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Faculty

Ayse (Irmac) Kilic, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Email: akilic3@unl.edu
Phone: 402-472-8024
Office: 311 HARH, Lincoln, NE 68583-0973

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Research Areas: Hydrological Information Systems, Water Resources Engineering, GIS in Water Resouces, Satellite Remote Sensing Based Estimation of Land Surface Evapotranspiration.

Education:
Ph.D., Agricultural and Biological Engineering, , University of Florida, 2002
ME, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida, 1998
ME, Structures and Irrigation Engineering, Mediterranean University, Antalya/Turkey, 1995
BE, Agricultural Structures and Irrigation Engineering, Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey, 1993

Honors and Awards
  • ASABE Honorable Mention Paper Award, 2006
  • Best practical paper award, Irrigation and Drainage Engineering Journal. ASCE/EWRI National Society Award, 2005
  • Second prize winner for the graduate student paper competition award at Soil and Crop Science Society of Florida Meetings, 2004

Teaching Interests

CIVE 898 – GIS and Water Resources

Selected Publications

Sing, R., A. Irmak, S. Irmak, and D.L. Martin., 2007, "Application of SEBAL for mapping evapotranspiration and estimating surface energy fluxes in south central Nebraska.," Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, ASCE (accepted).

Irmak, A. and S. Irmak, 2007, "Reference and crop evapotranspiration in south central Nebraska: II. Measurement and estimation of actual evapotranspiration," Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering (Accepted).

Irmak, A., S. Irmak, and D.L. Martin, 2007, "Reference and crop evapotranspiration in south central Nebraska: I. Comparison and analysis of grass and alfalfa-reference evapotranspiration," Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering (Accepted).

A. Irmak, 2007, "Operational aspects of remote sensing-based energy balance models for estimating surface energy fluxes in Great Plains," Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, ASCE (submitted).