Professor and Vice-Dean Graduate Studies

Department of Civil Engineering

Publications

Papers in Refereed Journals

(2011-2018)
(Names of supervised students are underlined)

J1  Wüthrich, D., Pfister M., Nistor I., Schleiss A.J. (2018). Experimental study on forces exerted on buildings with openings due to extreme hydrodynamic events, Coastal Engineering, Elsevier, (accepted, in press)

J2  Provan, M., Logan S., Nistor I., Cornett A., Drouin A., (2018). Field and Numerical Investigations of the Morpho-Hydrodynamic Processes of the Tidal Inlet at Shippagan Gully, New Brunswick, Canada, oastal Engineering Journal, JSCE, (accepted, in press).

J3  Stolle, J.Ghodoosipour B.Derschum C., Nistor I.,Goseberg N., (2018). Swing Gate Generated Dam-break Waves, J. Hydr. Res., IAHR, (accepted, in press)

J4  Wüthrich, D., Pfister M., Nistor I., Schleiss A.J. (2018). Experimental study on the hydrodynamic impact of tsunami-like waves against impervious free-standing buildings, Coastal Engineering, Elsevier, (accepted, in press)

J5  Macabuag, J.; Raby A., Pomonis A., Nistor I., Wilkinson S., Rossetto T. (2018). “Tsunami design procedures for engineered buildings: a critical review, Civil Engineering, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, https://doi.org/10.1680/jcien.17.00043

J6  Stolle, J., Takabatake T., Nistor, I., Takahito M., Nishizaki S., Hamano G., Ishii H.,8 Shibayama T., Goseberg, N., Petriu E., (2018). Experimental Investigation of Debris Damming Loads under Transient Supercritical Flow Conditions, Coastal Engineering, Elsevier, 139, 16-31

J7  Wüthrich, D., Pfister M., Nistor I., Schleiss A.J. (2018). Experimental Study of Tsunami-Like Waves Generated with a Vertical Release Technique on Dry and Wet Beds, J. of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, ASCE, 144(4), 04017039, 20p

J8  Stolle, J.Goseberg, N., Nistor, I., Petriu E., (2018). Probabilistic Investigation and Risk Assessment of Debris Transport in Extreme Hydrodynamic Conditions, J. of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, ASCE, 144(1), 04018006, 14p

J9 Esteban M, Glasbergen T., Takabatake T., Hofland B. Nishizaki S., Nishida Y., Stolle J., Nistor I., Bricker J., Takagi H., Shibayama T. (2017). Overtopping of coastal structures by tsunami waves, Geoscience, MDPI, 7(3), 121

J10 Stolle, J., Takabatake T., Takahito M., Shibayama T., Goseberg, N., Nistor, I., Petriu E., (2017). Laboratory Study of Debris Damming Loads and Effects in Flood Events, Geoscience, MDPI, 7(3), 74, http://www.mdpi.com/2076-3263/7/3/74

J11 Khorshid, S., Mohammadian, M., Nistor, I.,(2017). Extension of a Well-balanced Central Upwind Scheme for Variable Density Shallow Water Flow Equations on Triangular Grids, Computers and Fluids, Elsevier, 156, 441-448, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compfluid.2017.08.005

J12 Sarjamee, S.,Nistor, I.,Mohammadian, M., (2017). Numerical simulation of tsunami wave forces on structures using OpenFOAM, Natural Hazards, Springer, 87, 213-235

J13 Stolle, J., Nistor, I., and Goseberg, N., Takahito M., Shibayama T., (2017). Entrainment and Transport Dynamics of Debris in Extreme Hydrodynamic Conditions, Coastal Engineering Journal, JSCE, 59(3), 1750011

J14 Leqiang Sun, Seidou, O., Nistor, I., (2017). Data Assimilation for Streamflow Forecasting: State–Parameter Assimilation versus Output Assimilation, J. of Hydrologic Engineering, ASCE, 22, 3

J15 Jayaratne, M. P. R., Premaratne B., Adewale A., Mikami T., Matsuba S., Shibayama T. Esteban M., Nistor, I., (2017). “Failure mechanisms and local scour at coastal structures induced by tsunami” Coastal Engineering Journal, JSCE, (58), 4, 1640017

J16 Sarjamee, S.,Nistor, I.,Mohammadian, M., (2017). Large eddy simulation of extreme hydrodynamic forces on structures with mitigation walls using OpenFOAM, Natural Hazards, Springer, 85, 1689-1707

J17 Nistor, I., Goseberg, N.Stolle, J., (2017).Tsunami-Driven Debris Motion and Loads: A Critical Review, Frontiers in Built Environment, 3, 2.

J18 Nistor, I.,Goseberg, N., Mikami, T., Shibayama, T., Stolle, J., Nakamura, R., and Matsuba, S. (2016). Hydraulic Experiments on Debris Dynamics over a Horizontal Plane, J. of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, ASCE, 04016022.

J19 Kawanishi K., Zhu K.-H., Fan X., Nistor I.(2016). Monitoring Tidal Bores using Acoustic Tomography System, J. of Coastal Research,DOI: 10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-15-00172, 9p.

