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Yared Bayissa

Yared Bayissa

Assistant Research Scientist

Dr. Yared Bayissa is an assistant research scientist at Blackland Research and Extension Center in Texas A&M University. His research focuses on developing drought monitoring and early warning systems, drought vulnerability and risk assessment, and drought preparedness using mainly remote sensing and biophysical models’ products. In addition, his work involves impact assessment of soil and water conservation practices on agricultural production, environmental sustainability, and socio-economic sectors. Dr. Yared has extensive experience in watershed modeling, application of remote sensing in hydrological studies, impact assessment of climate and land use changes, and application of data mining approaches and other statistical learning techniques to hydrology.

Undergraduate Education

B.Sc. Irrigation Engineering, Arba Minch University, Ethiopia

Graduate Education

M.Sc. Hydraulics Engineering, Addis Ababa Institute of Technology, Ethiopia

Ph.D. Hydroinformatics, Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), The Netherlands