Associate Members

GIWS Associate Members are individuals who are making a significant contribution to water research and are providing support for water research activities in areas relevant to our institute. This includes Research Associates, Postdoctoral Fellows and Professional Affiliates, as well as Faculty Members working at other universities who maintain a collaborative research relationship with GIWS.

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Melkamu Ali Postdoctoral Fellow

Global Institute for Water Security and School of Environment and Sustainability


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Hubert Tote Alimezelli Postdoctoral Fellow

Integrated Training Program in Infectious Diseases, Food Safety and Public Policy


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Ali Ameli Post-doctoral Associate

Global Institute for Water Security, School of Environment and Sustainability


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Muhammad Rehan Anis Postdoctoral Fellow

Global Institute for Water Security and School of Environment and Sustainability


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Willemijn Appels Mueller Applied Research Chair in Irrigation Science

Centre for Applied Arts and Sciences, Lethbridge College


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Zilefac Elvis Asong Postdoctoral Fellow

School of Environment and Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan


Abdolreza Bahremand Associate Professor (Visiting Professor)

Watershed Management Department, Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources


Lori Bradford Research Associate

School of Public Health, University of Saskatchewan


Meghan Carr Postdoctoral Fellow

Global Institute for Water Security


Yin Chu Visiting Scholar

College of Engineering, Department of Civil and Geological Engineering


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Kwok P. (Sun) Chun Assistant Professor

Department of Geography, Hong Kong Baptist University


Diogo Andre Pinho da Costa Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Geography and Planning, College of Arts and Science, University of Saskatchewan


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Nhu Cuong Do Postdoctoral Fellow

Global Institute for Water Security


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Nazzareno Diodato Fellow Geoscientist

HyMex, Hydrological Mediterranean Experiment, Met European Research Observatory


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Mohamed Elshamy Research Associate

Global Institute for Water Security


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Reza Ghanbarpour Research Fellow

Alberta Environment


Shervan Gharari Postdoctoral Fellow

School of Environment and Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan


Raea Gooding Outreach Coordinator

College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan


Abdalla H. Karoyo Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Chemistry, College of Arts and Science, University of Saskatchewan


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Amin Haghnegahdar Modelling Program Manager

Global Institute for Water Security and School of Environment and Sustainability


Zhihua He Postdoctoral Fellow

Global Institute for Water Security


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Nasim Hosseini Research Associate

Global Institute for Water Security


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Kim Janzen Research Associate

Global Institute for Water Security, School of Environment and Sustainability


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Michael Kehoe Postdoctoral Fellow

Global Institute for Water Security and School of Environment and Sustainability


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Dawn Keim Postdoctoral Fellow

Global Institute for Water Security and School of Environment and Sustainability


Nicolas Leroux Postdoctoral Fellow

Centre for Hydrology, University of Saskatchewan


Lintao Li Postdoctoral Fellow

Global Institute for Water Security


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Zhi Li Professor

Northwest A&F University, College of Natural Resources and Environment


Jian Liu Postdoctoral Fellow

School of Environment and Sustainability


Mohammad Mahaninia Research Assistant

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Saskatchewan


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Taufique Mahmood Assistant Professor

University of North Dakota


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Steven Mamet Postdoctoral Fellow

College of Arts and Science, Department of Biology


Sujata Manandhar Postdoctoral Fellow

School of Environment and Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan


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Chrystal Mantyka-Pringle Postdoctoral Fellow

Global Institute for Water Security and School of Environment and Sustainability


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Luis Alejandro Morales Marin MSc, PhD, C Eng Postdoctoral Fellow

Global Institute for Water Security


Balew A. Mekonnen Postdoctoral Fellow

Centre for Hydrology, University of Saskatchewan


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Mohamed H. Mohamed Research Associate

College of Arts and Science, Department of Chemistry


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Keith Musselman Postdoctoral Fellow

Centre for Hydrology, Department of Geography and Planning


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Uri Nachshon Postdoctoral Fellow

The Jacob Blaustein Institute for Desert Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Isreal


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Rebecca North Assistant Professor

University of Missouri


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Xicai Pan Postdoctoral Fellow

Global Institute for Water Security and College of Engineering, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering


Vanessa Pedinotti Postdoctoral Fellow

Global Institute for Water Security


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Patricia Pernica Postdoctoral Fellow

Global Institute for Water Security


Dominique Richard Postdoctoral Fellow

Centre for Hydrology, University of Saskatchewan


Prabin Rokaya Postdoctoral Fellow

Global Institute for Water Security


Christopher Ryan Visiting Scientist; Director, Operations

Environment Canada and Tundra Energy Marketing Limited


Zelalem Tesemma Postdoctoral Fellow

Centre for Hydrology


Nicholas Wayand Postdoctoral Fellow

Centre for Hydrology, Department of Geography and Planning


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Jeff Wong Postdoctoral Fellow

Global Institute for Water Security and School of Environment and Sustainability


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Li Xu Postdoctoral Fellow

Global Institute for Water Security


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Omer Yeteman Lecturer, Environmental Engineering, The University of Newcastle, Australia