J20 Goseberg, N.Stolle, J., Nistor, I., and Shibayama, T. (2016). Experimental Analysis of Debris Motion due the Obstruction from Fixed Obstacles. Coastal Engineering, Elsevier, 118, 35-49

J21 Kheirkhah Gildeh, H., Mohammadian, A., Nistor, I.,Qiblawey, H., Yan X. (2016). CFD modelling and analysis of the behaviour of 300 and 450 inclined dense jets – new numerical insights, J. Applied Water Eng. and Res., Taylor & Francis, 4(12), 112-127,

J22 Goseberg, N., Nistor, I., Mikami, T., Shibayama, T., Stolle, J.(2016). “Non-Invasive Spatio-temporal “smart” debris Tracking in Turbulent Flows with Application to debris-laden Tsunami Inundation.”J. of Hydraulic Eng., ASCE, 142, 12, 04016058.

J23 Stolle, J., Nistor, I., and Goseberg, N.(2016). “Optical Tracking of Floating Debris in a Wave Basin.” Coastal Engineering Journal, JSCE, 58, No. 2, 29 p.

J24 Sun, L.Seidou O., Nistor I., Liu K., (2016). A Review of the Kalman-Type Hydrological Data Assimilation. Hydrological Sciences J., 61(13), 2348-2366

J25 Goseberg, N. Stolle, J., Nistor, I., Shibayama T., (2016). “Experimental analysis of debris motion due to obstruction from fixed obstacles in tsunami-like flow conditions.” Coastal Engineering, Elsevier, 118, 35-49.

J26 Sun L., Nistor I., Seidou O., (2015). Streamflow Data Assimilation in SWAT Model Using Extended Kalman Filter. J. of Hydrology, 531, 671-684

J27 Robertson,B., Hall K., Nistor I.,ZytnerR.,Storlazzi C. (2015).Remote sensing of irregular breaking wave parameters infield conditions, J. of Coastal Research, 31(2), 348-363

J28 Razaz, M., Kawanishi K., Kaneko A, Nistor I.(2015). Application of acoustic tomography to reconstruct the horizontal flow velocity field in a shallow river, Water Resources Research, AGU, 51(12), 9665–9678

J29 Bremm, G., Goseberg N.,Schlurman T.,Nistor, I., (2015). Long Wave Flow Interaction with a Single Square Structure on a Sloping Beach,J. Mar Sci. Eng., (3), 821-844

J30 Douglas, S.,Nistor, I., (2015). On the effect of the bed condition on the development of tsunami-induced loading on structures using OpenFOAM, Natural Hazards, Springer, 76-(2), 1335-1356http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11069-014-1552-2

J31 Razaz, M., Kawanishi K., Nistor I.(2015). Tide-driven controls on maximum near-bed flock size in a tidal estuary,J. of Hydro-Environment Research, Elsevier, (9), 465-471 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1570644314000185

J32 Kheirkhah Gildeh, H.,Mohammadian, M., Nistor, I., and Qiblawey, H. (2014). Numerical Modeling of Turbulent Buoyant Wall Jets in Stationary Ambient Water, J. Hydraul. Eng., ASCE, 140(6), 04014012 http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)HY.1943-7900.0000871

J33 Wang, B., Nistor I., Murty, T., Wei, Y-I., A., (2014). Efficiency assessment of hydroelectric power plants in Canada: A multi criteria decision making approach, Energy Economics, Elsevier, 46, 112-121http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140988314002102

J34 Cornett, A.,Hecimovich M.,Nistor I. (2014). Extreme wave loads on submerged water intakes,Int. J. of Hydrodynamics, Elsevier, 1-14

J35 Kheirkhah Gildeh, H., Mohammadian A., Nistor I., Qiblawey H. (2014). Numerical Modeling of 30˚ and 45˚ Inclined Dense Turbulent Jets in Stationary Ambient, Journal of Env. Fluid Mech., Springer, 14(4), 1-25  http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10652-014-9372-1

J36 St-Germain, P.,Nistor I., TownsendR.,Shibayama T.(2014).SPHnumerical modeling of structures impacted by tsunami bores,J. Waterway, Port, Coastal, Ocean Eng., ASCE, 140, 66-81 http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)WW.1943-5460.0000225

J37 Piche, S.Nistor I., Murty T. (2014). Propagation of tsunami-induced bores over wetlands, Int. Journal of Ecology and Development, IJED, Thomson Gale, USA, 29(3), 1-18 http://www.ceser.in/ceserp/index.php/ijed/article/view/3231

J38 Razaz,M., Kawanishi K., Nistor I. (2013). An acoustic travel time method for continuous velocity monitoring in shallow tidal streams, Water Resources Research, AGU, 49(8), 1-15 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wrcr.20375/abstract

J39 Robertson,B., Hall K., ZytnerR., Nistor I. (2013).Breaking waves: review of characteristic relationships, Coastal Engineering Journal, World Scientific, JSCE, 55(1), 1-40 http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/pdf/10.1142/S0578563413500022

J40 Palermo, D., Nistor, I., Saatcioglu, M., Ghobarah, A. (2013).Impact and damage to structures during the February 27, 2010 Chile tsunami,Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, CSCE, 40(8), 750–758 http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/pdf/10.1139/cjce-2012-0553

J41 Palermo D.,Nistor I., Al-Faesly T.,Cornett A.(2013).Impact of tsunami forces on structures: the University of Ottawa experience,Science of Tsunami Hazards, International Tsunami Society, Hawaii, USA, 22, 1-14 http://www.tsunamisociety.org/322PalermoEtAl.pdf

