NIEMANN RESEARCH GROUP
Glacier Creek Watershed, Colorado (Sonja Wilkinson)

Jeffrey Niemann

Faoro Professor of Water Resources, P.E.

Education

  • Ph.D., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2001)
  • M.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1997)
  • B.S. with High Distinction, Civil Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder (1993)

Honors

  • Borland Chair of Hydrology, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering (2019)
  • Faculty Award for Outstanding Performance, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering (2019)
  • Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering (2016)
  • Faculty Award for Excellence in Service, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering (2014)
  • President’s Volunteer Service Award, USAID Office of Volunteers for Prosperity (2011)
  • George T. Abell Award for Outstanding International Contributions, College of Engineering (2011)
  • Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering (2011)
  • Borland Chair of Hydrology, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering (2010)
  • Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering (2007)
  • Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), President of the United States (2002)

Contact

Katie Ascough

M.S. Student

Topic: Infiltration and runoff with variable rate irrigation systems

Avital Breverman

M.S. Student

Topic: Nonlinear behavior of mountain watersheds

Matt Bullock

M.S. Student (Co-Advised)

Topic: Multiscale soil moisture and strength field data collection

Brian Ebel

M.S. Student

Topic: Modeling of surge releases to promote salmon runs

Jeremy Giovando

Ph.D. Student

Topic: Impacts of wildfire on snowpack

Jeff Gonzales

Ph.D. Student

Topic: Modeling climate and land-use change impacts

Boran Kim

Ph.D. Student

Topic: Probabilistic downscaling of soil moisture

Nick Mohammed

M.S. Student

Topic: Modeling the yield of Hollis Reservoir in Trinidad, W.I.

Shukran Sahaar

Ph.D. Student

Topic: Optical/thermal remote sensing of soil moisture

Muhammad Ukasha

Ph.D. Student

Topic: Estimating groundwater depletion using GRACE

Liz Byron (M.S. 2021)

Ben Irvin (M.S. 2021)

B.J. Elkins (M.S. 2020)

Joe Bindner (M.S. 2020)

Matt Pauly (M.S. 2019)

Sujana Timilsina (M.S. 2019)

Doug Woolridge (M.S. 2019)

Kelsey Czyzyk (M.S. 2018)

Jordan Deshon (M.S. 2018)

Mike Follum (Ph.D. 2018)

Melissa James (M.S. 2018)

Youngjai Jung (Ph.D. 2018)

Diana Buzzard (M.S. 2017)

Nick Grieco (M.S. 2017)

Janelle Prange (M.S. 2017)

Garret Cowley (M.S. 2016)

Moatasem Maamon (M.S. 2015)

Nathan Alburn (M.S. 2014)

Jon Freed (M.S. 2014)

Sediqa Hassani (M.S. 2014)

Kayla Ranney (M.S. 2014)

Wendy Banzhof (M.S. 2013)

Devin Traff (M.S. 2013)

Kevin Werbylo (M.S. 2013)

Mike Coleman (Ph.D. 2012)

Greg Steed (M.S. 2012)

Fred Busch (M.S. 2011)

Jeremy Giovando (M.S. 2011)

Steve Middlekauff (M.S. 2011)

Shaina Sabatine (M.S. 2011)

Christina Goncalves (M.S. 2010)

Kichul Jung (M.S. 2010)

Jorge Gironas (Ph.D. 2009)

Amin Haghnegahdar (M.S. 2009)

Josh Melliger (M.S. 2009)

Valerie Mino (M.S. 2009)

Morgan Ruark (M.S. 2009)

Nik Hallberg (M.S. 2008)

Danielle Tripp (M.S. 2007)

Jon Cullor (M.S. 2006)

Xiangjiang Huang (Ph.D. 2006)

Alfonso Mejia (M.S. 2006)

Mark Perry (M.S. 2006)

Summer Jawson (M.S. 2005)