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Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars

Federico Antolini

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate student

Department of Geographical and Sustainable Sciences

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Office: 217 Jessup Hall (JH)


Email:
federico-antolini@uiowa.edu


Education
MS, University of Udine, 2011


Andrew Arnold

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Mechanical Engineering

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Office: 223-15 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Email:
andrew-arnold@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
BS, Webb Institute, 2017


Research Areas
Fluid-Structure Interaction

Michael Augspurger

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: 3131 Seamans Center


Email:
michael-augspurger@uiowa.edu


Education
MS, The University of Iowa,


Jessi Ayers

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 323-7 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Email:
jessica-ayers@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
BS, Indiana University, 2015


Research Areas
Hydroclimatology

Christian Bako

Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,


Mo Bannavti

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 4605-B Seamans Center


Email:
moala-bannavti@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
BS, Delaware State University, 2018


Research Areas
Environmental Engineering, Public Health

Mehedi Hasan Bappy

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Mechanical Engineering

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Office: 223-5 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Email:
mehedihasan-bappy@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
BS, Bangladesh University, 2016


Research Areas
CFD, FEM, Cavitation, Hull Form Optimization

Suresh Behara

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: 223B - 1 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Email:
suresh-behara@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, IIT Kanpur, 2011


Jordan Brady

Graduate Student

Department of Geographical and Sustainable Sciences


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: 121B Trowbridge Hall (TH)


Phone: (319) 335-1819


Email:
jfoye@iowa.uiowa.edu


Education
MS, The University of Iowa,
BS, University of South Dakota, 2013


John Brammeier

Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: 323-19 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Phone: (319) 384-0672


Email:
john-brammeier@uiowa.edu


Education
BS, Iowa State University, 2016
MS, The University of Iowa,


Iris Brenner

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 207-2 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Email:
iris-brenner@uiowa.edu


Education
MS, The University of Iowa,
BA, St. Olaf College, 2017


Max Brourman

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 4605-X Seamans Center


Email:
max-brourman@uiowa.edu


Education
MS, The University of Iowa,
BA, The Ohio State University, 2017


Maggie Carolan

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Phone: 31) 335-5763


Email:
maggie-carolan@uiowa.edu


Education
BS, Virginia Tech, 2018
MA, The University of Iowa,


Research Areas
Drinking Water Chemistry

Megan Christiansen

Graduate Student

Chemical & Biochemical Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Education
MS, The University of Iowa,


Marisol Contreras

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Chemical & Biochemical Engineering

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Pratik Das

Graduate Student

Mechanical Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
MS, India Institute of Technology, 2015


Isaac Di Napoli

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Mechanical Engineering

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Office: 223-21 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Email:
isaac-dinapoli@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
BS, University of Alabama, 2017


Research Areas
Fluid Mechanics

Timur Dogan

Graduate Student

Mechanical Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: 223-9 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Phone: (319) 335-5257


Email:
timur-dogan@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
MS, The University of Iowa, 2013


Gregory Dooley

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Mechanical Engineering

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Office: 223-20 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Email:
gregory-dooley@uiowa.edu


Education
MS, The University of Iowa,
BS, The University of Iowa, 2017


Research Areas
Computational Fluid Dynamics, Ship Hydrodynamics, Ship Aerodynamics

Sarah Douglas

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 323-7 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Email:
sarah-douglas@uiowa.edu


Education
MS, The University of Iowa,
BS, University of Maryland, 2018


Research Areas
Harmful Algal Blooms, Remote Sensing

Bryan Ehlers

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Office: 240 SH


Phone: (319) 335-2611


Email:
bryan-ehlers@uiowa.edu


Anthony Emigh

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 207-7 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Email:
anthony-emigh@uiowa.edu


Education
MS, The University of Iowa,
BS, The University of Iowa, 2017


Jessica Ewald

Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
BS, University of Alabama, 2015


Olivia Felber

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 4605-W Seamans Center


Email:
olivia-felber@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
BS, Clemson University, 2017


Bingtao Gao

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Office: 4016 Seamans Center


Email:
bingtao-gao@uiowa.edu


Ganesh Ghimire

Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: 223-22 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Phone: (319) 384-0612


Email:
ganesh-ghimire@uiowa.edu


Education
MS, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 2016
PhD, The University of Iowa,


Humberto Gonzalez Ribot

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 4650-N Seamans Center


Email:
humberto-gonzalezribot@uiowa.edu


Education
MS, The University of Iowa,
BS, UPR Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, 2014


