Team

Current Group Members


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Safeeq Khan, PhD

Title: Assistant Research Scientist,  Sierra Nevada Research Institute &

Assistant Adjunct Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, School of Engineering, University of California Merced  

Education:

  • Ph.D.,  2010 — University of Hawaii- Manoa
  • M.Tech.,     2005 — Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
  • B.Tech.,     2003 — CAS University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur

Research Interests:

  • Surface Water Hydrology and Forest Management
  • Watershed and Regional Scale Hydrologic Modeling
  • Climate Change Impacts on Hydrologic Systems
  • Sensitivity and Scenario Analysis for Water Resources
  • Climate Change Adaptation and Sustainability
  • Application of Remote Sensing in Hydrology and Natural Resources Evaluation and Management
  • Capacity building and decision support data/tools

Office: SE2 377

Email: msafeeq@ucmerced.edu

Phone: (209) 386-3623

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=5epTvr8AAAAJ&hl=en


Chandan Singh, PhD

Title: Postdoctoral Research Scholar,  Sierra Nevada Research Institute

Education:

  • Ph.D.,     2018 —Water Resources Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, India
  • M.Tech.,  2014 —Water Resources Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, India
  • B.E.,     2006 —Civil Engineering, Shri Ramdeobaba Kamla Nehru Engineering College (RKNEC), Nagpur, India

Research Interests:

  • Groundwater and surface water hydrology,
  • Climate change,
  • Geostatistics & Geoinformatics,
  • Numerical Modeling,

Office: SE1 272

Email: csingh6@ucmerced.edu

Phone:

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=uLBk10oAAAAJ&hl=en


Stefano Casirati

Title: Graduate Research Assistant, Sierra Nevada Research Institute

Education:

  • M.E.,    2014 —Environmental engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • B.E.,     2011 —Environmental engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Research Interests:

  • Hydrologic Modeling,
  • Climate change,
  • Land use change,

Office: SE1 272

Email: scasirati@ucmerced.edu

Phone: 

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=njTDi3gAAAAJ&hl=it


Past Group Members


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Phil Saksa, PhD

Title: Associate Specialist (2015-2016)

Current Position: Independent Consultant

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Mohammad Sohrabi, PhD

Title: Postdoctoral Research Scholar (2016-2018)

Current Position: Hydrologist and Water Resources Engineer II, Taney Engineering, Las Vegas, NV 89118.


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Patrick Womble

Title: Staff Research Associate III, Sierra Nevada Research Institute

Current Position: Project Manager, Regional Waste Authority, Merced, CA 95348