The HydroShare Team at 2016 All Hands Meeting, July 2016


HydroShare is being developed by a multidisciplinary team of hydrologists, modelers, software engineers, computer and information scientists spanning several institutions.  The team is deliberately multidisciplinary to  ensure that the system developed is responsive to the needs of hydrology researchers, while taking advantage of expertise in computer, data and information sciences.  

Current active team members

Utah State University

Brigham Young University

  • Dan Ames,, Professor and lead on Web Applications, 2012-present
  • Zhiyu (Drew) Li,, Post Doc, Web App and Web resource type development, 2015-present
  • Jim Nelson,, Professor and lead on National Water Model Apps, 2016-present
  • Matthew Bayles, Graduate Student Research Assistant, 2017-present
  • Ken Lippold, Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2017-present.


RENCI at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

  • Ray Idaszak,, Computer Scientist and Co-Principal Investigator, 2012-present
  • Hong Yi,, Computer Scientist, 2014-present
  • Chris Calloway,, Software Developer, 2017-present

Tufts University

National Center for Atmospheric Research

University of Illinois

University of Virginia

University of Washington

Olin College

  • Senior Capstone Program in Engineering team (Students: Andrew Deaver, Mackenzie Frackleton, Patrick Huston, Celina Bekins, Keenan Zucker; Advisor: Jason Woodard) conducting user driven design study to improve interface and user experience

Former team members

Brigham Young University

  • Shaun Crawley, Undergraduate Student, 2014-2016
  • Ryan Smith, MS Student, 2012-2013
  • Cuyler Frisby, MS Student, 2012-2013
  • Eric Hullinger, BS Student, 2012-2013  

Caktus Group

  • Alex Lemann, Django Consulting, 2016-2017
  • Calvin Spealman, Django Consulting, 2015-2016


  • Jennifer Arrigo, Education and Outreach, 2012-2014

Purdue University

  • Venkatesh Merwade, Professor and lead on SWATShare, 2012-2017
  • Carol Song, Senior Research Scientist, 2012-2017
  • Adnan Rajib, PhD Student, 2012-2017
  • Lan Zhao, Research Scientist, 2012-2017
  • I Luk Kim, PhD Student, 2012-2017

RENCI at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

  • Jeff Heard, Lead Developer, 2013-2014
  • Jason Coposky, Developer, 2012-2013
  • Terrell Russell, Developer, 2012-2013
  • Michael Stealey, Systems Operations Developer, 2014-2017  

San Diego Supercomputer Center

  • David Valentine, Computer Scientist and Party Model developer, 2012-2015

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

  • Larry Band, Professor and lead on integration of RHESSys, 2012-2016
  • Brian Miles, PhD student, 2012-2016
  • Taehee Hwang, Post Doc, 2012-2013

Tufts University

  • Alex Bedig, PhD student, 2012-2013
  • Yaping Xiao, MS student, 2012-2013

University of Texas at Austin

  • David Maidment, Professor and lead on river geometry, 2012-2016
  • Xing Zheng, PhD Student, 2014-2016
  • Stephen Jackson, MS Student, 2012-2014
  • Tim Whiteaker, Research Engineer, 2012-2014