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BOOK CHAPTERS
  1. Rhoads, B. L., García, M. H., Rodriguez, J., Bombardelli, F., Abad, J. D. and Daniels, M. (2008). “Methods for evaluating the geomorphological performance of naturalized rivers: examples from the Chicago metropolitan area”. In Uncertainty in River Restoration, edited by David Sears and Steve Darby, John Wiley & Sons, UK.
  2. Odgaard, A. J., Abad, J. D. (2008). “Chapter 8: River meandering and channel stability”. In ASCE Manual of Practice 110: Sedimentation Engineering,” M.H. Garcia (ed), Reston, VA, USA, pp. 439-459.
  3. Rhoads, B. L., Engel, F. L. and Abad, J. D. (2011). “Pool-Riffle Design Based on Geomorphological Principles for Naturalizing Straight Channels”, In Stream Restoration in Dynamic Fluvial Systems: Scientific Approaches, Analyses, and Tools, edited by Simons, A., Bennett, S. J., and Castro, J. M., Geophysical Monograph Series, Vol. 194, 544 pp
JOURNAL PAPERS - Published (*Undergraduate, **Graduate, ***Postdoc)
  1. Gutierrez, R. (**), Abad, J. D., Choi, M (*), Montoro, H. (2014) “On the morphodynamics of free meanders confluences at the Upper Amazon Basin”, Geomorphology, 220: 1-14.
  2. Gutierrez, R. (**), Abad, J. D., (2014) “On the analysis of the medium term planform dynamics of meandering rivers”, Water Resources Research, 50, doi:10.1002/2012WR013358.
  3. Motta, D. (**), Langendoen, E. J., Abad, J. D., Garcia, M. H. (2014) “Meander migration in horizontally and vertically heterogeneous floodplains: how and why bank mass failure process matter”, Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, AGU, 119, doi:10.1002/2013JF002952.
  4. El Kadi Abderrezzak, K., Abad, J. D., Langendoen, E. (2014) “Moveable-bed models”, Journal of Hydro-Environment Research, 8 (2): 75-76.
  5. Latrubesse, E., Wilkinson, J. Abad, J. D. (2014) “Large rivers and megafans”. Sedimentary Geology, 301: 91-92.
  6. Brantley, S. L., Yoxtheimer, D., Arjmand, S. (**), Grieve, P., Vidic, R., Abad, J. D., Simon, C. (**), Pollak, J. (2014) “Using publicly available data to assess water resource impacts during unconventional shale gas development: the Pennsylvania experience”, Journal of Coal Geology, 10.1016/j.coal.2013.12.017.
  7. Frias, C. (**), Abad, J. D. (2013). “Mean and turbulent flow structure during the amalgamation process in fluvial bed forms”, Water Resources Research, 49: 6548–6560, doi:10.1002/wrcr.20456.
  8. Abad, J. D., Frias, C. (**), Buscaglia, G., Garcia, M. (2013). “Modulation of the flow structure by progressive bedforms in the Kinoshita Meandering channel”, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 38: 1612–1622.
  9. Gutierrez, R. (**), Abad, J. D., Parsons, D. R., Best, J. L. (2013) “Discrimination of bedforms scales using robust spline and wavelet transforms: methods and application to Synthetic Signals and the Parana River, Argentina”, Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth-Surface, 118: 1400–1419, doi:10.1002/jgrf.20102.
  10. Vidic, R., Brantley, S. L., Vandenbossche, J. M., Yoxtheimer, D., Abad, J. D. (2013). “Impact of Shale Gas Development on Regional Water Quality”. Science, 340, 1235009, doi: 10.1126/science.1235009.
  11. Catano, Y., Abad, J. D., Garcia, M. H. (2013). “Experimental and numerical study of the flow structure around two partially buried objects on a deformed bed”. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 139 (3): 269-283.
  12. Abad, J. D., Montoro, H., Latrubesse, E. (2013). “TROPICAL RIVERS 2012: IGCP Annual Symposium, August 8 to August 12 of 2012”, EOS, AGU, 94 (3), pp. 32.
  13. Brantley, S.L., Wilderman, C., Abad, J.D. (2012), “Workshop Discusses Database for Marcellus Water Issues”, EOS, 93 (34), pp. 328.
  14. Motta, D. (**), Abad, J. D., Langendoen, E. J., Garcia, M. H. (2012). “The effects of floodplain soil heterogeneity on meander planform shape”, Water Resources Research, 48, W09518, 17 pp.
  15. Guneralp, I., Abad, J. D., Zolezzi, G., Hooke, J. (2012). “Advances and challenges in meandering channels research”, Geomorphology, 163-164: 1-9.
  16. Motta, D. (**), Abad, J. D., Langendoen, E. J. and Garcia, M. H. (2012). “A simplified 2D model for long-term meander migration with physically-based bank evolution”, Geomorphology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2011.06.036, 163-164: 10-25.
  17. Abad, J. D., Sequeiros, O. E., Spinewine, B., Pirmez, C., García, M. H. and Parker, G. (2011) "Secondary current of saline underflow in a highly meandering channel: experiments and theory". Journal of Sedimentary Research, 81 (11).
  18. Parker, G., Shimizu, Y., Wilkerson, G. V., Eke, E. C. Abad, J. D., Lauer, J. W., Paola, C., Dietrich, W. E. and Voller, V. R. (2011). “A new framework for modeling the migration of meandering rivers”. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 36: 70-86.
  19. Motta, D. (**), Abad, J. D. and Garcia, M. H. (2010). “A modeling framework for organic sediment resuspension and oxygen demand: the case of Bubbly creek in Chicago, Illinois”, Journal of Environmental Engineering, 136 (9): 952-964.
  20. Catano, Y., Abad, J. D. and Garcia, M. H. (2009). “Characterization of bedform morphology using wavelet analysis”. Ocean Engineering, 36: 617-632, doi:10.1016/j.oceaneng.2009.01.014.
  21. Abad, J. D., and M. H. Garcia (2009), “Experiments in a high-amplitude Kinoshita meandering channel: 1. Implications of bend orientation on mean and turbulent flow structure”, Water Resources Research, 45, W02401.
  22. Abad, J. D., and M. H. Garcia (2009), “Experiments in a high-amplitude Kinoshita meandering channel: 2. Implications of bend orientation on bed morphodynamics”, Water Resources. Research, 45, W02402.
  23. Abad, J. D., Rhoads, B. L., Guneralp, I., García, M. H. (2008) "Flow structure at different stages in a meander-bend with bendway weirs". Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 138 (8): 1052-1053.
  24. Abad, J. D., Buscaglia, G. and Garcia, M. H. (2008) "2D Stream Hydrodynamic, sediment transport and bed morphology model for engineering applications". Hydrological Processes, 22: 1443-1459.
