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Ani Jayakaran Low Impact Development Extension and Research

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anand.jayakaran@wsu.edu (253) 445-4523 Puyallup Research and Extension Center
Affiliations: Ag. & Natural Resources Program Unit, Washington Stormwater Center, Biological Systems Engineering

Responsibilities:
Extension and research related to managing stormwater in urbanizing watersheds using low impact development/green stormwater infrastructure.

Professional Preparation:
2015 – Present: Associate Professor, Washington State University
2015 – Present: Adjunct Associate Professor, Clemson University
2014 – 2015: Associate Professor, Clemson University
2007 – 2014: Assistant Professor, Clemson University
2006 – 2007: Post Doctoral Scholar, Ohio State University


Education:
Ph.D. Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Ohio State University – 2006
M.S. Civil Engineering, Ohio State University – 2002
B.E. Civil Engineering, Bangalore University, India – 1997

Publications:
Recent Journal Articles

  • Knappenberger, T., Jayakaran, A.D., Stark, J.D. and Hinman, C.H., 2017. Monitoring Porous Asphalt Stormwater Infiltration and Outflow. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, 143(8), p.04017027. [Author Archive]
  • Liu, X., Conner, W.H., Song, B. and Jayakaran, A.D., 2017. Forest composition and growth in a freshwater forested wetland community across a salinity gradient in South Carolina, USA. Forest Ecology and Management, 389, pp.211-219. [Author Archive]
  • Shi, X., Quilty, S.M., Long, T., Jayakaran, A. D, Fay, L. and Xu, G. 2016. Managing airport stormwater containing deicers: challenges and opportunities. Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering, pp.1-12. doi:10.1007/s11709-016-0366-6
  • Jayakaran, A. D., Z. T. Smoot, D. M. Park, and D. R. Hitchcock. 2016. Relating stream function and land cover in the Middle Pee Dee River Basin, SC. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies 5: 261-275. doi:10.1016/j.ejrh.2015.12.064. [Open Access]
  • Smoot, Z. T., A. D. Jayakaran, D. M. Park, and D. R. Hitchcock. 2015. Hydraulic Geometry Curves in the Pee Dee River Watershed. Journal of South Carolina Water Resources. 2(1): 63-69. [Open Access]
  • Hitchcock, D. R., A. D. Jayakaran, and D. L. White, 2014. Green Infrastructure in Coastal Landscapes: Hydrological Function, Ecological Design, and Sustainable Land Use Guidance. Journal of South Carolina Water Resources. 1(1): 35-39. [Open Access]
  • Jayakaran, A. D., T. M Williams, H. Ssegane, D. M. Amatya, B. Song, C. C. Trettin. 2014. Hurricane impacts on a pair of coastal forested watersheds: Implications of selective hurricane damage to forest structure and streamflow dynamics. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 18(3): 1151-1164, doi:10.5194/hess-18-1151-2014 [Open Access]
  • Jayakaran, A. D., S.M. Libes, D. R. Hitchcock, N. L. Bell, D. Fuss. 2014. Flow, organic and inorganic sediment yields from a channelized watershed in the South Carolina Lower Coastal Plain. Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 120. doi:10.1111/jawr.12148. [Author Archive]

Book Chapter

  • Jayakaran, A.D., D.E. Mecklenburg, J.D. Witter, A.D. Ward, and G.E Powell. 2010. Fluvial processes in agricultural ditches in the North Central Region of the United States and implications for their management. In: Agricultural Drainage Ditches: Mitigation Wetlands for the 21st Century. Ed: M.T. Moore and R. Kröger, Research Signpost Publishing, Trivandrum, India.

Recent Peer reviewed proceedings and abstracts

  • Jayakaran, A. D., T. M. Williams, and W. H. Conner. 2016. “Tracking  Salinity Intrusions in a Coastal Forested Freshwater Wetland System”. Stringer, Christina E.; Krauss, Ken W.; Latimer, James S., eds. 2016. Headwaters to estuaries: advances in watershed science and management—Proceedings of the Fifth Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds. March 2-5, 2015, North Charleston, South Carolina. e-Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-211. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 302 p.
  • Hitchcock, D. R., A. D. Jayakaran, T. H. Epps, J. A. Palazzolo, T. M. Williams, D. M. Amatya. 2016. “Defining Ecohydrological Function to Support Low Impact Development in Coastal South Carolina”. Stringer, Christina E.; Krauss, Ken W.; Latimer, James S., eds. 2016. Headwaters to estuaries: advances in watershed science and management—Proceedings of the Fifth Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds. March 2-5, 2015, North Charleston, South Carolina. e-Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-211. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 302 p.
  • Maja, J.M.J., A. Khalilian, and A. D. Jayakaran, 2015. Development of robust and vibration free impact-type sensors using MEMs technology. In 2015 ASABE Annual International Meeting (p. 1). American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.
  • Jayakaran, A. D., T. M. Williams, W. H. Conner, D. R. Hitchcock, B. Song, A. T. Chow, and E. M. Smith. 2014. Monitoring Water Quality Changes in a Forested Freshwater Wetland Threatened By Salinity, Proceedings of the 2014 South Carolina Water Resources Conference. Charleston, SC (October 2014).
  • Hitchcock, D. R., A. D. Jayakaran, T. H. Epps, and J. A. Palazzolo. 2014. Evaluating the Role of Evapotranspirative Processes for Stormwater Management in Coastal South Carolina Watersheds with Shallow Groundwater, Proceedings of the 2014 South Carolina Water Resources Conference. Charleston, SC (October 2014).
  • Smoot, Z. T., D. M. Park, A. D. Jayakaran, and D. R. Hitchcock 2014. Hydraulic Geometry Curves and Bankfull Recurrence in the Pee Dee River Basin, Proceedings of the 2014 South Carolina Water Resources Conference. Charleston, SC (October 2014)
  • Jayakaran, A. D., J.A. Duberstein, S. Hutchinson, K.W. Krauss, W.H. Conner, J.  A. Palazzolo, 2014. Examining Sap Flux and Water Table Relationships in a Coastal South Carolina Isolated Wetland, ASABE International Symposium on Evapotranspiration:  Challenges in Measurement and Modeling from Leaf to the Landscape Scale and Beyond. Raleigh, NC (April 2014)
  • Hitchcock, D. R., A. D. Jayakaran, J. A. Palazzolo , 2014 Management in Coastal South Carolina Watersheds with Shallow Groundwater. ASABE International Symposium on Evapotranspiration:  Challenges in Measurement and Modeling from Leaf to the Landscape Scale and Beyond. Raleigh, NC (April 2014)

Professional Registration:
Professional Engineer (Civil) – Washington & South Carolina
Engineering Intern, Ohio

Professional Societies:
American Ecological Engineering Society, AEES (Treasurer: 2015 – 2017)
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, ASABE
American Society of Civil Engineers, ASCE
American Geophysical Union, AGU
American Water Resources Association, AWRA