Dr. LATIF KALIN

 

Professor, School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences

Associate Director, Center for Environmental Studies at the Urban-Rural Interface

Auburn University

Auburn, AL 36849-5418, USA

Ph: (334) 844-4671, Fax: (334) 844-1084

 E-mail: latif@auburn.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION:

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • 2015 -           : Professor, School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

  • 2011 - 2015  : Associate Professor, School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

  • 2010 -           : Adjunct Professor, Biosystems Engineering, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

  • 2006 - 2011  : Assistant Professor, School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

  • 2002 - 2006  : Postdoctoral Researcher, U.S. EPA - National Risk Management and Research Laboratory, Cincinnati, OH

  • 1998 - 2002  : Research/Teaching Assistant, Purdue University, Civil Engineering

  • 1997 - 1998  : Graduate Student, Purdue University, Civil Engineering

  • 1996 - 1997  : Water Resources Engineer, SU-YAPI Engineering and Consulting, Turkey

  • 1995 - 1996  : Quality Control Engineer, Koyluoglu Inc., Turkey

 

RESEARCH INTEREST:

  • Urbanization, Climate Variability/Change: Impacts on Hydrology and Water Quality

  • Uncertainty/Sensitivity Analysis and Scale Impacts

  • Erosion and Sediment Transport

  • Watershed Scale Water Quality and Hydrologic Modeling

  • Nutrient Cycling in Bottom Sediments

  • Wetland nutrients Cycling

 

TEACHING:

  • Watershed Hydrology - FORY 7550 (Fall)

  • Watershed Management - FORY 5240/6240 (15%) (Spring)

  • Machine Learning Based Techniques for Modeling Water Quality and Quantity (Directed Study)

  • Watershed Modeling at Multiple Scales - FORY 7930 (Directed Study)

  • Modeling Techniques for Land Use Change Impacts on Water Quality an Quality (Directed Study)

 

FUNDED PROJECTS:

  1. "Wetland and Riparian Zone Modeling", EPA, 2014-2015, $59,711 (PI).

  2. "Toulmins Spring Branch  Flood Modeling/Community Adaptation", Mobile Bay NEP, 2014-2015, $43,800 (PI).

  3. "Impact of Forest to Urban Conversion on Human Health", USDA Forest Service, 2012-2014, $239,507 (Co-PI).

  4. "Forecasting Streamflows in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin Using Ensemble Streamflow Predictions", NOAA, 2012-2014, $363,854 (Co-PI).

  5. "Wetland Nutrients and Carbon Cycling Modeling", EPA, 2012-2013, $58,500 (PI).

  6. "Determining the Role of Headwater Wetlands for Water Quality Improvements in Coastal Alabama", NOAA Mississippi/Alabama Sea Grant (MASG), 2012-2014, $211,536 (Co-PI).

  7. "Identifying Flood Generating Areas in 8-Mile Creek Watershed through a Novel Approach", NOAA Mississippi/Alabama Sea Grant (MASG), 2010-2012, $269,705 (PI)

  8. "Quantifying the Effect of Urbanization on Water Quantity and Quality of Coastal Alabama", Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station, 2010-2012, $49,638 (PI)

  9. "Reducing Drought Risks in the Southeast USA: Quantification of Drought Information Value, Development of Drought Indices, and Communication of Drought Information", National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 2010-2012, $286,935 (Co-PI)

  10. "An Interdisciplinary Assessment of Population Growth and Development Impacts on the Fish River Basin Coastal Community", NOAA Mississippi/Alabama Sea Grant (MASG), 2008-2010, $281,833 (PI)

  11. "Influence of Forested Landscapes and Land Use Change on Water Resources in the Southeastern USA", US Forest Service, $40,000 (Co-PI)

  12. "Applying Multiple Models to Inform Watershed Management and Land Use Planning in a Coastal Community", Cooperative Institute for Coastal and Environmental Technology (CICEET), 2007-2009, $235,336 (Co-PI)

