Students supervised by Ming Ye

Dr. Ming Ye

Ph.D., University of Arizona

Professor

Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science (EOAS)

Office: 303 Carraway Building

Department of Scientific Computing (SC)

Office: 489 Dirac Science Library

Phone: (850) 644-4587
Fax: (850) 644-0098
Email: mye@fsu.edu










Picture taken in 2009











Picture taken in 2012











Picture taken in 2014










Current Students

Brian Woodall (Ph.D. in progress, 2014-)
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Co-advised with Professor Steve Kish Dissertation Research:
Saltwater introsion in karst regions










Xueming Zheng (Master student in progress, 2016-)
Department of Scientific Computing
Xueming received her bachelor degree in mathematics from the Beijing Forestry University. Her master thesis is about global sensitivity analysis for identifying important processes and parameters under model uncertainty.






Nur Ahmed (Doctoral student in progress, 2017-)
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Institute
Nur received his master degree in Geology from the Auburn University, and is working on a project of mercury modeling.







Emily Lizotte (Undergraduate geology student)
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Emily is working on nitrogen pollusion in karst areas.







Currrent Visiting Scholars

Visiting Scholar: 12/2016-12/2017
Professor Jie Ren is from the Institute of Water Resources and Hydro-electric Engineering at the Xi'an University of Technology. He worked on groundwater and surface water interactions.










Former Students, Post-docs, and Visiting Scholars

Xiaoli Liu (Ph.D., 2017)
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Co-advised with Professor Gang Chen in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Dissertation: Optimization of Groundwater Long-Term Monitoring Network with Ant Colony Optimization









Visiting Scholar: 12/2016-12/2017
Professor Jun Li is from the College of Water Resources and Hydropower at the Sichuan University. She worked on watershed model\ ing.










Serena Pham (Master, 2017)
Department of Scientific Computing
Thesis: A Comparative Study between a Single Sorption Constant Model and a Humic Ion-Binding Model
Her research was supported by the project:
Computational Bayesian Framework for Quantification and Reduction of Predictive Uncertainty in Groundwater Reactive Transport Modeling funded by the Department of Energy








Hongzhuan Lei (Master, 2017)
Department of Scientific Computing
Thesis: Estimation of Nitrogen Load from Septic Systems to Surface Waterbodies in Indian River County, FL.
He was supported by the project:
Developing a GIS-Based Software for Estimating Nitrate Fate and Transport from Se\ ptic Systems in Surficial Aquifer funded by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection






Visiting Student: 10/2016-10/2017
Bin Xue was from the Department of Engineering Geology at the China University of Mining and Technology, Beijing. He worked on karst spring hydrograph analysis.










Visiting Scholar: 10/2016-10/2017
Professor Yue Zhang was from the Department of Computer Science at the Yunnan Agricultural University. She worked on detection of sinkholes using machine learning methods.










Roger Benito Pacheco Castro (Ph.D., 2017)
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Institute
Recipient of Fulbright Scholar from Mexico
Dissertation Research: Statistical Analysis of Karst Aquifer Pollution, Karst Flow Model Validation at Laboratory Scale, and Development of Seepage Meter








Bikash Saha (Ph.D., 2017)
Department of Scientific Computing
Dissertation: Modeling of Complex Behaviors of Submarine Debris Flows











Post-doc: 2014-2017
Now a post-foc at the University of Hawaii

Dr. Ahmed Elshall (2013, Louisiana State University) CV
Dissertation: Characterization and Uncertainty Analysis of Siliciclastic Aquifer-Fault System

Ahmed worked on project:
Computational Bayesian Framework for Quantification and Reduction of Predictive Uncertainty in Ground\ water Reactive Transport Modeling funded by the Department of Energy

Karina Khazmutdinova (Ph.D., 2016)
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Institute
Co-advised with Professor Nick Moore in the Department of Mathematics
Dissertation: Water and Air Flows in Karstic Caves and Conduits








Visiting Scholars: 9/2015-4/2016
Professors Qimin Zhang, Liyu Chen, Li Wang, and Ting Li from the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the Ningxia \ University
They worked with faculty in the Department of Scientific Computing on stability and sensitivity analysis of stochasti\ c models.








Visiting student: 2/2015-9/2015
Saeedeh Samani is a doctoral student at the University of Tabriz, Iran. She visited FSU for seven months, working on a problem of identifying the appropriate level of model complexity of groundwater reactive transport modeling.









Post-doc: 2014-2015
Now a staff at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Dr. Mohammad Sayemuzzaman (2013, North Carolina A&T State University)
Dissertation: Spatio-temporal time series trend analysis of climate variability in North Carolina
Sayem worked on project:
Developing a GIS-Based Software for Estimating Nitrate Fate and Transport from Septic Systems in Surficial Aquifer funded by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection



Benjamin McLaughlin (Ph.D., 2015)
Department of Scientific Computing
Co-advised with Professor Janet Peterson
Dissertation:
Reduced-Order Modeling of Reactive Solute TRansport for Advection-Dominated Problems with Nonlinear Kinetic Reactions

Now a staff at the Naval Support Activity - Panama City.




Heng Dai (Master 2011; Ph.D., 2014)
Department of Scientific Computing
Dissertation:
Uncertainty Quantification of Groundwater Reactive Transport and Coastal Morphological Modeling

Now a post-doc at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory







Post-doc: 2014-2015
Now a Lecture at Wuhan University, China

Dr. Yan Zhu (2013, Wuhan University) CV
Dissertation: Algorithm Development for Large-scale Groundwater Flow and Nitrogen Transport Modeling

Yan worked on project:
Developing a GIS-Based Software for Estimating Nitrate Fate and Transport from Septic Systems in Surficial Aquifers funded by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Post-doc: 2014-2015
Now a post-doc at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Dr. Xuehang Song (2014, Wuhan University, China) CV
Dissertation: Data assimilation for saturated-unsaturated flow problems
Xuehang is working on project:
Computational Bayesian Framework for Quantification and Reduction of Predictive Uncertainty in Groundwater Reactive Transport Modeling funded by the Department of Energy



Visiting Scholar: 2014-2015

Dr. Dangliang Wang (2011, Chinese University of Mining and Technology) CV
Dissertation: Chemical Grouting for Preventing Leakage

Dangliang is working on a project of sinkhole study.







Visiting Scholar: 2013-2014

Dr. Xiankui Zeng (20012, Nanjing University) CV
Dissertation: Model Uncertainty Analysis for Groundwater Modeling

Xiankui is working on a project of model uncertainty analysis.







Visiting Student: 2013-2014

Xiaohu Tao is a doctoral student from the Hohai University, China
Dongwei is working on a project of Karst modeling.









Visiting Scholar: 2013-2014

Dr. Peigui Liu (2008, Hohai University) CV
Dissertation: Risk Assessment Model and its Application to Groundwater Pumping

Peigui is working on a project of model uncertainty analysis.







Visiting Scholar: 2013-2014

Dr. Dongwei Gui (2010, Chinese Academy of Sciences) CV
Dissertation: Effect of Different Management Intensities on Soil Quality of Farmland During Oasis Development

Dongwei is working on a project of parametric uncertainty analysis.