Amina Grant

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 4605-K Seamans Center


Email:
amina-grant@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
BS, The Pensylvania State University, 2017


Research Areas
Geochemistry, Water Quality

Vittal Hari

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: 323-24 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Email:
vittalhari@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, India Institute of Technology, 2017


Research Areas
Hydro-Climatology, Indian Summer Monsoon Rainfall

Ashley Hesterberg

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 4605-Q Seamans Center


Email:
ashley-hesterberg@uiowa.edu


Education
MS, The University of Iowa,
BA, Drury University, 2018
BS, Washington University, 2018


Research Areas
Nitrate Recovery

Danielle Hollingshead

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 4605-M Seamans Center


Email:
danielle-hollingshead@uiowa.edu


Education
MS, The University of Iowa,
BA, Coe College, 2018


Stephanie Houser

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
MS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018
BS, Bucknell University, 2016
BA, Bucknell University, 2016


Research Areas
Health Risk Assessment, Water and Sanitation in Developing Communities

Navid Jadidoleslam

Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: 223-25 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Phone: (319) 384-2191


Email:
navid-jadidoleslam@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
MS, Istanbul Technical University, 2014
BS, University of Tabriz, 2012


Research Areas
Hydrology
Numerical modeling

Jacob Jahnke

Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: 4131 Seamans Center


Email:
jacob-jahnke@uiowa.edu


Education
MA, The University of Iowa,
BA, Gustavus Adolphus College, 2016


Research Areas
Environmental Engineering

Maddy Jensen

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 4605-L Seamans Center


Email:
madeline-g-jensen@uiowa.edu


Education
MS, The University of Iowa,
BA, Coe College, 2017


Research Areas
Emerging Water Contaminants, Treatment Solutions

Sania Kamran

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 4605-G Seamans Center


Email:
sania-kamran@uiowa.edu


Education
MS, The University of Iowa,
BS, University of Miami, 2017


Munsung Keem

Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: 323-20 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Phone: (319) 335-5638


Email:
munsung-keem@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
BS, Pukyong National University, 2007
MS, Pukyong National University, 2010


Yagin Kim

Graduate Student

Mechanical Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: 223-8 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Phone: (319) 384-0642


Email:
yagin-kim@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
MS, Pusan National University, 2015


Research Areas
Ship Hydrodynamics
CFD

Dong Young Kim

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Mechanical Engineering

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Office: 223-7 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Email:
dongyoung-kim@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
MS, Inha University, 2017
BS, Inha University, 2015


Mike Krasowski

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 223-17 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Email:
michael-krasowski@uiowa.edu


Education
MS, The University of Iowa,
BS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017


Austin Krebill

Graduate Student

Mechanical Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: SHL:


Email:
austin-krebill@uiowa.edu


Krista Lawless

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 4605-T Seamans Center


Email:
krista-lawless@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
BS, Arizona State University, 2016
MS, Arizona State University, 2018


Sangyup Lee

PostDoctoral Research Scholar

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Education
PhD, University of Texas, 2017


Frank Li

Graduate Student

Biomedical Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: MIE


Email:
frank-li@uiowa.edu


Education
MS, National Taiwan University, 2014
PhD, The University of Iowa,


Yanlin Li

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Education
PhD, University of Science and Technology, China, 2017


Megan Lindmark

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 4650-Y Seamans Center


Email:
megan-lindmark@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
BS, Drake University, 2017


Lindsay Matthews

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 207-1 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Email:
Lindsay-matthews@uiowa.edu


Education
BS, Iowa State University, 2018
MA, The University of Iowa,


Ryan McCarthy

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,


Monica McFadden

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 4605-S Seamans Center


Email:
monica-mcfadden@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
BS, University of Notre Dame, 2017


Research Areas
Biotransformation of Emerging Contaminants

Matthew Meulemans

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 223-18 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Email:
matthew-meulemans@uiowa.edu


Education
MS, The University of Iowa,
BS, Upper Iowa University, 2017


Research Areas
SWD

Hannah Molitor

Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Education
BS, University of Wisconsin - Platteville, 2016
MS, The University of Iowa,


Alex Morrison

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 323-9 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Email:
alex-morrison@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,


Kyle Mosqueda

Graduate Student

Mechanical Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: 223-16 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Email:
kyle-mosqueda@uiowa.edu