  13. "Watershed and Water Quality Modeling Services", U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA), 2007-2009, $79,100 (PI)

  14. "Assessment of the Impacts of Natural and Economic Activities on the Land Use/Cover and Hydrological Patterns of Dauphin Island", Auburn University Center of Forest Sustainability (CFS), 2008-2011, $75,600 (Co-PI)

  15. "Impact of Human Activities and Climate Change on Water Resources and Ecosystem Health in Wolf Bay Basin: A Coastal Diagnostic and Forecast System (CDFS) for Integrated Assessment", Auburn University Water Resources Center, 2008-2010, $750,000 (Co-PI)

  16. "Bridging the Gap between Science, People and Policy for Sustainable Watershed Management in the Tallapoosa River Basin and Beyond", Auburn University Water Resources Center, 2008-2010, $750,000 (Co-PI)

  17. "Reducing the Attractiveness of Airport Stormwater Retention Facilities to Birds", Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), 2008-2011, $800,000 (Co-PI)

 

PUBLICATIONS:

 

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles ( * current/past student or post-doc )

  1. Cavus*, I., L. Kalin, F. Kara (2017), "Impacts of urban headwater disturbances on downstream sediment loading where streamside management zones for forest harvesting activities are present downstream", International Journal of Sediment Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsrc.2017.04.003.

  2. Avcioglu*, B., C. Anderson, L. Kalin (2017), "Evaluating the slope-area method to accurately identify channel heads in the State of Alabama", Journal of American Water Resources Association, 53(3): 562-575.

  3. Wang*, R., L. Kalin (2017), "Combined and synergistic effects of climate change and urbanization on water quality in the Wolf Bay watershed, Southern Alabama", Journal of Environmental Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jes.2016.11.021,

  4. Sharifi*, A., H. Yen, K. Boomer, L. Kalin, X. Li, D. Weller (2016), "Using multiple watershed models to assess the water quality impacts of alternate land development scenarios for a small community", Catena. 150:87-99.

  5. Kalin, L., M. Hantush (2016), "Special Issue on Advances in Wetland Hydrology and Water Quality Processes Modeling", Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001483.

  6. Lockaby, B.G., N. Noori*, W. Morse, W. Zipperer, L. Kalin, R. Sawant*, M. Ricker (2016), "Climatic, Ecological, and Socioeconomic Factors Associated with West Nile Virus Incidence in Atlanta, GA", Journal of Vector Ecology, 41(2):232-243.

  7. Sharifi*, A., M. Hantush, L. Kalin (2016), "Modeling Nitrogen and Carbon dynamics in wetland soils and water using a mechanistic wetland model", Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001441.

  8. Noori*, N., L. Kalin, S. Sen*, P. Srivastava, C. Lebleu (2016), "Identifying Areas Sensitive to Land Use/ Land Cover Change for Downstream Flooding in a Coastal Alabama Watershed", Regional Environmental Change. DOI:10.1007/s10113-016-0931-5. [PDF]

  9. Chang, S.W., K. Nemec*, L. Kalin, and T.P. Clement (2016), "Impacts of Climate Change and Urbanization on Groundwater Resources in a Barrier Island", Journal of Environmental Engineering. http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0001123. [PDF]

  10. Noori*, N., L. Kalin (2015), "Coupling SWAT and ANN Models for Enhanced Daily Streamflow Prediction", Journal of Hydrology. 533:141-151. [PDF]

  11. Rezaeianzadeh*, M., L. Kalin, C. Anderson (2015), "Wetland Water Level Prediction using ANN in Conjunction with Baseflow Recession Analysis", Journal of Hydrologic Engineering,  DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001276. [PDF]

  12. Yen, H., A. Sharifi*, L. Kalin, J. Arnold (2015), "Assessment of Model Predictions and Parameter Transferability by Alternative Land Use Data on Watershed Modeling", Journal of Hydrology, 527:458-470. [PDF]

  13. Noori*, N., B.G. Lockaby, L. Kalin (2015), "Larval Development of Culex Quinquefasciatus in Water with Low to Moderate Pollution Levels", Journal of Vector Ecology. (accepted)

