Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Southern California
Ph.D. in Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley (2009)
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (2004)
Eng. in Mechanical Engineering, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (2003)
ENE512: Environmental Fluid Mechanics
CE309: Fluid Mechanics
ENE300: Contaminant Transport in the Environment
Journal of Hydrology (Elsevier): 2015 - Present
Water Resources Research (AGU-Wiley): 2017-Present
Hydrological Sciences Journal (IAHS): 2017 - 2018
NSF CAREER Award 2017
2016 Editor's Citation for Excellence in Refereeing (Water Resources Research, AGU)
InterPore Rosette Award 2015
Mariaines Di Dato ( Fall 2015 - Spring 2016)
Christopher V. Henri (Fall 2013)
Calogero-Benedetto Rizzo, PhD Thesis (USC) "Efficient Connectivity Assessment of Heterogeneous Porous Media using Graph Theory" (2020)
Arianna Libera, PhD Thesis (USC) "Groundwater Contaminant Transport Predictions in a Sustainable Water Management Scenario" (2019).
Mahsa Moslehi,PhD Thesis (USC) "Efficient Stochastic Simulations of Hydrogeological Systems: From Model Complexity to Data Assimilation" (2018).
Mariaines Di Dato, PhD Thesis (University of Trento, Italy) "Innovative Approaches in Modeling Flow and Transport in Heterogeneous Aquifers" (2017) [Co-Advising with Prof. Alberto Bellin and Prof. Aldo Fiori]
Nima Jabbari, PhD Thesis (USC) "Hydraulic Fracturing and the Environment: Risk Assessment for Groundwater Contamination from Well Casing Failure" (2016) [Co-Advising with Prof. Aminzadeh].