Hanadi S. Rifai, Ph.D., P.E.



University of Houston
Civil and Environmental Engineering Department
4800 Calhoun
Rm N107, Bldg. D
Houston, Texas 77204-4003

Phone: (713) 743-4271

Fax: (713) 743-4260

E-mail: rifai@uh.edu


Professional Experience

Courses Taught

In The News: Rifai Research Featured in UH Cullen College of Engineering's Magazine, Parameters

Protecting Our Water, Parameters Fall 2009

The Quest for Clean Water, Parameters Spring 2008

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Dr. Rifai is a Professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Houston. She currently serves as Director of the Environmental Engineering Graduate Program.

Her expertise includes ground water flow and transport modeling, risk assessment, natural attenuation, hazardous waste, hydrology, urban storm water quality, non-point source pollution, Total Maximum Daily Loads, Water Quality Modeling, Decision Support Systems and Geographic Information Systems.

In addition to authoring the widely-used BIOPLUME II, BIOPLUME III and BIOPLUME IV computer models for biodegradation and natural attenuation modeling, Dr. Rifai has built and manages the GIS (Geographical Information Systems) computer laboratory in the department.







Honors, Awards and Recognition


Publications Index



Hurricane Ike: Lessons Learned

Watersheds for the Future



Webpage updated on: May 8, 2014


Rifai Team