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Machine Learning-based Seasonal Runoff Forecasting (Ongoing)
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Regional and Global Dimensions of Water Resources in the Eastern Nile Basin (Ongoing)
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Flood Characterization and Regionalization in the Canadian Prairies (Ongoing)
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Resilience and Sustainability of Canada’s Food System Under Global Change (Ongoing)
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Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus Assessment in the Canadian Prairies (Ongoing)
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Adaptable Total Water Analysis and Management - ATWAM (Completed)
This project will deal with the challenges of setting the spatial boundaries of water resources management, and the non-existence of self-contained countries and basins when it comes to water. As t ... More

NSERC Canadian FloodNet: Modeling-based integrated assessment of flood impacts on water resources systems (Completed)
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NSERC Canadian FloodNet: Flood risk analysis and its utility for management decisions (Completed)
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Characterizing the Effects of Climate Change on Water Resources in Saskatchewan River Basin (Completed)
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Modeling hydrological processes using hybrid modeling approach (Completed)
The hybrid modeling approach is defined here as a modeling system that includes or integrates multiple (at least two) models of different types (e.g., the mechanistic SDW model with ANN model; ... More

The impact of climate change and nonstationarity on the hydrological design standards (Completed)
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Modeling of Hydrological Processes Using Pattern Recognition and Soft-Computing Techniques (Completed)
Most of the hydrological processes vary both spatially and temporally and embedded with nonlinearity in spatial and temporal scales. The mechanistic models used to model such processes would requir ... More

Risk-based Assessment of the Sustainability of Reclamation Strategy (Completed)
To establish the maximum annual moisture deficit for different ecosites, the factors affecting the timing and magnitude of water balance components, particularly evapotranspiration, must be determi ... More

Multi-Criterion Decision Analysis (MCDA) & Value of Data and Models in Hydrology (Completed)
This project aims at employing the MCDA technique in a novel way to address the efficiency of watershed instrumentation programs and the efficacy of watershed modeling. The approach has been applie ... More

Performance Assessment and Hydrologic Modeling of reconstructed watersheds and reclamation strategies (Completed)
This research project aims at developing a framework to help understand the dynamics of the hydrologic processes that are dominant on the reconstructed watersheds as a result of different reclamati ... More

My Research Team

  • Dr. Duc Hai Nguyen (Postdoctoral Fellow)
  • Mr. Behdad Saed (Ph.D. student)
  • Mr. Mohanad Zaghloul (Ph.D. student)
  • Mr. Ahmed Abdelkader (Ph.D. student, completed, now Assistant Professor, Cairo University, Egypt)
  • Ms. Lina Wu (Ph.D. student, graduated, now Postdoctoral Fellow at the GIWS, University of Saskatchewan)
  • Mr. Mohammad Ghoreishi (Ph.D. student, co-supervised with Dr. Saman Razavi, graduated, now Postdoctoral Fellow at the GIWS, University of Saskatchewan)
  • Mr. Ershad Ostadzadeh (M.Sc. student, graduated, currently, a water engineer, GHD, Calgary, Canada)
  • Mr. Mohamed I. Ahmed (Ph.D. student, graduated, now Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Calgary)
  • Mr. Yusuf Karakus (M.Eng. student, graduated)
  • Dr. Bharath Raja (Postdoctoral Fellow, completed, now Technical Lead, Impact forecasting, Aon Specialist Services Pvt. Ltd.)
  • Mr. Md. Kamrul Hossain (M.Sc. student, graduated, currently hydrologic engineer with Saskatchewan Water Security Agency)
  • Mr. Anchit Lakhanpal (Ph.D. student, discontinued)
  • Ms. Elmira Hassanzadeh (Ph.D. student, graduated, now Assistant Professor, Montreal Polytechnique, Canada)
  • Ms. Hamideh Safa (M.Sc. student, graduated, currently a Ph.D. student at the University of Nevada, Reno, USA)
  • Mr. Jordan Gonda (M.Sc. student, graduated, now Asset Management Consultant, Toronto, Canada)
  • Mr. Md. Shahabul Alam (M.Sc. student, graduated, now a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium, University of Victoria, BC, Canada)
  • Dr. Saman Razavi (Postdoctoral Fellow, completed, now Associate Professor at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada)
  • Mr. Cristian Chadwick (Visiting Researcher, completed, now Assistant Professor at the University of Chile)
  • Ms. Tultul Saha (Ph.D. student, discontinued, now an engineer with SaskPower)
  • Dr. Alireza Nazemi (Postdoctoral Fellow, completed, now Associate Professor at Concordia University, Canada)
  • Mr. Santosh Pingale (Completed, Visiting Researcher, now Scientist, National Institute of Hydrology, India)
  • Mr. Nader Keshta Ph.D., graduated (now, Assistant Professor, Mansoura University, Egypt)
  • Dr. Mingbin Huang (Postdoctoral Fellow, completed, now Professor Northwester A&F University, China)
  • Ms. Suhad Al Bakri, M.Sc. (Research Engineer, completed)
  • Ms. Zohreh Izadifar M.Sc. student, graduated (now Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University, USA)
  • Dr. Ibrahim El-Baroudy (Postdoctoral fellow, completed, now Hydrogeologist with Pinter & Associates, Saskatoon, Canada)
  • Dr. Sanaga Srinivasulu (Postdoctoral Fellow, completed, now Professor of Civil Engineering, JNTU College of Engineering, Hyderabad, India)
  • Mr. Lakshmi Bachu M.Sc., graduated (now Director of Water Resources Development with SNC-LAVALIN, Saskatoon, Canada)
  • Mr. Kamban Parasuraman (Ph.D., graduated. now Research Scientist with Corelogic, California)
  • Mr. Antarpreet Jutla (M.Sc. student, graduated (now an Associate Professor at the University of Florida, USA)
  • Ms. Hala Abayazid (Ph.D . student, now Researcher at the National Water Research Centre, Cairo, Egypt)
  • Mr. Bahaa Khalil (Ph.D . student, now Associate Professor at Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt)
  • Dr. Alex Gardner (Undergraduate Research student, now Research Scientist, Jet Propulsion Lab, California Institute of Technology, USA)
  • Mr. Damian Carmichael (Undergraduate Research student, now Senior Director, Geoscience & Material Testing, SNC-Lavalin, Saskatoon, Canada)


