Faculty/Staff Profile

Alfred J Kalyanapu, PhD

Assistant Professor

Highest Degree University: University of Utah
PO Box: 5015
(931) 372-3561

I am interested in understanding the complex interactions of water with urban areas including energy, climate, infrastructure and sustainability.

Research Topics:

  • Climate Impacts
  • Computational Hydraulics & Hydrology
  • Hydraulic/Hydrologic Modeling
  • Urban Water Management
  • Regional Scale Flood Modeling & Simulation
  • GIS Applications in Water Resources Engineering

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Educational Background:

Ph.D., Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Utah, USA, 2011

M.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Utah, USA, 2007

B.Tech., Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India, 2003

 

Selected Publications:

Kalyanapu, A. J., D.R. Judi, T.N. McPherson, and S.J. Burian. (2014). Annualized risk analysis approach to recommend appropriate level of flood control: Application to Swannanoa River Watershed, Journal of Flood Risk Management, DOI: 10.1111/jfr3.12108.

Kalyanapu, A., A.K.M.A Hossain, J. Kim, W. Yigzaw, F. Hossain and C.K. Shum. (2013). Investigating the downstream flood hazards on American River due to changes in Probable Maximum Flood due to effects of Artificial Reservoir Size and Land Use/Land Cover Patterns, Earth Interactions (AGU-AMS-AAG),17, 1–24. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2012EI000496.1.

Kalyanapu, A. J. (2013). “Confessions of a novice Class Room Technology (CRT) user - Through the eyes of a new faculty member”, 2013 ASEE South Eastern Section Conference, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN, March 10th – 12th, 2013. (available online here: Link)

Burian, S.J., Kalyanapu, A.J., Larsen, S.G., and Walsh, T. (2012). "Climate vulnerabilities and adaptation of urban water infrastructure systems." In: Climate Vulnerability (Pielke, R. Sr, Editor in Chief), Volume 5: Vulnerability of Water Resources to Climate, Hossain, F. (Editor), Elsevier, San Diego, CA Academic Press, 87-107p.

Kalyanapu, A. J., Judi, D. R., McPherson, T. N., and Burian, S. J. (2012) "Monte Carlo based flood modeling framework for estimating probability weighted flood risk." Journal of Flood Risk Management, DOI: 10.1111/j.1753-318X.2011.01123.x.

Kalyanapu, A. J., Shankar, S., Stephens, A., Judi, D. R., and Burian, S. (2011). "Assessment of GPU computational Enhancement to a 2D Flood Model." Environmental Modelling & Software, 26, 1009-1016.

Kalyanapu, A. J., Burian, S., and McPherson, T. (2009). "Effect of land use-based surface roughness on hydrologic model output." Journal of Spatial Hydrology, 9(2), 51-71.

Burian, S., Kalyanapu, A. J., Houdeshel, D., Judi, D., and Pomeroy, C. (2009). "Web-based virtual laboratory for water resources engineering education." American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference Proceedings, 14-17 June 2009, Austin, TX.

Judi, D., Kalyanapu, A. J., Gilliland, A., McPherson, T., and Burian, S. (2008). "Integration of SWMM into a dam break, hurricane, and extreme flood modeling and damage assessment framework." in Conceptual Modeling of Urban Water Systems, Monograph 17, CHI, Toronto, Canada, pp. 215-226.

Judi, D., Kalyanapu, A. J., Burian, S., Daniel, B., and McPherson, T. (2007). "Wide-area flood inundation and infrastructure risk assessment simulation framework." Proceedings of the 2nd IASTED International Conference on Water Resources Management, pp. 182-186, Anaheim, CA, USA.

Judi, D., Kalyanapu, A. J., Burian, S., and McPherson, T. "Effect of automated cross-section extraction on flood model results." Journal of Spatial Hydrology (under review).

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Kalyanapu, A. J., Judi, D. R., McPherson, T. N., and Burian, S. J. (2011). “Monte Carlo flood modeling framework for estimating probability weighted flood risk.” Journal of Flood Risk Management, DOI: 10.1111/j.1753-318X.2011.01123.x.

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