Lilit Yeghiazarian

Lilit Yeghiazarian

Assoc Professor

Engineering Research Cntr

701E

CEAS - Environmental Eng & Science - 0012

School of Energy, Environmental, Biological & Medical Engineering
701E ERC
Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0012

Education

Ph.D., Cornell University Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, 2001 (Biological Engineering)

M.S., American University of Armenia Yerevan, Armenia, 1995 (Industrial Engineering)

B.S., Technical Cybernetics Subdivision, Faculty of Systems and Control Yerevan Polytechnic Institute Yerevan, Armenia, 1992 (Automation and Control (graduated Summa Cum Laude))

Positions and Work Experience

2015 -To Present Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical, Chemical & Environmental Engineering, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2010 -To Present Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Cincinnati (Engineering statistics & experimental design; Environmentally conscious engineering; CEE computer applications) ,

2009 -2015 Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical, Chemical & Environmental Engineering , University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2008 -2009 Research Associate, Dept. of Epidemiology, UCLA,

2006 -2008 Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Biostatistics, UCLA,

2004 -2006 Research Associate & Lecturer, Dept. of Bioengineering, UCLA,

2004 -2006 Dept. of Bioengineering, UCLA (Mathematical modeling in biology and medicine; Probability concepts, decision, risk and reliability in bioengineering I and II.) ,

2001 -2003 Supervised M. S. thesis, Cornell University,

2001 -2003 Postdoctoral Associate, Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University,

1999 -2000 Supervised M. Eng. Thesis, Cornell University,

1995 -1996 Researcher, Engineering Research Center, American University of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia

1992 -1996 Researcher, Mathematical Modeling of Neural Systems Lab, Orbeli Institute of Physiology National Academy of Sciences of Armenia , Yerevan, Armenia

Research and Practice Interests

Multifunctional Advanced Materials and Environmental Sensing

  • Soft biomimetic materials, devices and robotics
  • Autonomous mobile environmental sensors
Porous Media
  • Multiphase flow simulation
  • Porous media formation
  • Thin porous materials
  • Material design
Watershed Processes and Environmental Sustainability
  • Networks and network processes in watersheds, ecosystems and human populations; and implications for public health
  • Stochastic multimedia and multi-scale contaminant transport processes in watersheds
Watershed sustainability, risk assessment, reliability, vulnerability and resilience analysis

Research Support

Grant: #DUE-1356656 Investigators:Kukreti, Anant; Matthews, Charles; Nistor, Vasille; Thiel, Stephen; Yeghiazarian, Lilit 07-01-2014 -06-30-2019 National Science Foundation S-STEM: "Bridging Our Students to Their Future" Role:Collaborator $599,855.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #CBET-1351361 Investigators:Yeghiazarian, Lilit 01-15-2014 -12-31-2018 National Science Foundation CAREER: Integrated Research & Education In Stochastic Systems-Based Watershed Management & Water Safety (SWMS) Role:PI $115,921.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #EP-C-11-006 / PEG UC WA#3-93 Investigators:Sorial, George; Yeghiazarian, Lilit 12-20-2013 -09-29-2014 Environmental Protection Agency Analysis of Reservoir Bathymetry Role:PI $13,062.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #EP-C-11-006/PEG UC WA#3-41 Investigators:Sorial, George; Yeghiazarian, Lilit 12-03-2013 -09-29-2014 Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Data Management in Support of Sharing Data and Management of Water Resources; Role:PI $130,820.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #Ohio River Basin Climate Change Investigators:Yeghiazarian, Lilit 07-26-2013 -06-30-2014 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Ohio River Basin Climate Change Effects and Adaptation Strategies Role:PI $10,051.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Investigators:Lilit Yeghiazarian 2013 -2014 University of Cincinnati BCEE Seed Grant Role:co-PI Type:Grant

Grant: #CBET-1248385 Investigators:Nistor, Vasille; Yeghiazarian, Lilit 09-01-2012 -08-31-2014 National Science Foundation EAGER: Monitoring Nation's Waters - Towards a Swimming Biosensor to Dynamically Map Microbial Contamination Role:PI $100,000.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #EP-C-11-006/PEG0-41UC Investigators:Sorial, George; Yeghiazarian, Lilit 03-04-2011 -09-29-2013 Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Data Management in Support of Sharing Data and Management of Water Resources Role:PI $145,623.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #NSF 1929869 Investigators:Yeghiazarian, Lilit 06-01-2019 -11-30-2019 National Science Foundation A Systems Approach to Managing the Urban Infrastructure Grid Role:PI $49,983.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #NSF OIA-1937099 Investigators:Yeghiazarian, Lilit 09-01-2019 -05-31-2020 National Science Foundation RAISE: C-Accel Pilot - Track A1. The Urban Flooding Open Knowledge Network Role:PI $1,000,000.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Publications