  25. Muller, D., Abad, J. D., Garcia, C., Gatner, J. W. and Garcia, M. H. (2007) "Errors in Acoustic Doppler Velocity measurements caused by flow disturbance". Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 133 (12): 1411-1420.
  26. Abad J. D. and García, M. H. (2006). "RVR Meander: A toolbox for re-meandering of channelized streams". Computers & Geosciences, 32: 92-101.
  27. Abad, J. D. and García, M. H. (2006). Discussion of "Efficient algorithm for Computing Einstein Integrals by Junke Guo and Pierre Y. Julien" (Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Vol. 130, No. 12, pp. 1198-1201, 2004). Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, 132 (3): 332-334, 2006.
  28. Rodriguez, J. F., Bombardelli, F. A., García, M. H., Frothingham, K., Rhoads, B. L., Abad, J. D. (2004). "High-resolution numerical simulations of flow through a highly sinuous river reach". Water Resources Management, 18: 177-199, Kluwer Academic Publishers.
JOURNAL PAPERS - In review (*Undergraduate, **Graduate, ***Postdoc)
  1. Han, Y. (**), Arjmand, S. (**), Abad, J. D., Wilderman, C., Brantley, S. L., Fu, C., Simon, C. (**), Vidic, R. “Developing an approach for characterizing watersheds that are most vulnerable to the effects of accidental spills from unconventional drilling sites”. In review, Environmental Science & Technology.
  2. Frias, C. E. (***), Abad, J. D., Konsoer, K. Best, J., Rhoads, B., Langendoen, E., K., Garcia, M. H. “Modulation of the flow structure by progressive bedforms at field scale, the Wabash River”. In review, Water Resources Research.
  3. Frias, C. E. (**), Mendoza, A. (***), Abad, J. D., Paredes, J., Dauer, K. (**), Montoro, H. “Morphodynamic stages of the anabranching in the upper Amazon River basin”, in review, Water Resources Research.
  4. Simon, C. (**), Neal, A., Abad, J. D., Brantley, S., “Application of In-Situ Spectrophotometry for Water Quality Analysis”. In review, Applied Geochemestry.
  5. Konsoer, K., Rhoads, K., Best, J. L., Langendoend, E., Ursic, M., Abad, J. D., Garcia, M. H. “Spatial variability in floopdplain resistance to erosion on a large meandering, mixed bedrock-alluvial river”. In review, Geomorphology.
  6. Langendoen, E., Mendoza, A. (***), Abad, J. D., Tassi, P., Wang, D., Ata, R., El Kadi Abderrezzak, K., Hervouet, J-M. “Improved numerical modeling of morphodynamics of rivers with steep banks”. In review, Advances in Water Resources.
  7. Tassi, P., Wang, D., El Kadi Abderrezzak, K., Mendoza, A. (***), Abad, J. D., Langendoen, E. “Flow and bed morphology in large-amplitude meanders, comparison of two and three-dimensional numerical models”. In review, Advances in Water Resources.
 
CONFERENCE PAPERS (*Undergraduate, **Graduate, ***Postdoc)
  1. Good, D., Abad, J. D., Khanna, V. (2014). “Life Cycle Assessment of air toxics for natural gas production, transport and power generation in the Marcellus Shale region”. ASCE Shale Energy Engineering Conference, Pittsburgh, July 21-23, 2014.
  2. Gutierrez, R. (**), Choi, M. (*), Abad, J. D., Montoro, H. (2014). “Characterization of confluences of free meander trains at the upper Amazon basin”. River Flow 2014, IAHR (International Association for Hydro-Environmental Research) conference, Laussane, Switzerland, September 3-5, 2014.
  3. Abad, J. D., Frias, C. (**), Langendoen, E., Best, J., Rhoads, B., Konsoer, K., Garcia, M. H. (2014). “Modulation of the flow structure by progressive bed forms in the Meandering Wabash River”. River Flow 2014, IAHR (International Association for Hydro-Environmental Research), Laussane, Switzerland, September 3-5, 2014.
  4. Wang, D., Mendoza, A. (***), Tassi, P., Abderrezzakk, E. K., Abad, J. D., Langendoen, E. (2014). “2D and 3D numerical simulations of morphodynamics structures in large-amplitude meanders”. River Flow 2014, IAHR (International Association for Hydro-Environmental Research), Laussane, Switzerland, September 3-5, 2014.
  5. Mendoza, A. (***), Abad, J. D. (2014). “Bars in the high-amplitude high-curvature upstream- and downstream-oriented Kinoshita meandering channel, a numerical approach”. River Flow 2014, IAHR (International Association for Hydro-Environmental Research), Laussane, Switzerland, September 3-5, 2014.
  6. Mendoza, A. (***), Wang, D., Abad, J. D., Tassi, P., Abderrezzakk, E. K., Langendoen E. (2014). “Numerical modeling of dunes progression in the high-amplitude Kinoshita meandering channel”. River Flow 2014, IAHR (International Association for Hydro-Environmental Research), Laussane, Switzerland, September 3-5, 2014.
  7. Frias C. (**), Abad J.D., Montoro H., Paredes J., Holguin C., Vizcarra J. (2013) "On the interaction of flow-morphodynamics of the Upper Amazon anabranching structures", in 35th IAHR world congress, Chengdu, China, September, 2013.
  8. Bonthius, C. M. (**), Latrubesse, E. M., Abad, J. D., Stevaux, J. C., Filizola, N., Aquino, S. (2013). “Channel morphology and morphodynamics of the Madeira River in Brazil”. 8th IAG International Conference on Geomorphology, Paris, France, August 2013.
  9. Abad, J. D., Vizcarra, J., Paredes, J., Montoro, H., Frias, C. (**), Holguin, C. (2013). “Morphodynamics of the Upper Peruvian Amazonian Rivers, Implications into Fluvial Transportation”. First International Conference IDS2013 – Amazonia, July 17-19, Iquitos, Peru.
  10. Frias C. (**), Abad J.D., Montoro H., Paredes J., Holguin C., Vizcarra J. (2013)  "Modelling the effect of sinuosity in modern anabranching structures of the Upper Amazon Basin", 10th International Conference on Fluvial Sedimentology, Leeds, UK. July 2013.
  11. Gutierrez, R. R. (**), Choi, M. (*), and Abad, J. D. (2013). “Dynamics of meander train confluences”, 8th Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics, RCEM 2013. Santander, Spain, June 09-13.
  12. Gutierrez, R. R. (**) and Abad, J. D. (2013). “Conservation of meander dynamics, from cutoff to migration processes”, 8th Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics, RCEM 2013. Santander, Spain, June 09-13.
  13. Gutierrez, R. R. (**), Abad, J. D., Parsons and J. Best (2013). “Characterization of bedforms, application to the Parana River”, 8th Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics, RCEM 2013. Santander, Spain, June 09-13.
