Dr. Serter Atabay | American University of Sharjah


College / Department

Teaching areas

Fluid Mechanics, Water Resources Engineering, Coastal Engineering, Advanced Water Resources Engineering, Statics

Research areas

River engineering, catchment flood management plans, Strategic Flood Risk Management, Channel resistance, boundary shear stress distributions, Overbank flow, flood hydraulics, Sediment mechanics, Hydraulic structures at high flow, e.g. bridges and Environmental Hydrology and Modelling.


PhD, Open Channel Hydraulics, Water Resources, The University of Birmingham, 2001

Professional experience

Senior Engineer, Project Manager, 2006 - 2008
Senior Engineer, 2002 - 2006
Research Assistant, 2001 - 2002


The International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research, January 2001
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