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Habib Ahmari

Name

[Ahmari, Habib]
  • Senior Lecturer

Professional Preparation

    • 2010 Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (Hydrotechnical Engineering),  Queen's University
    • 1996 Master of Science in Civil Engineering - Water ResourcesSharif University of Technology
    • 1990 BSc in Civil Engineering (Civil Engineering - Water Resources),  Sharif University of Technology

Appointments

    • Sept 2015 to Present Senior Lecturer
      University of Texas Arlington
    • Mar 2012 to Present Adjunct Professor
      University of Manitoba
    • June 2014 to Aug 2015 Water Resources Engineer
      Golder Associates
    • Oct 2008 to June 2014 Sedimnet and Erosion Study Engineer
      Manitoba Hydro

Publications

      Journal Article 2016
      • Zare, S.G.A., Moore, S.A., Rennie, C.D., Seidou, O., Ahmari, H.,Malenchak, J.(2016). Estimation of Composite Hydraulic Resistance in Ice Covered Alluvial Streams. Journal of Water Resources Research. (In press)

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2015
      • Weiss, A., Clark, S.P., Rennie, C.D., Moore, S.A. Ahmari, H. (2015)Estimation of total suspended solids concentration from aDcp backscatter and hydraulic measurements, Journal of Hydraulic Research, Vol. 53-5.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2015
      • Ahmari, H., Blais E., Greshuk, J. (2015) The 2014 Flood Event in the Assiniboine River Basin: Causes, Assessment, and Damage. Canadian Water Resources Journal, Aug.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2015
      • Kimiaghalam, N., Goharrokhi, M., Clark, S.P., Ahmari, H. (2015) A comprehensive fluvial geomorphology study of riverbank erosion on the Red River in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Journal of Hydrology, Vol. 529, Part 3, Oct., 1488–1498.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2015
      • Zare, S.G.A., Moore, S.A., Rennie, C.D., Seidou, O., Ahmari, H.,Malenchak, J.(2015) Boundary shear stress in an ice covered river during break-up. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE,  DOI:10.1061/(ASCE), HY.1943-7900.0001081.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2015
      • Kimiaghalam, N., Clark, S.P., Ahmari, H. (2015)  An experimental study on the effects of physical, mechanical, and electrochemical properties of natural cohesive sediments on fluvial critical shear stress and erosion rate. International Journal of Sediment Research., Aug.