  14. Frias C. (**), Abad J.D., Montoro H., Paredes J., Holguin C., Vizcarra J. (2013) "Influence of the main channel sinuosity on the morphodynamics of the Upper Amazon anabranching structures", in 8th Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics (RCEM), Santander, Spain, June, 09-13.
  15. Frias C. (**), Abad J.D., "On the turbulent flow structure of fluvial bedforms amalgamation processes", in 8th Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics (RCEM), Santander, Spain, June 09-13.
  16. Bonthius, C. M. (**), Latrubesse, E. M., Abad, J. D., Stevaux, J. C., Filizola, N., Aquino, S. (2013). “Morphodynamics of the Madeira River in Brazil: Analyses of channel morphology and flow structure in a threatened fluvial system”. River Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics (RCEM), 2013, Santander, Spain, June 09-13.
  17. Frias, C. (**), Abad, J. D. (2012). “Large Eddy Simulation (LES) of the ripple-dune amalgamation process, implications for free surface and coherent flow structure interactions”. Third International Symposium on Shallow Flows, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA, June 4-6.
  18. Frias, C. (**), Abad, J. D. (2012). “Numerical flow field characterization of the ripple-dune amalgamation process”. River Flow 2012, September 5-7, San Jose, Costa Rica.
  19. Abad, J. D., Peralta, B., Paredes, J., Frias, C. (*), Gutierrez, R. (*), Montoro, H. (2012). “The meandering Ucayali River, a cyclic adaptation of cutoff and planform migration”. River Flow 2012. September 5-7, San Jose, Costa Rica.
  20. Frias, C. (**), Abad, J. D. (2012). “Caracterization numerica del campo de flujo en el proceso de amalgamiento rizo-duna”. XXIV Congreso Latinoamericano de Hidraulica, San Jose, Costa Rica., September 9-12.
  21. Bryk, A., Best, J., Abad, J. D., Garcia, M. H. (2012). “The influence of channel-skewed bedforms on secondary flows in high curvature meander bends”. Third International Symposium on Shallow Flows, University of Iowa City, IA, USA, June 4-6.
  22. Arjmand, S. (**), Abad, J. D., Liang, X. (2012). “Coupled flow and contaminant transport models for toxic elements associated with the Marcellus Shale flowback and produced water; it’s application to human exposure and risk assessment”. Computational Methods in Water Resources, June 17-21, Urbana, IL. USA.
  23. Frias, C. (**), Abad, J. D. (2012). “Numerical flow field characterization of the ripple-dune amalgamation process”. Computational Methods in Water Resources, June 17-21, Urbana, IL, USA.
  24. Simon, C. A. (**), Langendoen, E., Abad, J. D. (2012). “Coupling 1D and 2D hydrodynamic equations for stream and floodplain interaction”. Computational Methods in Water Resources, June 17-21, Urbana, IL, USA.
  25. Abad, J. D., Motta, D. (**), Langendoen, E. J., Fernandez, R., Oberg, N., Garcia, M. H. (2012). “Restoration of meandering channels: The need for the development of physically-based mathematical GIS platforms – RVR Meander”, ASCE-EWRI, Albuquerque, NM, USA, May 20-24.
  26. Motta, D. (**), Abad, J. D., Langendoen, E. J., Garcia, M. H. (2011). “Floodplain heterogeneity and meander migration”. In proceedings of River and Coastal Estuarine Morphodynamics, RCEM 2011, Beijing, China, September 6-8.
  27. Abad, J. D., Paredes, J. R., Montoro, H. (2011). “Similarities and differences between a large meandering river and an anabranching river: the Ucayali and Amazon River cases”. ASCE EWRI conference, Palm Springs, CA, USA. May 22-26.
  28. Frias, C. (**), Abad, J. D. (2011). “Large Eddy Simulation for superimposed bedforms in fluvial channels”. ASCE EWRI conference, Palm Springs, CA, USA, May 22-26.
  29. Gutierrez, R. (**), Abad, J. D. (2011). “Application of 1D-wavelets to the study of bed morphology in large river systems”. ASCE EWRI conference, Palm Springs, CA, USA, May 22-26.
  30. Gutierrez, R. (**), Abad, J. D., Parsons, D., Best, J., Orfeo, O. (2011). “Wavelets application to study the bedforms of Parana River”, XXXIV International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research (IAHR) Congress, Brisbane, Australia.
  31. Garcia, M., Motta, D. (**), Abad, J. D., Langendoen, E. (2010). “A computational platform for physically-based bank evolution and long-term meander migration”. In Proceedings of the 1st Congreso Internacional de Hidrologia de Llanuras, September 21-24, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 8 pp.
  32. Langendoen, E.J., Motta, D. (**), Abad, J.D., Garcia, M.H., (2010). “An improved meander migration formulation based on streambank erosion processes”. River Flow Conference, Braunshweig, Germany. September 8-10.
  33. Gutierrez, R. R. (**), Abad, J. D., Parsons, D., Best, J., Orfeo, O. (2010). “Applicacion de Wavelets en el studio de formas en el Rio Parana”. Proceedings of the XXIV Latin-American Congress in Hydraulics, Punta del Este, Uruguay, November 21-25.
  34. Motta, D. (**), Abad, J.D., Garcia, M.H., (2010). “A modeling approach for organic sediment resuspension and oxygen demand in Bubbly Creek, Chicago, Illinois”. ISEH VI Conference, Athens, Greece. http://www.semide.net/thematicdirs/events/2010/06/iseh-vi-6th-international-symposium-environmental
  35. Nanía, L.S., Abad, J.D., Cataño-Lopera, Y.A., Bladé, E., and García, M.H., (2010). "Estudio experimental y numérico 2d y 3D del flujo supercrítico en cruce de calles." Proceedings of the XXIV Latin-American Congress in Hydraulics, Punta del Este, Uruguay, November 21-25.
  36. Garcia, M. H., Motta, D. (**), Abad, J. D., Langendoen, E. J. (2010). “A computational platform for physically-based bank evolution and long-term meander migration”. I Congreso International de Hidrologia de Llanuras, Azul, Buenos Aires, Argentina, September 21-24.
  37. Motta, D. (**), Abad, J.D., Garcia, M.H., (2009). “Short and long term two-dimensional water quality modeling for Bubbly Creek, Chicago, Illinois”. UCOWR Conference, Chicago, IL, USA, July 7-9.
  38. Motta, D. (**), Abad, J.D., Liu, X., Garcia, M.H., (2009). “Two-dimensional BOD and DO water quality model for engineering applications: the case of Bubbly Creek in Chicago, Illinois”. EWRI Conference, Kansas City, MO, USA.
  39. Motta, D. (**), Abad, J.D., Langendoen, E.J., Garcia, M.H., (2009). “Merging of RVR Meander with CONCEPTS: simplified 2D model for long-term meander evolution”. RCEM Conference, Santa Fe, Argentina September 21-25.
