People

Faculty

Kyle Strom, Associate Professor
Email: strom@vt.edu
BS CEE Washington State University
MS CEE Washington State University
PhD CEE University of Iowa
CEE faculty page

Students

Duc Tran, PhD Student
Email: datran6@vt.edu
Website: https://sites.google.com/vt.edu/ductran/home
BS Irrigation and Soil Improvement, Water Resources University Vietnam
MS Water Resources Management, The University of Adelaide
Thesis Topic: Flocculation and Transport of Mud

B. Nilay İşcen, PhD Student
Email: niscen@vt.edu
BS Civil Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
MS in Civil Engineering (Hydromechanics), Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Research Topic: Morphodynamic And Hydraulic Co-Evolution Of Cohesive Alluvial Fans

Rachel Kuprenas, PhD Student
Email: kuprenas@vt.edu
BS Civil Engineering, University of South Carolina
Research Topic: Modeling of Floc Size Changes

Brandon Dillon, PhD Student
Email: bdillon@vt.edu 
BS Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
MS Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
Research Topic: Mechanics Of Momentum Transport In An Alluvial System

Elizabeth Angel, MS Student
Email: eangel@vt.edu 
BS Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech
Research Topic: Wave Drag

Carlos Guerrero, BS Student
Email: carlosg3@vt.edu 
current: BS Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech
Research Topic: Underwater imaging of sediment

Past PhD and MS Students

Christian Mooneyham, MS 2016
Email: cdmooney@vt.edu 
BS Civil Engineering, United States Military Academy
MS Thesis: Large Interaction of Clay Wash Load with Gravel Beds

Mohamad Rouhnia, PhD 2016
Email: mohamadr@vt.edu
BS CE, University of Tehran
MS Marine Structures, University of Tehran
Dissertation: Vertical Transport of Sediment from Muddy Buoyant River Plumes in the Presence of Different Modes of Interfacial Instabilities

Hossein Hosseiny, MS 2015
Thesis: Methodological Considerations in the Calculation of Effective Discharge: Application for the Trinity and Brazos Rivers
Current Affiliation: Villanova University, PhD Studen

Paul Hamilton, PhD 2015
Thesis: Autogenic Processes on Supercritical Submarine Fans
Current Affiliation: Galveston District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston, TX, USA

Ali Keyvani, PhD 2013
Thesis: Flocculation Processes in Fluvial to Marine Transitions
Current Affiliation: Klotz Associates; Houston, TX

Mehrdad Salehi, PhD 2012
Thesis: Mud Transport in the Microtidal San Jacinto Estuary
Current Affiliation: Sargent & Lundy; Chicago, IL

Paul Hamilton, MS 2012
Thesis: Hydraulics of Autogenic Cycles in Alluvial Fan Development

Ruosen Qian, MS 2011
Thesis: 1D Morphodynamic River Modeling with a Contraction Structure

Remya Kumar, MS 2009
Thesis: Settling Velocity and Floc Properties of Houston Ship Channel Sediment

Past Undergraduate Students

Colton Keene, BS Student
Email: colton95@vt.edu
BS Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech (in progress)

Elizabeth Angel
BS Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech 2016
Topic: Flow Visualization with Phosphorescent Particles

Jose Mendiola
Topic: Theoretical investigation of hydraulic jumps in the presence of expansions and channel steps

Daniel Timme
Topics: Manning n Determination for Industrial Pipe Fittings Conduit; Suspended sediment sampling on Buffalo Bayou, Brazos River, and Trinity River

Jaxon Gluck
Topics: Suspended sediment sampling on Buffalo Bayou and the Trinity River

Frederic Ma
Topic: Manning n Determination for Industrial Pipe Fittings Conduit; Suspended sediment sampling on Buffalo Bayou, Brazos River, and Trinity River

Miguel Albuja
Topic: Manning n Determination for Industrial Pipe Fittings Conduit, Hydraulic Performance of Staggered-Barrel Culverts for Stream Crossings

Guillermo Machado
Topics: Geomorphology of headwater streams in Texas Hill Country, Salt Creek Evaporator Design for Brine Disposal

Jennifer Ngo
Topic: Hydraulic Performance of Staggered-Barrel Culverts for Stream Crossings

Others...

Jessica Lucas, NSF REU Summer 2008
Alain Chamberlain, PURS undergraduate research student, Spring 2008
David Kuhns, NSF REU Summer 2007
Undergraduate Research Assistants: Jared Williams, William Regner, Georges Comair, David Zettlemoyer, Jordan Boucher, Brent Lindelof

Visiting Students & Scholars

Mohammad Sofiyan, Visiting Student
Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.
Water Resources Engineering and Management Research Centre (WAREM)
Summer 2010
Advisor: Dr. Shanker Kumar Sinnakaudan