J42 Cornett, A.Cousineau J.,Nistor I. (2013).Assessment of hydrodynamic impacts of tidal lagoons in the Bay of Fundy,Int. J. of Marine Energy, Elsevier, 1, 33-54 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214166913000076

J43 Orendorff, B.Al-Riffai M.Nistor I.,Rennie C. (2013). Breach outflow characteristics of non-cohesive embankment dams subject to blast, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, NRC, 40, 243-253http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/pdf/10.1139/cjce-2012-0303

J44 Shibayama, T., Esteban M.,Nistor, I., Takagi H., Thao N. D., Matsumaru R., Mikami T., Aranguiz R., Jayaratne R., OhiraK. (2013).Classification of tsunami and evacuation areas, Natural Hazards, Springer, DOI 10.1007/s11069-013-0567-4, 1-22 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11069-013-0567-4

J45 St. Germain, P.,Nistor I., Townsend R.(2012).Numerical modeling of the impact with structures of tsunami bores propagating on dry and wet beds using the SPH method,Int. J. of Protective Structures, 3(2), 221–255 http://multi-science.metapress.com/content/7105241m68235827/

J46 Al-Faesly, T.,Palermo D.,Nistor I., Cornett A.(2012).Experimental modeling of extreme hydrodynamic forces on structural models,Int. J. of Protective Structures, 3(4), 477–506  http://multi-science.metapress.com/content/t3633518kk32n35h/

J47 Xie, J.,Nistor, I., Murty, T.(2012).Tsunami risk for Western Canada and numerical modelling of the Cascadia fault tsunami,Special Issue: Tsunami Risk and Impacts on Coastlines, Natural Hazards, Springer, 60(1), 149–159 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11069-011-9958-6

J48 Xie, J.,Nistor, I., Murty, T.(2012).A corrected 3D SPH method for breaking tsunami wave modelling, Special Issue: Tsunami Risk and Impacts on Coastlines, Natural Hazards, Springer, 60(1), 81-100 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11069-011-9954-x

J49 Lloyd, A.Jacques, E., Saatcioglu, M., Palermo, D., Nistor, I., Tikka, T. (2011). ”Capabilities of a shock tube to simulate blast loading on structures,” Behavior of Concrete Structures Subjected to Blast and Impact Loadings,SP-281, Thiagarajan, T., Williamson, E., and Conley, C. (eds.), American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich., 42-61 http://www.concrete.org/Publications/InternationalConcreteAbstractsPortal.aspx?m=details&i=51683611

J50 Seidou, O.,Ramsay, A.,Nistor, I. (2011).Climate change impacts on extreme floods I: combining imperfect deterministic simulations and non-stationary frequency analysis, Natural Hazards, Springer,61(2),1-13 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11069-011-0052-x

J51 Seidou, O.,Ramsay, A.,Nistor, I. (2011).Climate change impacts on extreme floods II: improving flood future peaks using non-stationary frequency analysis, Natural Hazards, Springer, , 60(2), 1-12 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11069-011-0047-7

J52 Orendorff, B., Rennie, C., Nistor, I.(2011). Using PTV through an embankment breach channel, J. Hydro-environment Research, IAHR, 5(4), 1-11 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1570644311000025

Papers in refereed conference proceedings

(2011-2018)
(Names of supervised students are underlined)

C1 Ghodoosipour B.Stolle J., Nistor I., Mohammadian M., Simpalean, A.,(2018) Loading on Pipelines due to Extreme Hydrodynamic Conditions,36thInt. Conf. of Coastal Eng., ICCE2018, ASCE, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

C2 Stolle J., Nistor I., Goseberg N., Petriu E., (2018) Probabilistic Investigation of Debris Impact Velocities during Extreme Flooding Events, 36thInt. Conf. of Coastal Eng., ICCE2018, ASCE, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

C3 Nistor I., Goseberg N., Stolle J., Shibayama T., Mikami T., (2018) Coastal Flooding-Induced Debris Motion, 36thInt. Conf. of Coastal Eng., ICCE2018, ASCE, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

C4 Jayaratne R., Nicholas M., Ghodoosipour B., Nistor I., (2018) Tsunami-induced hydrodynamics and scour around structures, 36th Int. Conf. of Coastal Eng., ICCE2018, ASCE, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

C5 Goseberg N., Stolle J., Nistor I., (2018) Multiple Impacts of Debris on a Vertical Obstacle,36thInt. Conf. of Coastal Eng., ICCE2018, ASCE, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

C6 Stolle J, Nistor I., Takabatake T.Goseberg N.,Petriu E., Shibayama T., (2018). Debris Damming Loads and Effect in Tsunami-Like Events, 6thInternational Natural Disaster Mitigation Specialty Conference, CSCE, Fredericton, NB, Canada.

C7 Valela C., Nistor I., Rennie c., (2018). Reduction of bridge pier scour through the use of a novel collar design, 6rhInternational Natural Disaster Mitigation Specialty Conference, CSCE, Fredericton, NB, Canada.