Published Abstracts

Kaul, S. F.A. Houle, W.A. Hinsberg, L. Yeghiazarian, G.A. Diamond (2009. )Will Long-Term Dual Antiplatelet Therapy Prevent Adverse Events Related to Drug-Eluting Stents? Projections Based on a Markov Model .[Abstract]Circulation , 120 (18 ),

Kaul, S. F.A. Houle, W.A. Hinsberg, L. Yeghiazarian, G.A. Diamond (2009. )An Optimal Selective Strategy for Use of Drug-Eluting Stents Based on a Markov Model of Restenosis and Thrombosis .[Abstract]Circulation, 120 (18 ),

Arora, H., L. Yeghiazarian, C. Cohen, U. Wiesner (2008. )POLY 693-Earthworm inspired locomotive motion with hybrid polymer gels .[Abstract]Abstracts Of Papers Of The American Chemical Society, 235 ,

Arora, H., L. Yeghiazarian, S. Mahajan, H. Ow, C. Cohen, U. Wiesner (2005. )Directed motion and cargo transport in polymer gel based device inspired from locomotion mechanism in earthworms .[Abstract]Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society , 230 ,

Peer Reviewed Publications

Nistor, V., J. Cannel, J. Gregory, L. Yeghiazarian (2016. )Peristaltic propulsion of a solid object inside a cylindrical hydrogel .Soft Matter, ,12 ,3582-3588

Riasi, M.S., G. Huang, C. Montemagno, L. Yeghiazarian (2016. )A feasibility study of the pore topology method (PTM), a medial surface-based approach to multi-phase flow simulation in porous media .Transport in Porous Media, ,

Yang, G., E. Best, T. Whteaker, A. Teklitz, L. Yeghiazarian (2014. )A screening-level modeling approach to estimate nitrogen loading and standard exceedance risk, with application to the Tippecanoe River watershed, Indiana .Journal of Environmental Management, ,135 ,1-10

Gregory, J., M.S. Riasi, J. Cannell, H. Arora, L. Yeghiazarian, V. Nistor (2014. )Remote-controlled peristaltic locomotion in free-floating PNIPAM hydrogels .Journal of Applied Polymer Science, ,131 (20 ),

Gregory, J., J. Cannell, M. Kofron, L. Yeghiazarian, V. Nistor (2014. )Functionalization of Hybrid Poly(n-isopropylacrylamide) Hydrogels for Escherichia coli cell capture via adsorbed intermediate dye molecule .Journal of Applied Polymer Science, ,132 (10 ),

Yeghiazarian, L., W.G. Cumberland, O.O. Yang. (2013. )A stochastic multi-scale model of HIV-1 transmission for decision making .PLoS ONE, ,8 (11 ),

Yeghiazarian, L., A. Safwat, A. Teklitz, D. Morehead, T. Whiteaker, D. Maidment, E.P.H. Best (2013. )Environmental data management in support of sharing data and management .USEPA Report EPA/6000/R-13/029, ,

Jent, J. R., H. Ryu, C. Toledo-Hernandez, J.W. Santo Domingo, L. Yeghiazarian (2013. )Determining hot spots of fecal contamination in a tropical watershed by combining land-use and meteorological data with source-specific assays .Environmental Science & Technology, ,47 (11 ),5794-802

Yeghiazarian, L. and G. Samorodnisky (2013. )A fully stochastic approach bridging the microscopic behavior of individual microorganisms with macroscopic ensemble dynamics in surface flow networks .Water Resources Research, ,49 (11 ),7820-7826

Barry, D.A., G.C. Sander, S. Jomaa, L. Yeghiazarian, T.S. Steenhuis, J.S. Selker (2013. )Solute and sediment transport at laboratory and field scale: Contributions of J.-Y. Parlange .Water Resources Research, ,49 (10 ),6111-6136

Kitchen, C.M.R., L. Yeghiazarian, R. Hoh, J.M. McCune, E. Sinclaire, J. Martin, S.G. Deeks (2011. )Immune activation, CD4+ cell counts and viremia exhibit oscillatory patterns over time in patients with highly-resistant HIV infection .PLoS ONE, ,6 (6 ),

Yeghiazarian L., G. Samorodnitsky and C.D. Montemagno. (2009. )A Poisson random field model of pathogen transport in surface water .Water Resources Research , ,45 (W11415 ),

Arora, H., R. Malik, L. Yeghiazarian, C. Cohen, U. Wiesner. (2009. )Earthworm inspired locomotive motion from hybrid fast swelling hydrogels .J Polymer Sci Polymer Chem, ,47 (19 ),5027-5033

Yeghiazarian, L., R. Lux (2008. )Propagation of volume phase transitions as a possible mechanism for movement in biological systems. Invited contribution .Phase Transitions in Cell Biology, ,

Park, Y., L. Yeghiazarian, J.R. Stedinger, C.D. Montemagno. (2008. )Numerical approach to Cryptosporidium risk assessment using reliability method .Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, ,22 (2 ),169-183

