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Civil and Environmental Engineering Faculty

Dr. Muhammad Barik

Muhammad Barik

Research Associate, Posdoctoral Fellow

Phone:

(509) 335-9171

Fax:

(509) 335-7632

Education

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, 2014, University Of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • M.Sc., Environmental Engineering, 2010, Washington State University (WSU)
  • B.Sc., Civil Engineering, 2007, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET)

Professional Experience

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Civil and Environmental Engineering, WSU, 2014 – Present
  • Visiting Scholar, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, 2013-2014
  • Graduate Student Researcher, Civil and Environmental Engineering, UCLA, 2010-2013
  • Research Assistant, Civil and Environmental Engineering, WSU, 2008-2010

Awards

  • Graduate Division Fellowship for academic achievement, UCLA, 2013
  • Departmental Fellowship for academic excellence, UCLA, 2012
  • Dean’s Fellowship, Henry Samueli School of Engineering, UCLA, 2010
  • Best Poster Presentation Award, Water and Landuse in the Pacific Northwest Conference, Stevenson, WA, 2009
  • Dean List Honors Scholarship for academic excellence, BUET, Bangladesh, 2006-2007
  • Merit Scholarship for academic excellence, BUET, Bangladesh, 2006-2007

Research Interests

  • Surface water modeling
  • Biophysical modeling
  • Remote sensing
  • Short-term and long term hydrologic forecasting

Publications

  • Barik, M., T.S. Hogue, K. Franz, and A.M. Kinoshita, Assessing Spatial Potential Evapotranspiration Methods for Hydrologic Forecasting in the Upper Colorado River Basin, Journal of American Water Resources Association (in review).
  • Barik M., K.Rajagopalan, G.G.Yorgey, B.Han, M.Liu, C.O.Stockle, M.P.Brady, C.E.Kruger, J.Yoder, J.C.Adam, 2014, Updating the 20-year Columbia River water supply and demand projection.”, Bio-earth All-hands-meeting, Pullman, WA.
  • Franz, K.J., T.S. Hogue, M. Barik, and M. He, 2013, Assessment of SWE Data Assimilation for Ensemble Streamflow Predictions, Journal of Hydrology, 519: 2737-2746.
  • T.S. Hogue, Barik, M., K. Franz, and A.M. Kinoshita, 2013, Evaluation of MODIS, Epan and DAYMET-derived Potential Evapotranspiration Products in the Upper Colorado River Basin, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Conference, San Francisco, California.
  • Barik, M., T.S. Hogue, K. Franz, and M. He, 2012, Evaluating Snow Data Assimilation Framework for Streamflow Forecasting Applications Using Hindcast Verification, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Conference, San Francisco, California.
  • Barik, M., T.S. Hogue, K. Franz, and M. He, 2011, Verification of Advances in a Coupled Snow-runoff Modeling Framework for Operational Streamflow Forecasts, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Conference, San Francisco, California.
  • Adam, J.C., and M. Barik, 2010, Landslide Susceptibility Mapping to Inform Landuse Management Decisions in an Altered Climate. Hydrology in the 21st Century: Links to the Past, and a Vision for the Future Steve Burges Retirement Symposium, Seattle, Washington.
  • Barik, M., and J.C. Adam, 2009, Impacts of Land Use Management and Climate Change on Landslide Susceptibility over the Olympic Peninsula of Washington State, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Conference, San Francisco, California.
  • Barik, M., and J.C. Adam, 2009, Assessment of the Impacts of Climate and Land Cover Change on Landslide Susceptibility, presented at the State of Washington Water Research Center (SWWRC) Conference, Skamania, Washington.