        {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Conference Proceeding 2014
      • Kimiaghalam, N., Clark, S.P., Ahmari, H., Hunt, J. (2014) Wave-current induced erosion of cohesive riverbanks in northern Manitoba. ICCE Symposium, Dec.11-14, New Orleans, USA.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2014
      • Zare, S.G.A., Moore, S.A., Rennie, C.D., Seidou, O., Ahmari, H. (2014) Influence of river ice break-up on stream hydraulics and sediment transport .  River Flow 2014, Sep. 3-5, Lausanne, Switzerland.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2014
      • Kenny, S., Ahmari, H., Ahsan, R., St. Laurent, M. (2014) Assessment of impact to the sedimentation environment for the proposed Keeyask Generation Station Project using numerical modelling. Canadian Dam Safety 2014 Annual Conference, Oct. 4-9, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2014
      • Zare, S.G.A., Moore, S.A., Rennie, C.D., Seidou, O., Ahmari, H. (2014) Direct estimation of composite roughness values during river ice-cover breakup. 22nd International Symposium on Ice, Aug. 11-14, Singapore.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Proceeding 2013
      • Kimiaghalam, N., Goharrokhi, M., Clark, S.P., Ahmari, H. (2013)Riverbank erosion on the Red River in Winnipeg. CSCE 21st Canadian Hydrotechnical Conf., May 14-17, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 64:1-8.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
      2013
      • Zare, S.G.A, Rennie, C., Moore, S.A., Ahmari, H., (2013) Estimating the of river ice break-up on suspended sediment transport using acoustic techniques. CSCE 21st Canadian Hydrotechnical Conf., May 14-17, Banff, AB, Canada, 23:1-10.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
      2013
      • Ahmari, H., Schmidt, R., Ahsan, M.R., Malenchak, J. (2013) Sediment management on the Burntwood River during Wuskwatim Generating Station river closure. CSCE 21st Canadian Hydrotechnical Conf., May 14-17, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 69:1-10.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
      2013
      • Zare, S.G.A., Moore, S.A., Rennie, C.D., Seidou, O., Ahmari, H., Groeneveld, J., Ahsan, R. (2013) Verification of a river ice process model using continuous field measurements, 35th IAHR World Congress, Sep 8-13, Chengdu, China.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
      2013
      • Ahmari, H., Ahsan, M.R, Penner, L.A., Gonzalez, N. (2013) Assessment of erosion and sedimentation for hydropower projects on the lower Nelson River, Manitoba. Canadian Dam Safety 2013 Annual Conference, Oct. 5-10, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Conference Proceeding 2012
      • Ahsan, R., Groeneveld, J., Rennie, C.D., Ahmari, H., Clark, S. (2012) Influence of ice processes on fluvial sediment transport in the Lower Nelson River, HG-Acres Seminar, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
      2012
      • Torgunrud, A.L., Cosford, J.I., Penner, L.A., Ahmari, H. (2012) Validation of a GIS-based shore erosion model based on historical erosion rates in two northern Manitoba hydroelectric reservoirs. Canadian Dam Safety 2012 Annual Conf., Sep 22-27, Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
      2012
      • Moore, S.A., Zare, S.G.A., Rennie, C.D., Seidou, O., Ahmari, H. (2013) Monitoring suspended sediment under ice using acoustic instruments: Presentation of measurements made during breakup. 17th Workshop of the Committee on River Ice Processes and the Environment, July 21-24, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Book Chapter 2012
      • da Silva, A.M.F., Ahmari, H., Kanani, A.  (2012)  Characteristic scales and consequences of large-scale horizontal coherent structures in open-channel flows. Invited Paper in Environmental Fluid Mechanics, IAHR Monograph, Memorial Volume in honour of Prof. Gerhard H. Jirka, Rodi, W. Uhlmann, M (eds.), CRC Press/Balkema, May, 2012, 85-106.

        {Peer Reviewed} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Journal Article 2012
      • Ahmari, H., da Silva, A.M.F. (2012) Closure to “Regions of bars, meandering and braiding in
        da Silva and Yalin’s plan”, Journal of Hydraulic Research, Oct. 50(5), 541-543.

        {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Conference Proceeding 2011
      • Schmidt, R., Ahsan, M.R., Ahmari, H., St. Laurent, M.E. Cook, G.N., Hillius, P.G., (2011) TSS-Turbidity relationships on the Nelson River system. Proc. Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, June 14-17, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 3369-3377.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Journal Article 2011
      • Ahmari, H., da Silva, A.M.F. (2011) Regions of bars, meandering and braiding in da Silva and Yalin’s plan. Journal of Hydraulic Research, Dec. 49(6), 1-10.

        {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Conference Proceeding 2010
      • Kanani, A., Ahmari, H., da Silva, A. M. F., (2010) Investigation of horizontal coherent structures in shallow open-channel flows using velocity signaldecomposition. Proc. 5th Int. Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, River Flow 2010, Braunschweig, Germany, 1059-1066.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Conference Proceeding 2009
      • Ahmari, H., da Silva, A.M.F. (2009) Investigation of horizontal structures in shallow open channel flows using quadrant analysis. 33rd IAHR Congress, Aug. 9-14, Vancouver, Canada.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Journal Article 2009
      • da Silva, A.M.F., Ahmari, H. (2009) Size and effect on the mean flow of large-scale horizontal coherent structures in open-channel flows: An experimental study. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Special Issue in honor of Prof. M.S. Yalin, Oct. 36(10), 1643-1655.

        {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Conference Proceeding 2008
      • da Silva, A.M.F., Ahmari, H. (2008) Internal structure of an alternate bar induced flow. 8th International Conference on Hydro-Science and Engineering, September 8-12, Nagoya, Japan.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Conference Proceeding 2007
      • Ahmari, H., da Silva, A.M.F. (2007) Existence regions of large-scale bed forms of alluvial streams. Proc. 18th CSCE Hydrotechnical Conference, Aug. 22-24, Winnipeg, Canada.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

Courses

      • CE 3305-001 BASIC FLUID MECHANICS

        Fundamentals of fluid statics, kinematics of fluid flow, fluid energy, fluid forces, similitude, and dimensional analysis. Related to steady flow of incompressible fluids in confined and free surface systems.

