Ph.D., Research Professor of Civil Engineering, University of South Carolina
Melih Calamak currently works at Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, University of South Carolina. He has been working on embankment safety, uncertainty-based seepage analysis, probabilistic slope stability analysis, risk and reliability assessment in hydraulic engineering and numerical simulation of water hammer and transient flow conditions in closed conduits. He is a member of Canadian Dam Association, International Association for Hydro-Environmental Engineering and Research (IAHR) and International Water Resources Association (IWRA).
Research keywords: seepage, embankments, earthen dams, earth-fill dams, levees, piping, erosion, overtopping, uncertainty, probability, risk, reliability, safety, Monte Carlo simulations, slope stability, modeling, simulation, drainage, filter, performance, water hammer, hydraulic transients, pipeline, protection.