  14. Kara, F., L. Kalin, E. Loewenstein (2015), "Short Term Hydrological Responses to Silvicultural Treatments within a Stream Buffer Zone: A Case Study", Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry, 39:764-774. [PDF]

  15. Singh*, H., L. Kalin, A. Morrison*, P. Srivastava, B.G. Lockaby, S. Pan (2015), "Post-Validation of SWAT Model in a Coastal Watershed for Predicting Land Use/Cover change Impacts", Hydrology Research, DOI: 10.2166/nh.2015.222. 46(6):837-853.

  16. Sharifi*, A., L. Kalin, M.M. Hantush, A.T. O'Geen, R.A. Dahlgren, J.J. Maynard (2015), "Capturing Spatial Variability of Concentrations and Reaction Rates in Wetland Water and Soil through Model Compartmentalization", Journal of Hydrologic Engineering. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001196. [PDF]

  17. Sharma, S., P. Srivastava, X. Fang, L. Kalin (2014), "Long-Range Hydrologic Forecasting in El Nino Southern Oscillation-Affected Coastal Watersheds: Comparison of Climate Model and Weather Generator Approach", Journal of Hydrologic Engineering. [PDF]

  18. Sefick, S., L. Kalin, E. Kosnicki, M.S. Jarrell, B.P. Schneid, C.J. Anderson, M.H. Paller, J.W. Feminella (2014), "Flow-resistance equations for low-gradient, sand-bed streams of the Southeastern Plains". Journal of American Water Resources Association, DOI: 10.1111/jawr.12278. [PDF]

  19. Sharma, S., P. Srivastava, X. Fang, L. Kalin (2015), "Performance Comparison of Adoptive Neuro Fuzzy Inference System (ANFIS) with Loading Simulation Program C+++ (LSPC) Model for Streamflow Simulation in El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) Affected Watershed", Expert Systems With Applications, 42(4): 2213-2223. [PDF]

  20. Sharma, S., P. Srivastava, L. Kalin, X. Fang, Emile Alias (2014), "Predicting Total Organic Carbon Load with El Nino Southern Oscillation Phase Using Hybrid and Fuzzy Logic Approaches", Transactions of the ASABE, 57(4):1071-1085. [PDF]

  21. Sharma, S., P. Srivastava, X. Fang, L. Kalin (2014), "Hydrologic Simulation Approach for El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO)-Affected Watershed with Limited Rain Gauge Stations", Hydrological Sciences Journal, DOI: 10.1080/02626667.2014.952640. [PDF]

  22. Wang*, R., L. Kalin, W. Kuang, H. Tian (2013), "Individual and Combined Effects of Land Use/Cover and Climate Change on Wolf Bay Watershed Streamflow in Southern Alabama", Hydrological Processes, DOI: 10.10102/hyp.10057. [PDF]

  23. Niraula*, R., L. Kalin, P. Srivastava, C. Anderson (2013), "Identifying Critical Source Areas of Nonpoint Source Pollution with SWAT and GWLF", Ecological Modeling, 268:123-133. [PDF]

  24. Kara, F., L. Kalin, E. Loewenstein (2013), "Sediment Dynamics Following Active Management of a Stream Buffer Zone: A Case Study", Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, 69(2):87-94.

  25. Barksdale, F., C. Anderson, L. Kalin (2014), "The Influence of Watershed Runoff on the Hydrology, Forest Floor Litter and Soil Carbon of Headwater Wetlands", Ecohydrology, 7(2):803-814. [PDF]

  26. Rezaeianzadeh*, M., H. Tabari, A Yazdi, S. Isik, L. Kalin (2013). "Flood Flow Forecasting Using ANN, ANFIS and Regression Models". Neural Computing and Applications , 25:25-37. [PDF]

  27. Sharifi*, A., L. Kalin, M.M. Hantush, S. Isik*, T. Jordan (2013), "Carbon Export and Dynamics from Flooded Wetlands: A Modeling Approach", Ecological Modeling, 263:196-210. [PDF]