Post-doc: 2012-2013

Dr. Huaiwei Sun (2011, Wuhan University) CV
Dissertation: Experimental and Theoretical Study of Water-soil Environment in Planted Greenhouse

Huaiwei is working on project:
Developing a GIS-Based Software for Estimating Nitrate Fate and Transport from Septic Systems in Surfic\ ial Aquifers funded by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection



Post-doc: 2010-2012

Dr. Liying Wang (2007, Wuhan University) CV
Dissertation: Experimental and Numerical Study of Nitrogen Transport in Variably Saturated Porous Media

Liying is working on the projects:
  • Developing a GIS-Based Software for Estimating Nitrate Fate and Transport from Septic Systems in Surficial Aquifers funded by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection

  • Impact of Calibration Data on Evaluating Plausibility of Alternative Groundwater models funded by the National Science Foundation


  • Visiting Scholar: 2011-2012

    Dr. Dejun Feng, Associate Professor, Southwest Jiaotong University CV


    Professor Feng is helping on the project entitled
    Effect of Near-Term Sea-Level Rise on Coastal Military Infrastruc#\| ture funded by the Department of Defense





    Dan Lu (Ph.D., 2012)
    Department of Scientific Computing
    Dissertation:
    Assessment of Conceptual Model Uncertainty of Groundwater Flow and Solute Transport

    Dan's research was supported by the following two projects:
    Impact of Calibration Data on Evaluating Plausibility of Alternative Groundwater models
    funded by the National Science Foundation
    Mult-Scale Assessment of Prediction Uncertainty in Coupled Reactive Transport Models
    funded by the Department of Energy.



    Post-doc: 2011-2012

    Dr. Xiaoqing Shi (2006, Nanjing University) CV
    Dissertation: Research on Land Subsidence and its Numerical Simulation in the Su-Xi-Chang Area and Shanghai City Abstract

    Xiaoqing worked on the projects:
  • Parallel Computing for Assessment of Predictive Uncertainty in Groundwater Reactive Transport Modeling funded by the ORAU/ORNL High Performance Computing (HPC) Grant Program.

  • Mult-Scale Assessment of Prediction Uncertainty in Coupled Reactive Transport Models
    funded by the Department of Energy.
  • Raoul Fernandes (Master, 2011)
    Department of Geological Sciences
    Thesis:
    Nitrification and Denitrification in Shallow Floridan Aquifer and Vadose Zone [Download]

    Raoul's research was supported in part by the project entitled
    Developing a GIS-Based Software for Estimating Nitrate Fate and Transport from Septic Systems in Surficial Aquifers funded by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection






    Fernando Rios (Master, 2010)
    Now in the doctoral program of the geography department at the University of Buffalo
    Winner of 2012 NSERC Graduate Scholarship and Fellowship
    Thesis: A GIS-Based Model for Estimating Nitrate Fate and Transport from Septic Systems in Surficial Aquifers [Download]

    Fernando's research was supported by the project entitled
    Developing a GIS-Based Software for Estimating Nitrate Fate and Transport from Septic Systems in Surficial Aquifers funded by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection

    Geoffery Miller (Master, 2010)
    Now work as an Assistant Lecture for the FSU's Program in Interdisciplinary Computing (PIC)
    Thesis: Parameter Uncertainty Analysis of Uranium Transport Surface Complexation Models [Download]

    Geo's research was supported in part by the project entitled
    Parallel Computing for Assessment of Predictive Uncertainty in Groundwater Reactive Transport Modeling funded by the ORAU/ORNL High Performance Computing (HPC) Grant Program.





    Hailin Deng (2009)
    Now Post-doc at the Los Alamos National Laboratory with Dr. Phil Stauffer

    2009 Winner of James E. Hooks Memorial Grant
    of American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)

    Dissertation (2009)
    Upscaling Reactive Transport Parameters for Porous and Fractured Porous Media





    Feng Pan (2009)
    now Post-doc at USDA ARS with Dr. Yakov Pachepsky

    Winner of DRI Aileen and Sulo M aki Fellowship (2005-2007), George Burke Maxey Award (2007), and Colin Warden Memorial Endowment Award (2008)

    Thesis (2005)
    Uncertainty Analysis of Radionuclide Transport in the Unsaturated Zone at Yucca Mountain, UNLV
    Dissertation (2009)
    Uncertainty, Sensitivity, and Geostatistical Studies of Flow and Contaminant Transport in Heterogeneous Unsaturated Zone,UNLV