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The Professor Podcast in the Library with a Microphone: Dr. Mohsen Tahmasebi Nasab

The Professor Podcast is a podcast of your professors, their research, and their academic lives here at St. Thomas

Dr. Mohsen Tahmasebi Nasab: Hydrology, Water Resources, Teaching, and Passion

In this week's interview, Mae Macfarlane speaks with Dr. Mohsen Tahmasebi Nasab from the Civil Engineering Department. They discuss the science of hydrology - the study of how water moves, is distributed, and can be managed - and explore various strategies for preserving water resources. Moreover, Dr. Tahmasebi Nasab shares his insights into teaching with passion and effective methods for engaging students in the classroom.

YouTube videos referenced in the interview

Dr. Tahmasebi Nasab's YouTube Channel 

Water: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (start at 31:27) 

The GIF of Lake Mead (start at 33:00)


Articles by Dr. Mohsen Tahmasebi Nasab available at the UST Libraries


Tahmasebi Nasab, M., Berg, S. S., Comba, L., Sellner, B., & Epperson, C. (2022). Impacts of seasonally frozen ground on streamflow recession in the Red River of the North Basin. River Research and Applications, 38(7), 1277–1284.

Tahmasebi Nasab, M., & Chu, X. (2023). Impacts of Temperature Data Sets on Macroscale Snowmelt Simulations in the Missouri River Basin. Journal of Cold Regions Engineering, 37(2).

Tahmasebi Nasab, M., & Chu, X. (2020). Macro-HyProS: A new macro-scale hydrologic processes simulator for depression-dominated cold climate regions. Journal of Hydrology. Vol. 580.