Research Papers

Research Papers

1. Book Chapters

  • Mullin, J.Lohani, V. K. 2012. “Introducing sustainability in a freshman engineering course through open-ended design projects,” In Natarajan, R. and Shetty, N.R. (Eds.), Multiple Stakeholder Perspectives of Higher Education, pp. 404-430, The Indian Society for Technical Education, MacMillan Publishers India Ltd., Delhi

  • Lohani, V. K., 2010. “Modern Approach to Engineering Education,” In: Natarajan, R. and Anandakrishnan, M. (Editors), XXI Century Priorities in Engineering Education, pp. 25-54, Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), MACMILLAN Publishers India Ltd., New Delhi, India. (Invited)

  • Wolfe, M.L., Wildman, T., Mallikarjunan, K., Lohani, V. K. and Connor,2009. “Spiral Curriculum to Facilitate Student Learning and Development,” In: Roy, R. (Editor). Engineering Education: Perspectives, Issues and Concerns. Delhi, India: Shipra Publications, pp. 419-436.

  • Robson, V., Lohani, V. K., and Muffo, J.,“Assessment in Engineering Education, Book Chapter in Assessment in the Disciplines,” vol. 3,   Assessment in Engineering Programs: Evolving Best Practices, Editor: William E. Kelly, pp. 173-192, Association for Institutional Research, Tallahassee, FL.

     

2. Papers in Refereed Journals

  • Delgoshaei, P., and Lohani, V. K., 2014. Design and Application of a Real-Time Water Quality Monitoring Lab in Sustainability Education, International Journal of Engineering Education, 30(2): 1–14.

  • Lee, J.*, Lohani, V.K., Dietrich, A. and Loganathan, G. V., 2012. “Hydraulic Transients in Plumbing Systems,” Journal of Water Science and Technology: Water Supply, IWA Publishing, 12.5, pp. 619-629.

  • Culver, S., Puri, I., Wokutch, R., and Lohani, V. K., 2012.  Comparison of Engagement with Ethics between an Engineering and a Business Program, Science and Engineering Ethics, Springer, 13 pages

  • Lohani, V. K., Wolfe, M. L., Wildman, T., Mallikarjunan, K., and Connor, J., 2011. “Reformulating General Engineering and Biological Systems Engineering Programs at Virginia Tech,” Advances in Engineering Education Journal, ASEE, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 1-30.

  • Johri, A. and Lohani, V. K., 2011. “Increasing Engineering Representational Literacy through the Use of Pen-based Computing,” International Journal of Engineering Education, 27(5) 958–967.

  • Balasubramanian*, G., Lohani, V. K., Puri, I., Case, S., and Mahajan, R., 2011. “Nanotechnology Education – A First Step in Implementing a Spiral Curriculum Approach,” International Journal of Engineering Education, 27(2) 333–353.

  • Castles, R.*, Zephirin, T.*, Lohani, V. K., and Kachroo, P., 2010. “Design and Implementation of a Mechatronics Learning Module in a Large First Semester Engineering Course,” IEEE Transactions on Education, vol. 53, no. 3, pp. 445-454.

  • Lohani, V. K. and Kachroo, P., 2009. “A Conceptual Model for Feedback Control based Instruction and Evaluation,” International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology (IJCAT), Inderscience Publishers, vol. 34, no. 3, pp. 199-206.

  • Delleur, J., Lee, J*., Lohani, V. K., and Ormsbee, L., 2009. “Summary and Reflections on the Professional Career of G V Loganathan,” Editorial: Special Issue of ASCE’s Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, vol. 135, no. 4, pp. 209-214.

  • Jonassen, D., Shen, D*., Marra, R., Cho, Y*., Lo, J., and Lohani, V. K., 2009. “Engaging and Supporting Problem Solving in Engineering Ethics,” Journal of Engineering Education, ASEE, vol. 98, no. 3, pp. 235-254, (Winner of William Elgin Wickenden Award for the Best Paper Published in the JEE during 2009).

  • Lohani, V.K., Castles, R.*, Lo, J., and Griffin, H., 2008. “Tablet PC Applications in a Large Engineering Program,” Computers in Education Journal, ASEE, vol. 3, pp. 52-63. 

  • Terpenny, J., Goff, R., Lohani, V. K., Mullin, J., and Lo, J., 2008. “Preparing Globally and Socially Conscious Engineers: International and Human-Centered Design Projects and Activities in the First Year,” International Journal of Engineering Education, vol. 24, no. 2, 11 pages.