C8 Stolle J.Takabatake T., Nistor, I., Takahito M., Nishizaki S., Hamano G., Ishii H., Shibayama T., Goseberg, N., Petriu E.,(2018). Debris transport over a sloped surface in tsunami-like flow conditions, CoastLab18 Conference, Santander, Spain, 10p

C9 Douglas S.Eden D.Simplean A., Nistor, I., Logan S., Cornett A., V., Via-Estrem L., Latham J-P., (2018). Hydrodynamic Analysis of CoreLoc units via controlled drop tests, CoastLab18 Conference, Santander, Spain, 10p

C10 Esteban M., Takabatake T., Glasbergen T., Hofland B., Nishida Y., Nishiazaki S., Stolle J., Nistor, I., Takagi H., Briker J., Shibayama T., (2018). Tsunami bore overtopping of coastal structures,CoastLab18 Conference, Santander, Spain, 10p’

C11 von Hafen H., Stolle J., Goseberg, N., Nistor, I. (2018). Lift and Swing Gate Modelling for Dam-break Generation with a Particle-Based Method. 7thInt, Symposium on Hydraulic Structures, IAHR, Aachen, Germany, 10p.

C12 Nistor I., Goseberg N., Matsuba R, Nakamura T, Mikami T. Shibayama T, Stolle J.,(2017). Debris in Tsunami Events, WASEDA-YNU Symposium, Tokyo, Japan, 14p.

C13 Nistor, I., Goseberg, N., and Stolle, J., (2017). Flood-Induced Debris Motion in a Built-in Environment.IAHR World Congress 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 10p.

C14 St-Germain P., Nistor I., Altomare C, Suzuki T., (2017). Numerical modeling of wave propagation in the surf zone and coastal structure-wave interaction using SPH and non-hydrostatic NLSW equations, 12thInternational SPHERIC Workshop SPHERIC 2017,Ourense, Spain, June 13-15, 10p

C15 Stolle, J.Goseberg, N.Derschum, C., Nistor, I.(2017). Debris Dynamics and Associated Loads in Extreme Hydrodynamic Conditions. IAHR World Congress 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 10p.

C16 Conde D.Stolle, J.Goseberg, N., Nistor, I., Ferreira L. M. (2017). Coupling a 2D Eulerian shallow-flow solver with a 3D Lagrangian rigid-body solver: application to debris transport by tsunamis. EGU Annual Meeting, EGU2017, Vienna, Austria, 8p.

C17 Goseberg, N.Stolle, J.,Nistor I.,(2017). Swing Gate Generated Dam Break Waves. IAHR World Congress 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 10p.

C18 Latham J-P, Xiang J,. Via-Estrem L., Higuera P., Douglas S.,Logan S., Nistor I., Cornett A. and Baird W., (2017). Physics-based armour unit rubble mound stability simulator for armour layers, Breakwaters, ICE, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, 10p.

C19 Goseberg, N., Heunecke M.,Von Häfen H., Stolle, J.,Nistor, I.(2017). DualSPHysics: Applications to Tsunami Engineering Problems. DualSPHysics Symposium, Parma, Italy, 8 p.

C20 Razieh, S., Nistor, I., Rennie, C. (2017). Modeling supercritical flow-induced scour around structures, 23rdCanadian Hydrotechnical Conference, CSCE, Vancouver, Canada, 10 p.

C21 Goseberg N., Heunecke M., Stolle J.,Nistor I., (2017). Numerical modeling of shipping container transport over a horizontal bottom, Int. Short Course and Conference on Applied Coastal Research 2017, SCACR2017, Santander, Spain, 10 p.

C22 Derschum C.Goseberg N.,Stolle J.,Nistor I., (2017). Influence of wave-structure interaction on tsunami-driven debris impact, Int. Short Course and Conference on Applied Coastal Research 2017, SCACR2017, Santander, Spain, 10 p.

C23 Nistor, I., (2017). Tsunami-Induced Debris Impact and Loading on Structures, 23rdCanadian Hydrotechnical Conference, CSCE, Vancouver, Canada (Plenary Talk), 8p.

C24 Stolle, J., Goseberg, N., Nistor, I., Petriu, E. (2017). Debris Entrainment Dynamics During Extreme Flooding Events. 23rdCanadian Hydrotechnical Conference, CSCE, Vancouver, Canada, 10p.

C25 Ghodoosipour, B., Nistor, I., Mohammadian, M. (2017). Experimental and numerical modeling of hydrodynamic loading on pipelines due to extreme hydrodynamic conditions, 23rdCanadian Hydrotechnical Conference, CSCE, Vancouver, Canada, 10p.

C26 Nistor, I., Goseberg, N.Stolle, J.,Matsuba, S., Nakamura, R., Mikami, T., and Shibayama, T. (2016). Flood-Induced Debris Motion within a Built-in Environment. International Tsunami Symposium, Ispra, Italy, 12p.

C27 Stolle, J., Nistor, I., and Goseberg, N.(2016). Debris Dynamics and Impact Forces in Extreme Hydrodynamic Conditions. International Tsunami Symposium, Ispra, Italy, 12 p

C28 Foran, D.,Nistor I.,A. Mohammadian, (2016) Testing of A New Tidal Energy Device, Coastlab 2016, Ottawa, ON, Canada, May 11-May 13, 2016, 10 p

C29 A. Gharavi,A. Mohammadian, Nistor I., H. M. Qiblawey, (2016) Experimental and Numerical Study of Non-Buoyant Surface Jet, 3rdIAHR-IWA International Symposium on Outfall Systems, Ottawa, Canada, May 11-May 13, 2016, 10p

C30 B. Ghodoosipour, A. Mohammadian, Nistor I., (2016) Numerical Modeling of Vertical Buoyant Jets, discharged from multiport diffusers, 3rdIAHR-IWA International Symposium on Outfall Systems, Ottawa, Canada, May 11-May 13, 10p.

