About

Dr. Ben Jarihani stands as a highly accomplished Water Engineer and Hydrologist with an extensive professional journey spanning over two decades. His expertise encompasses a diverse range of fields, including Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Hydraulic Design, Geomorphology, Soil Erosion, and Wetland Modeling. Rooted in a profound passion for comprehending and managing water systems, Dr. Jarihani has forged a distinguished career that encompasses academia, teaching, research, and consultancy.

Possessing academic credentials in Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, and Hydraulic Design, Dr. Jarihani's commitment to advancing the field is evident through substantial contributions to environmental modeling. His comprehensive expertise, extending to wetland modeling, underscores his ability to address the intricate dynamics of aquatic ecosystems. Dr. Jarihani has garnered recognition for specific achievements and projects across these diverse domains, attesting to the depth and breadth of his contributions.

Dr. Jarihani's innovative research approach is exemplified by his Ph.D., which delves into the application of Spatial Science in Hydrological and Hydrodynamic modeling, particularly in complex anabranching river systems. This advanced research demonstrates his dedication to pushing the boundaries of knowledge and utilizing cutting-edge methodologies to tackle intricate challenges in the field. As both an educator and consultant, Dr. Ben Jarihani continues to shape the future of water professionals while actively contributing solutions to multifaceted challenges in water resources, geomorphology, soil erosion, and wetland modeling. His unwavering commitment to excellence keeps him at the forefront of innovation in this dynamic intersection of crucial disciplines.

Interests
Research
  • Environmental Modelling, Hydrological and Hydrodynamic Modelling, Spatial Science, Geomorphology and Soil Erosion
Teaching
  • Hydrology, Geomorphology, Natural Hazards, Hydraulic
Experience
  • 2022 to 2023 - Senior Research Officer, James Cook University (Townsville)
  • 2019 to 2022 - Associate Professor, Central Asia University (Tajikistan)
  • 2015 to 2019 - Senior Research Fellow, SUnshine Coast University (Sunshine Coast)
  • 2011 to 2015 - PhD Candidate, University of Queensland (Brisbane)
Research Disciplines
Honours
Awards
  • 2015 to 2023 - Earth Observation Australia
  • 2011 to 2023 - Asia Osceania Geosciences Society
Memberships
  • 2011 to 2023 - European Geosciences Union
  • 2011 to 2023 - American Gepphysical Union
Publications

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Supervision

These Higher Degree Research projects are either current or by students who have completed their studies within the past 5 years at JCU. Linked titles show theses available within ResearchOnline@JCU.

Current
  • Evolution, impacts and management of Alluvial Gully Erosion in Savanna Rangelands draining to the Great barrier Reef: A case study from the Upper Burdekin Catchment, North-East Queensland, Australia (PhD , External Advisor)

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  • 34.239, Earth & Environmental Sciences (Townsville campus)

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