  • Kim, J., Mullin, J.*, and Lohani, V. K., 2007. “Effects of Sustainable Energy Design Projects on Achievement of Engineering Freshmen at Virginia Tech in the United States,” Journal of Engineering Education Research, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 60-76. [in Korean]

  • Snook, J.,* Lohani, V.K., Lo, J., Sirvole, K.*, Mullins, J.*, Kaeli, J.***, and Griffin, H., 2006. “Incorporation of a 3-D Interactive Graphics Programming Language into an Introductory Engineering Course,” Computers in Education Journal, ASEE, July-September, 2006.

  • Krause, C.W.*, Lockard, B.*, Newcomb, T.J., Kibler, D., Lohani, V.K. and Orth, D. J, 2004, “Influence of Urban Development on Thermal Habitat in a Warm-Water stream,” Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA), vol. 40(6), pp 1645-1658. 

  • Dymond, R., Regmi, B.*, Lohani, V. K., and Dietz, R., 2004. “An Interdisciplinary Web-Enabled SDSS for Watershed Management,” Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, ASCE, vol. 130(4), July/August, 2004, pp. 290-300.

  • Dymond, R., Lohani, V. K., Kibler, D., Bosch. D., Rubin*, E., Dietz*, R., Chanat*, J., Speir*, C., Shaffer, C., Ramakrishnan, N., Watson, L., 2003, ‘From Landscapes to Waterscapes: A PSE for Landuse Change Analysis,’ Engineering with Computers Journal, vol. 19, pp. 9-25.

  • Bosch, D., Lohani, V. K., Dymond, R., Kibler, D., and Stephenson, K., 2003. “Hydrological and Fiscal Impacts of Residential Development:  A Virginia Case Study,” Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, ASCE, vol. 129, no. 2 (March/April 2003), pp. 107-114.

  • Lohani, V. K., Kibler, D. F., and Chanat*, J., 2002, ‘Constructing a Problem Solving Environment Tool for Hydrologic Assessment of Land Use Change,’ Journal of American Water Resources Association, vol. 38, no. 2, pp. 439-452.

  • Watson, L. T., Lohani, V. K., Kibler, D.F., Dymond, R., Ramakrishnan, N., and Shaffer, C. A., 2002, ‘Integrated Computing Environment for Watershed Management,’ Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 259-268.

  • Lohani, V. K., Loganathan, G. V., and Mostaghimi, S., 1998, ‘Long Term Analysis and Short Term Forecasting of Dry Spells by Palmer Drought Severity Index,’ Nordic Hydrology, vol. 29, no. 1, pp 21-40.

  • Lohani, V. K. and Loganathan, G. V., 1997, ‘An Early Warning System for Drought Management Using The Palmer Drought Index,’ Journal of the American Water Resources Association, vol. 33, no. 6, pp. 1375-1386. (This paper won the 1996 BEST GRADUATE PAPER AWARD from the American Water Resources Association).

  • Diplas, P. and Lohani, V. K., 1997, Discussion on ‘Application of the Pebble Count: Notes on Purpose, Method, and Variants,’ Journal of the American Water Resources Association, vol. 33, no. 6, pp. 1397-1399. 

  • Loganathan, G.V., Mostaghimi, S., Tchaou*, M., and Lohani, V. K., 1995,  ‘A Stochastic Characterization of Palmer Drought Severity Index,’ In ‘Surface Water Hydrology’, Edited by V. P. Singh and B. Kumar, SECTION 8: DROUGHT ANALYSIS, pp. 593-608, D. Reidel Publishing Company (Kluwer Academic Publishers group), Dordrecht, Holland. (Formally peer reviewed and included as one of few selected papers from a large group of papers submitted in the International Conference honoring Dr. S. Chandra).

  • Lohani, V. K., Refsgaard, J. C., Clausen, T., Erlich, M. and Storm, B., 1993, ‘Application of SHE for Irrigation Command Area Studies,’ Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Eng., ASCE, vol. 119, pp. 34-49.

  • Lohani, V. K., and Fontane, D. F., 1988, ‘Water Distribution System Design - A Dynamic Programming Approach,’Journal of Irrigation and Power, vol. 45, no. 4, October, pp. 69-79.

  • Rehman, M.A. and Lohani, V. K., 1986, ‘Water Management and Scheduling of Irrigation for Lowland Paddy,’ Journal of Indian Water Resources Society, vol. vi, no. 1a, pp. 1-10.

     

3. Journal Papers (accepted)

  • Clark, H.A., McDonald, W.M., Lohani, V.K., and Dymond, R.L., 2015. Investigating the Response of a Small Urbanized Watershed to Acute Toxicity Events via Analysis of High Frequency Environmental Data. American Journal of Undergraduate Research (AJUR), Accepted.

  • McDonald, W.M., Brogan, D.S., Lohani, V.K., Dymond, R.L., and Clark, R.L., 2015. Integrating a Real-Time Environmental Monitoring Lab into University and Community College Courses. International Journal of Engineering Education (IJEE). Accepted.

  • Lee, J., Kleczyk, E., Bosch, D. J., Dietrich, A., and Lohani, V. K., Issues in Premise Plumbing II: Homeowner’s Decision in a Pipe Failure Prone Area using CA and AHP, Paper under review, Journal of Water Science and Technology: Water Supply.

  • Delgoshaei, P. and Lohani, V. K., “Design and Application of a Real-Time Water Quality Monitoring Lab in Sustainability Education, Paper accepted for publication, International Journal of Engineering Education.

     

4. Papers in Refereed Conference Proceedings

A. Accepted based on peer review of full - length papers

    • McDonald, W.M., Dymond, R.L., Lohani, V.K., Brogan, D.S., and Clark, R.L., 2014. Integrating a Real-Time Remote Watershed Monitoring Lab into Water Sustainability Education. 121st ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, June 15-18, 2014, Indianapolis, IN.

    • Dymond, R., Lohani, V., Brogan, D., Martinez, M., June 2013. "Integration of a Real-Time Water and Weather Monitoring System into a Hydrology Course", American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference Proceedings, Atlanta. 

    • Lohani, V. K. and Van Aken, E. M., 2012. “Study Abroad in Brazil: A Pilot Project in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech,” Proc. 2012 Annual Conference of American Society for Engineering Education, June 10 - 13, 2012, San Antonio, Texas. 

    • Delgoshaei, P., and Lohani, V. K., 2012. “Implementation of a Real-Time Water Quality Monitoring Lab with Applications in Sustainability Education,” Proc. 2012 Annual Conference of American Society for Engineering Education, June 10 - 13, 2012, San Antonio, Texas.

    • Lo, J., Knott, T., Walker, T., and Lohani, V.K., 2012. “Administrative Advice from Coordinators of Large-Enrollment First Year Engineering Courses with Significant Active-Learning Components,” Proc. 2012 Annual Conference of American Society for Engineering Education, June 10 - 13, 2012, San Antonio, Texas.

 

    • Culver, S., Lohani, V. K., and Puri, I., 2011. “Comparison of Engagement with Ethics between an Engineering and a Business Program,” Proc. 2011 ASEE Annual Conference, June 26-29, 2011, Vancouver, Canada.

 

    • Riggins,G***., and Lohani, V. K., 2011. ”International Experiences of a US Undergraduate Student in Exchange Programs in France and Brazil,” Proc. 2011 ASEE Annual Conference, June 26-29, 2011, Vancouver, Canada.

 

    • Lohani, V. K., Castles, R.*, and Riggins, G.***, 2010. “Modern Approach to Introduction to Engineering- A Workshop for Indian Engineering Faculty Under the Indo-US Collaboration in Engineering Education,” Proc. 2010 ASEE Annual Conference, June 20-23, 2010, Louisville, KY.

 

    • Castles, R.*, and Lohani, V. K., 2010. “Utilizing Software-Generated Concept Maps Based on Customized Concept Inventories to Illustrate Student Learning and Knowledge Gaps,” Proc. 2010 ASEE Annual Conference, June 20-23, 2010, Louisville, KY.

 

    • Delgoshaei, P.*, Green, C.*, and Lohani, V. K., 2010. “Real-Time Water Quality Monitoring using LabVIEW: Applications in Freshman Sustainability Education,” Proc. 2010 ASEE Annual Conference, June 20-23, 2010, Louisville, KY.

 

    • Culver, S., Lohani, V. K., and Puri, I., 2010. “Engagement with Ethics in a Large Engineering Program:  A Status Report,” Proc. 2010 ASEE Annual Conference, June 20-23, 2010, Louisville, KY.

 

    • Castles*, R., Lohani, V. K., and Kachroo, P., 2009. “Utilizing Hands-On Learning to Facilitate Progression Through Bloom’s Taxonomy Within the First Semester”, Proc. IEEE Frontiers in Education, San Antonio, TX, October 18-21, 2009.

 

    • Mokri*, P. and Lohani,V. K., 2009. “Investigating Changes in Students’ Perceptions on Tablet PC Applications,” Proc. 2009 WIPTE conference, Oct. 12-13, 2009, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg.  

 

    • Lohani, V. K., Delgoshaei*, P., and Green*, C., 2009. “Integrating LabVIEW and Real-time monitoring into engineering instruction,” Proc.  2009 ASEE Annual Conference, June 14-18, 2009, Austin, TX. (This paper was submitted as a full length paper, went through entire review process, was accepted as a paper and is included in 2009 ASEE proceedings. However, CE division organizers had to choose one of the technical sessions as a poster session and the session in which this paper was included was chosen as a poster session in a random choice. Therefore, this paper was presented as a poster.

