Ibrahim Demir is the Robert and Virginia Wheeler Faculty Fellow and civil and environmental engineering associate professor.
Wednesday, March 20, 2024

A University of Iowa professor of civil and environmental engineering has been recognized by peers with a prestigious fellowship for advancing environmental modeling and software.  

Ibrahim Demir, Robert and Virginia Wheeler Faculty Fellow and CEE associate professor, was named a 2023 Fellow by the International Environmental Modelling and Software Society. The society is dedicated to promoting the development and use of models and software tools for the advancement of environmental science. 

“It is a testament to the hard work, dedication, and innovative research that I have been committed to, in collaboration with our faculty and peers at the College of Engineering,” Demir said upon learning of the award. 

Demir directs the Hydroinformatics Lab and is a research engineer at IIHR Hydroscience and Engineering and the Iowa Flood Center. His research focuses on hydroinformatics, environmental information systems, artificial intelligence, scientific visualization, big data analytics, intelligent systems, and information communication. 

The award will be conferred at the organization’s biennial conference in East Lansing, Michigan in June.