Education
BS, The University of Iowa, 2018
MS, The University of Iowa,


Research Areas
Experimental fluid dynamics (EFD) for ship hydrodynamics, blunt submersibles, and fluid mechanics

Claire Muerdter

Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: 4105 Seamans Center


Email:
claire-muerdter@uiowa.edu


Education
BS, University of Washington, 2007
MS, University of Maryland, 2015


Research Areas
Environmental Engineering
Plant Processing of Pollutants

Cristina E. Muñoz

Graduate Student

Department of Geographical and Sustainable Sciences


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: 216 Jessup Hall (JH)


Email:
cristina-munoz@uiowa.edu


Education
BA, Bryn Mawr College, 2012
PhD, The University of Iowa,


Research Areas
Disaster Resilience, Social Capital, Social Vulnerability

Matthew Nagorzanski

Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: 4105 Seamans Center


Email:
matthew-nagorzanski@uiowa.edu


Education
BS, The University of Iowa, 2016


Shobhit Narain

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Computer Science

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Education
BS, Birla Institute of Technology, 2016
MS, The University of Iowa,


Anas Nassar

Graduate Student

Mechanical Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: 223-21 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Phone: (319) 384-0642


Email:
anas-nassar@uiowa.edu


Research Areas
CFD, Combustion, Optimization

Luiza Notini De Andrade

Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: SC: CIVIL


Email:
luiza-notinideandrade@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
BS, Federal University of Minas Gerais, 2014
MS, Federal University of Minas Gerais, 2016


Chukwudubem Okafor

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Mechanical Engineering

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Office: Mechanical SC


Email:
chukwudubem-okafor@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
BS, Obafemi Awolowo University, 2016


Lindsay Otto

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 207-4 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Email:
lindsay-otto@uiowa.edu


Education
BS, Californial Polytechnic State University, 2018
MA, The University of Iowa,


Research Areas
Flood Frequency Analysis

Sungtek Park

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Mechanical Engineering

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Office: 223-24 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Email:
sungtaek-park@uiowa.edu


Education
BS, Busan National University, 2012
MS, Seoul University, 2014
PhD, The University of Iowa,


Research Areas
Ship Hydrodynamics, Computational Fluid Dynamics

Andrew Pensoneault

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 223-11 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Phone: (319) 335-3759


Email:
andrew-pensoneault@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
BS, SUNY Geneseo, 2016


Research Areas
Data Assimilation, Uncertainty Quantification.

Gabriel Perez Mesa

Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: 323-26 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Phone: (319) 335-5638


Email:
gabriel-perezmesa@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
BS, University of Colombia, 2012
MS, University of Colombia, 2015


Shivendra Prakash

Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: 323-6 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Email:
shivendra-prakash@uiowa.edu


Education
BS, Jabalpur Engineering College, 2011
MS, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 2013


Research Areas
Environmental Fluid Mechanics

Jiajie Qian

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Education
MS, The University of Iowa,


Prathish Rajaraman

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Education
PhD, Montana State University, 2016
M.Sc, Montana State University, 2012
BS, Montana State University, 2010


Research Areas
Biomedical Engineering

Maral Razmand

Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: 223-10 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Phone: (319) 384-0646


Email:
maral-razmand@uiowa.edu


Education
MS, Middle East Technical University, 2015
PhD, The University of Iowa,


Research Areas
Watershed Mathematical Model Development

Pat Richards

Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: G223 Seamans Center


Email:
patrick-richards-1@uiowa.edu


Education
BS, University of Wyoming, 2010
MA, The University of Iowa,


Research Areas
Vinyl Chloride Oxidizing Bacteria

Thomas Robinson

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 4605-F Seamans Center


Email:
thomas-robinson@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
BA, Grinnell College, 2016


Sidhartha Roy

Graduate Student

Mechanical Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: 2424 Seamans Center


Email:
sidhartha-roy@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
BS, The University of Iowa, 2015


Kong Saktrakulkla

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

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Office: 4231 Seamans Center


Email:
panithi-saktrakulkla@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
M.Sc, Chulalongkorn University, 2010
BS, Chulalongkorn University, 2007


Research Areas
Analytical method development for polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) metabolites

Oishik Sen

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: SC: MIE


Email:
oishik-sen@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa, 2017
BS, National Institute of Technology, Calicut, 2009
MS, Michigan State University, 2011


Research Areas
Computational mechanics

Muhammed Sermet

Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: 323-17 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Email:
muhammedyusuf-sermet@uiowa.edu