 

    • Lohani, V. K., Subramanian*, G., Puri, I., Case, S., and Mahajan, R., 2009. “Development and Implementation of a Nanotechnology Module into a Large Freshman Engineering Course, “ Proc.  2009 ASEE Annual Conference, June 14-18, 2009, Austin, TX.

 

    • Castles*, R., and Lohani, V. K., 2009. “A Paradigm for Comprehensive Concept Map-Based Modeling of Student Knowledge,” Proc.  2009 ASEE Annual Conference, June 14-18, 2009, Austin, TX.

 

    • Castles*, R., Scott, E.***, Lo, J., and Lohani, V. K., 2009. “Tablet-PC Based Electronic Grading System in a large first year engineering course,” Proc.  2009 ASEE Annual Conference, June 14-18, 2009, Austin, TX.

 

    • Lohani, V. K., Castles*, R., Johri, A., Spangler*, D., and Kibler, D., 2008. “Analysis of Tablet PC Based Learning Experiences in Freshman to Junior Level Engineering Courses,” Proc.  2008 ASEE Annual Conference, June 22-25, 2008, Pittsburgh.

 

    • Lohani, V. K., and Younos, T. 2008. “Implementation and Assessment of an Interdisciplinary NSF/REU Site on Watershed Sciences and Engineering,” Proc. 2008 ASEE Annual Conference, June 22-25, 2008, Pittsburgh.

 

    • Jayaraman*, P., Lohani, V. K., Bradley***, G., Griffin, H., and Dooley, J., 2008. “Enhancement of International Activities in a Large Engineering Curriculum,” Proc. 2008 ASEE Annual Conference, June 22-25, 2008, Pittsburgh.

 

    • Marra, R., Shen*, D., Jonassen, D., Lo, J., and Lohani, V.K., 2008. “Fostering Engineering Ethics Problem Solving Through Cognitive Flexibility Hypertext: An Application Of Multiple Perspectives, Making Connections and Crisscrossing,” Proc. 2008 ASEE Annual Conference, June 22-25, 2008, Pittsburgh.

 

    • Johri, A. and Lohani, V. K., 2008. Creating a Participatory Learning Environment in Large Lecture Classes Using Pen-Based Computing, Proc. International Conference on Learning Sciences, June 24-28, 2008, The Netherlands. 

 

    • Johri, A. and Lohani, V. K., 2008. Representational Literacy and Participatory Learning in Large Engineering Classes Using Pen-Based Computing, Proc. Frontiers in Education Conference, Oct. 22-25, 2008, Saratoga Springs, New York.

 

    • Castles*, R., Lohani, V. K., and Kachroo, P., 2008. Knowledge Maps and Their Application to Student and Faculty Assessment, Proc. Frontiers in Education Conference, Oct. 22-25, 2008, Saratoga Springs, New York

 

    • Lohani, V.K., Castles*, R., Lo, J., and Griffin, H., 2007. “Tablet PC Applications in a Large Engineering Program,” Proc. 2007 Annual Meeting and Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, Honolulu, HI, June 24-27, 2007.

 

    • Robson*, V., Lohani, V. K. and Bateman*, T., 2007. “Foundational Predictors of Success in the Collegiate Engineering Program,” Proc. 2007 Annual Meeting and Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, Hawaii, June 24-27, 2007.

 

    • Mullin*, J., Jinsoo, K., Lohani, V. K. and Lo, J., 2007. “Sustainable Energy Design Projects for Engineering Freshmen,” Proc. 2007 Annual Meeting and Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, Honolulu, HI, June 24-27, 2007. (Best Paper Award Winner)

 

    • Terpenny, J., Goff, R., Lohani, V. K., Mullin*, J., and Lo, J., 2007. “Preparing Globally and Socially Conscious Engineers: International and Human Centered Design Projects and Activities in the First Year,” Mudd Design Workshop VI, Design and Engineering Education in the Flat World World, 23-25 May, 2007, California.

 

    • Lo, J.L., Lohani, V.K. and Griffin, Jr., O.H., 2006. “Full Implementation of a New Format for Freshmen Engineering Course,” Proc. 2006 Annual Meeting and Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, Chicago, IL, June 18-21, 2006.

 

    • Lo, J.L., Lohani, V.K., and Mullin*, J.S., 2006. “Student Presentations on Contemporary Engineering Ethics Issues in an Introductory Freshman Engineering Course,” Proc. 2006 Annual Meeting and Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, Chicago, IL, June 18-21, 2006.

 

    • Connor, J., Lohani, V.K., Mallikarjunan, K., Loganathan, G.V., and Lo, J.L, 2006. “Multiple Models of a Freshman Engineering Experiment,” Proc. 2006 Annual Meeting and Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, Chicago, IL, June 18-21, 2006.

 

    • Mullin*, J.S., Lohani, V.K., Lo, J.L., and Griffin, O.H., 2006. “Sustainable Development Design Projects for Engineering Freshmen,” Proc. 2006 Annual Meeting and Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, Chicago, IL, June 18-21, 2006.

 

    • Lohani, V.K., Sanders, M., Wildman, T., Connor, J., Mallikarjunan, K., Dillaha, T., Muffo, J., Knott, T.W., Lo, J., Loganathan, G.V., Adel, G., Wolfe, M.L., Goff, R., Gregg, M., Chang, M., Agblevor, F., Vaughan, D., Cundiff, J., Fox, E., Griffin, H., and Magliaro, S., 2005. “From BEEVT to DLR: NSF Supported Engineering Education Projects at Virginia Tech,” Proc. 2005 Annual Meeting and Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, Portland, Oregon, June 12-15, 2005.

 

    • Knott, M., Lohani, V.K., Griffin, O.H., Loganathan, G.V., Adel, G., Paretti, M., Wolfe, M., Mallikajunan, K., and Wildman, T., 2005. “Using e-portfolios in a large engineering program,” Proc. 2005 Annual Meeting and Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, Portland, Oregon, June 12-15, 2005.

 

    • Lo, J., Goff, R., Lohani, V., Walker, T., Knott, T., and Griffin, H., 2005. ‘New Paradigm for Foundational Engineering Education.’ Proc. 2005 Annual Meeting and Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, Portland, Oregon.

 

    • Griffin, H., Aning, A., Lohani, V.K., Kampe, J., Goff, R., Paretti, M.,  Alley, M., Lo, J., Terpenny, J., Walker, T., Aref, H., Magliaro, S., and Sanders, M. 2005. ‘Designing and Implementing Graduate Programs in Engineering Education.’ Proc. 2005 Annual Meeting and Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, Portland, Oregon.

 

    • Knott,T.W., Lohani, V.K., Griffin,Jr.,O.H., Loganathan, G.V., Adel, G.T., Wildman, T.M. Bridges for Engineering Education: Exploring ePortfolios in Engineering Education at Virginia Tech. Proc. 2004 Annual Meeting and Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. June 2004.

 

    • Connor, J.B., Lohani, V.K., Bull, E., Wildman, T.M., Magliaro, S.G., Knott, T.W., Griffin Jr., O.H., Muffo, J.A., 2004,  ‘An Analysis of Freshman Engineering: A Cross-College Perspective,’ Proc. 2004 Annual Meeting and Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, Salt Lake City, UT. June 2004.

 

    • Thomas***, S., Lohani, V. K. and Watford, B., 2002, ‘Object Oriented Analysis of Weather Data in Virginia,’ Proc. 2002 Annual Meeting and Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), Montreal, Canada, June 16-19, 2002.

 

    • Lohani, V. K., Kibler, D. F., and Chanat*, J., 2001, ‘Incorporation of HSPF Model into PSE for Watershed Management Symposium’, Proc. Integrated Decision- Making for Watershed Management Symposium, Jan. 7-9, 2001, Chevy Chase, Maryland.

 

    • Shaffer, C. A., Ramakrishnan, N., Watson, L. T., Dymond, R., and Lohani, V. K., 2001, ‘The Role of Problem Solving Environments in Watershed Assessment’, Proc. Integrated Decision - Making for Watershed Management Symposium, Jan. 7-9, 2001, Chevy Chase, Maryland.

 

    • Rubin*, E., Dietz*, R., S., Chanat*, J., Speir*, C., Dymond, R., Lohani, V. K., Kibler, D., Bosch. D., Shaffer, C., Ramakrishnan, N, and Watson, L., 2001, ‘From Landscapes to Waterscapes: A PSE for Landuse Change Analysis’, Proc. Integrated Decision - Making for Watershed Management Symposium, Jan. 7-9, 2001, Chevy Chase, Maryland.

 

B. Papers in Review

    • Brogan, D.S., McDonald, W.M., Lohani, V.K., and Dymond, R.L., 2015. Assessing Cognitive Development and Motivation with the Online Watershed Learning System (OWLS). ASEE's 122nd Annual Conference & Exposition, Seattle, WA., June 14 - 17, 2015.
    • Basu, D., Purviance, J., Brogan, D.S., Maczka, D.K., and Lohani, V.K., 2015.Work-in-Progress: Implementation of a Raspberry Pi-Based System into a High-Frequency Real-Time Environmental Monitoring Lab. ASEE's 122nd Annual Conference & Exposition, Seattle, WA., June 14 - 17, 2015.

C. Accepted Based on Review of Abstracts

    • Basu, D., Purviance, J., Brogan, D.S., Lohani, V.K., 2015. High-Frequency Environmental Monitoring Using a Raspberry Pi-Based System. Emerging Researchers National Conference in STEM, Washington, D.C., February 19-21, 2015.

 

    • McDonald, W.M., Scally, W.W., Lohani, V.K., and Dymond, R.L., 2015. Modifying the Index Velocity Method Applied to a Small Urban Stream: A 10 Week REU Study. Emerging Researchers National Conference in STEM, Washington, D.C., February 19-21, 2015.

 

    • McDonald, W.M., Basu, D., Brogan, D.S., 2014. An Interdisciplinary Approach to Water Sustainability Education and Research. Interdisciplinary Research Day, Virginia Tech, February 27, 2014, Blacksburg, VA.

 

    • McDonald, W.M., Raamanathan, H., Lohani, V.K., and Dymond, R.L., 2013. Design and Implementation of a Remote Real-Time Urban Watershed Monitoring System. Water Education Summit, September 24-26, 2013, Chatanooga, TN.

 

    • McDonald, W.M., Raamanathan, H., Brogan, D.S., 2013. Multi-Track Research Endeavors in the LEWAS Lab – A Novel Approach to Real-Time Water Quality Data. 2013 New River Symposium, May 30-31, 2013, Radford, VA.
    • McDonald, W.M., Scally, W.W., Lohani, V.K., and Dymond, R.L., 2015. Modifying the Index Velocity Method Applied to a Small Urban Stream: A 10 Week REU Study. Emerging Researchers National Conference in STEM, Washington, D.C., February 19-21, 2015.

 

    • Lee, J.*, Lohani, V. K., and Dietrich, A. M., Water Contamination Issues at Service Line, 11th Water Distribution Systems Analysis Symposium (WDSA2009) within the EWRI Conference, ASCE, May 17-21, 2009, Kansas City, Missouri

 

    • Lee, J.*, Bosch, D., Kleczyk, E., Tanellari, E., Dierich, A.M., and Lohani, V. K., Case Study: Homeowner’s Preference Trade-Offs Towards Plumbing Systems in Pipe Failure Prone Areas, 11th Water Distribution Systems Analysis Symposium (WDSA2009) within the EWRI Conference, ASCE, May 17-21, 2009, Kansas City, Missouri

 

    •  Lee, J.,* Williamson***, S., Lohani, V. K., and Dietrick, A., 2007. Low Pressure Propagation Analysis in an Experimental Plumbing Rig, Proc. Virginia/West Virginia Water Resources Symposium, Nov. 26-30, 2007, Blacksburg.

 

    • Chen***, T., Younos, T., and Lohani, V. K., 2007. A Study of Water Consumption by Water Supplies and Wastewater Infrastructure in Blacksburg, Virginia, Proc. Virginia/West Virginia Water Resources Symposium, Nov. 26-30, 2007, Blacksburg.

 

    • Lohani, V. K., Griffin, H., and Lo, J., 2007. Practicum in the Classroom – A Graduate Course, Proc. International Conference on Engineering Education (iCEE07), University of Coimbra, Portugal, Sep. 03-07, 2007.

 

    • Lo, J., Lohani, V. K., Goff, R. and Gregg, M., 2007. Multiple Perspectives on Implementing a Team-Teaching Model, Proc. 2007 Annual Meeting and Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 2007.

 

    • Mallikarjunan, K., Laksmikanth*, A., Wolfe, M.L., Lohani, V.K., and Connor, J., 2007. Introduction to System Approach Using Bio-energy Resources as a Tool for Freshman Engineering Education, Proc. International Conference on Engineering Education (iCEE07), University of Coimbra, Portugal, Sep. 03-07,

 

    • Connor, J., Cox, W., and Lohani, V. K., 2006. The Federal Role in Water Supply Planning, Proc. World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE, Omaha, NE, May 2006.

 

    • Lohani, V. K., Mullin*, J., Lo, J., and Griffin, H., 2006. “Implementation of international activities in a freshman engineering course,” Proc. 2006 ASEE Global Colloquium on Engineering Education, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 9-12, 2006.

 

    • Lohani, V.K., Kachroo, P., Chandrachood*, S., Zephirin***, T. Loganathan, G.V., and Lo, J.L., 2006. “Mechatronics Experiment in a Freshman Year Course,” Proceedings of the 2006 International Conference on Engineering Education, Puerto Rico, July 23-28, 2006.

 

    • Lohani, V. K. and Lo, J.L., “Clicker-Based Assessment in an Engineering Course,” Virginia Tech Center for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Year-End Poster Session, Blacksburg, Virginia, May 4, 2006.

 

    • Mullin*, J.S., Lohani, V.K., and Lo, J.L., 2006. “WIP: Introduction to Engineering Ethics through Student Skits in the Freshman Engineering Program at Virginia Tech,” Proceedings of the 2006 Frontiers in Education Conference, San Diego, CA, October 27- November 1, 2006.

 

    • Connor, J. B., Lohani, V. K., Mallikarjunan, P., Loganathan, G. V., Lo, J.L., 2006. “First-year Engineering Design from Multiple Perspectives,” Proceedings of the 2006 International Conference on Engineering Education, Puerto Rico, July 23-28, 2006.

 

    • LaRocque*, E., Loganathan, G.V., and Lohani, V. K., 2005. Markov Modeling of ENSO and Conditional Responses of Southwest Virginia Precipitation to El Nino, Proc. Virginia Water Conference, Blacksburg, VA, Oct. 2005.

 

    • Knocke, E.*, LaRocque*, E., Lohani, V. K., and Loganathan, G.V., 2005. Analysis of ENSO impacts in South-west Virginia, World Water Congress, ASCE, Alaska, May 2005.

 

    • Aning, A. O., Lohani, V. K., Griffin, H., Kampe, J.C.M., and Aref, H.,  “An Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Engineering Education,”  Invited Paper, International Conference on Engineering Education, Tainan, Taiwan, February 28-March 05, 2005.

 

    • Lohani, V. K., Lo, J., Mullin*, J., Muffo, J., Backert*, R., and Griffin, H., “Transformation of a Freshman Year Engineering Course,” Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Engineering Education, Gilwice, Poland, July 25-29, 2005.

 

    • Knocke*, E., Hacker***, A., Lohani, V. K., and Loganathan, G.V., 2004. A Review and Analysis of El Nino Related Indices, Virginia Water Conference, October 2004, Blacksburg, VA

 

    • Lohani, V. K., Wildman, T., Connor, J., Mallikarjunan, K., Wolfe, M. L., Muffo, J., Knott, T.W., Lo, J., Loganathan, G.V., Goff, R., Gregg, M., Chang, M., Cundiff, J., Adel, G., Agblevor, F., Vaughan, D., Fox,, E., Griffin, O.H., Mostaghimi, S., 2005.  “Work in Progress: Spiral Curriculum Approach to Reformulate Engineering Curriculum,” Proceedings of the Annual Frontiers in Education Conference, Indianapolis, IN, October 18-21, 2005.

 

    • Lohani, V. K., Sanders, M., Knott, T., Griffin, H., Bull***, E., McIntyre***, S., Connor, J., Loganathan, G. V., Wildman, T., Adel, G., and Magliaro, S. 2004, Engineering-Education Collaboration - Virginia Tech, Proc. Int. Conference on Engineering Education, Gainesville, FL. Oct. 2004.

 

    • Snook*, J.S., Lohani, V. K., Lo, J., Sirvole*, K., Mullins*, J., Kaeli***, J., Griffin, H. 2005 Use of a Graphical Programming Language in an Introductory Engineering Course. Poster presented at ACM SIGCSE 2005, St. Louis, MO, February 23-27, 2005.

 

    • Lohani, V. K., Lo, J., Mullin*, J., Muffo, J., Backert, R., and Griffin, H., 2005. ‘Transformation of a Freshman Year Engineering Course, ‘ Paper accepted for International Conference on Engineering Education, July 25-29, 2005, Gilwice, Poland.

 

    • Lohani, V. K., Regmi*, B., Dymond, R., and Kibler, D., 2002, ‘A Web Enabled Tool for Green Engineering Education,’ Proc. International Conference on Engineering Education, August 18-22, 2002, Manchester, England.

 

    • Lohani, V. K., Loganathan, G. V., Gillespie*, J., and Sachan*, A., 2002, ‘Reservoir Safe Yield Based on the Potential for Occurrence of Drought,’ Proc. Water Resources Planning and Management Conference, ASCE, May 19-22, 2002, Roanoke, VA.

 

    • Lockard*, B., Lohani, V. K., and Kibler, D. F., 2002, ‘Long Term Hydrologic Effects of Residential Development Patterns,’ Proc. Water Resources Planning and Management Conference, ASCE, May 19-22, 2002, Roanoke, VA.

 

    • Dymond, R., Lohani, V. K., Regmi*, B., and Dietz**, R., 2001, ‘A Web-Enabled System for Integrated Assessment of Watershed Development,’ Proc. World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE, May 20-24, 2001, Orlando, FL.