Yeghiazarian, L., H. Arora, V. Nistor, C. Montemagno, U. Wiesner. (2007. )Teaching hydrogels how to move like an earthworm .Soft Matter, ,37 (8 ),939-944

Yeghiazarian, L., M.J. Walker, P. Binning, J.-Y. Parlange, C.D. Montemagno (2006. )Micro- and macroscopic approach to modeling the transport of pathogenic microorganisms from non-point sources of pollution .Water Resources Research, ,42 (9 ),W09406

Yeghiazarian, L., S. Mahajan, C.D. Montemagno, C. Cohen, U. Wiesner. (2005. )Directed motion and cargo transport through propagation of polymer gel volume phase transitions .Advanced Materials, ,17 (1869-1873 ),

Yeghiazarian, L., P. Kalita, M. Kuhlenschmidt, S. McLaughlin, C. Montemagno (2004. )Field calibration and verification of a pathogen transport model .Water Environment Research Foundation Report, ,

Yeghiazarian, L. and M. Kaiser (1999. )Markov model of sex-linked recessive trait transmission. Mathematical and Computer Modelling, ,29 (7 ),71-81

Yeghiazarian, L. and M. Kaiser (1998. )Role of temperature in quanta mechanisms of facilitation in the frog neuromuscular junction .Biological Cybernetics, ,79 (1 ),59-66

Houle, F.A., W.D. Hinsberg, L. Yeghiazarian, S. Kaul and G. A. Diamond. A change of heart: a kinetic model of clinical outcomes following coronary stenting .

Kitchen, C.M.R., L. Yeghiazarian, R. Hoh, J.M. McCune, E. Sinclaire, J. Martin, S.G. Deeks. Oscillatory relationship between virus and T cells in patients with stable highly-resistant HIV .

Yeghiazarian L. and C.D. Montemagno. Application of reliability methods to the transport of colloidal pollutants in surface water .

Abbaspourrad A.; Chatterjee S.; Connick W.; Enayati M.; Karimi Abdolmaleki M.; Norton A.; Riasi M.; Yeghiazarian L. (03-01-2020. )A digital imaging method for evaluating the kinetics of vapochromic response.Talanta, ,209 ,

Nistor V.; Yeghiazarian L. (12-01-2018. )The HydroGrid as a Framework for Interconnected Water Systems: Emerging Technologies.Water Resources Research, ,54 (12 ),9712-9723

Nietch C.; Sadegh Riasi M.; Shuster W.; Teklitz A.; Yeghiazarian L. (12-01-2018. )Reliability-based water quality assessment with load resistance factor design: Application to TMDL.Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, ,23 (12 ),

Riasi M.; Yeghiazarian L. (12-01-2017. )Controllability of Surface Water Networks.Water Resources Research, ,53 (12 ),10450-10464

Pillai K.; Rosati R.; Yeghiazarian L. (12-01-2016. )Thin Porous Media.Transport in Porous Media, ,115 (3 ),407-410

Montemagno C.; Palakurthi N.; Riasi M.; Yeghiazarian L. (12-01-2016. )A Feasibility Study of the Pore Topology Method (PTM), A Medial Surface-Based Approach to Multi-phas.Transport in Porous Media, ,115 (3 ),519-539

Cannell J.; Gregory J.; Nistor V.; Yeghiazarian L. (04-21-2016. )Stimuli-responsive cylindrical hydrogels mimic intestinal peristalsis to propel a solid object.Soft Matter, ,12 (15 ),3582-3588

Cannell J.; Gregory J.; Kofron M.; Nistor V.; Yeghiazarian L. (01-01-2015. )Functionalization of hybrid poly(n-isopropylacrylamide) hydrogels for Escherichia coli cell capture .Journal of Applied Polymer Science, ,132 (10 ),

Arora H.; Cannell J.; Gregory J.; Nistor V.; Riasi M.; Yeghiazarian L. (10-15-2014. )Remote-controlled peristaltic locomotion in free-floating PNIPAM hydrogels.Journal of Applied Polymer Science, ,131 (20 ),

Best E.; Teklitz A.; Whiteaker T.; Yang G.; Yeghiazarian L. (03-15-2014. )A screening-level modeling approach to estimate nitrogen loading and standard exceedance risk, with .Journal of Environmental Management, ,135 ,1-10

Cumberland W.; Yang O.; Yeghiazarian L. (11-26-2013. )A stochastic multi-scale model of HIV-1 transmission for decision-making: Application to a MSM popul.PLoS ONE, ,8 (11 ),

Samorodnitsky G.; Yeghiazarian L. (11-01-2013. )A fully stochastic approach bridging the microscopic behavior of individual microorganisms with macr.Water Resources Research, ,49 (11 ),7820-7826

Barry D.; Jomaa S.; Sander G.; Selker J.; Steenhuis T.; Yeghiazarian L. (10-01-2013. )Solute and sediment transport at laboratory and field scale: Contributions of J.-Y. