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Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering Department
University of Central Florida
12800 Pegasus Drive, Suite 211
Orlando, Florida 32816-2450

Phone: (407) 823-2841

Fax: (407) 823-3315

Upcoming Events

  1. Fall 2017 Career Mixer

    September 25 @ 4:30 pm - 7:45 pm

Dr. Kelly Kibler

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Dr. Kelly Kibler

Assistant Professor

Room: Engr II, 442H
Phone: (407) 823-4150
E-mail: Kelly.Kibler@ucf.edu

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Water Resources Engineering 
Minor degree: Transboundary Water Conflict  Management & Transformation
Oregon State University, 2011

M.Sc. Forest Engineering- Hydrology 
Oregon State University, 2007

B.Sc. Environmental Science
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003

TEACHING

Undergraduate
Engineering Fluid Mechanics (CWR 3201)
Hydrology (CWR 4120)

Graduate
Ecohydraulics (CWR 6007)

RESEARCH AREAS OF SPECIALTY

River and Estuary Ecohydraulics:

  • Interaction of physical-biological systems
  • Natural flow regimes and flow restoration
  • Restoration- river, estuary, shoreline
  • Physical aquatic habitat
  • Design of infrastructure to support ecosystem services

Dams:

  • Sustainable design and operation of small and diversion hydropower
  • Hydrogeomorphic effects of dams
  • Reservoir sediment management
  • Dam/stream barrier removal

Extreme hydrological events:

  • Flood risk-benefit assessment
  • Forecasting rainfall-runoff and inundation
  • Prediction in poorly gauged and transboundary river basins
  • Ecology of extreme low flow events

Food, Energy, Water Nexus

  • Food waste and the FEW nexus

 

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