International Scientific Panel
Associate Professor, University of Bologna, Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering
Dr. Elena Toth was born in Bologna (Italy), on September 21st, 1971. She earned a Degree in Environmental Engineering (summa cum laude) at the University of Bologna in 1996. In January 2000 she obtained her Ph.D. in Hydraulic Engineering at the Polytechnic of Milan.
Professor, Portland State University, Director of Remote Sensing and Water Resources lab
Dr. Hamid Moradkhani holds BS (UT, 1991), MS (IUST, 1994), and PhD (University of California, Irvine, 2005) degrees, all first rank in Civil and Environmental Engineering specializing in Hydrology, Hydraulics and Water Resources Management.
Distinguished Professor, Gerald & Lillian Orlob Endowed Chair Prof. of Water Resources Engineering, Director of Hydrologic Research Lab, Director of UCD J. Amorocho Hydraulics Lab, Professional Hydrologist & ASCE Fellow, University of California, Davis
Dr. M. Levent Kavvas holds a M.S. in Civil Engineering (Hydrology and Water Resources Program) from Colorado State University, where he attended as a Fulbright Scholar, and a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (Hydraulics and Systems) from Purdue University where he attended as a Fulbright Scholar and a Purdue University Victor O’Schaunessy Fellow.
National Weather Service North Central River Forecast Center (NCRFC)
Dr. Pedro Restrepo is a native of Colombia and earned his undergraduate degree from the National University of Colombia in Medellín in 1974. As a Fulbright scholar, he pursued graduate studies at MIT, where he earned his Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in hydrology and water resources systems, in 1979 and 1982, respectively.
Distinguished Professor and holder of the Caroline & William N. Lehrer Distinguished Chair in Water in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering and Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University
Dr. Vijay Singh received his Bachelor’s of Science in Engineering from U.P Agricultural University, India, in 1967, his Master’s in Engineering from the University of Guelph, Canada, 1970; and his Doctorate in Civil Engineering from Colorado State University in 1974 and Doctorate of Science from the University of the Witwatersrand in 1998.