Education
BS, Ege University Turkey, 2012


Reid Simmer

Graduate Student

Statistics & Actuarial Science

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Office: 4258 Seamans Center


Email:
reid-simmer@uiowa.edu


Derek Simonsen

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Occupational and Environmental Health

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Office: 203 IREH IREH


Email:
derek-simonsen@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
BS, Buena Vista University, 2017


Muhammed Ali Sit

Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: 323-18 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Email:
muhammedali-sit@uiowa.edu


Education
MS, The University of Iowa,
BS, Istanbul Sehir University, 2017


Rachel Smoak

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 4605-O Seamans Center


Email:
rachel-smoak@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
BS, University of South Carolina, 2016


Jian Teng

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Mechanical Engineering

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Office: 323-12 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Phone: (319) 335-2576


Email:
jian-teng@uiowa.edu


Education
BS, The University of Iowa, 2018
MA, The University of Iowa,


Danielle Thomas

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 207-5 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Email:
danielle-thomas@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
BA, University of Southern California, 2017


Research Areas
Flood Frequency as it Relates to Climate Change

Mohsen Vahidzadeh

Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: 323-5 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Email:
mohsen-vahidzadeh@uiowa.edu


Education
BS, Amirkabir University of Technology, 2011
MS, University of Tehran, 2014


Research Areas
Renewable Energies

Will Veatch

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 323-5 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Email:
william-c-veatch@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
BA, University of Colorado - Boulder, 2002
MA, University of Arizona, 2008


Research Areas
Statistical Hydrology, Flood Risk Management, Climate Change

Kevin Wabick

Graduate Student

Mechanical Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Phone: (319) 384-0672


Email:
kevin-wabick@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,


Research Areas
Aerodynamics
Fluid dynamics

Chao Wang

Posdoctoral Research Scholar

Statistics & Actuarial Science

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Office: 241 SH


Phone: (319) 335-0712


Email:
chao-wang@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, University of Hong Kong, 2012


Danielle Webb

Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
BS, The University of St. Thomas, 2016


Erica Wiener

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 4605-P Seamans Center


Email:
erica-wiener@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
BS, University of Colorado - Boulder, 2016


Research Areas
Engineered Natural Treatment Systems, Fungal Bioremediation

Robyn Williams

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 4605-C Seamans Center


Email:
robyn-williams@uiowa.edu


Education
MS, The University of Iowa,
BS, Texas State University, 2017


Hao Wu

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 207-6 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Email:
hao-wu-4@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
MS, NTNU, 2017
BS, Harbin Engineering University, 2014


Research Areas
Hydraulics and Water Resource

Zhongrun Xiang

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 323-13 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Email:
zhongrun-xiang@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
MA, University of Maryland, 2016
BS, China Pharmacentical University, 2015
BS, Troy University, 2015


Research Areas
Water Resources

Haowen Xu

Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: 207-3 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Phone: (319) 335-6486


Email:
haowen-xu@uiowa.edu


Education
MS, The University of Iowa,
BS, The University of Iowa, 2013


Zhiqi Yang

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 323-10 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Email:
zhiqi-yang@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
MS, Nanjing University, 2017


Enes Yildirim

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Office: 323-23 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Email:
enes-yildirim@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
MA, The University of Iowa, 2017
BS, Cumhuriyet University, 2013


Ben Yuan

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Mechanical Engineering

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Office: 223-6 Stanley Hydraulics Lab (SHL)


Email:
ben-yuan@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,
BS, University of Science and Technology, China, 2017


Research Areas
Computational Fluid Dynamics

Xuan Zhang

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Mechanical Engineering

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Education
BS, Nanjing Institute of Tech, 2015
MS, Washington University, 2017
PhD, The University of Iowa,


Hui Zhi

Graduate Student

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: 4258 Seamans Center


Email:
huizhi@uiowa.edu


Education
BS, China Pharmacentical University, 2009
MS, Cornell University , 2015


Research Areas
Fundamental Mechanisms Related to the fate, Transport and Biotransformation of Emerging Contaminants in Aquatic Systems.

Chen Zhu

Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering


Graduate Student

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

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Advisor: Lin, Ching-long


Chunrui Zou

Graduate Student

Mechanical Engineering


Graduate Research Assistant

IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

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Office: 2422 Seamans Center


Email:
chunrui-zou@uiowa.edu


Education
PhD, The University of Iowa,


Research Areas
Mechanical Engineering (Fluid-Solid Interactions)

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