Areas of Study

Surface Water Hydrology

* Rainfall-runoff modeling and parameter estimation
* Operational streamflow forecasting
* Climate variability and land-atmosphere interactions
* Coupled fluxes of heat, moisture, and carbon at the land surface
* Nonlinear dynamics of coupled hydrologic systems
* Remote sensing of land surface parameters and processes
* Data assimilation
* Hydrometeorology and precipitation processes

Ground Water Hydrology

* Numerical simulation of groundwater flow and contaminant transport
* Inverse problems in distributed parameter systems
* Experiment design for parameter estimation and model prediction
* Modeling and optimization of seawater intrusion barriers

Water Resources Engineering

* Optimization of large scale water resource systems
* Conjunctive use of surface water and groundwater for sustainable management of water resources in semi-arid regions

UCLA Civil and Environmental Engineering

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