Ibrahim Mohammed



Ibrahim Nourein Mohammed

Postdoctoral Associate

Vermont EPSCoR

UVM, is a public research university and, after 1862, the U.S. state of Vermont's land-grant university.


Telephone : +1 (802) 656 7351

Email : Ibrahim.Mohammed<at symbol>uvm.edu


Mail :

University of Vermont

23 Mansfield Ave

Room 208A

Burlington, VT 05401-3323

Office : 23 Mansfield Ave, Room 208A





Contribution Statement

I consider myself a living, breathing, intelligent problem solver.  I enjoy working with teaching as well as research because that satisfy my urge to explore physical sciences. I would like to translate the knowledge I gain through research to tangible benefits.


Research Interests

Working in physical and statistical hydrological modeling and their relations with climate and land cover is of high interest to me.  I am interested also in integrating and synthesizing water related sciences and engineering research activities to meet the growing demands for integrated expertise on water planning. Studying human and natural systems interactions with their associated impacts on water production and the biodiversity of freshwater ecosystems meet my professional goals.





Utah State University, civil and environmental engineering, Ph.D., Relationships between runoff, land cover and climate in the semi-arid inter-mountain region of the western U.S.A, January 2012, http://gradworks.umi.com/34/95/3495249.html, adviser: David Tarboton
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Utah State University, civil and environmental engineering (hydrological science) M.S., Modeling the Great Salt Lake, May 2006, http://gradworks.umi.com/14/40/1440487.html, adviser: David Tarboton. [1.3 MB]

University of Khartoum, civil engineering B. S. (Honors), project: Rainwater drainage system in Omdurman, July 2000, adviser: Babiker Barsi.



Mohammed, I. N., Bomblies, A., and B. C. Wemple, 2015, The use of CMIP5 data to simulate climate change impacts on flow regime within the Lake Champlain Basin, J. Hydrol. Reg. St., 3, 160-186, doi:10.1016/j.ejrh.2015.01.002. [PDF 7.1 MB]

Mohammed, I. N. and D. G. Tarboton, 2014, Simulated watershed responses to land cover changes using the Regional Hydro-Ecological Simulation System, Hydrol. Process. , 28, 4511-4528, doi:10.1002/hyp.9963. [PDF 9.5 MB]

Mohammed, I. N. and D. G. Tarboton, 2012, An examination of the sensitivity of the Great Salt Lake to changes in inputs, Water Resour. Res., 48, W11511, doi:10.1029/2012WR011908.[PDF 1.14 MB]

Mohammed, I. N. and D. G. Tarboton, 2011, On the Interaction between bathymetry and climate in the system dynamics and preferred levels of the Great Salt Lake, Water Resour. Res., 47, W02525, doi:10.1029/2010WR009561.[PDF 666 KB]

Mohammed, I. N. and D. G. Tarboton, 2008, Watershed management and water production study for state of Utah, a report for the Utah Governor's public lands office. Civil and environmental engineering department, Logan, UT, p.163, [PDF Link].   


Conference Presentations

Mohammed, I. N., Y. Tsai, S. Turnbull, A. Bomblies, and A. Zia, 2014, Coupled dynamics to assess human impact on watershed hydrology, paper presented in AGU 2014 Fall Meeting, Abstract H41D-0849, 15th -19th December, San Francisco, CA. [PDF 3.87 MB]

Tsai, Y, I. N. Mohammed, S. Turnbull, A. Zia, and A. Bomblies, 2014, Interactions of landowners' land use decisions with flood and water quality, paper presented in AGU 2014 Fall Meeting, Abstract H41D-0850, 15th -19th December, San Francisco, CA. [PDF 4.1 MB]

Hamed, A. A., I. N. Mohammed, G. Bucini, Y. Tsai, P. Isles, S. Turnbull, A. Zia, and M. Rynge, 2014, Modeling the impacts of climate change on water quality in Lake Champlain: Design of an integrated assessment model using Pegasus scientific workflow, paper presented in 2014 Vermont Monitoring Cooperative and Mt. Mansfield science and stewardship conference, Abstract, 11th December, Burlington, VT. [PDF 3.3 MB]

Tsai, Y., I. N. Mohammed, and A. Zia, 2014, Impacts of landowners' land-use decisions on flood and water quality: An integration of land-use agent-based model and RHESSys, paper presented in 2014 ASCE World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, Latest Technologies and Advancements in 1D/2D/3D Coupled Modeling sessionAbstract 67, 1st-5th June, Portland, Oregon. [PDF 1.5 MB]

