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Rolando Bravo

Associate Professor, Ph.D., P.H., P.E., D-WRE

Rolando Bravo

Office Phone: 618-453-7809
Email: rbravo@siu.edu
Building: Engineering, Room B22

Research Interests:

Storm Water Management, Flood Routing, Ground Water Flow Modeling, Flood Plain Analysis; Surface Water Quality Modeling, Water Distribution Systems

Classes:

  • ENGR 370- Fluid Mechanics
  • CE 471- Ground Water Hydrology
  • CE 472- Hydrological Systems and Design
  • CE 474- Hydraulic Engineering

Education:

  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering-University of Houston, Houston, TX, 1990
  • MS Civil Engineering- University of Houston, Houston, TX, 1988
  • Master, Hydraulic Engineering with Endorsement In Ground Water Recovery-IHE (Unesco) Deft, Holland, 1978
  • Civil Engineering Degree-Pontificia Universidaad Catolica del Peru, Lima, Peru, 1974

Professional Journals and Peer Review Proceedings:

  • Bravo, Rolando, Study of the Intensity Duration Frequency Curves using Local Point Data, XVII Latino-American Hydraulics Congress, Lima, Peru, Sep 27-Oct 2, 2016 (in Spanish).
  • Bravo, Rolando, Analysis and Identification of Multiple Critical Depths in Natural Channels, XVII Latino-American Hydraulics Congress, Lima, Peru, Sep 27-Oct 2, 2016 (in Spanish).
  • Bravo, Rolando, Roshan Adhikari, Analysis and Modeling of Non-Darcian Flow in Groundwater with Modflow CFP, International Conference on Hydro-meteorological Risks and Climate Change ICHRCC-2014, November 12-14, 2014, Universidad de las Americas, Puebla, Mexico.
  • Bravo, Rolando, Modeling Ground Water Flow Using Flux Boundary Conditions, IXV Peruvian Geologic Congress, September 27 – October 1, 2010, Cusco, Peru.
  • Bravo, Rolando, Antonius Laenen, American Institute of Hydrology (AIH) present and future, Severe Storm Prediction and Global Climate Impact on the Gulf Coast Conference (SSPEED), Rice University, Houston, Texas, October 29-31, 2008.
  • Bravo, Rolando, Introducing Excel as a tool for Hydraulic Engineering Calculation, International Conference of Water, Environment and Health Sciences: The Climate Change Challenges (ICWEHS), Universidad de las Americas, Puebla, at Cholula, Puebla, Mexico April 13-17, 2009.
  • Bravo, Rolando, Jean Castillo, Generation of Intensity Duration Frequency Curves (IDF) Using Local Precipitation Point Data, Conference of Water, Environment and Health Sciences: The Climate Change Challenges (ICWEHS), Universidad de las Americas, Puebla, at Cholula, Puebla, Mexico April 13-17, 2009.

Presentations and Papers

  • Bravo, Rolando, Dam Break Analysis of Dams in one and two dimensions and comparison of different parameters estimated using Hec-Ras, II Congress on Tailing Dams, Lima, Peru, Nov 31-Dec 1, 2017.
  • Bravo, Rolando, Matthew A. Coe, Hydrologic Uncertainty Pertaining to Freeboard Analysis- Unit Hydrograph Analysis, presented at 2nd International Conference on Hydro-meteorological Risks and Climate Change, November 11-13, 2015, Cholula, Puebla, Mexico.
  • Bravo, Rolando, Matthew Coe, Reservoir Freeboard Wind Effect Uncertainty, presented at the American Institute of Professional geologist and American Institute of Hydrology National Conference, Bloomingdale, Illinois September 10-13, 2011.
  • Bravo, Rolando, Matthew Coe, Hydrological Uncertainty Pertaining to Freeboard Analysis, Unit Hydrograph Analysis, presented at the American Institute of Professional geologist and American Institute of Hydrology National Conference, Bloomingdale, Illinois September 10-13, 2011.

Honors and Awards:

Vice-President for International Affairs, American Institute of Hydrology (AIH) (2003-2005),

Chair of the Board of Registration, American Institute of Hydrology (AIH) (2005-2008),

Executive Director, American Institute of Hydrology (AIH) (2008-2017)