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IIHR Research Engineer Marian Muste.

IIHR Research Engineer Marian Muste.

“I received my M.S. in civil engineering from The Polytechnic Institute of Cluj-Napoca (Romania) in 1980. After working two years as a professional engineer, I joined The Polytechnic Institute of Cluj-Napoca as assistant and associate professor in the Department of Civil Engineering. I returned to school in 1991 to get an M.S. (1993) and a Ph.D (1995) from University of Iowa. Since 1995, I have been with IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering at the University of Iowa, first as a postdoctoral research scientist (1995–98) and now as a research engineer (1998–present).

“At IIHR, my main interest has focused on experimental hydraulics, sediment transport, hydroinformatics, and uncertainty analysis. A natural extension of my research activity began in 1997 when I started teaching activities. First, as coordinator of the College of Engineering’s Fluids Laboratory ( Second, as instructor for Experimental Methods in Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer (53:172/58:162), Measurements in Riverine Environments (053:103), and Information Systems for Resource Management (056:129) courses.

“Since 2005, I have been the instructor of the ‘International Perspectives in Water Science and Management’ study abroad short course (053:185/165:841). The course, pioneered by IIHR in 1997, takes American students abroad to expose them to the multifaceted study of water resources and their interactions with diverse social, economical, and political environments.”

Last modified on April 9th, 2013
Posted on March 8th, 2013