Mohammed, I. N., B. C. Wemple, and A. Bomblies, 2013, Streamflow regime sensitivity to climate change impacts within Lake Champlain Basin, paper presented in AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, Abstract H31B-1162, 9th -13th December, San Francisco, CA. [PDF 3.2 MB]

Mohammed, I. N., D. G. Tarboton, R. Cohen, and U. Lall, 2010, An examination of the sensitivity of runoff in the northeastern US to 20th century development, paper presented in AGU 2010 fall meeting, Abstract H43C-1263, 13th-17th December, San Francisco, CA. [PDF 4.5 MB]

Nicoletti, C. K., C. A. Lopez-morales, J. H. Hoover, B. G. Voigt, C. J. Vorosmarty, and I. N. Mohammed, 2010, Regional and State Level Water Scarcity Report: Northeast United States, paper presented in 2010 AGU Fall Meeting, Abstract H43C-1264, 13th-17th December, San Francisco, CA.

Mohammed, I. N. and D. G. Tarboton, 2008, An approach to modeling the water balance sensitivity to landscape vegetation changes, paper presented in AGU 2008 Fall meeting, EOS Trans. AGU 89(53), Abstract GC43C-0748, 15th - 19th December, San Francisco, CA. [PDF 1.7 MB]

Mohammed, I. N., and D. G. Tarboton, 2007, How watershed management and land-use affect water production in Utah? paper presented in 2007 spring runoff conference: Water Science and Water Management in a Water-Short West, Abstract 3, April 5th - 6th, Logan, UT.  [PDF 5.0 MB]

Mohammed, I. N. and D. G. Tarboton, 2006, The Great Salt Lake salinity, how it affects evaporation? paper presented in 2006 spring runoff conference:The Great Salt Lake Basin: Science, Ecology, Management, Policy, Abstract 24, 27th - 28th March, Logan, Utah. [4.5 MB]

Mohammed, I. N. and D. G. Tarboton, 2005, Connecting the dynamics of the Great Salt Lake volumes to the volume-area relationship, paper presented in GSA 2005 annual meeting and exposition, Abstract 174-5, 16th - 19th October, Salt Lake City, Utah, p.393.  [PDF 1.7 MB]

Mohammed, I. N. and D. G. Tarboton, 2005, Modeling the dynamics of the Great Salt Lake as an integrator of regional hydrologic and climate processes?, paper presented in 2005 AGU Fall meeting, EOS Trans. AGU 86(52), Abstract H41C-0422, 5th - 9th December, San Francisco, CA. [PDF 1.4 MB]

Tarboton, D. G., I. N. Mohammed and U. Lall, 2005, What makes the Great Salt Lake level go up and down?, 2005 GSA annual meeting and exposition, Abstract 64-7, 16th - 19th October, Salt Lake City, UT, p. 162. [PDF 3.7 MB


Student Projects

The Research on Adaptation to Climate Change (RACC) under EPSCoR Vermont sponsors the Undergraduate Internship Program that offers students the opportunity to participate in current research conducted by RACC researchers (http://epscor.w3.uvm.edu/2/node/111).

Research Project Descriptions:

2015.  Algal Blooms and Lake Champlain Hydrology.

2013.  Modeling Watershed Management Practices and Nutrient Loading to Lake Champlain.

Projects Mentored:

Emily Wiggans. 2013. On the Phosphorus Loading Estimation to Lake Champlain. University of Vermont. Environmental Sciences. (Emily.wiggans <at symbol> uvm.edu) [PDF 16 MB]



National Society of Black Engineers 2007

Golden Key International Honor Society 2007

National Geographic Science 2006

Geological Society of America 2004
American Geophysical Union
American Geophysical Union 2004

Sudanese Engineering Council 2001


Awards & Honors

Hydrologic Synthesis Institute Fellowship, the CUNY Environmental Cross-Roads Initiative and the Northeast Consortium for Advancement of Hydrologic Science (CUAHSI), New York, NY 2010

Utah Water Research Laboratory (UWRL) Fellowship, Utah State University, Logan, UT 2004-2012

Ivanhoe Fellowship, The Ivanhoe Foundation, Ojai, CA 2004

Sir Edgar Horne prize for the best academic record, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan 2000







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