  40. Motta, D. (**), Abad, J. D., and García, M. H. (2009). “A modeling approach for organic sediment resuspension and oxygen demand”. XXXIII International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research (IAHR) Congress. August 9-14. Vancouver, Canada.
  41. Motta, D. (**), Abad, J. D., Liu, X., and García, M. H. (2009). “Two-dimensional bod and do water quality model for engineering applications: the case of Bubbly creek in Chicago, Illinois”. World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, ASCE, Kansas City, MO, USA, May 17-21.
  42. Cataño-Lopera, Y.A., Abad, J.D., and García, M.H., (2009). "Numerical Simulation of the Flow Structure around a partially Buried Object on a Deformable Bed." 2009 Flow-3D World Users Conference, September 17-18, Seattle, WA,USA, Oral Presentation.
  43. Cataño-Lopera, Y., Abad, J. D. and Garcia, M. H. (2009). “Análisis estadístico de formas de fondo”. Simposio sobre métodos experimentales en hidráulica, June, 3-5. Córdoba, Argentina. (in Spanish)
  44. Cataño-Lopera, Y., Abad, J. D. and Garcia, M. H. (2009). “Flow structure and hydraulic capacity for dropshafts: Application to Tunnel and Reservoir Plan (TARP) project, Chicago, Illinois”. Urban Water Management: issues ad opportunities. UCOWR/NIWR Annual Conference, July 7-9, Chicago, IL, USA.
  45. Cataño-Lopera, Y., Abad, J. D. and Garcia, M. H. (2009). “Flow structure and hydraulic capacity for dropshafts: Application to Tunnel and Reservoir Plan (TARP) project, Chicago, Illinois”. XXXIII International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research (IAHR) Congress. August 9-14. Vancouver, Canada.
  46. Abad, J. D., Sequeiros, O. E., Spinewine, B., Garcia, M. H. and Parker, G. (2009). “Secondary flow in meandering channels on submarine fans: implications for channel morphodynamics and architecture”. Annual Convention & Exhibition, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, June, 7-10, Denver, CO, USA.
  47. Abad, J.D., Cataño-Lopera, Y.A., Viparelli, E., and García, M.H., (2009). "Flow Structure and Hydraulic Capacity of Dropshafts: Application to Tunnel and Reservoir Plan Project, Chicago, Illinois." Proceedings of the 33rd IAHR Water Engineering for a Sustainable Environment, August 9-14, Vancouver, Canada
  48. Abad, J. D., Waratuke, A., Barnas, C. and Garcia, M. H. (2009). “Hydraulic Model Study of Canoe Chute and Fish Passage for the Chicago River North Branch Dam”. World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, ASCE. Kansas City, MO. May 17-21.
  49. Cataño-Lopera, Y., Abad, J. D. and Garcia, M. H. (2008). “Analisis estadistico de formas de fondo generadas por olas y corrientes: 2 casos estudiados”. Congreso Latinoamericano de Hidráulica, Colombia. September 2-6  (In Spanish).
  50. Abad, J. D., Garcia, M. H.  (2007). “Bed morphology experiments in an asymmetric Kinoshita-generated meandering channel”. 5th IAHR Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, September 17-21.
  51. Abad, J. D., Ancalle, J. Garcia, M. H.  (2007). “Mean and Turbulence Flow Structure in a High-amplitude Kinoshita-generated Meandering Channel”. Hydraulics Measurement & Experimental Methods. Lake Placid, NY. September 10-12.
  52. Abad, J. D., Ancalle, J., Buscaglia, G. and Garcia, M. H.  (2007). “Effect of bend orientation on the Hydrodynamics of Kinoshita-generated meandering channels. Experimental and Numerical approaches”. XXXII International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research (IAHR) Congress. July 1-6. Venice, Italy.
  53. Abad, J. D., Ancalle, J., Buscaglia, G. and Garcia, M. H.  (2007). “Hydrodynamics of high-amplitude Kinoshita meandering channels”. National Surface-Water Conference and Hydroacoustics Workshop, April 2-6, St. Louis, MO, USA.
  54. Abad, J. D., Spalletti, P. D., García, M. H., Brea, J. D. (2006). “Efecto de la construcción del puente Lavalle en la evolución de meandros en el río Bermejo”. XXII Congreso Latinoamericano de Hidráulica, Venezuela, October 9-11. (In Spanish-
  55. Abad, J. D. and Garcia, M. H. (2005). “Hydrodynamics of Kinoshita-generated meandering bends”. 4th IAHR Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, USA, October 4-7.
  56. Abad, J. D. (2005) “CFD simulations of asymmetric Kinoshita-generated meandering bends”. Proc., XXXI International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research (IAHR) Congress (CD-Rom), September 11-16, Seoul, Korea.
  57. Abad, J. D. and García, M. H. (2004) “Conceptual and Mathematical Model for Evolution of Meandering Rivers in Naturalization Processes”. World Water & Environmental Resources Congress, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.
  58. Abad, J. D., Musalem, R. A., García, C. M., Cantero, M. I. and García, M. H. (2004). “Exploratory study of the influence of the wake produced by acoustic Doppler Velocimeter probes on the water velocities within control volume”. World Water & Environmental Resources Congress, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.
  59. Abad, J. D. and García, M. H. (2004). “Modeling of Submerged Vanes for Bank Erosion Control”. Illinois Water conference, Urbana, Illinois.
  60. Abad, J. D., Guneralp, I., García, M. H. and Rhoads, B. (2004). “Bank erosion control: CFD modeling of Submerged Vanes”. FLOW-3D World User Conference, Chicago, IL, USA. September 20-21.
  61. Abad, J. D., Cantero, M. I., Niño, Y. I., Bombardelli, F. A. and García,
    M. H. (2003). “Resuspensión de sólidos mediante el uso de múltiples chorros de agua”. XIV Congreso Nacional de Ingeniería Civil, Iquitos, PERU, (in Spanish).
  62. Abad, J. D. and García, M. H. (2003). “Modelo Conceptual y Matemático para la Evolución de Ríos Sinuosos”. XIV Congreso Nacional de Ingeniería Civil, Iquitos, PERU (in Spanish).
  63. Avila, R. and Abad, J. D. (1999). “ASDIC, Asistente para el diseño de canales”.  XII Congreso Nacional de Ingeniería Civil, Huanuco, PERU, (in Spanish)
ABSTRACTS (*student, ** postdoc)
  1. Gutierrez, R. (**), Choi, M. (*), Abad, J. D., Montoro, H. (2014). “Characterization of confluences of free meander trains at the upper Amazon basin”. World’s Large Rivers, Manaus, Brazil, July 21-25, 2014.
