Dr. Yagmur Derin

post-doctoral research scientist assistant

Short Biography

Dr. Yagmur Derin is postdoctoral scientist at Advanced Radar Research Center at University of Oklahoma. Her research interests lie at the intersection of hydrology, hydrometeorology, remote sensing and their linkages to the environmental engineering sciences. In particular her research focuses on data-driven analysis of accurate quantification of orographic precipitation for hydrological applications to enhance communities preparedness during natural disasters. She earned her PhD degree in August 2019 from the University of Connecticut, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. She is currently a postdoc at the University of Oklahoma, Advanced Radar Research Center, where she is working on X-band dual polarization radars, complex terrain parameter characterization, evaluation of satellite-based precipitation products over non-traditional regions. In addition to research, Derin is passionate about diversity, inclusion and public outreach.  

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