C31 Stolle, J., Nistor, I.,and Goseberg, N.(2016). Optical Tracking of Water-Borne Debris in Laboratory Conditions. Coastlab 2016, Ottawa, ON, Canada, May 11-May 13, 10p.

C32 Goseberg, N,Nistor, I., and Stolle, J. (2016). Inertial Forces on Shipping Containers from a Broken Tsunami Bore. Coastlab 2016, Ottawa, ON, Canada. May 11-May 13, 10p.

C33 Stolle, J, Nistor, I., and Goseberg, N.(2016). Tracking of Debris in High-Velocity and High Volume Flows. 5thInternational Natural Disaster Mitigation Specialty Conference, CSCE, London, ON, Canada.

C34 S. Khorshid,A. Mohammadian,Nistor I.,(2016) Well-Balanced Variable Density Shallow Water Equations for Outfall Discharge Problems, 3rdIAHR-IWA International Symposium on Outfall Systems, Ottawa, Canada, May 11-May 13, 10p.

C35 Nistor, I. (2015). Engineering Significance and Lessons of the March 11, 2011 Tohoku Tsunami – Impacts on Structures, Canadian Earthquake Engineering Conference, CEEA-CSCE, Victoria, BC, Canada (Keynote Lecture), 10p.

C36 Piche S., Cornett A., Baker S., Nistor I.,(2015). Appraisal of the IEC Technical Specifications for Assessment of Wave Energy Resources,34thInt. Conf. on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Eng., OMAE2015, St. John, Newfoundland, Canada, 10p

C37  Fan J., Palermo D., Nistor, I., (2015). Pilot Study of Blast Performance of Reinforced Concrete Reservoir Walls, Annual Conf. of the Canadian Society for Civil Eng., CSCE, Regina, Canada, 10p

C38  Nistor, I.(2015). Lessons learned from tsunami field investigations and the development of tsunami design standards, 11thInt. Conf. on Shock and Impact Loads on Structures,Ottawa, Canada (Keynote Lecture), 14p

C39  Al-Riffai, M.,Nistor, I.(2015). Sediment mobility in overtopped non-cohesive embankments, 36thIAHR World Congress, Hague, Netherlands, 10p

C40 Lopez-Egea, M.,Nistor, I., Townsend, R., (2015). Experimental and numerical study of submerged hydraulic jumps forming at low-heads dams , 36thIAHR World Congress, Hague, Netherlands, 10p

C41 Goseberg, N.,Bremm, G., Schlurmann, T., Nistor, I.(2015). A transient approach flow acting on a square cylinder – flow pattern and horizontal forces, 36thIAHR World Congress, Hague, Netherlands, 10p

C42 Douglas, S.,Nistor, I.(2015). A 3-D multiphase numerical modeling of tsunami loading on nearshore structures , 36thIAHR World Congress, Hague, Netherlands, 10p

C43 Lavictoire A., Rennie C., Nistor, I., (2015).Investigation of bore-induced local scour around a circular structure, 21stCanadian Hydrotechnical Conference, CSCE, Montreal, Canada, 10p

C44 Nistor, I.(2014). Impact of Tsunamis on Infrastructure – Tsunami Design Guidelines and Lessons Learned from Tsunami Forensic Investigations, 11thInt. Conf. of Coasts, Ports and Maritime StructuresICOPMAS, Tehran, Iran, 12 p (Keynote Lecture)

C45 Nistor, I.and Al-Riffai, M.,(2014). Physical modelling of embankment breaching due to overtopping, CoastaLab2014,IAHR, Varna, Bulgaria, 12p

C46 Sun, L.,Nistor, I., Seidou, O., (2014). Streamflow Data Assimilation in SWAT Model Using Extended Kalman Filter, American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2014, San Francisco, CA.

C47 Provan M.,Nistor I., Cornett A., Drouin, A. (2014). Hydrodynamic and morphological modeling of Shippagan Gully, New Brunswick, Canada, Int. Conf. of Coastal Eng.,ICCE2014, ASCE, Seoul, South Korea, 10p

C48 Piche S.,Nistor I., Murty, S. (2014). Numerical modeling of tsunami-borne debris impact using the SPH method,Int. Conf. of Coastal Eng.,ICCE2014, ASCE, Seoul, South Korea, 10p

C49 St-Germain P.,Nistor I., Readshaw J., Grant L. (2014). Numerical modeling of coastal dikes overtopping using SPH and non-hydrostatic NLSW equations, Int. Conf. of Coastal Eng.,ICCE2014, ASCE, Seoul, South Korea, 10p

C50 Robertson B.,Kevin H., Nistor, I., Buckham B. (2014). Remote measurement and prediction of breaking wave parameters, Int. Conf. of Coastal Eng.,ICCE2014, ASCE, Seoul, South Korea, 10p

C51 Gharavi A.,Nistor, I., Mohammadian, M., Qiblawey, M. H., (2014). Surface discharge in negatively buoyant jet in crossflow, Young Coastal Engineers and Scientist Conf.,Univ. of Delaware, USA, 10p

