Mohammad Safeeq


S&E-2, RM 377

Sierra Nevada Research Institute,

University of California, Merced, CA-95343


Ph.D, University of Hawai'i at Manoa (USA)

M.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (India)

B.Tech., CSA University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur (India)

Current Position: 
Assistant Research Scientist, Sierra Nevada Research Institute
Assistant Adjunct Professor, School of Engineering University of California-Merced
Previous Position: 
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Oregon State University
Research Associate, University of Hawai'i at Mànoa
Research Interests: 
  • Climate Change and Water Sustainability
  • Climate Change and Hydrologic Extremes
  • Watershed and Regional Scale Hydrologic Modeling
  • Water Resources Sensitivity and Scenario Analysis
  • Role of Vegetation Dynamics on Future Water Resources under Climate Change
  • Agriculture and Forest Management Options for Climate Change Adaptation and Sustainability
  • Application of Remote Sensing and LiDAR in Hydrologic Modeling and Natural Resources Evaluation and Management
Safeeq, M., G. Grant, S.L. Lewis, and B. Staab, 2015. Predicting landscape sensitivity to present and future floods in the Pacific Northwest, USA. Hydrological Processes, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.10553.
Penaluna, B.E, J.B. Dunham, S.F. Railsback, I. Arismendi, S. Johnson, R.E. Bilby, M. Safeeq, and A.E. Skaugset, 2015. Local variability explains vulnerability of trout populations to land use and climate change. Plos One, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0135334.
Safeeq, M., S. Shukla, I. Arismendi, G. Grant, and A. Nolin, 2015. Influence of winter season climate variability on snow-precipitation ratio in the Western U.S. International Journal of Climatology (accepted).
Shukla, S., M. Safeeq, A. AghaKouchak, K. Guan, and C. Funk, 2015. Temperature impacts on the water year 2014 drought in California. Geophysical Research Letters, DOI: 10.1002/2015GL063666.