FIDS Water Resources Symposium

May 12, 2014 marked the 25th anniversary for FIDS research lab and in celebration, a scientific symposium on water resources was held. The symposium was a great opportunity to bring together the FIDS family, exchange stories, share experiences in the water resources industry and catch up with old friends.

Held jointly at:

Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre < website >
Western University < website >

London, Ontario, Canada
May 11 - 12, 2014


FIDS Water Resources Symposium Final Program


Sunday, May 11, 2014

Prof. D. Savic, Hydroinformatics in urban environment

Dr. M. Bender, The river bender

Prof. Sajjad Ahmad, Water management in the Colorado River Basin: challenges and opportunities

Dr. N. Ilich, Advanced topics in stochastic hydrology and modeling of reservoirs within optimization framework

Prof. A. Elshorbagy, System dynamics: from Cairo to Saskatoon

Dr. M. Aboelata, Dam breach consequence assessment

Prof. N. Nirupama, Defining risk and its role in disaster management

Dr. M. Basri, Groundwater modeling in mining: a case study

Monday, May 12, 2014

Prof. E. Davies, Water resources and integrated assessment modeling

Dr. Shohan Ahmad, Flood risk assessment, dual drainage modeling, and design of municipal infrastructures

Dr. P. Prodanovic, Coastal modeling and waterfront structure design on the shorelines of the Great Lakes

Ms. L. King, A systems approach to dam safety

Dr. T. Akter, Storm water management for industrial site development

Mrs. L. Bowering, Managing flood risk in an uncertain climate

Dr. V. Rajasekaram, System dynamics: adaptation from research to consulting


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