Sina Akram

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Biography

Research Interests:

  • Hydrological process-based modeling and simulation
  • Effects of vegetated buffer strips on sediment and nutrients transport
  • Fate and transport of antimicrobial resistance
  • Balancing crops water requirement and irrigation negative environmental impact
  • Effects of alternative drainage methods on water quality

Journal & Conference Papers:

  • Akram, S., Yu, B., Ghadiri, H., Rose, C., 2016. Modelling sediment trapping by non-submerged grass buffer strips using nonparametric supervised learning technique. Journal of Environmental Informatics, 27: 1-13.   
  • Akram, S., Yu, B., Ghadiri, H., 2015. Modelling flow and sediment trapping upstream and within grass buffer strips. Hydrological processes, 29: 3179-3192.
  • Akram, S., Yu, B., Ghadiri, H., Rose, C., Hussein, J., 2014. The links between water profile, net deposition and erosion in the design and performance of stiff grass hedges. Journal of Hydrology, 510: 472-479.
  • Akram, S., Ghadiri, H., Yu, B., 2014. Modelling flow and sediment transport through vegetative buffer strips. 20th World Congress of Soil Science, Jeju, South Korea.
  • Akram, S., Ghadiri, H., Yu, B., 2013 .Prediction of the effectiveness of grass buffer strips in removing sediment using artificial neural networks and regression trees. 2013 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.
  • Akram, S., Yu, B., Ghadiri, H., 2013. Modelling sediment transport and deposition in shallow flow through grass buffer strips using machine learning. MODSIM 2013; 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Adelaide, Australia.
  • Ghadiri, H., Yu, B., Akram, S., 2012. Modelling the impact of grass buffer strips on runoff flow hydrology and sediments transport on agricultural lands. 5th Annual International Conference on Agriculture, Athens, Greece.
  • Akram, S., Liaghat, H., 2010. Performance of biodrainage systems in arid and semiarid areas with salt accumulation in soils. 17th World Congress of the International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (CIGR), Québec City, Canada.
  • Akram, S., Kashkouli, H.A., Pazira, E., 2008. Sensitive variables controlling salinity and water table in a bio-drainage system. Irrigation and Drainage Systems, 22: 271-285.
  • Akram, S., Kashkouli, H.A., Akram, M., 2008. Salinity and water table control in dry drainage. 10th International Drainage Workshop of ICID Working Group on Drainage, Helsinki/Tallinn.
  • Akram, M., Tajik, F, Akram, S.  2008. Controlled drainage: an appropriate environmentally friendly approach to agricultural lands, Proceedings of the fifth national drainage workshop, Tehran, Iran; In Farsi
  • Akram, S., 2006. On the impacts of climatic, water, soil and plant on water-table depth in bio-drainage using SAHYSMOD mathematical model, Proceedings of the fourth national drainage workshop, Tehran, Iran; In Farsi.
  • Akram, S., 2006. Sensitivity analysis of bio- drainage on soil salinity using SAHYSMOD mathematical model, Proceedings of the fourth national drainage workshop, Tehran, Iran; In Farsi.
  • Akram, M., Akram, S. 2004. Controlled drainage: a way to improve irrigation effi