  28. Kalin, L., M.M. Hantush, S. Isik*, A. Yucekaya*, T. Jordan (2013), "Nutrient Dynamics in Flooded Wetlands: II. Model Application", Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 18(12):1724-1738. [PDF]

  29. Hantush, M.M., L. Kalin, S. Isik*, A. Yucekaya* (2013), "Nutrient Dynamics in Flooded Wetlands: I. Model Development", Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 18(12):1709-1723. [PDF]

  30. Isik*, S., L. Kalin, J. Schoonover, P. Srivastava, B.G. Lockaby (2013), "Modeling Effects of Changing Land Use/Cover on Daily Streamflow: An Artificial Neural Network and Curve Number based Hybrid Approach", Journal of Hydrology, 485:103-112. [PDF]

  31. Sharma, S., S. Isik*, P. Srivastava, L. Kalin (2013), "Deriving Spatially-Distributed Precipitation Data Using the Artificial Neural Network and Multi-Linear Regression Models", Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 18(2):194-205. [PDF]

  32. Sharma, S., P. Srivastava, X. Fang, L. Kalin (2012), "Incorporating Climate Variability for Point Source Discharge Permitting in a Complex River System", Transactions of ASABE,55(6):2213-2228. [PDF]

  33. Sharda, V., P. Srivastava; L. Kalin, K. Ingram, M. Chelliah (2012), "Development of a Community Water Deficit Index (CWDI) - A Drought Forecasting Tool for Small- to Mid-Size Communities of the Southeastern United States", Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000733. [PDF]

  34. Sharifi*, A., L. Kalin, M. Tajrishy (2012), "A system Dynamics Approach for Hydropower Generation Assessment in Developing Watersheds: A Case Study of Karkheh River Basin, Iran", Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784412312.098. [PDF]

  35. Kara, F., E.F. Loewenstein, and L. Kalin (2012), "Changes in Sediment and Water Yield Downstream on a Small Watershed", Ekoloji, 21(84):30-37. [PDF]

  36. Sen, S., P. Srivastava, P.A. Vadas, and L. Kalin (2012), "Watershed-level Comparison of Predictability and Sensitivity of Two Phosphorus Models". Journal of Environmental Quality, doi:10.2134/jeq2011.0242. [PDF]

  37. Niraula*, R., L. Kalin, R. Wang*, and P. Srivastava (2012), " Determining Nutrient and Sediment Critical Source Areas with SWAT Model: Effect of Lumped Calibration", Transactions of ASABE, 55(1):137-47. [PDF]

  38. Bhattarai*, N., M. Dougherty, L. Marzen, and L. Kalin (2012), "Validation of Evaporation Estimates from a Modified Surface Energy Balance Algorithm for Land Model in the Southeastern US", Remote Sensing Letters, 3(6): 511-519.

  39. Sharda, V., P. Srivastava, K. Ingram, and L. Kalin (2011), "Quantification of El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) Impact on Precipitation and Stream Flows for Improved Management of Water Resources in Alabama", Journal of Soil and Water Conservation , 67(3):158-172.

  40. Nagy, C., B.G. Lockaby, L. Kalin, and C. Anderson (2011), "Effects of Urbanization on Stream Hydrology and Water Quality: The Florida gulf Coast", Hydrological Processes. 26:2019-2030. [PDF]

  41. Ardiclioglu, M., O. Genc, L. Kalin, N. Agiralioglu (2011), "Investigation of flow Properties in Natural Streams by Entropy Concept", Water and Environment Journal. DOI: 10.1111/j.1747-6593.2011.00270.x. [PDF]

  42. Mondal, P., P. Srivastava, L. Kalin, S.N. Panda (2011), "Ecologically-Sustainable Surface Water Withdrawal for Cropland Irrigation through Incorporation of Climate Variability", Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, 66(4):221-232. [PDF]

