Staff Directory

Ali Forghani, Ph.D.Jose Luis LopezMohamed Hayek, Ph.D.Ryan Nell, PhD

Ali Forghani, Ph.D.

Ali Forghani brings experience in the areas of groundwater flow and contaminant transport modeling, heuristic optimization models, machine learning and data analysis, and hydrologic modeling. He specializes in simulation and optimization models to evaluate performance of aquifer and storage recovery (ASR) wells, and the conjunctive use of surface and ground water resources in arid regions.…
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Jose Luis Lopez

Jose Lopez’s experience focuses on collecting, analyzing, manipulating, and developing spatial data pertaining to Geographic Information Systems (GIS). He specializes in analyzing GIS data and using it to identify trends, build geodatabases, and create interactive maps to visualize data changes. He will be applying his skills to support and assist INTERA GIS Specialists with map…
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Mohamed Hayek, Ph.D.

Mohamed Hayek’s experience has focused on modeling single and multiphase flow and transport processes for a variety of applications, including safety assessment of waste sites, reactive transport, CO2 sequestration, contaminant transport, heat/mass transfer, and flow processes in both saturated and unsaturated regimes. He has been involved in several projects related to the framework of radioactive…
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Ryan Nell, PhD

Ryan Nell brings applied and theoretical laboratory experience in geochemistry and environmental science, and research expertise in designing and executing experiments pertaining to heavy metal remediation using biotic systems. His experience includes collecting and analyzing data to evaluate metal fate and transformation in microbial ecosystems, developing standard operating procedures for fluorescent microscopy imaging of manganese…
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