Elius Etienne, PhD

Greater NYC area. eetienn02@gmail.com

Elius Etienne, PhD

Greater NYC area. eetienn02@gmail.com

Research Scientist in hydrology with significant training in machine learning and analytical thinking through applied research. Strong working knowledge of water systems design and water resources management. Proven experience in hydrological modeling and the creation of data-driven decision-support computer tools.



Education

City University of New York - City College

Ph.D.
Civil Engineering - Water Resources
August 2012 - May 2017

City University of New York - City College

Master of Science
Urban Sustainability
August 2010 - Feb 2012

State University of Haiti - FAMV

Bachelor of Science
Rural Engineering
October 2002 - July 2007

Skills

Programming Languages: R, Matlab, Java, PHP, Javascript, C++, C, Fortran 90, PERL
Visualization tools: R-shiny, ggplot, jPGraph
GIS Tools: ArcGIS, OpenLayers, PHP mapscripts
Databases: PostgreSQL, MySQL, PostGIS
Web Development: Drupal, R-Shiny, HTML, CSS, XML, AWS

Publications

  • Etienne, E., Devineni, N., Khanbilvardi, R., Lall, U., (2016), Development of a Demand Sensitive Drought Index and its Application for Agriculture over the Conterminous United States. Journal of Hydrology, 534, 219–229. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.12.060
  • Devineni, N., Lall, U., Etienne, E., Shi, D., and Xi, C., (2015), America's water risk: Current demand and climate variability. Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 2285–2293. doi: 10.1002/2015GL063487
  • Ho, M., V. Parthasarathy, E. Etienne, T. A. Russo, N. Devineni, and U. Lall (2016), America's water: Agricultural water demands and the response of groundwater, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 7546–7555, doi:10.1002/2016GL069797
  • Etienne, E., and Piasecki, M., (2014), Development Of A Repository For Hydrologic Model Uncertainty Data, https://academicworks.cuny.edu/cc_conf_hic/377/.
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Awards

  • Community and Societal Engagement - NOAA-CREST (Center for Earth System Sciences and Remote Sensing Technologies) - 2017: In recognination of societal impacts of water risks assessment decision support tools.
  • First place oral presentation - NOAA Educational Partnership Program - 2016: Award for outstanding presentation
  • Master’s Degree Fellowship - City University of New York - 2010: Fellowship awarded for outstanding academic performance.
  • Master’s Degree Fellowship - Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program - 2010: Fellowship awarded for outstanding academic performance.