  43. Nagy, C., B.G. Lockaby, B. Helms, L. Kalin, and D. Stoeckel (2011), "Relationships between Forest Conversion and Water Resources in a Humid Region: The Southeastern United States", Journal of Environmental Quality, 40(3):867-878. [PDF]

  44. Wang*, R., and L. Kalin (2011), "Modeling Effects of Land Use/Cover Changes under Limited Data", Eco-Hydrology, 4(2):265-276. [PDF]

  45. Singh*, H.V., L. Kalin, and P. Srivastava (2011), "Effect of Soil Data Resolution on Identification of Critical Source Areas of Sediment", Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 16(3):253-263. [PDF]

  46. Srivastava, P., A.K. Gupta, and L. Kalin (2010), An Ecologically-Sustainable Surface Water Withdrawal Framework for Cropland Irrigation - A Case Study in Alabama. Environmental Management, 46:302-313. [PDF]

  47. Kalin, L., S. Isik*, J.E. Schoonover, and B.G. Lockaby (2010), "Predicting Water Quality in Unmonitored Watersheds Using Artificial Neural Networks", Journal of Environmental Quality, 39(4):1429-1440. [PDF]

  48. Kalin, L., M.M. Hantush (2009), "An Auxiliary Method to Reduce Potential Adverse Impacts of Projected Land Developments: Subwatershed Prioritization", Environmental Management, 43(2), 311-325. [PDF]

  49. Isik*, S., E. Dogan, L. Kalin, M. Sasal, N. Agiralioglu (2008), "Effects of Anthropogenic Activities on the Lower Sakarya River", Catena, 75(2):172-181. [PDF]

  50. Hantush, M.M., L. Kalin (2008), "Stochastic residual-error analysis for estimating hydrologic model predictive uncertainty", Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 13(7):585-596. [PDF]

  51. Kalin, L., M.M. Hantush (2006), "Hydrologic modeling of an Eastern Pennsylvania watershed with NEXRAD and raingauge data", Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 11(6):555-569. [PDF]

  52. Kalin, L., M.M. Hantush (2006), "Comparative Assessment of two distributed watershed models with application to a small watershed", Hydrological Processes, 20(11):2285-2307. [PDF]

  53. Hantush, M.M., L. Kalin (2005), "Uncertainty and sensitivity analysis of runoff and sediment yield in a small agricultural watershed with kineros2", Hydrological Sciences Journal, 50(6): 1151-1172. [PDF]

  54. Kalin, L., R.S. Govindaraju, M.M. Hantush (2004), "Development and application of a methodology for sediment source identification: I. A modified unit sedimentograph approach", Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 9(3):184-193. [PDF]

  55. Kalin, L., R.S. Govindaraju and M.M. Hantush (2004), "Development and application of a methodology for sediment source identification: II. Optimization approach", Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 9(3):194-207. [PDF]

  56. Kalin, L., R.S. Govindaraju, M.M. Hantush (2003), "Effect of geomorphologic resolution on runoff hydrograph and sedimentograph", Journal of Hydrology, 276:89-111. [PDF]

  57. Kalin, L., R.S. Govindaraju, J.Y. Parlange (2000), "Steady state analysis of water movement in a semi-infinite unconfined aquifer under constant accretion", Transport in Porous Media, 40(2):165-169. [PDF]

 

Book Chapters

  1. Kalin, L., MM. Hantush, M. Rezaeianzadeh (2017), "Wetland Hydrology", In Handbook of Applied Hydrology, Second Edition, 2017 by McGraw-Hill Education, Edited by Vijay Singh.

  2. Hantush, M.M., Kalin, L (2014), "Modeling Nitrogen Fate and Transport at the Sediment-Water Interface", In Modeling and Simulation of Diffusive Processes, Eds. Basu, S.K. and Kumar, N., Chapter 8, page 161-185, Springer. 339 pg.

  3. Hantush, M.M., Kalin, L., Govindaraju (2011), "Groundwater / surface water interaction modeling", in ASCE/EWRI Groundwater Quantity and Quality Management, edited by M.M. Aral and S.W. Taylor, ASCE, Reston ,VA, 573 pp.