C52 Foran D.,Nistor, I., Mohammadian, (2014). Numerical and experimental modelling of a tidal energy channeling structure, Young Coastal Engineers and Scientist Conf.,Univ. of Delaware, USA, 10p

C53 Palermo D.,Nistor, I., Al-Faesly T., Cornett, A. (2014). Experimental performance of tsunami mitigation walls, 6thInt. Tsunami Symposium, Tsunami Society International, Nicoya, Costa Rica, 10p

C54 Nistor I., Palermo, D.,Murty, T.,(2014). State-of-the-art tsunami design guidelines, 6thInt. Tsunami Symposium, Tsunami Society International, Nicoya, Costa Rica, 10p

C55 Lopez-Egea M., Nistor, I., Townsend, Paudel B, Sullivan P. (2014). A laboratory study of the impact of crest width on the characteristics of downstream submerged hydraulic jumps on low-head dam structures, Annual Conf. of the Canadian Society for Civil Eng., CSCE, Halifax, Canada, 10p

C56 Lavictoire A., Nistor, I., Rennie C. (2014). Local scour around structures due to hydraulic bores, Annual Conf. of the Canadian Society for Civil Eng., CSCE, Halifax, Canada, 10p

C57 Kheirkhah Gildeh, H., Mohammadian, A., Nistor I., Qiblawey, H. (2014). Numerical modeling of brine discharges using OpenFOAM, New Trend in Transport Phenomena, Ottawa, Canada, 8p

C58 Kheirkhah Gildeh, H.,Mohammadian, A., Nistor I., Qiblawey, H. (2014). Geometrical characteristics of inclined negatively buoyant jets: A Numerical Approach, International Conference on Desalination, Environment & Marine Outfall Systems, Muscat, Oman, 10 pp

C59 Nistor, I.(2013). Post Tsunami Engineering Forensics: Tsunami impact on infrastructure – Lessons from three tsunami surveys: 2004 Indian Ocean, 2010 Chile, 2011 Tohoku Japan, 35thIAHR World Congress, Chengdu, China, 10p

C60 Al-Riffai, M.,Nistor, I.(2013). Influence of boundary seepage on the erodibility of overtopped noncohesive embankments: A novel measurement and experimental technique, 35thIAHR World Congress, Chengdu, China, 10p

C61 Al-Riffai, M.,Nistor, I.(2013). Influence of seepage on the erodibility of overtopped noncohesive embankments, 20thCanadian Hydrotechnical Conference, CSCE, Ottawa, Canada, 10p

C62 Hechimovich, M.,Nistor I., Cornett, A. (2013). Wave loads on a submerged structure in the surf zone, Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters, ICE, Edinburgh, UK, 8p

C63 Cornett, A., Cousineau, J.,Nistor, I.(2013). Modeling coastal processes at Shippagan Gully, New Brunswick, Canada,4thSpeciality Conf.ofCoastal, Estuary and Offshore Eng. CSCE, Montreal, Canada, 11p

C64 Kheirkhah, H., Mohammadian, M., Nistor, I.(2013). Numerical simulation of thermal buoyant wall jets,4thSpeciality Conf.ofCoastal, Estuary and Offshore Eng., CSCE, Montreal, Canada, 10p

C65 Piche, S., Nistor, I.(2013). Modeling of the attenuation of hydraulic bores by coastal forests,4thSpeciality Conf.ofCoastal, Estuary and Offshore Eng. CSCE, Montreal, Canada, 10p

C66 Al-Faesly, T., Nistor, I., Palermo D., Cornett A. (2013). Experimental modeling of structures subjected to hydrodynamic and debris impact forces,4thSpeciality Conf.ofCoastal, Estuary and Offshore Eng. CSCE, Montreal, Canada, 12p

C67 Sun, L., Nistor, I., Seidou O., Soussou S., Cheikh K. (2013). Stochastic prediction of daily discharge at Bakel on Senegal River,4thSpeciality Conf.onDisaster Prevention and Mitigation,CSCE, Montreal, Canada, 10p

C68 Nistor, I.(2012). Field Survey of the tsunami impact and loading on structures – Engineering Lessons of the 2011 Tohoku Tsunami, 4th Int. Conf. on Protection of Structures against Hazards,Singapore (Keynote Lecture), 10p

C69 Nistor, I., Saatcioglu M. (2012). Experimental and numerical modeling of dam breaching and subsequent failure due to blast, 4th Int. Conf. on Protection of Structures against Hazards,Singapore, 10 p

C70 Nistor, I.,St-Germain P.Piche S.(2012). Numerical modeling of extreme hydrodynamic forces on structures,5thInt. Tsunami Symposium, Tsunami Society International, Ispra, Italy, 14p

C71 Palermo, D., Nistor, I., Al-Faesly, T.Cornett, A. (2012).Impact of tsunami forces on structures: The University of Ottawa experience,5thInt. Tsunami Symposium, Tsunami Society International, Ispra, Italy, 10p

C72 Cousineau, J.,Nistor, I., Cornett, A. (2012). Hydrodynamic impacts of tidal power lagoons in the Bay of Fundy, Int. Conf. of Coastal Eng.,ICCE2012, ASCE, Santander, Spain, 10p

