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Ibrahim Demir

Associate Professor, CEE, ECE
Associate Research Faculty, IIHR
Faculty Affiliate, UI3, IFC, AMCS, CGRER, MATC
University of Iowa

300 S. Riverside Dr
Iowa City, IA 52246
+1 (319) 335-5780 (office)
+1 (319) 335-5238 (fax)
Twitter: @demiribr

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Dr. Demir received his PhD in Environmental Informatics from University of Georgia. Dr. Demir’s research focuses on hydroinformatics, environmental information systems, scientific visualization, big data analytics, intelligent systems, and information communication. Dr. Demir is interested in exploring novel computational techniques and approaches for environmental engineering applications. His research projects include intelligent systems, smart assistants and chatbots for flooding, crowdsourced augmented reality applications for environmental monitoring, virtual reality and cyber learning systems for hydrological simulations, and holographic applications for emergency management.

Dr. Demir studied machine intelligence and environmental information systems during his graduate studies (MS, PhD). He is the lead architect and developer of many novel research and operational information systems including Iowa Flood Information System, Iowa Water Quality Information System, NASA IFloodS and SMAP Satellite Mission Information Systems, Georgia Watershed Information System, and many others.

Editorial Services

  • Associate Editor, Environmental Modeling and Software, Elsevier, 2015-present
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Hydroinformatics, IWA, 2017-present
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Environmental Informatics, 2020-present
  • Associate Editor, Smart Water, Springer, 2018-present
  • Associate Editor, Water and Artificial Intelligence, Frontiers in Water, 2022-present

Boards and Committees

  • Member, Technical Committee, IEEE Earth Science Informatics, 2019-present
  • Member, Leadership Team, NSF Midwest Big Data Hub, Digital Agriculture Spoke, 2016-present
  • Vice-Chair, Leadership Team, International Joint Committee on Hydroinformatics (IAHR/IWA/IAHS), 2015-present
  • Member, Steering Committee, NSF Geoscience Papers of the Future Initiative, 2015-present
  • Informatics Standing Committee, Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. (CUAHSI), 2011-present
  • Member, Board of Directors, Int. Environmental Modelling & Software Society, 2020-2022