Distinguished Professor of Hydrologic Sciences,
Civil & Environmental Engineering,
and Biological & Agricultural Engineering

George B. Matanga, “Application of Optimization and Simulation Techniques to Irrigation Management,” 1977. Currently with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.

Richard H. Cuenca, “Transferable Simulation Model for Crop Soil Water Depletion,” 1978. Currently a professor at Oregon State University.

Abbas Afshar, “An Integrated Study of a Wastewater Disposal Plan,” 1979. Currently a professor and administrator at Iran University of Science and Technology.

Ahmad Abrishamchi, “Dynamic Planning in Wastewater Treatment Management,” 1979. Currently a professor at Sharif University of Technology, Iran.

Slobodan P. Simonovic, “Reservoir Systems Planning and Design by Reliability Programming,” 1981. Currently a professor and administrator at the University of Western Ontario, Canada.

Mohamed Aboufirassi, “Identification of Transmissivities in Yolo Basin, California: A Geostatistical Approach,” 1982. Currently founder and owner of RESING Consulting Engineers in Marrakech, Morocco.

Behzad Mohammadi, “Real-Time Operation Models for Large-Scale Hydrosystems,” 1982. Currently a consulting engineer in Agoura, California.

Gilles G. Patry, “Real-Time Forecasting of Water Quantity and Quality in Urban Catchments,” 1983. Currently a professor and rector at the University of Ottawa, Canada.

Hidayat Pawitan, “Space-Time Models of Rainfall Fields at Ground Level,” 1983. Currently a professor at Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia.

Eduardo A. Holzapfel, “Selection and Design of Surface Irrigation Methods,” 1984. Currently a professor and administrator at the University of Concepcion, Chile.

Jesus Chavez-Morales, “An Optimization and Simulation Methodology for Irrigation Planning,” 1985. Currently a professor at Colegio de Postgraduados in Montecillo, Mexico.

Hugo A. Loaiciga,“Real-Time Forecasting and Control for Flood Routing via Reservoir Operation,” 1986. Currently a professor at the University of California , Santa Barbara.

Lawrence E. Flynn, “Optimal Design and Operation of Water Delivery and Storage Systems,” 1987. Currently Research Scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Camp Springs, Maryland.

David M. Goldman, “Estimating Runoff Prediction Uncertainty Using a Physically-Based Stochastic Watershed Model,” 1987. Currently at Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

John C. Tracy, “A Model for the Management of Crop Irrigation and Soil Salinity,” 1989. Currently a professor and administrator at the University of Idaho.

Seyed-Alireza Taghavi-Shirazi, “Groundwater Quality Management Using Optimal Control Theory,” 1991. Currently at RMC Inc., Sacramento, California.

Fethi Ben-Jemaa, “Optimal Design and Analysis of Groundwater Monitoring Networks,” 1992. Currently with the California Department of Water Resources, Sacramento.

Mohamed M. Hantush, “Stochastic Analysis and Optimal Estimation in Groundwater,” 1993. Currently with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Tahir Hameed, “Water Management Under Uncertain Conditions,” 1994. Currently with the New South Wales Department of Land and Water Conservation, Australia.

Mohammad N. Cheema, “Design and Operation of Alluvial Channels from the Principles of Sediment Transport,” 1994. Currently with Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation, Australia.

Hakan Basagaoglu, “Development of Conjunctive Management and Soil Pesticide Transport Models,” 2000. Currently at Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas.

Adunias D. Teixeira, “Dynamic Programming Model for Quasi-Real Time Reservoir Operation and Irrigation Scheduling,” 2000. Currently a professor at Federal University of Ceará, Brazil.

Stuart W. Styles, “Water Delivery Service as a Determinant of Irrigation Project Performance,” 2000. Currently a professor and administrator at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

Hakan Sirin, “Nonequilibrium Sorption Under Physical and Chemical Heterogeneity,” 2001. Currently a professor at Anadolu University, Turkey.

Hideo Nakajima, “Centrifuge Modeling of LNAPL Movement in the Vadose Zone,” 2002. Currently with the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan.

Xuefeng Chu, “Integrated Pesticide Transport Modeling in Surface and Subsurface Environments,” 2002. Currently a professor at North Dakota State University, Fargo.

Leila Ostadrahimi, "Optimal Design and Operation of Cyclic Storage System Using a Hybrid Multi-Swarm PSO-LP Algorithm," 2013. Currently Hydraulic Engineer at Hydrologic Engineering Center, U.S Army Corps of Engineers, Davis, CA.

Tariq N. Kadir, "A Coupled Reservoir Operation Model and An Integrated Hydrologic Simulation Model with Dynamic Hydrology Adjustment of the SWP and CVP Systems in California," 2015. Currently Senior Engineer WR at the California Department of Water Resources, Sacramento.

Amin Afshar, "Simulation-Optimization Modelling of Water Quality and Consequence Management in Contaminated Water Distribution Networks," 2015.

Department of Land, Air and Water Resources - University of California, Davis