C73 Logan, S.,Nistor, I., Cornett, A., Faure, T. (2012). Morphological modeling of a highly dynamic tidal inlet at Shippagan Gully, Canada, Int. Conf. of Coastal Eng.,ICCE2012, ASCE, Santander, Spain, 10p

C74 St Germain, P.,Nistor, I., Townsend, R. (2012). Numerical modeling of tsunami-induced hydrodynamic forces on onshore structures using SPH,Int. Conf. of Coastal Eng.,ICCE2012, ASCE, Santander, Spain, 10p

C75 Nistor, I., Palermo, D. Al-Faesly, T., Cornett, A. (2012). Experimental and numerical modeling of tsunami loading on structures,Int. Conf. of Coastal Eng.,ICCE2012, ASCE, Santander, Spain, 10 p

C76 El-Solh, S., Nistor, I., St-Germain, P.(2012). SPH modeling of tsunami-like solitary waves and resulting hydrodynamic forces on walls, 2012 Annual Conf. of the Canadian Society for Civil Eng., CSCE, Edmonton, Canada, 10p

C77  Cousineau, J.,Nistor, I., Cornett, A. (2011). Assessment of hydrodynamic impacts throughout the Bay of Fundy and Gulf of Maine due to tidal energy extraction by tidal lagoons, 20thCanadian Hydrotechnical Conference, CSCE, Ottawa, Canada, 10p

C78 Al-Riffai, M.,Nistor, I.(2011). Dam breaching experiments using scale series, 20thCanadian Hydrotechnical Conference, CSCE,Ottawa, Canada, 10p

C79 Logan, S.,Nistor, I., Cornett, A. (2011). Morphological and numerical modeling of a highly dynamic tidal inlet at Shippagan, New Brusnswick, 20thCanadian Hydrotechnical Conference, CSCE,Ottawa, Canada, 10p

C80 Al-Faesly, T.,Nistor, I., Palermo, D., Cornett, A. (2011). Simulated tsunami bores on an onshore structure, 20thCanadian Hydrotechnical Conference, CSCE,Ottawa, Canada, 10p

C81 St Germain, P.,Nistor, I., Townsend, R. (2011). SPH modeling of tsunami-induced hydrodynamic forces on columns, 20thCanadian Hydrotechnical Conference, CSCE, Ottawa, Canada, 10p

C82  Cornett, A., Cousineau, J., Nistor, I.(2011). Modelling the hydrodynamic impacts due to tidal lagoons in the upper Bay of Fundy, Canada, 9thEuropean Wave and Tidal Energy Conf., EWTEC 2011, Southampton, UK, 12p

C83 Al-Faesly, T., Nistor, I., Palermo, D., Cornett, A. (2011). Experimental study of structures impacted by simulated tsunami bore,Coastal Structures 2011, COPRI-ASCE, Yokohama, Japan, 13p

C84 St Germain, P.,Nistor, I., D. Palermo, Townsend, R. (2011). SPH modeling of extreme hydrodynamic forces on slender structures, 34thIAHR World Congress, Brisbane, Australia, 10p.

C85 A-Riffai, M., and Nistor, I.(2011). Effects of compaction and saturation on the slope retreat of a steep sand bed under supercritical flow, 34thIAHR World Congress, Brisbane, Australia 10p

C86 Nistor, I., Palermo, D., Cornett, A., Al-Faesly, T.(2011). Field investigations and experimental and numerical modeling of tsunami-induced extreme hydrodynamic loading on structures, 34thIAHR World Congress, Brisbane, Australia, 10p

C87 Atladóttir, A.,Cornett, A., Nistor, I.(2011). Physical modeling of the morphological changes and random wave energy dissipation on gravel beaches, Coastal Sediments 2011, ASCE, Miami, USA, 8p.

Refereed Chapters in Books

BC1 Piche S.Nistor, I., Murty T., (2018). “Modeling Tsunami Attenuation and Impacts on Coastal Communities”, in “Disaster Management”, Editor: Dr. Prashant K Srivastava, UN-DP, United Nations, (in press), 24pp.

BC2 Stolle J.Goseberg N.,Nistor I., Shibayama T., (2017). “Debris Impacts and Effects on Structures”, n “Handbook of Coastal and Ocean Engineering”, 2ndEdition, Editor: Dr. Kim Young (UCLA), World Scientific, Singapore, 457-480

BC3 Nistor I.,Palermo D., Nouri Y., Murty T., Saatcioglu M.,(2017). “Tsunami forces on structures”,Chapter 11 in “Handbook of Coastal and Ocean Engineering”, 2bd Edition, Editor: Dr. Kim Young (UCLA), World Scientific, Singapore, 211-239

BC4 Nistor I., Palermo D., (2015). “Post Tsunami Engineering Forensics: Tsunami Impact on Infrastructure – Lessons from 2004 Indian Ocean, 2010 Chile, and 2011 Tohoku Japan Tsunami Field Surveys”,Chapter 20 in “Handbook of Coastal Disaster Mitigation for Engineers and Planners”, Editor: M. Esteban, H. Takagi T. Shibayama, Elsevier, 417-434

BC5 Nistor I.,(2015). “Performance of bridges during the 2011 Tohoku Tsunami in Japan”,Chapter in “After the 3.11 Disaster: Waseda’s 92 Analyses and Suggestions”, Editor-in-Chief: Fukazaka Yoshiyaki, Waseda University Press Co., Ltd, Tokyo, Japan, 961-972

