Yousef Sangsefidi

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PhD Student

Yousef is interested in experimental-numerical modeling of flow behavior in natural areas and water engineered systems. His area of interest is studying environmental processes in urban water resources.

Cheyenne Graves

MS Student

Cheynne is interested in Rainwater Harvesting Systems (RWH) to conserve water and energy. She is using Life Cycle Assessment to evaluate RWH sustainability.

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Atalie Gomez

BS Student

Atalie works on the application of GIS for Sea-Level Rise inundation analyses. She also studies groundwater rise as a result of Sea-Level Rise.

Reyhaneh Rahimi

PhD Student

Reyhaneh is interested in statistical downscaling of the meteorological variables, which come out of the Global Circulation Models in a high resolution.

Vincent O'Hara-Rhi

MS Student

Vincent's passion is stormwater management and finding optimal methods to quantify stormwater pollutions being discharged to our beautiful ocean.

Michael Violante

MS Student

Michael is working on application of artificial intelligence to o improve hydrologic and hydraulic forecasting. His specific area of interest is Fuzzy Logic.

Former Students

Wynneth Requieron


Wynneth worked on 2-dimensional stormwater modeling to propose mitigation plans. Her study area is Sorrento Valley, San Diego, which is located in the flood plain.

Thomas Sun


Thomas worked on designing green stormwater control techniques to maximize the environmental benefits. His study area was a tributary of the San Diego River.


Kian Bagheri


Kian worked on the application of GIS for watershed delineation and analysis. He also uses hydrologic methods to develop hydrographs for 2-dimensional modeling.

Undergraduate Research Teams

Atalie Gomez, Minrva Munoz, Jasmin Kazak, Hanadi Jarar

Miguel Lomeli, Raghad Hashim, Dylanne Fee

Nick Steffenino, Justin Sornberger

Guillermo Munoz, Roosevelt Momon, Jeremy Monroe




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