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IAHR Position

Committee Name Position Start Date End Date
Committee on Hydraulic Structures Past Chair 2021-07-15 2023-09-09
Committee on Hydraulic Structures Chair 2019-09-01 2021-07-15
Committee on Hydraulic Structures Vice Chair 2017-08-22 2019-09-01
Committee on Hydraulic Structures Member 2013-09-08 2015-10-06

My Papers and Presentations

Title Year
Hydraulic Structures- At the Heart of 21st Century Global Sustainable Development 2023
Improving Energy-Efficiency of Pumping Operations in Waterways: A Combined Laboratory and Computational Approach 2022
Influence of Building Positioning on Flow Processes in Urban Flooding: Computational Modelling and Laboratory Experiments 2022
Laboratory Design of Representative Real Shallow Basins for Validation of Numerical Models 2022
Overtopping-Induced Failure of Non–Cohesive Homogeneous Fluvial Dikes: Effect of Dike Geometry on Breach Discharge and Widening 2022
Two-dimensional depth averaged numerical modelling of flow pattern and sedimentation in shallow reservoirs 2022
Uncertainty Analysis of a Lumped Physically Based Numerical Model of Dam Breaching 2022
Apparent cohesion effects on overtopping-induced fluvial dike breaching 2021
Full Issue of Hydrolink 2021-4 Extreme Flooding Events 2021
Hydraulic Structures at a Crossroads Towards the SDGs 2021
From Labyrinth to Piano key weirs 2020
Scale Physical Model and Prototype Comparison for a Large Dam Bottom Outlet 2020
Design of a Downstream Migration Fish Pass for Existing Hydropower Plants 2019
Fluvial Dike Breaching Induced by Overtopping: Lessons from Experimental and Numerical Studies 2019
Experimental Study of Ogee Crested Weir Operation Above the Design Head and Influence of the Upstream Quadrant Geometry 2018
Improvement of Anisotropic Porosity Models with a Merging Technique 2018
In Situ Measurements and Mitigations of Nappe Oscillations–The Papignies and Nisramont Dams in Belgium 2018
Underground Pumped Hydroelectric Energy Storage in Wallonia (BELGIUM) Using Old Mines - Hydraulic Modelling of the Reservoirs 2017
Characterization of Nappe Vibration on a Weir 2016
Impacts of Urban Expansion on Future Flood Damage: A Case Study in the River Meuse Basin, Belgium 2016
Influence of Non-Uniform Flow Conditions on Riverbed Stability: The Case of Smooth-to-Rough Transitions 2016
Limitation of Self-Organization Within a Confined Aquifer 2016
Non-Linear Optimization of a 1-D Shallow Water Model and Integration into Simulink for Operational Use 2016
A Shallow-Water Model with Depth-Dependent Porosity for Urban Flood Modeling 2015
Bi-Stable Flow Fields and Two-Way Couplings Between Flow and Sedimentation in Shallow Reservoirs 2014
Climate-Proofing of Large Reservoirs in Belgium by the Development of Enhanced Operation Rules 2014
A Fundamental Study of the Inception of Motion of Coarse Sediments 2013
Depth-Averaged Flow Modeling in Curvilinear Coordinates 2013
Experimental Investigations of 2D Stationary Mixed Flows and Numerical Comparison 2012
Management of the Interface Between Fixed-Depths Unsaturated and Saturated Soils; Mathematical Model and 1-Dimensional Interpretation 2012
On the Piano Key Weir Hydraulics 2012
Transboundary Assessment of the Effect of Climate Change on River Meuse: Flood Wave Selection for Hydraulic Modelling from Ampsin (B) to Maaseik (NL) 2012
Experimental Study of the Hydraulic Behavior of Piano Key Weirs 2010
Modelling Free-Surface Flows and Highly Transient Mixed Flows: A 1D Three-Phase Approach 2010
Analysis and Application of Two Complementary Numerical Models for Predicting Flood Waves Generated by Failures or Dysfunctions Occuring on a Complex of Dams 2007
Experimental and Numerical Study of the Breaching of an Embankment Dam 2007
Global Design of Hydraulic Structures Optimised with Physically Based Flow Solvers on Multiblock Structured Grids 2004
Large Scale 2D Numerical Modeling of Reservoir Sedimentation and Flushing Operations 2004
Modeling of Wave Propagation, Coastal Currents and Their Induced Topographic Changes 2004
Scale Modelling and Similarity Laws for the Study of an Under Pressure Settling Structure 2004

IAHR Awards

IAHR Awards Date
Arthur Thomas Ippen Award 2021

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