BC6 Palermo D., Nistor I.,Saatcioglu M.,(2013).“Tsunami loads on infrastructure”,Chapter in “Encyclopedia of Natural Hazards”, Editor: Dr. P.T. Bobrowsky, Springer Science, Singapore, 1046-1053

Poster Papers

(2011-2018)

(Names of supervised students are underlined)

PP1 Douglas S.Simplean A.Eden D., Nistor, I., Cornett A., (2018). Hydrodynamic Analysis of Breakwaters Constructed Using Core-Loc Armour Units – 2ndPrize – Civil Engineering SectionResearch Poster Competition – Faculty of Engineering Research Day,University of Ottawa

PP2 Valela C., Nistor, I., Rennie C., (2018). Reduction of Bridge Pier Scour Through the Use of a Novel Collar Design– 1stPrize – Civil Engineering SectionResearch Poster Competition – Faculty of Engineering Research Day,University of Ottawa

PP3 Ghodoosipour, B., Nistor, I., Mohammadian M., (2017). Numerical and Experimental Study of Extreme Flows Impacts on Pipes – 1stPrize – Civil Engineering SectionResearch Poster Competition – Faculty of Engineering Research Day,University of Ottawa

PP4 Razieh, B., Nistor, I.,Rennie, C., (2017). Tsunami-induced scour around structures – 3rdPrize– Civil Engineering SectionResearch Poster Competition – Faculty of Engineering Research Day,University of Ottawa

PP5 Gharavi A.,Mohammadian M., Nistor, I., (2016). Numerical and Experimental Study of Surface Buoyant Jets Discharging into Crossflows – 1stPrize – Civil Engineering SectionResearch Poster Competition – Faculty of Engineering Research Day,University of Ottawa

PP6 Foran D.,Mohammadian M., Nistor, I., (2015). Design of a new tidal energy structure, theCSCE Award – Civil Engineering SectionResearch Poster Competition – Faculty of Engineering Research Day,University of Ottawa

PP7 Lopez-Egea M., Nistor, I., Townsend R. (2014). Experimental and numerical study of the impact of crest width on the characteristics of downstream submerged hydraulic jumps on low-head dam structures, 1stPrizeand the CSCE Award – Civil Engineering SectionResearch Poster Competition – Faculty of Engineering Research Day,University of Ottawa

PP8 Toupin M., Cornett A., Nistor, I.(2014). Scientific validation of standards for tidal energy resources assessment, FORCE Workshop, Halifax, Canada

PP9 Kheirhkah, H., Mohammadian M., Nistor, I.(2013). Numerical modeling of water hammer impacts on penstocks, CSCE Ottawa Chapter Award – Civil Engineering SectionResearch Poster Competition – Faculty of Engineering Research Day,University of Ottawa

PP10 Picard, K., El-Solh, S.,Nistor, I.(2012). Impact of tsunami waves on structures, Undergraduate Research Conference,University of Ottawa

PP11 Al-Faesly, T.Q., Palermo, D.,Nistor, I.(2012). Hydrodynamic impacts of bores on nearshore structures, Research Poster Competition – Faculty of Engineering Research Day,University of Ottawa

PP12 Bernard, D., Mohareb, M., Nistor, I.(2012). Numerical modeling of water hammer effects in penstocks, 3rdPrize – Civil Engineering Section,Research Poster Competition – Faculty of Engineering Research Day,University of Ottawa

PP13 Logan, S., Nistor, I., Cornett, A., Seidou, O. (2011). Morphological and numerical modeling of a highly dynamic tidal inlet at Shippagan Gully, Research Poster Competition – Faculty of Engineering Research Day,University of Ottawa

PP14 Cousineau, J., Nistor, I., Cornett, A. (2011). Hydrodynamic impacts of tidal lagoons in the Bay of Fundy, Research Poster Competition – Faculty of Engineering Research Day,University of Ottawa

Research Reports and Professional Magazine Articles

(2011-2018)

T1 Stolle J., Takabatake T., Nistor I., and Petriu E. (2018). Designing Resilient Infrastructure for Coastal Disasters. CIVIL – Building Tomorrow’s Society, CSCE, 25 – 28

T2 Cheff, I., Nistor, I.Palermo, D., (2017). The risk to British Columbia from a nearshore Pacific Coast Tsunami, The Zone, Coastal Zone Canada Association, CZCA, Spring-Summer issue, 7-11

T3 Nistor, I.,(2017). My life in Japan – A life-altering experience! Civil Engineering, JSCE, Tokyo, Japan, Vol. 1012. No. 9

T4 Nistor, I., Murty T. (2015). Impact of the Tsunami on Infrastructure, 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami – 10 Years On, Report of AON-Benfield Analytics/Impact Forecasting Division, 9-20

T5 Chock, G., Roberson I., Kriebel D., Francis M., Nistor, I. (2013). Tohoku Japan tsunami of March 11, 2011 – Performance of structures under tsunami loads, ASCE/SEI Report, 359 p

T6 Shibayama, T., Nistor, I. (2012). Tsunami power – Engineering lessons from the 2011 Japan, CIVIL -CSCE, 4 p

T7 Palermo, D., Nistor, I. (2011). Tsunami impact on nearshore infrastructure: Challenges and Solutions, CIVIL – Coastal Hazards in Canada,CSCE, 4 p

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