  4. Kalin, L., P. Srivastava (2009), "Soil and water conservation", in Handbook for Biosystems Engineering, Editor: A. Nag, McGraw Hill Professional. 544 pp.

  5. Srivastava, P., L. Kalin (2009), "Watershed-scale geographic information systems", in Handbook for Biosystems Engineering, Editor: A. Nag, McGraw Professional. 544 pp.

  6. Kalin, L., M.M. Hantush (2006), "Effect of Urbanization on Sustainability of Water Resources in the Pocono Creek Watershed", In: V.P. Singh and Y.J. Xu (ed.) Coastal Hydrology and Processes, Water Resources Publications, LLC, pg. 59-70.

 

Conference Proceedings

  1. Noori, N., L. Kalin, G. Lockaby (2014), "Predicting impacts of changing land use/cover on streamflow in ungauged watersheds", World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, Jun 1-5, Portland, OR.

  2. Isik, S., L. Kalin (2014), "Optimal Dynamic Water Allocation for Irrigation of Multiple Crops", World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, Jun 1-5, Portland, OR.

  3. Sharifi, A., L. Kalin, M. Hantush, J. Maynard, A. O'Green, R. Dahlgren (2014), "Identifying dominant biogeochemical processes regarding nitrogen cycle in active and passive zones of a restored wetland through WetQual model", World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, Jun 1-5, Portland, OR.

  4. Wang, R., L. Kalin (2014), "Responses of hydrological processes and water quality to land use/cover (LULC) and climate change in a coastal watershed", The Second International Conference on Sustainable Systems and the Environment (ISSE'14), Feb 12-13, Sharjah, UAE.

  5. Kalin, L., S. Isik (2014), "A Hybrid Method for Predicting Water Quality in Ungauged Watersheds", The 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Systems and the Environment, Feb 12-13, Sharjah, UAE.

  6. Kalin, L., S. Isik, M Hantush (2013), "Effect of Likelihood Measures on Sensitivity and Uncertainty of a Wetland Nutrient Cycling Model", 6th International Perspective on Water Resources & the Environment conference (IPWE 2013), January 7-9, 2013, Izmir, Turkey.

  7. Isik, S., L. Kalin, G. Lockaby, P. Srivastava (2013), "Streamflow Prediction in Ungauged Watersheds Using ANN and MLR models", 6th International Perspective on Water Resources & the Environment conference (IPWE 2013), January 7-9, 2013, Izmir, Turkey.

  8. Noori, N., L. Kalin, P. Srivastava, C. LeBleu (2012), "Effects of Initial Abstraction Ratio in SCS-CN Method on Modeling the Impacts of Urbanization on Peak Flows", ASCE World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, May 20-24, 2012, Albuquerque, NM.

  9. Kara, F., E.F. Loewenstein, L. Kalin (2012). "Sediment Yield along an Actively Managed Riparian Buffer", Proceedings of 16th Biennial Southern Silviculture Research Conference. February 14-17, 2011. Charleston, SC. Pg:165-168.

  10. Sharifi, A., L. Kalin (2010), "Effect of Land Use Uncertainty on Watershed modeling", ASCE World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, May 16-20, 2010, Providence, RI.

  11. Kalin, L., S. Isik (2010), "Prediction of Water Quality Parameters Using an Artificial Neural Networks Model", ASCE World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, May 16-20, 2010, Providence, RI.

  12. Ardiclioglu*, M., S. Ozdin, E. Gemici, and L. Kalin (2010), "Determination of Flow Properties in Shallow Flow River", Dryland Hydrology: Global Challenges, Local Solutions, Sep 1-4, 2010, Tuscon, AZ.

  13. Mondal, P., P. Srivastava, L. Kalin, and S.N. Panda (2009), "Ecologically-sustainable surface water withdrawal for cropland irrigation through incorporation of climate variability". The Thirteenth International Conference on Diffuse Pollution and Integrated Watershed Management, DIPCON 2009, International Water Association, October 2009, Seoul, South Korea.