 

    • Bosley*, G., Lohani, V. K., Kibler, D. F., and Lockhard*, B., 2001, ‘Hydrologic Evaluation of Alternate Land Settlement Patterns,’ Proc. World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE, May 20-24, 2001, Orlando, FL.

 

    • Kibler, D.F., Lohani, V. K., Lockard*, B., and Bosley*, G., 2001, ‘An Automated HSPF Scenario Generator for Guiding Watershed -wide Land Use Decisions,’ AWRA summer specialty conference on decision support systems for water resources management, June 27-30, 2001, Snowbird, Utah.

 

    • Lohani, V. K., Chanat*, J., and Kibler, D.F., 2000, ‘Use of HSPF Model in Land Use Management in Urbanizing Watersheds’, Proceedings of the 2000 Joint Conference on Water Resources Engineering and Water Resources Planning & Management, ASCE, July 30- August 02, 2000, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

 

    • Lohani, V. K., Bohn, J. H., Walker, T., and Devens, P., 2000, ‘Online Problem Solving (with C++) Course for Engineering Students: Successes & Failures’, Proceedings of the 2000 Joint Conference on Water Resources Engineering and Water Resources Planning & Management, ASCE, July 30- August 02, 2000, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

 

    • Rubin*, E., Dietz*, R., Lingham*, S., Chanat*, J., Speir*, C., Dymond, R., Lohani, V. K., Kibler, D., Bosch. D., Shaffer, C., Ramakrishnan, N, and Watson, L., 2000, ‘From Landscapes to Waterscapes: A PSE for Landuse Change Analysis’, Proceedings of 16th IMACS WORLD CONGRESS 2000  on Scientific Computation, Applied Mathematics and Simulation  in Lausanne, Switzerland, August 21-25, 2000.

 

    •  Lohani, V. K., Chanat*, J., Kibler, D. F., and Fedak*, R., 1999, 'Model Choice and Basin Scale for Urbanizing Watersheds in Appalachian Headwater Areas', Proceedings of  ASCE's  Water Resources Planning & Management Conference, Tempe, AZ, June 6-9, 1999. 

 

    • Lohani, V. K. and Loganathan, G. V., 1999, 'Dynamic Modeling of Droughts', Proceedings of ASCE's  Water Resources Planning & Management Conference, Tempe, AZ, June 6-9, 1999. \

 

    • Chanat*, J., Kibler, D. F., and Lohani, V. K., 1999, 'Hydrologic Modeling in an Integrated Framework: an Application in the Upper Roanoke River Watershed', AGU spring meeting, June 1-4, 1999, Boston, MA.

 

    • Diplas, P., Lohani, V. K., Petri*, J., and Stare*, D., 1998, ‘Sediment Sampling for Environmental Monitoring,’ Proceedings for the 1998 International Water Resources Engineering Conference, ASCE, August 3-7, 1998, Memphis, Tennessee.

 

    • Lohani, V. K. and Loganathan, G. V., 1997, ‘A Decision Tree Approach for Drought Management,’ Aesthetics in the Constructed Environment, ASCE, 24th Annual Conference of the Water Resources Planning and Management Division, April 7-10, 1997, Houston, Texas.

 

    • Lohani, V. K. and Loganathan, G.V., 1997, ‘Operational Decision Making in Drought Management,’ Combining Our Awareness of Watersheds and Lakes, 10th Annual Virginia Water Conference, March 9-11, 1997, Fredericksburg, VA.

 

    • Loganathan, G.V., Mostaghimi, S., Lohani, V. K., and Tchaou, M.*, 1994, ‘Probabilistic Characterization of Droughts,’ Water Policy and Management: Solving the Problems, ASCE, pp. 197-200, Denver, CO, May 23-26, 1994.

 

    • Lohani, V. K. and Loganathan, G.V., 1993, ‘Use of Markov Chains to Predict Drought Severity and Duration in Virginia,’ Listening to Other Points of View, 60th Annual Meeting Virginia Section of American Water Works Association, October 19-22, 1993, Virginia Beach, VA. (One of the six papers selected from a regional student paper submission; carried a scholarship of $100).

 

 

5. Undergraduate Research Proceedings Editor

 

 

  • Younos, T., Licher*, M., and Lohani, V. K. (Editors), 2008. Research Opportunities in Interdisciplinary Watershed Sciences and Engineering at Virginia Tech, Proceedings of Research (Part I & II) summer 2008, 96 pages, Virginia Water Resources Research Center, Virginia Tech,(Proceedings available at: http://www.vwrrc.vt.edu/pdfs/2008NSFREUProceedingsofResearch.pdf)

 

 

  • Lohani, V. K. and Welch, S. (Editors), 2011 and 2012. Research Opportunities in Interdisciplinary Water Sciences and Engineering at Virginia Tech, Proceedings of Research.

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