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Benjamin Abban

Post Doctoral Research Associate
Tennessee Water Resources Research Center

Ben Abban is a Post-doctoral Research Associate working with the Tennessee Water Resources Research Center (TNWRRC).


  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, The University of Tennessee, 2018

Selected Publications

M. Elhakeem, A.N. Papanicolaou, C. Wilson, Y. Chang, L. Burras, B. Abban, D. Wysocki, and S. Wills. 2018. Understanding saturated hydraulic conductivity under seasonal changes in climate and land use. Geoderma 315: 75-78 (DOI:10.1016/j.geoderma.2017.11.011)

B. Abban, A.N. Papanicolaou, C.P. Giannopoulos, D.C. Dermisis, , K.M. Wacha, C.G. Wilson, and M. Elhakeem. 2017. Quantifying the changes of soil surface microroughnessdue to rainfall impact on a smooth surface. Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics 24: 569-579 (doi:10.5194/npg-24-569-2017)

Murcia O.E. Hernandez, D. Schnoebelen, A.N. Papanicolaou, and B. Abban. 2017. Coupling flow with nutrient dynamics via BioChemFOAM in the Mississippi River. Journal of Applied Water Engineering and Research (DOI: 10.1080/23249676.2017.1287020)

A. N. Papanicolaou and B. Abban. 2016. "Channel Erosion and Sediment Transport" in Handbook of Applied Hydrology, 2nd Edition, edited by V.P. Singh, Chapter 65, McGraw Hill. ISBN-13:978-0071835091.

B. Abban, A.N. Papanicolaou, M.K. Cowles, C.G Wilson, O. Abaci, K. Wacha, K. Schilling, and D. Schnoebelen. 2016. An enhanced Bayesian fingerprinting framework for studying sediment source dynamics in intensively managed landscapes. Water Resources Research 52 (DOI:10.1002/2015WR018030)

C. G. Wilson, K.M. Wacha, A.N. Papanicolaou, H.A. Sander, V.B. Freudenberg, B.K.B. Abban, and C. Zhao. 2016. Assessing sustainability of current management practices in an intensively managed landscape. Journal of Contemporary Water Research & Education 158: 148-171