  2. Gutierrez, R.(**), Abad, J. D. (2014). “Temporal frequency balance and classification of meandering channels”. World’s Large Rivers, Manaus, Brazil, July 21-25, 2014
  3. Abad, J. D., Frias, C.(**), Langendoen, E., Best, J., Rhoads, B., Konsoer, K., Garcia, M. H. (2014). “Modulation of the flow structure by progressive bed forms in the Meandering Wabash River”. World’s Large Rivers, Manaus, Brazil, July 21-25, 2014
  4. Torres, Z.(*), Dauer, K. (**), Bardales, J., Montoro, H., Vizcarra, J., Abad. J. D. (2014). “How can river migration ompact the twon of Jenaro-Herrera?”. World’s Large Rivers, Manaus, Brazil, July 21-25, 2014
  5. Dauer, K. (**), Abad, J. D., Frias, C. (**), Paredes, J., Vizcarra, J., Holguin, C. (2014). “Morphodynamics of the Ucayali River”. World’s Large Rivers, Manaus, Brazil, July 21-25, 2014.
  6. Dauer, K. (**), Abad, J. D., Espinoza, J. C., Lavado, W. (2014). “Can we observe a morphodynamic signature due to changes in Hydrology along the Amazonian Rivers?”. World’s Large Rivers, Manaus, Brazil, July 21-25, 2014.
  7. Dominguez, R. L., Szupiany, R., Abad, J. D., Ramonell, C., Farias, H. D. (2014). “Flow structure, bed morphology and sediment transport in a large meandering river”. World’s Large Rivers, Manaus, Brazil, July 21-25, 2014
  8. Garcia, K. (*), Dauer, K. (**), Vargas, J., Vizcarra, J., Abad, J. D. (2014). “Impacts of alluvial gold mining in the Putumayo River Basin”. World’s Large Rivers, Manaus, Brazil, July 21-25, 2014
  9. Mendoza, A. (***), Frias, C. (**), Abad, J. D., Garcia, A. (*), Paredes, J., Vizcarra, J., (2014). “Iquitos anabranching structure in the Peruvian Amazon River – bed morphology modeling”. World’s Large Rivers, Manaus, Brazil, July 21-25, 2014
  10. Frias, C. (**), Garcia, A. (*), Vizcarra, J., Paredes, J., Abad, J. D. (2014). “On the baseline characterization of the anabranching structures along the upper Peruvian Amazon River”. World’s Large Rivers, Manaus, Brazil, July 21-25, 2014
  11. Frias, C. (**), Mendoza, A. (***), Dauer, K. (**), Garcia, A. (*), Abad, J. D. (2014). “Experimental study of bed form dynamics on anabrnaching structures and its importance to the Amazon river evolution”. World’s Large Rivers, Manaus, Brazil, July 21-25, 2014
  12. Frias, C. E. (**), Abad, J. D., Konsoer, K., Best, J., Rhoads, B., Langendoen, E., Garcia, M. H., Fazio, D. (2014). “Modulation of bank shear stresses due to bedforms in a meandering river: field scale results from the Wabash River, IL-IN, USA”, Geology Society of America, North-Central Sectional Meeting, Lincoln, Nebraska, April 24-25.
  13. Langendoen, E. J., Abad, J. D., Frias, C. E. (***), Mendoza, A. (***), Ata, R., Abderrezzak, K., Hervouet, J-M., Tassi, P., Wang, D. (2014). “Improved numerical modelling of river morphodynamics near actively eroding streambanks”. European Geophysical Union, April 27 – May 2, Vienna, Austria.
  14. Neal, A., Mendoza, A., Simon, C., Abad, J. D., Vidic, R., Yoxtheimer, D., Vastine, J., Wilderman, C., Brantley, S. (2013) “Using the NSF-funded Shale Network Database and Critical Zone Observatories to Assess Water Quality Concerns in Areas of Shale-Gas Development”, AGU Science Policy Conference, Washington, DC, June 24-26.
  15. Konsoer, K., Rhoads, B. L., Best, J., Langendoen, E., Ursic, M., Abad, J. D., Garcia, M. H. (2013). “Scales of form roughness on riverbanks with different riparian vegetation”. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 2013.
  16. Rhoads, B. L., Konsoer, K. M., Best, J., Garcia, M. H., Abad, J. D. (2013). “Planform dynamics of a mixed bedrock-alluvial meandering river”. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 2013.
  17. Latrubesse, E., Bonthius, C., Abad, J. D., Stevaux, J., Filizola, N., Frias, C. E. (*) (2013). “Morphodynamics and anabranching patterns generated in the Madeira River, Brazil”. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 2013.
  18. Brantley, S., Yoxtheimer, D., Arjmand, S. (**), Grieve, P., Vidic, R., Abad, J. D., Simon, C. (**), Pollar, J. (2013). “Water resouce impacts during unconventional Shale Gas development: The Pennsylvania Experience”, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 2013.
  19. Abad, J. D., Frias, C.(**), Langendoen, E., Best, J., Rhoads, B., Konsoer, K., Garcia, M. H. (2013). “Bed forms modulating temporal peaks on near-bank shear stresses, the Wabash River case”. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 2013.
  20. Mendoza, A. (***), Frias, C. (**), Langendoen, E. J., Abad, J. D. (2013). “Bank erosion modulated by exposed roots from riparian vegetation in small gravel-bed streams”. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 2013.
  21. Frias, C. (**), Mendoza, A. (***), Dauer, K. (**), Abad, J. D., Montoro, H., Paredes, J., Vizcarra, J. (2013). “Study of the anabranch dynamics for different sinuosity stages in the Upper Amazon River basin”. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 2013.
  22. Dauer, K. (**), Frias, C. (**), Abad, J. D., Paredes, J., Vizcarra, J., Holguin, C., (2013). “How do morphodynamic signatures vary along the Ucayali, a large transitional river?”. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 2013.
  23. Arjmand, S. (**), Abad, J. D., Brantley, S. (2013). “Assessment and design of water quality monitoring networks with respect to Shale gas activities in Pennsylvania”. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 2013.
  24. Langendoen, E. J., Abad, J. D., Motta, D., Frias, C. (**), Wong, M., Barnes, B. J., Anderson, C. D., Garcia, M. H., MacDonald, T. E. (2013). “Designing and assessing restored meandering river planform using RVR Meander”, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 2013.
  25. Simon, C. A. (*), Arjmand, S. (**), Abad, J. D., Vidic, R. D., Brantley, S. L., Yoxtheimer, D.  (2013) “Shale Gas Contamination – Water Quality Monitoring Network in the Tenmile Creek Watershed”. 2013 Shale Network Workshop, State College, PA, USA. May 19-20.
  26. Arjmand, S. (**), Abad, J. D. (2013) “Groundwater Contamination Problems Associated with the Shale Gas in Pennsylvania”. 2013 Shale Network Workshop, State College, PA, USA. May 19-20,
  27. Arjmand, S. (**), Abad, J. D. (2013) “Shallow Groundwater Contamination–Major Environmental Concerns associated with Unconventional Gas Drilling Activities”. Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium, Penn State University, State College, PA, USA, May 8.