IIASA 50th Anniversary International Conference, Vienna, Austria, November 2022
Visiting Professor, Delft University of Technology, Delft, the Netherland, September - October, 2022
Visiting Professor, IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria, May - July, 2022
IAHR-Granada, Spain, June 2022
EGU-Vienna, Austria, April 2022
69th ICID Conferene and 4th Irrigation Forum, Bali, Indonesia, September 2019
Socio-hydrology Summer Institute, Kunming, China, July 2019
FloodNet Annual Meeting, June 2019
EGU-Vienna, April 2019
68th ICID Conference, Saskatoon, Canada, August 2018
FloodNet Annual Meeting - 2018
CSCE - Fredericton, NB-2018
EGU-Vienna, Austria-April 2018
AGU - New Orleans, USA-December 2017
Visiting Professor, University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands, July 2017
Visiting Professor, University of Turin Polytechnic, Turin, Italy, May 2017
EGU-Vienna, Austria-April 2017
AGU - San Francisco, USA-December 2016
Visiting Professor, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, March, 2016 -
Visiting Professor, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy, November, 2015 - February, 2016
AGU - San Francisco, USA-December 2015
Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professor, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK, July - November, 2015
CSCE Hydrotechnical-Montreal, Canada 2015
EGU-Vienna, Austria 2015
Hydroinformatics- New York, USA, 2014
IAHS-Bologna, Italy 2014
EGU-Vienna, Austria 2014
Decision Theater-Arizona State University-2014
2013 Joint Scientific Congress of the CMOS, CGU and CWRA
EGU-Vienna, Austria 2013
Hydroinformatics- Hamburg, Germany 2012
EGU-Vienna, Austria, 2012
Research visit to India-2011
EGU-Vienna, Austria, 2010
IAHR-Vancouver, Canada 2009
EGU-Vienna, Austria, 2009
Hydroinformatics - Concepcion, Chile 2009
Sabbatical year-UNESCO IHE, Delft, Holland 2008 - 2009
World Water Congress - Montpellier, France 2008
EGU-Vienna, Austria, 2008
CSCE Hydrotechnical-Winnipeg, Canada 2007
IAHR-Venice, Italy 2007
Hydroinformatics - Niagara Falls 2007
EGU-Vienna, Austria 2007
Hydroinformatics-Nice, France 2006