News

January 31, 2019
Congratulations to group members Alex, Ben, Linnea, Faria, Choi, and Iman for passing their PhD comprehensive exams!

December 10, 2018
Our group traveled to Washington, D.C. for the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting where group members co-authored a total of 14 talks and posters.

November 14, 2018
Gina O’Neil successfully defended her Ph.D. Proposal titled Using LiDAR Topographic Data and Machine Learning Techniques to Identify Near-Surface Soil Saturation for Improved Environmental Planning-Scale Wetland Mapping

November 10, 2018
Alex Chen won best poster at the 5th ACM International Conference on Systems for Energy-Efficient Built Environments (BuildSys 2018) held in Shenzhen, China for his poster titled Reputation System for Ensuring Data Trustworthiness of Crowdsourced Weather Stations.

November 7, 2018
Jon Goodall was elected Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers. ASCE press release UVA Engineering press release

September 13, 2018
Jon Goodall is co-Principal Investigator for a new $3M National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) award. UVA Engineering press release

June 25, 2018
Mohamed Morsy and Jon Goodall presented papers at the 9th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software’ in Fort Collins, CO.

May 21, 2018
Ben Bowes was selected as an inaugural fellow for the Virginia Sea Grant ‘Cross-Disciplinary Problem Solving Professional Development’ team science training.

April 22, 2018
Gina O’Neil presented her research in a presentation titled ‘High-Resolution Wetland Identification Using LiDAR Derivatives and Random Forest Classification’ at the AWRA Spring Specialty Conference: GIS & Water Resources X in Orlando, FL

December 20, 2017
Our research home, the UVA Link Lab, was featured in this new UVA Engineering video

December 11, 2017
Jon Goodall and Jeff Sadler presented their research at the AGU Fall Meeting in New Orleans. More info about their presentations is available here

August 29, 2017
The National Science Foundation will support Hydroinformatics and Link Lab research through two grants that total to more than 4 million dollars, article

July 14, 2017
Team Members Mohamed Morsy and Bakinam Tarik Essawy were interviewed on their work in Hydroinformatics by UVA Today