  28. Frias C. (**), Abad J.D. (2012). "Turbulence characterization on the ripple dune Amalgamation stage: importance for bed Morphodynamics patterns", in AGU fall meeting, San Francisco, USA. December 2012.
  29. Gutierrez, R. R. (**) and Abad, J. D. (2012). “Statistical analysis of meandering rivers using wavelet transforms and principal component analysis”, American Geophysical Union (AGU), Fall Meeting 2012, San Francisco, USA. December 2012.
  30. Arjmand, S. (**), Abad, J. D. (2012) “Application of a Coupled Flow and Contaminant Transport Model to Investigate the Environmental and Health Effects of Unconventional Gas Drilling Activities in Southwestern Pennsylvania”, ShaleGas-2012 Health Effects of Shale Gas Extraction, Pittsburgh, November 9, 2012
  31. Arjmand, S. (**), Abad, J. D., Liang, X. (2012). "Shallow Groundwater Contamination Risks of Toxic Elements and Dissolved Methane from Gas Drilling Activities in the Marcellus Shale", WaterQUEST-2012 State of the Monongahela River Research Symposium, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, November 8, 2012.
  32. Gutierrez, R. R. (**), Mendoza, A. (***), Abad, J. D., Frias, C. (*), Simon, C. (*) (2012). "Baseline characterization of streamflow at Fonner and Bates Creeks", WaterQUEST-2012 State of the Monongahela River Research Symposium, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, November 8, 2012.
  33. Gutierrez, R. R. (**) and Abad J. D. (2012). “Statistical analysis of meandering rivers using wavelet transforms and principal component analysis”, Tropical Rivers Conference, Iquitos, Peru, August 2012.
  34. Abad, J. D., Peralta, B., Paredes, B., Frias, C. (**), Gutierrez, R. R. (**), Montoro, H. (2012). “Cyclic adaptation of a large meandering channel, from cutoff to planform migration”. American Association of Geographers, AAG Annual Meeting, New York, New York, USA. February 24-28.
  35. Abad, J. D., Parker, G., Sequeiros, O., Spinewine, B., Garcia, M. H., Pirmez, C. (2011). “Flow structure in submarine meandering channels, a continuous discussion on secondary flow”. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA..
  36. Motta, D. (**), Abad, J. D., Langendoen, E., Garcia, M. H. (2011). “Meander migration in horizontally and vertically heterogeneous floodplains”. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  37. Gutierrez, R. R. (**), Abad, J. D., Parsons, D. (2011). “On the separation of bedforms by using robust spline filters and wavelet transform, application on the Parana River, Argentina”. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  38. Abad, J. D., Peralta, B., Paredes, J., Frias, C. (**), Gutierrez, R. (**), Montoro, H. (2011). “Self-adaptive planform patterns in the meandering Ucayali river”, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  39. Frias, C. (**), Abad, J. D. (2011). “Turbulence characterization on the ripple-dune amalgamation stage: importance of bed morphodynamic patterns”, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  40. Catano-Lopera, Y., Abad, J. D. (2011). “Unsteady characteristics of the flow structure around a partially buried object and surrounding bedforms in a river bed“. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  41. Volkwein, M. (*), Abad, J. D., Engel, F., Rhoads, B. (2011). “Comparison and analysis of hydrodynamic models for restoration projects: the case of pool-riffle structures”. Mid-Atlantic Stream Restoration Conference, Washington, is this Washington, MD, November 15-17.
  42. Gianvito, J. (**), Abad, J. D. (2011). “Minimizing land disturbance through efficient sewage pump station design”. Engineering Sustainability Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. April 10-12.
  43. Abad, J. D., Paredes, J. R., Montoro, H. (2011). “Similarities and differences between a large meandering river and an anabranching river: the Ucayali and Amazon River cases”. International Conference on the status and future of the World’s Large Rivers, Vienna, Austria. April 11-14.
  44. Abad, J. D., Motta, D. (**), Langendoen, E., Garcia, M. H. (2011). “Restoration of meandering channels: the need for the development of physically-based mathematical GIS platforms”, International Conference on the status and future of the World’s Large Rivers, Vienna, Austria April 11-14.
  45. Abad, J. D., Sequeiros, O., Spinewine, B., Pirmez, C., Garcia, M. H., Parker, G. (2010). “Flow structure in submarine meandering channels created by turbidity currents”. Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, USA. , October 31-November 3.
  46. Volkwein, M. (*), Abad, J. D. (2010). “Comparison and analysis of hydrodynamic models for restoration projects: the case of pool-riffle structures”, Science 2010-Transformations, University of Pittsburgh, October 7-8, Pittsburgh, PA, USA..
  47. Abad, J. D., Paredes, J. R., Montoro, H. (2010). “Similarities and differences between a large meandering river and an anabranching river: the Ucayali and Amazon River cases”. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  48. Abad, J. D., Parker, G., Sequeiros, O., Spinewine, B., Garcia, M. H., Pirmez, C. (2010). “Flow structure in submarine meandering channels created by turbidity currents”. XXXI Iberian-Latin-American Congress on Computational Methods in Engineering, November 15-18, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  49. Motta, D. (**), Abad, J.D., Langendoen, E.J., Garcia, M.H., (2010). “Physically-based bank evolution and long-term meander migration: a computational platform”. AGU Meeting of The Americas, Foz do Iguassu, Brazil. August 8-12.
  50. Abad, J. D., Gutierrez, R. R. (**), Guneralp, I. (2010). “Analysis of bend migration patterns of meandering channels using Wavelets”. 2010 Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Washington, DC, USA.  April 14-18.
  51. Frias, C. E. (**) and Abad, J. D. (2010). “Comparación de Modelos Numéricos de Turbulencia LES”. 2nd Congreso Nacional del Agua, National University of Engineering, Lima, PERU, April 7-9. In Spanish.
  52. Gutierrez, R. R. (**), Abad, J. D. (2010). “Aplicación de Wavelets en el estudio de ríos meandrícos”. 2nd Congreso Nacional del Agua, National University of Engineering, Lima, PERU, April 7-9. In Spanish.
  53. Motta, D., Abad, J.D., Langendoen, E.J., Garcia, M.H., (2009). “A simplified 2D model for long-term meander migration with physically-based bank evolution”. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  54. Abad, J.D. (2009). “Planform dynamics of meandering channels based on Wavelet analysis”. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco,CA, USA.
  55. Cataño-Lopera, Y.A., Abad, J.D., and García, M.H., (2009). "Statistical Analysis of Bedforms." I Symposium on Experimental Methods in Hydraulics, Villa Carlos Paz, June 3-5, Cordoba, Argentina.
