Sami Shokrana

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Current Standing: 
Last Degree: 
Master of Science in Hydro Science and Engineering
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Academic Background: 

2008-2011: Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Military Institute of Science and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh

2012-2015: Master of Science in Hydro Science and Engineering, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany

2016-2017: Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, South Dakota State University,  Brookings, SD, USA.

Current Research Interests / Thesis Topic: 
  • Large-scale hydrological modelling
  • Agricultural Best Management Practices (BMPs) to remove nutrients and fecal bacteria from subsurface drainage water 
  • Land use and climate change impacts on water quality and quantity
  • Integrated Water Resources Management
Publications / Journal Articles: 

Conference proceedings                              

1. Shokrana, M.S.B., McDaniel, R., Hua, G., Ahiablame, L., (2017). Lab-scale Evaluation of Bioreactors for Fecal Bacteria Removal from Synthetic Subsurface Drainage Water. Poster presentation at Eastern South Dakota Water Conference, November 8th 2017, Brookings, South Dakota, U.S.A.

2. Shokrana, M.S.B., Ahiablame, L., McDaniel, R., Hua, G. (2017). Impacts of Rainfall Intensity and Duration on Woodchip Bioreactor Performance. Oral presentation at ASABE International Conference, July 16th – 19th 2017, Spokane, Washington, U.S.A.                                  

 3. Shokrana, M.S.B., Ahiablame L., McDaniel, R., Trooien, T., Hua, G. (2017). Performance of Woodchip Bioreactors in Eastern South Dakota: Impact Assessment of Rainfall Intensity and Duration. Poster presentation at Western South Dakota Hydrology Conference, April 6th 2017, Rapid City, South Dakota, U.S.A.

4. Shokrana, M.S.B., Benisch, J., Girol, A.; Rheinschmidt, R. (2013). Low Cost and Highly Efficient Use of Aluminum Panels for Sea Water Desalination. Poster presentation at TUM Mehrwasser Desal Challenge Competition, April 11th 2013, Technical University of Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

Peer-reviewed journal articles    

1.  Shokrana, M.S.B., Ahiablame, L. Impacts of Rainfall Intensity and Duration on Performance of Woodchip Bioreactors (In preparation)



Dean's list award in 2010 during undergraduate studies