Kei Ishida

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RESEARCH TOPICS:

  • Physically-based probable maximum precipitation (PMP)
  • Dynamical downscaling
  • Flood forecasting
  • Climate change effects on hydrological processes

EDUCATION:

  • Ph.D. in Agriculture, Kyoto University, March 2012
  • M.S. in Agriculture, Kyoto University, March 2006
  • B.S. in Agriculture, Kyoto University, March 2004

SKILLS:

  • Regional Atmospheric Modeling: MM5, WRF
  • Physically-based hydrological modeling
  • Mathematical and numerical modeling of open channel flow
  • Numerical modeling of watershed hydrological processes
  • Stochastic and numerical modeling of fish behavior
  • Filed survey experience
  • Experience in water level monitoring and water quality sampling in canals and wells, and meteorological monitoring
  • Windows and Linux systems
  • Computer Languages – Fluent in C++, C#, FORTRAN, Python, VBA, and Shell script
  • Management of workstations and servers
  • Geographic Information System (GIS) – ArcGIS (ESRI) and Quantum GIS

Publications:

  • Ishida, K., M. L. Kavvas, S. Jang, Z. Q. Chen, N. Ohara, and M. Anderson: Physically Based Estimation of Maximum Precipitation over Three Watersheds in Northern California: Atmospheric Boundary Condition Shifting, J. Hydrol. Eng. (in press).
  • Jang, S., M. L. Kavvas, N. Ohara, S. Kure, and Ishida :Assessment of Change in Precipitation Frequency under Future Climate Change Conditions. World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2014: pp. 596-600, 2014.
  • Jang, S., M. L. Kavvas, N. Ohara, S. Kure, and Ishida : Assessment of Change in Precipitation Frequency under Future Climate Change Conditions. World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2014, pp. 596-600, 2014.
  • Kavvas, M.L., Ishida, K., Jang, S., Ohara, N., Chen, Z.Q., and Anderson, M.L.: A Physically-Based Framework for Estimating Maximum Precipitation over American River Watershed. 2014 International Weather Radar and Hydrology Symposium, 2014.
  • Ishida, K., Jang, N. Ohara, S. Kure, and M. L. Kavvas: Physically Based Maximization of Precipitation over American River Watershed in California, World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2013, pp. 1198-1201, 2013.
  • Jang, S., ., M. L. Kavvas, N. Ohara, S. Kure, Ishida, G. Matanga, and K. Nelson : How Realistic Are the GCM Climate Projections in Simulating the Recent Past over Northern California?. World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2013, 2013.
  • Ishida, K., K. Unami and T. Kawachi : Application of One-Dimensional Shallow Water Model to Flows in Open Channels with Bends, Journal of Rainwater Catchment Systems, 17(2), pp. 15-23, 2012.
  • Buma, N., J. Takeuchi, T. Kawachi, S. Chono, C. Imagawa and Ishida : A 2-D and 3-D Composite Dimensional Fully Coupled Surface and Subsurface Flow Model, Journal of Rainwater Catchment Systems, 17(2), pp. 1-14, 2012.
  • Imagawa, C., J. Takeuchi, T. Kawachi, Ishida, S. Chono and N. Buma : A Hydro-Environmental Watershed Model Improved in Canal-Aquifer Water Exchange Process, Paddy and Water Environment, 9(4), pp. 425-439, 2011.
  • Ishida, K., M. Yangyuoru, K. Unami and T. Kawachi : Application of Shallow Water Equations to Analyze Runoff Processes in Hilly Farmlands, Paddy and Water Environment, 9(4), pp. 393-401, 2011.
  • Unami, K., Ishida, T. Kawachi, S. Maeda and J. Takeuchi : A Stochastic Model for Behaviour of Fish Ascending an Agricultural Drainage System, Paddy and Water Environment, 8 (2), pp. 105-111, 2010.
  • Unami, K., T. Kawachi and Ishida : A Mathematical Model for Ascending Behavior of Fish in Agricultural Drainage System, Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Ecohydraulics, February 2007, New Zealand, pp. FP-47-50.
  • Unami, K., T. Kawachi, M. Yangyuoru and Ishida : A Finite Volume Scheme for Simulation of Rainwater Harvesting Process, Proceedings of the 2nd IASTED International Conference on Advanced Technology in the Environmental Field, February 2006, Spain, pp.124-129.
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