Our research activities focus on resilient water infrastructure and water resources planning and management under changing land use, population growth, and climate change. Areas of interest include:
- Cyberinfrastructure for sustainable management of water, land, and energy resources;
- Optimization techniques for optimal allocation of limited water supply;
- Optimization techniques for identification of optimal type and location of agricultural conservation practices for nonpoint source pollution control;
- Hydrologic and water quality modeling;
- Sensitivity and uncertainty analysis of watershed models.
Dr. Arabi is the principal developer of the environmental Resources Assessment and Management System (eRAMS). eRAMS provides a platform for integration of location based information with simulation models to enhance the capacity for sustainable management of land, water, and energy resources. A number tools have been developed using eRAMS in collaboration with federal, state and local government agencies.