      • CE 3342-001 Water Resources Engineeing

        Hydrologic cycle, precipitation, evapotranspiration, water budget, rainfall-runoff, hydrographs, groundwater flow, catchment hydrology, probability concepts in design, hydrologic modeling, open channel hydraulics, pumps.

      • CE 3305-001 BASIC FLUID MECHANICS

         Fundamentals of fluid statics, kinematics of fluid flow, fluid energy, fluid forces, similitude, and dimensional analysis.  Related to steady flow of incompressible fluids in confined and free surface systems.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • CE 3305-002 BASIC FLUID MECHANICS

         Fundamentals of fluid statics, kinematics of fluid flow, fluid energy, fluid forces, similitude, and dimensional analysis.  Related to steady flow of incompressible fluids in confined and free surface systems.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • CE 3342-001 WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING

        Hydrologic cycle, precipitation, evapotranspiration, water budget, rainfall-runoff, hydrographs, groundwater flow, catchment hydrology, probability concepts in design, hydrologic modeling, open channel hydraulics, pumps.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • CE 3342-002 WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING

        Hydrologic cycle, precipitation, evapotranspiration, water budget, rainfall-runoff, hydrographs, groundwater flow, catchment hydrology, probability concepts in design, hydrologic modeling, open channel hydraulics, pumps.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • CE 4330-001 ADVANCED HYDRAULICS

        Design methods for appurtenances of water conveyance systems under open channel and pressure flow conditions, water hammer

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • CE 4330-002 ADVANCED HYDRAULICS

        Design methods for appurtenances of water conveyance systems under open channel and pressure flow conditions, water hammer

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • CE 5353-001 ADVANCED HYDRAULICS

        Design methods for appurtenances of water conveyance systems under open channel and pressure flow conditions, water hammer

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • CE 3305-001 BASIC FLUID MECHANICS

        Fundamentals of fluid statics, kinematics of fluid flow, fluid energy, fluid forces, similitude, and dimensional analysis. Related to steady flow of incompressible fluids in confined and free surface systems.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • CE 6316-001 SEDIMENT TRANSPORT

        Sourcing the sediment influx, the settling velocity, Shields critical shear stress, design with critical shear, bedload transport equations, suspended load transport, total transport equation, regime theory as index of stability.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • CE 4358-001 Open Conduit System

        Basic concepts of open channel flow, applications of mass and energy conservation principles, numerical computations of flow profiles, design of open channels, and hydraulic structures. Course covers primarily steady flow and gradually varied flow.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • CE 5346-001 OPEN CHANNEL FLOW

        Basic concepts of open channel flow, applications of mass and energy conservation principles, numerical computations of flow profiles, design of open channels, and hydraulic structures. Course covers primarily steady flow and gradually varied flow.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • CE 3305-001 BASIC FLUID MECHANICS

        Fundamentals of fluid statics, kinematics of fluid flow, fluid energy, fluid forces, similitude, and dimensional analysis.  Related to steady flow of incompressible fluids in confined and free surface systems.

      • CE 3342-001 Water Resources Engineeing

        Hydrologic cycle, precipitation, evapotranspiration, water budget, rainfall-runoff, hydrographs, groundwater flow, catchment hydrology, probability concepts in design, hydrologic modeling, open channel hydraulics, pumps.

      • CE 3305-001 BASIC FLUID MECHANICS

        Fundamentals of fluid statics, kinematics of fluid flow, fluid energy, fluid forces, similitude, and dimensional analysis.  Related to steady flow of incompressible fluids in confined and free surface systems.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • CE 3342-001 Water Resources Engineeing

        Hydrologic cycle, precipitation, evapotranspiration, water budget, rainfall-runoff, hydrographs, groundwater flow, catchment hydrology, probability concepts in design, hydrologic modeling, open channel hydraulics, pumps.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • CE 4330-001 HYDRAULIC DESIGN

        Design methods for appurtenances of water conveyance systems under open channel, and pressure flow conditions.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • CE 5353-001 ADVANCED HYDRAULICS

        Flow resistance, St. Venant equations, solution of St. Venant by finite difference methods, dam break problem, water hammer, intro to finite elements to open channel flow.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours