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Dr. Nadim M. Aziz

Professor of Civil Engineering

Areas of Interest
Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure
Sustainable Water Resources
Environmental Fluid Mechanics

B.S., Civil Engineering, 1978, University of Mississippi
M.E., Engineering Science (Civil), 1980, University of Mississippi
Ph.D., Engineering Science (Civil), 1984, University of Mississippi

Teaching Interest
Stormwater Management
Sediment Transport
Flood Hazards and Protective Design
Hydraulics and Hydrology

Professional Society Membership
American Society of Civil Engineers
American Society for Engineering Education
American Water Resources Association

Sample Publications
Shatanawi, K. M., Aziz, N.M. and Khan, A.A., "Frequency of Discharge Causing Abutment Scour in South Carolina", ASCE Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Vol. 134, No. 10, pp. 1507-1512. (2008).

Powell, D.N., Khan, A.A., and Aziz, N.M., "Impact of New Rainfall Patterns on Detention Pond Design", ASCE Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Vol. 134, No. 2. (2008).

Benedict, S. T., Deshpande, N., and Aziz, N.M., "Evaluation of Abutment-scour Prediction Equations with Field Data", Journal of the Transportation Research Record, No. 2025, pp. 118-126. (2007). US Geological Survey Report.

Apaydin, H., Ozturk, F., Merdun, H., Aziz, N.M. "Determination of the Drainage Basin Characteristics Using Vector GIS", Nordic Hydrology, Vol. 37, No 2, pp. 129-142, (2006).

Schroeder, P.R. and Aziz, N.M., "Retardation of Dredged Material Leachate in Foundation Soils", ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, Vol. 130, No. 12, pp. 1543-1546, (2004).

Ruiz, C. E., Aziz, N. M., and Schroeder, P. R. "RECOVERY: A Contaminated Sediment-Water Interaction Model," Environmental Modeling and Assessment Journal, Vol. 6, pp. 151-158, (2001). USACE RECOVERY Model Report .

Schroeder, P.R., and Aziz, N.M., "Contaminant Leaching Model for Dredged Material Disposal Facilities,"; ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, Vol. 125, No. 9, pp. 835-844, (1999). USACE HELPQ Model Documentation.

Aziz, N.M., “Error Estimate in Einstein's Suspended Load Computation Method,” ASCE Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Vol. 122, No. 5, pp. 282-285, (1996).

Schroeder, P.R., Aziz, N.M., Lloyd, C.M., and Zappi, P.A., ”The Hydrologic Evaluation of Landfill Performance (HELP) Model: User's Guide for Version 3,” EPA/600/R-94/168a, U.S. EPA Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory, Cincinnati, OH, (1994). US EPA HELP Model .

Aziz, N.M., Bhattacharya, S.K., and Prasad, S.N., “Suspended Sediment Concentration Profiles Using Conservation Laws,” Journal of Hydraulic Research, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp 539-554, (1992).

Aziz, N.M., Bata, R., and Bhat, S.P., “Bezier Surface-Surface Intersection,” IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications Journal, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 50-58, (1990).

Aziz, N.M., and Scott, D.E., “Experiments on Sediment Transport in High Gradient Channels,” Hydrological Sciences Journal, Vol. 34, No. 4, pp. 465-478, (1989).

Aziz, N.M., and Prasad, S.N., “Sediment Transport in Shallow Flows,” ASCE Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Vol. 111, No. 10, (1985).

Nadim Aziz
Contact Information:
Sikes Hall