  14. Singh, H.V., L. Kalin, Lockaby, B.G., (2009), "Studying the impact of land use/cover changes on the water quality of Weeks Bay, AL: model vs. regression", ASCE World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, May 17-21, 2009, Kansas City, MO.

  15. Hantush, M.M., L. Kalin, R.S. Govindaraju (2009), "Predictive uncertainty in hydrologic and water quality modeling: approaches, applications to environmental management, and future challenges", International Conference on Water, Environment, Energy and Society, 12-16 January 2009, New Delhi, India.

  16. Kalin, L., M.M. Hantush (2007), "Predictive uncertainty and parameter sensitivity of a sediment-flux model: nitrogen flux and sediment oxygen demand". World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, May 15-19, 2007, Tampa, FL.

  17. Kalin, L., M.M. Hantush (2003), "Assessment of Two Physically-Based Watershed Models Based on Their Performances of Simulating Water and Sediment Movement", 1st Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds (ICRW), Benson, AZ, October27-30, 2003, 316-322.

  18. Hantush, M.M., L. Kalin (2003), "Modeling Uncertainty of Runoff and Sediment Yield Using a Distributed Hydrologic Model", 1st Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds (ICRW), Benson, AZ, October 27-30, 2003, 325-331.

  19. Kalin, L., M.M. Hantush (2003), "Probabilistic modeling of sediment yield in a small agricultural watershed using Kineros-2", AWRA Specialty Conference: Agricultural Hydrology and Water Quality, Kansas City, MO, May 12-14, 2003. CD-ROM.

  20. Kalin, L., R.S. Govindaraju, and M.M. Hantush (2002). "Identification of Sediment Source Areas within a Watershed." Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and Ocean Engineering-HYDRO 2002, Dec. 16-17, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, 145-150.

  21. Kalin, L., R.S. Govindaraju (2001), "Influence of GIS resolution on response in the stream", World Water and Environmental Resources Congress 2001. Don Phelps, Gerald Sehlke - Editors, May 20-24, 2001, Orlando, Florida, USA.

 

THESIS ADVISOR & POSTGRADUATE SCHOLAR SPONSOR:

  Current:

Name Degree Sought Expected Graduation Date
Junhao He PhD2020
Rajesh SawantPhD 2019
Recep Kanber MS 2018
Rasika RameshPhD 2017

  Past:

Name Degree Years
Harsh Vardhan SinghMS2008-2010
Rewati NiraulaMS2008-2010
N. Bhattarai (50%)MS2008-2010
Andrew MorrisonMS2008-2010
Rouyu WangMS2008-2010
Katherine Petty (50%) MS (civil eng.)2009-2011
Amir Sharifi PhD2009-2013
Dr. Mehmet Ardiclioglu Visiting Sci. 2010
Dr. Sumit Sen (50%)Post-Doc2009-2011
Dr. Mehmet Ozcan Visiting Sci.2012
Dr. Sabahattin IsikPost-Doc2009-2013
Dr. Meral BuyukyildizVisiting Sci.2013
Dr. Onur Genc Visiting Sci. 2014-2015
Navideh Noori PhD 2011-2015
Ilkim Cavus MS 2014-2015
Guleser Sufraci MS 2013-2015
Burak Avci (50%) MS 2013-2015
Enis Baltaci MS 2013-2016
Furkan Dosdogru MS 2014-2016
Seval Celik MS 2014-2016
Mehdi Rezaeianzadeh PhD 2013-2017

    

 

 

AWARDS & HONORS:

  • EWRI Fellow, 2017-

  • EWRI 2015 Outstanding Achievement Award

  • Outstanding Paper Award: Water and Environment Journal (2013): Ardiclioglu, M., O. Genc, L. Kalin, N. Agiralioglu (2012), "Investigation of flow Properties in Natural Streams by Entropy Concept", Water and Environment Journal. 26(2): 147-154.

  • Scientific and Technological Achievement Award, US EPA 2012 (awarded in 2013).

  • Scientific and Technological Achievement Award, US EPA 2009 (awarded in 2010).

  • Journal of Hydrologic engineering 2011 Best Reviewer Award

  • Journal of Hydrologic engineering 2010 Best Reviewer Award

  • Listed in the Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering and Who's Who in the World

  • Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education Fellowship, 2002-2005

  • Delleur Award, Purdue University, 2001

  • Turkish Government Graduate Study Fellowship, 1997- 1998

 

AWARDS & HONORS by my Students:

  • Rasika Ramesh, 2017: Ducks Unlimited Fellowship, Auburn University
  • Mehdi Rezaeianzadeh, 2016: SFWS Outstanding PhD student award, Auburn University
  • Rasika Ramesh, 2015: Dukes Graduate Student Award, SFWS, Auburn University
  • Mehdi Rezaeianzadeh, 2015: Goggans Graduate Student Award, SFWS, Auburn University
  • Navideh Noori, 2014: Scholarship given by the National Association of University Forest Resource Programs to cover the registration fee for the 2014 IUFRO World Congress
  • Rasika Ramesh, 2013: In a campus wide competition Rasika has been awarded a free 2-yr membership in the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and subscription to the journal of Science
  • Navideh Noori, 2013: In a campus wide competition Navideh has been awarded a free 2-yr membership in the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and subscription to the journal of Science
  • Navideh Noori, 2013: Most Outstanding International Student, SFWS, Auburn University
  • Navideh Noori, 2013: Merriwether Award, SFWS, Auburn University
  • Navideh Noori, 2013: Dukes Graduate Student Award, SFWS, Auburn University
  • Amir Sharifi, 2012: Most Outstanding International Student, SFWS, Auburn University
  • Amir Sharifi, 2012: Dukes Graduate Student Award in Biological Sciences, SFWS, Auburn University
  • Andrew Morrison, 2010: Alabama Water Resources Conference Oral Presentation Award, 2nd place
  • Andrew Morrison, 2009: Alabama Water Resources Conference Poster Presentation Award, 3rd place

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS & SYNERGISTIC ACTIVITIES:

  • Associate Editor, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering (2016- )

  • Co-Guest Editor for the special issue "Advances in Wetland Hydrology and Water Quality Processes Modeling" in Journal of Hydrologic Engineering (2014-2016)

  • Associate Editor, Journal of Water Quality, Exposure and Health (WQEH), 2011-present

  • Associate Editor, Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA), 2012-2015

  • Conference co-chair of IPWE-2013 International Conference organized by ASCE-EWRI in Izmir, Turkey, Jan 7-9, 2013.

  • Member of American Geophysical Union (AGU), International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

  • Chair, ASCE Wetlands Hydrology Technical Committee, 2010-2013

  • Auburn University representative for Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science (CUAHSI)

  • Science Advisory Board Member of Mobile Bay National Estuary Program (MBNEP), 2008-present

  • Fundamentals of Engineering (FE/EIT) Certificate, State of Michigan.

  • Auburn University Water Resources Center - Board Member

  • Regular reviewer of Environ. Monitoring & Assessment, J. of Hydrologic Eng., J. of Hydrology, Water Resources Research, Trans. of ASABE, Chemical Eng. J., J. of Environ. Management, Hydrological Processes, Environ. Management, Ecological Eng., Advances in Water Resources, J. of Environ. Biology, HKIE Transact, Ecological Modeling, J. of American Water Resources Assoc, Africa J. of Ag Research, Ecohydrology, Science of Total Environ., Urban Ecosystems.

  • Reviewed proposals for U.S. Civilian Research & Development Foundation -U.S. Central Asian Research Travel Grant Competition, Mississippi/Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, USDA McIntire Stennis (Puerto Rico), Louisiana Board of Regents, McIntire Stennis, Louisiana Sea Grant Consortium, AAES Hatch Program