the Western United States
Gabriel Jaime Perez Mesa, PhD, 2019, Explaining the Physics Behind Regional Peak Flow Equations Using the Scaling Theory of Floods and River Network Descriptors
Lauren Grimley, MS, 2018, Urban and Rural Flood Forecasting: A Case Study of a Small Town in Iowa
Trevor Rundhaug, MS, 2018, Identification of Potential Conservation Practices and Hydrologic Modeling of the Upper Iowa Watershed
Anthony Vecchi, MS, 2017, Development of Hydrologic and Water Quality Model of Cedar Creek
Andre Della Libera Zanchetta, MS, 2017, IFIS Model-Plus a Web-Based GUI for Visualization, Comparison and Evaluation of Distributed Hydrologic Model Outputs
Yibing Su, MS, 2017, Real-Time Prediction of Stream Water Temperature for Iowa
Enes Yildirim, MS, 2017, Hazus-HM Flood Loss Estimation on a Web-based System
Daniel Vicente Horna Munoz, PhD, 2017, Investigation of Floodwave Propagation over Natural Bathymetry Using A Three-Dimensional numerical Model.
Iman Mallakpour, PhD, 2016, The Tale of Flooding Over the Central United States
Stephanie Then, MS, 2016, A Hydrologic Assessment of Surface Ponding in a Drained Prairie Pothole Wetland
Munir Nayak, PhD, 2016, Heavy Rainfall and Flooding Associated with Atmospheric Rivers Over the Central United States
Federico Antolini, MA, 2015, Geospatial Modeling to Assess Location Suitability in a Detention System of Small Reservoirs
Tibebu Ayalew, PhD, 2015, Physical Basis of the Power-Law Spatial Scaling Structure of Peak Discharges
David Koser, MS, 2015, Assessment of Flood Mitigation Strategies for the City of Kalona, IA
Nicholas Leach, MS, 2015, Hydrologic Response of Land Use and Land Cover Changes
Kumar Mishra, PhD, 2015, Compressed Sensing Applied to Weather Radar
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.
Riley Mondloch, MS, 2014, Characterization of Agricultural Floodplain Scour Using One-Dimensional Hydraulic Simulation
Chi Chi Choi, MS, 2013, Coupled hydrologic and hydraulic models and applications.
Kyutae Lee, PhD, 2013, Evaluation of methodologies for continuous discharge monitoring in unsteady open-channel flows.
Rebecca Sheler, MS, 2013, The impact of agricultural drainage systems on hydrologic responses.
Matthew Wunsch, MS, 2013, Distributed storage modeling in Soap Creek for flood control and agricultural practices.
Matthew Kemp, MS, 2012, A FM-CW microwave radar for rainfall applications.
Luciana Kindl da Cunha, PhD, 2012, Exploring the benefits of satellite remote sensing for flood prediction across scales.
Benjamin Reith, MS, 2012, Flood risk analysis for the Iowa Statewide Floodplain Mapping Project.
Piotr Domaszczynski, PhD, 2012, Performance Evaluation of a Network of Polarimetric X-Band Radars used for Rainfall Simulation
Travis Baxter, MS, 2011, Engineering and legal aspects of a distributed storage flood mitigation system in Iowa.
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.
Nicholas Sitter, MS, 2011, Two-wire, low component count soil temperature sensor.
Nicholas Thomas, MS, 2011, Standard methods for the Iowa Statewide Floodplain Mapping Program.
Matthew Moore, MS, 2010, Development of a High Resolution 1D/2D Coupled Flood Simulation of Charles City, Iowa
Maria Fernanda Perez Gonzalez, 2010, MS, Use of CUENCAS Hydrological Model in Simulating the Effects of Land Use Change on the 2008 Flooding Event in the Turkey River Watershed
Daniel Gilles, MS, 2010, Application of numerical models for improvement of flood preparedness.
James Niemeier, PhD, 2010, Radio in hydroscience: Unconventional links and new sensor possibilities.
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.
Toby Hunemuller, MS, 2010, Review and Analysis of the National Weather Service River Forecasts for the June 2008 Eastern Iowa Floods
Pradeep Mandapaka Venkata, PhD, 2009, Role of Rainfall Variability in the Statistical Structure of Peak Flows