  56. Abad, J.D., Cataño-Lopera, Y.A., and García, M.H., (2009). "Flow Structure and Hydraulic Capacity of Dropshafts: Application to Tunnel and Reservoir Plan Project, Chicago, Illinois." UCOWR/NIWR Annual Conference, Urban Water Management: Issues and Opportunities, July 7-9, Chicago, IL, USA.
  57. Abad, J. D, and Garcia, M. H. (2008) “Bedforms in high-amplitude meandering channels”. European Geophysical Union (EGU). Vienna, Austria, April 13-18.
  58. Abad, J. D., Guneralp, I., Garcia, M. H. and Rhoads, B. L. (2005) “Two case studies in river naturalization: planform migration and bank erosion control”. AGU Joint Assembly, New Orleans, LA, USA. May 23-27.
  59. Abad, J. D. “Exploratory study of the influence of the wake produced by hydroacoustic instruments (ADCP) on the water velocities within control volume”. (2004). Hydroacoustics workshop. March 22-26, San Diego, CA, USA.
  60. Abad, J. D., Guneralp, I., Bombardelli, F., Garcia, M. H. and Rhoads, B. (2004). “Bank erosion control by bendway weirs”. Joint International Geomorphology Conference. Glasgow, Scotland. August 17-20.
  61. Abad, J. D., Bombardelli, F., Garcia, M. H., Rhoads, B. and Guneralp, I. (2004) “Numerical experiments on the mechanics of flow in bendway weirs”. World Water & Environmental Resources Congress, Salt Lake City, UT, USA. June 27-July 1.

INVITED TALKS

Dr. Abad has given presentations at several institutions around the world including several countries (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, Italy, Mexico, Peru, Spain, UK and USA) and institutions (University of Trento, University of Padova, University of Texas at Austin, Mexican Institute of Water Technology, University of Cantabria, Saint-Venant Laboratory for Hydraulics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, National Autonomous University of Mexico, University of Minnesota, Texas A&M University, University of Leeds, University of California, Berkeley, Virginia Tech and Pennsylvania State University among others).

  1. [11/18/2014] Invited speaker: Interaction of hydrodynamics, sediment transport and morphodynamics for understanding river dynamics”, III Regional Congress and I international Conference, Civil Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Senor de Sipan University, Chiclayo, Peru. http://www.uss.edu.pe/uss/eventos/Congreso_Regional_Internacional_Civil/ponentes.html
  2. [10/24/2014] Invited speaker: Morphodynamic modeling of fluvial systems”, Workshop on Hydrography and Navigation, organized by International Hydrographic Association (IHO) and Peruvian Navy, Iquitos, Peru.
  3. [09/02/2014] Invited speaker: Research experiences in the Upper Peruvian Amazon River”, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Padova, Italy
  4. [09/01/2014] Invited speaker: Research experiences in the Upper Peruvian Amazon River”, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Trento, Italy.
  5. [06/13/2014] Invited speaker: Experiences on field and numerical modeling of large river systems”, Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco, Villahermosa, Mexico
  6. [04/17/2014] Invited speaker: The Amazon River: the dynamic political boundaries of Peru, Colombia and Brazil”, Workshop on “Current Watershed Management Issues in Brazil: An Overview of River and Water Resources Research Needs and Applications”, Brazilian Center-Teresa Lozano Institute of Latin American Studies-LLILAS, The University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA.
  7. [04/11/2014] Seminar speaker “Research Experience in the Upper Peruvian Amazon River”, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
  8. [03/18/2014] Invited speaker: “River bedforms, characterization and modeling of large scale dunes”, Paul Rizzo Associates, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
  9. [02/19/2014] Invited speaker: “The Amazon basin: a place for large river systems”, Taylor Allderdice High School, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
  10. [10/25/2013] Invited speaker: “Modelación Numérica y Física del Meandreo de Ríos”, IV Seminario de Potamología “José Antonio Maza Álvarez”, Mexican Institute of Water Technology (IMTA), Morelos, México.
  11. [10/24/2013] Invited speaker: “Morfología y procesos fluviales: estudios en la Cuenca del Amazonas”, IV Seminario de Potamología “José Antonio Maza Álvarez”, Mexican Institute of Water Technology (IMTA), Morelos, México.
  12. [10/03/2013] Invited speaker:The Marcellus Shale Research Network: A collaboration between research and citizen science to collect and share data around Marcellus Shale and fracking”, Society for Advancing Hispanic, Chicanos and Native Americans into Science (SACNAS), San Antonio, Texas, USA.
  13. [08/20/2013], Keynote lecturer: “Variabilidad en los patrones geomorfológicos de los ríos en la Cuenca amazónica”, XX CONEIC, Congreso de Estudiantes de Ingenieria Civil, Universidad Nacional del Centro del Peru, Huancayo, Junin, Peru.
  14. [06/11/2013], Keynote lecturer:Channel pattern variability, hydrodynamics and morphodynamics of the Upper Amazon System”, 8th River Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics (RCEM) conference, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain (http://www.rcem2013.com/)
  15. [06/06/2013], Invited speaker: Research experience in meandering and anabranching channels in the Upper Amazon basin”, Saint-Venant Laboratory for Hydraulics, Electricity of France (EDF), Chatou, France.
  16. [05/13/2013], Invited speaker: Research experience in meandering and anabranching channels in the Upper Amazon basin”, Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of Santa Maria, Valparaiso, Chile.
  17. [03/13/2013], Invited speaker:Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) applied to Hydraulics”, KHL consultant company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
  18. [03/05/2013], Invited speaker:Channel pattern variability and morphodynamics of the Upper Amazon System, a place for meandering and anabranching structures”, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston, USA.
  19. [02/22/2013] Invited speaker:Experiencias de investigación y educación en ríos amazónicos”, Colegio de Ingenieros del Peru (CIP), Lima, Peru.
  20. [02/01/2013] Seminar’s speaker:Channel pattern variability and morphodynamics of the Upper Amazon System”, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Univ. of Texas at San Antonio, Texas, USA.
  21. [01/23/2013] Seminar’s speaker:Dinámica de Ríos Amazónicos”, Mexican Institute for Water Technology (IMTA), Cuernavaca, Mexico.
  22. [01/22/2013] Seminar’s speaker:Dinámica de Ríos Amazónicos”, University of Queretaro, Queretaro, Mexico.
  23. [01/17/2013] Short course and seminar’s speaker:RVR Meander: modelando migración de ríos en múltiples escalas”, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico.
  24. [12/06/2012] Invited speaker:Experiments in meandering and anabranching channels”, AGU session on Advances in Experimental Earth Surface Processes, AGU Fall 2012, San Francisco, USA.
