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Research Group

Gabriele Villarini
IIHR Director

Associate Professor of
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Scientists and Postdoctoral Research Scholars

Wei Zhang (2016–)
Assistant Research Scientist
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Vittal Hari (2018–)
Postdoctoral Scholar
"Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship"
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Graduate and Undergraduate Students

Jessica Ayers (2017–)
Ph.D. Student
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Alex Morrison (2017–)
Ph.D. Student
Civil and Environmental Engineering
William Veatch (2018–)
Ph.D. Student
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Zhiqi Yang (2017–)
Ph.D. Student
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Arianna Miniussi (2018–)
Visiting Ph.D. Student
Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Padua

Past Members

Manuel F. Ríos Gaona (2017–2018)
Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Abdou Khouakhi
Postdoctoral Research Scholar (2015–2016)
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Louise Slater
Postdoctoral Research Scholar (2015–2016)
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Kaustubh Anil Salvi
Postdoctoral Research Scholar (2015–2016)
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Alan Black
Postdoctoral Research Scholar (2015–2016)
Civil and Environmental Engineering
David Lavers
Postdoctoral Research Scholar (2013-2014)
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Nancy A. Barth
Ph.D. Student (2015–2018)
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Thesis: Flood Frequency and Mixed Populations in the Western United States
Yog Aryal
M.S. Student (2015–2017)
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Munir Nayak
Ph.D. Student (2013–2016)
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Thesis: Heavy Rainfall and Flooding Associated with Atmospheric Rivers over the Central United States
Iman Mallakpour
Ph.D. Student (2012-2016)
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Thesis: The Tale of Flooding over the Central United States
Luitel Beda
M.S. Student (2013-2016)
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Thesis: Prediction of North Atlantic Tropical Activity and Rainfall
Scott Rowe
M.S. Student (2012-2014)
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Thesis: The Predictability of Iowa's Hydroclimate Through Analog Forecasts
Alexa Hanson
Undergraduate Student (2016–2017)
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Anda Shi
Undergraduate Student (2014-2015)
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Andrea Neri
Ph.D. Candidate (2017-2018)
University of Rome "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy
Dr. Dhanya C.T.
Assistant Professor (2015)
Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Delhi, India
Ignazio Giuntoli
Ph.D. Candidate (2014)
Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, UK
University of Birmingham, UK
Last modified on April 19th, 2018
Posted on October 22nd, 2012