Rouzbeh Berton

Syracuse University
151 Link Hall
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
 
Telephone: 315-727-7558


 

Education:
Ph.D., Syracuse University, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, 2016
M.Sc., Sharif University of Technology, Civil Engineering Department, Hydraulic Structures Engineering, Tehran, Iran, 2006
B.Sc., Zanjan University, Civil Engineering Department, Civil Engineering, Zanjan, Iran, 2003

Professional Positions:
  • Research Assistant (2011-Present), "The Hydrologic Response Assessment to Changing Climate, River Regulation, and Land Development in the Northeastern United States", Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
  • Research Assistant (2010-2011), "Reducing the Rate of Leakage from the Delaware Aqueduct Using Calcium Carbonate Precipitate", Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
  • Research Assistant (2008-2009), "Static and Dynamic Analysis of Roller Compacted Concrete Dams", Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
  • Senior RCC Dam Expert (2009), Department for Design of Embankment Dams & Concrete Technology, Moshanir (Power Engineering Consultants), Tehran, Iran
  • Senior RCC Dam Expert (2006-2009), Iran Water Resources Management Co. (IWRM), Ministry of Energy, Tehran, Iran
  • Staff Engineer (2001-2003), Sazvarehno/Istabon Engineering Consultants, Tehran, Iran

  • Research Interests and Activities:
    The Hydrologic Response Assessment to Changing Climate, River Regulation, and Land Development in the Northeastern United States, Hydrology, Water Resources Planning and Management, Climate Change, Water Quality, Hydraulic Engineering, Fracture Mechanics in Concrete, Roller Compacted Concrete Dam

    Distinguished Awards and Memberships:
    Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award (2014-15)
    First place of NUNAN Research Day Poster Competition (2013)
    Civil and Environmental Engineering Department Award, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
    Teaching Assistantship, Syracuse University (2009-present)
    The Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) (2014-to Present)
    The Geophysical Society of America (AGU) (2011-to Present)
    American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) (2011-to Present)
    Geological Society of America (GSA) (2011-to Present)
    Iranian Tunneling Association (IRTA) (2004-to Present)
    Iranian Concrete Institute (ICI) (2004-to Present)
    Iranian National Committee on Large Dams (IRCOLD) (2004-to Present)

    Selected Publications:

    Berton, R., Shaw, S. B., Chandler, D. G., Driscoll, C. T., (2016) "Opportunities for Discharge Prediction in the Northeastern United States in regards to Extreme Phases of AMO and NAO", In Preparation

    Berton, R., Chandler, D. G., Driscoll, C. T., (2016) "Discharge responses in the northeastern United States to the early 1970s and 2000s recent regime shifts of AMO and NAO", In Preparation

    Berton, R., Driscoll, C. T., Chandler, D. G., (2015) "Changing Climate Increases Discharge and Attenuates its Seasonal Distribution in the Northeastern United States", Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, Accepted

    Berton, R., Mazloumi, A., Ghaemian, M., (2009) "Estimation of Fracture Parameters Using Experimental Test Results for Nonlinear Seismic Analysis of Jahgin RCC Gravity Dam", International Water Power and Dam Construction, Journal of Dam Engineering, Vol. XX, Issue 1, PP. 5-38

    Mazloumi, A., Berton, R., Ghaemian, M., (2006) "Experimental Tests for Determination of Fracture Parameters and Nonlinear Seismic Analysis of Jahgin RCC Dam", International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS-06), India


    Graduate Advisor:
    Charles T. Driscoll

    Title at Hubbard Brook:
    PhD Candidate