  25. [11/12/2012] Keynote lecturer:Monitoring river systems, from satellite images to hydrodynamic and morphodynamic field measurements”, Inland ENC Harmonization Group (IEHG) Meeting, organized by Peruvian Navy. http://www.hydro-international.com/news/id5879-Fluvial_Hydrography_Workshop_in_Peru.html, Iquitos, Peru.
  26. [11/09/2012] Invited speaker:Mediciones de campo y aplicación de modelos numéricos en hidrología fluvial en los ríos de la Amazonia peruana”, Directorate of Hydrography and Navigation, Peruvian Navy, Lima, Peru.
  27. [10/19/2012] Invited speaker:Hydrodynamics and morphodynamics in Kinoshita meandering channels”, Saint Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, USA.
  28. [10/12/2012] Invited speaker:The Marcellus Shale Research Network: organizing, collecting and interpreting water data to track potential impacts of Marcellus Shale Activity”, Society for Advancing Hispanic, Chicanos and Native Americans into Science (SACNAS), Seattle, USA.
  29. [06/25/2012], Invited speaker:Hidrodinámica, morfodinámica de ríos: desde mediciones a modelamiento matemático”, Instituto de Investigaciones de la Amazonia Peruana (IIAP), Iquitos, Peru.
  30. [03/28/2012], Seminar’s speaker:Secondary flows in submarine meandering channels and its importance for subaqueous bed morphodynamics”, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
  31. [03/14/2012], Invited speaker:Secondary flows in submarine meandering channels and its importance for subaqueous bed morphodynamics”, Workshop on Environmental and extreme multiphase flows, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA (http://conferences.dce.ufl.edu/flow/).
  32. [03/09/2012], Invited speaker:CREAR y sus trabajos de investigación para entender la dinámica de los ríos de la Amazonia Peruana”, Dept. of Fluid Mechanics, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru.
  33. [03/08/2012], Invited speaker:CREAR y sus trabajos de investigación para entender la dinámica de los ríos de la Amazonia Peruana”, Dept. of Civil Engineering, National University of Engineering, Lima, Peru.
  34. [12/09/2011], Invited speaker: Flow structure in submarine meandering channels, a continuous discussion on secondary flow”, AGU session on Submarine Meandering Channels, AGU Fall 2011, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  35. [11/22/2011], Invited speaker: Dinámica de ríos amazónicos, importancia para el desarrollo nacional”, Semana de la Ingeniería Civil, Colegio de Ingenieros del Perú, Lima, Peru.
  36. [10/28/2011], Invited speaker: Morphodynamics and river modeling”, CSDMS 2011: Impact of time and process scales, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA (http://csdms.colorado.edu/wiki/CSDMS_meeting_2011)
  37. [09/30/2011], Keynote lecturer:Importancia del estudio de la dinámica de ríos amazónicos”, XVIII CONIC, Colegio de Ingenieros del Perú (National Engineering Association), Cajamarca, Peru.
  38. [08/10/2011], Keynote lecturer: La ingeniería Hidráulica, aplicaciones no convencionales en áreas no convencionales, avances en métodos experimentales, mediciones de campo y modelamiento matemático”, VII COINEIC, XIX CONEIC, Universidad San Antonio de Abad, Cusco, Peru.
  39. [02/24/2011], Seminar’s speaker:Flow structure in submarine meandering channels created by turbidity currents”, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA.
  40. [02/22/2011], Seminar’s speaker:Channel pattern variability and morphodynamics of the Upper Amazon System”, Dept. of Geography and the Environment, University of Texas at Austin, TX. USA.
  41. [08/12/2010], Invited speaker:Modelamiento matemático y su aplicación para resolver problemas ambientales”, Mesa de Concertación para la lucha contra la pobreza, Huancayo, Peru.
  42. [06/21/2010], Invited speaker:Morfología de ríos amazónicos, trabajos desarrollados con el SHNA y proyecciones”, Seminar at Anniversary of DHN, Peruvian Navy, Iquitos, Peru.
  43. [06/04/2010], Invited speaker:Investigaciones sobre la dinámica de los ríos amazónicos y su implicancia para el desarrollo regional”’, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Universidad Científica del Peru, Iquitos, Peru.
  44. [06/04/2010], Invited speaker:Experiencias de modelamiento para ríos meandrícos (2D y 3D)”, Instituto de Investigaciones de la Amazonia Peruana, Iquitos, Peru.
  45. [10/29/2009], Seminar’s speaker:Morphodynamics of transitional meandering channels: a closer look into planform evolution”, Dept. of Geology and Planetary Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
  46. [03/20/2009], Invited speaker: Directorate of Hydrography and Navigation, Peruvian Navy, Lima, Peru.
  47. [03/02/2009], Seminar’s speaker: Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
  48. [02/18/2009], Seminar’s speaker: Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA.
  49. [02/09/2009], Seminar’s speaker: Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA.
  50. [11/18/2008], Seminar’s speaker: School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, UK.
  51. [11/10/2008], Seminar’s speaker: Dept. of Civil Engineering, Universidad Nacional Federico Villarreal, Lima, Peru.
  52. [11/07/2008], Seminar’s speaker: Dept. of Agricultural Engineering, Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina, Lima, Peru.
  53. [11/04/2008], Seminar’s speaker: Dept. of Civil Engineering, National University of Engineering, Lima, Peru.
  54. [05/28/2008], Seminar’s speaker: National Sedimentation Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture, USDA, USA.
  55. [02/28/2008], Seminar’s speaker: Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, CA, USA.
  56. [02/25/2008], Seminar’s speaker:Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech., Blacksburg, VA, USA
  57. [04/04/2007], Seminar’s speaker: Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, USA.
  58. [Feb 2005], Seminar's spaker: Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.
 

TECHNICAL REPORTS

  1. Gutierrez R. R. (*) and Abad J. D.  (2012). “Statistical Analysis of Meanders of the Red River and Its Tributaries”. Report to Barr Engineering Co. for the US Army Corps of Engineers.
  2.  Waratuke, A. R., Abad, J. D., Barnas, C., Garcia, M. H. (2009). “Design and modeling of a combined canoe chute/fish passage for the North Branch Dam, Chicago, Illinois”. Civil Engineering Studies, Hydraulic Engineering Series No. 93.
  3. Abad, J. D., Waratuke, A. R. and García, M. H. (2006). “Numerical simulation of the Telegraph Drop-shaft – Baumgartner Tunnel System”, St. Louis, MO, USA.
  4. Abad, J. D., Bombardelli, F. A., Waratuke, A. R. and García, M. H. (2004) “Modeling and alternative analysis for SEPA Station No. 3”. In report “SEPA Station No. 3, Siltation Alleviation Study “from Greeley and Hansen LLC to Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, IL, USA.
  5. García, M. H., Niño, Y., Abad, J. D., Cantero, M., León, A., Mangini, S., Sequeiros, O. (2003). “Sedimentation management in combined sewer overflow storage reservoirs using water jets”. Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, IL, USA.