Awards and Honors (10)

  1. Early Career Faculty Award sponsored by The College of Engineering   ----    Mar  2020
  2. 2019 Engineering Excellence Award with a Gold Medal sponsored by American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Texas --- Apr  2019
  3. State Recognition sponsored by State Representative Tony Tinderholt --- Sep  2017
  4. Research Grant to Provide Climate Forecast-Aided Decision Support for the North Central Texas sponsored by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)Department of Commerce (DoC) --- Jul 2016
  5. Research Grant to Conduct Stormwater Monitoring for Village Creek with Trinity River Authority (TRA) sponsored by The City of Kennedale --- Jan 2015
  6. Research Grant to Perform Hydrologic and Hydraulic Analysis for the Upper Trinity River sponsored by Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) --- Sep 2014
  7. NSF Research Grant to Predict Urban Waters for Sustainable Cities sponsored by National Science Foundation (NSF) --- Aug 2014
  8. Eleanor & Mills Bennett Fellowship sponsored by Rice University --- May 2007
  9. BP Student Travel Award sponsored by American Institute of Hydrology (AIH) --- May 2006
  10. TWRI Scholarship sponsored by USGS through Texas Water Resources Institute --- Mar 2005


  1. A consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. (CUAHSI) --- 2013 to present
  2. Texas licensed Professional Engineer  (P.E.#109861)--- Dec 2011 to Present

Funded Proposals 

  1. Texas Medical Center  – Harris Gully Storm Water System Analysis ($50,000) (2010)
  2. Rice University – Rice University Floodplain Re-evaluation ($45,000) (2010)
  3. Clear Lake City Water Authority – Flood and Storm Surge Risk Analysis ($ 65,000) (2009-2010)
  4. INDRHI – H& H Study for the Dominican Republican Yuna River ($150,000) (2008-2010).
  5. City of Sugar Land – Real-time Flood Alert System for Oyster Creek  ($ 80,000) (2009)
  6. TxDOT - TxDOT Flood Alert System for SH 288 Brays Bayou Section ($200,000) (2007-2009).
  7. USGS - Enhancing a Distributed Hydrologic Model for Storm Water Analysis within a GIS Framework in an Urban Area ($5,000) (2005)

Reviewer for Technical Journal Papers

  1. Reviewer of Journal of Hydrologic Engineering (ASCE)
  2. Reviewer of the Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management (ASCE)
  3. Reviewer of the Journal of the American Water Resources Association (AWRA)

Scientific Societies 

  1. Member of SIGMA XI
  2. Member of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  3. Member of American Water Resources Association (AWRA)
  4. Member of American Geophysical Union (AGU)
  5. Member of Madison Who’s Who