Pieter Hazenberg

Pieter Hazenberg

Sr. Research Scientist Bio EC 2184 Email 305-348-8218 CV Pieter Hazenberg’s career focusses around the theme of hydrology and hydrometeorology with over 20 publications on lateral surface and subsurface flow, and land-atmosphere processes. He enjoy working in and leading teams that focus on multi-disciplinary complex questions and need in-depth answers. His experience ranges from topics related to 1) precipitation and temperature variability, 2) groundwater river interactions, and 3) modeling hydrological…

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Passing of our colleague Dr. David Kadko

Passing of our colleague Dr. David Kadko

It is with profound sadness that I inform you of the passing of Dr. David Kadko, Research Professor and Associate Director of the Applied Research Center (ARC). He passed away on February 20, 2022. Dr. Kadko pursued his passion for research tracing the pathways and discovering the rates of various oceanic processes utilizing naturally occurring radioactivity.  He was involved in studies crossing over different disciplines of oceanography. A few of his colleagues shared…

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Kexin Jiao

Kexin Jiao

Dr. Jiao is an applied material scientist interested in functional polymeric material synthesis, characterization, and engineering. His research covered biocompatible hydrogel synthesis for high mechanical strength artificial tissue engineering, nanoporous polymeric probe fabrication for nanolithography, and three-dimensional (3D) micro-architecture designing for environmental applications.

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Masudur Siddiquee

Masudur Siddiquee

Postdoctoral Associate Bio EC1243 Email 305.348.4238 Dr. Masudur R. Siddiquee is a Postdoctoral Associate at the Applied Research Center (ARC) of Florida International University. He received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Florida International University in 2020. His M.Sc. and B.Sc. degrees are in Applied Physics, Electronics and Communication Engineering. His research interests include Machine learning, Deep learning, Cloud Computing, IoT, Sensors, and Cyber Security. Dr. Siddiquee…

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Artificial Intelligence for EM Problem Set (Soil and Groundwater)

Artificial Intelligence for EM Problem Set (Soil and Groundwater)

Sensor Data Analysis and Visualization from the Wells at the SRS F-Area using Machine Learning / Deep Learning The traditional method of groundwater monitoring for contaminant transport dynamics based on periodic collection and analysis of samples is not suitable for forecasting and proactive measurement to ensure regulatory compliance. Department of Energy – Office of Environmental Management (DOE-EM) has taken the initiative to develop a new paradigm for long term monitoring…

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Artificial Intelligence for EM Problem Set (D&D)

Artificial Intelligence for EM Problem Set (D&D)

Structural Health Monitoring of D&D Facility to Identify Cracks and Structural Defects for Surveillance and Maintenance Structural health monitoring is imperative to the ongoing surveillance and maintenance (S&M) across the DOE complex. As these facilities await decommissioning, there is a need to understand the structural health of these structures. Many of these facilities were built over 50 years ago and, in some cases, these facilities have gone beyond operational life…

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Artificial Intelligence for EM Problem Set (Soil and Groundwater)

Artificial Intelligence for EM Problem Set (Soil and Groundwater)

Machine Learning Modeling to Identify Temporal and Spatial Relationships between Inland and Shoreline Hexavalent Chromium [Cr(VI)] Concentrations in 100 Areas Hexavalent chromium (Cr(VI)) is one of the primary contaminants in the 100 Areas at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Hanford Site. Various cleanup efforts are ongoing to remediate this waste site since the late 1990s. To estimate the effects of these cleanup efforts and plan future cleanup actions, it…

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Hamid Bazgirkhoob

Hamid Bazgirkhoob

Postdoctoral Research Associate Bio EC 1240 Email 305.348.6732 Dr. Hamid Bazgirkhoob is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Applied Research Center (ARC) at Florida International University. His background accomplishments are in experimental hydraulics, hydrodynamic-water quality modeling, turbulence models, solid surface-fluid flow interaction, Particle Image Velocimetry, and computational fluid dynamics. Prior to joining ARC, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Mississippi State University. Currently, he is working to develop a…

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ASTM International Launches First Student Chapter at Florida International University

ASTM International Launches First Student Chapter at Florida International University

  Global standards leader ASTM International launched the organization’s first student chapter at Florida International University (FIU) during a virtual ceremony on Friday. The FIU chapter will include a scholarship program, project grants, awards, and research and publication opportunities. “We are thrilled to be launching this chapter at FIU,” said Kathie Morgan, ASTM International president. “Connecting with academia has always been a priority for ASTM, and now we are able to…

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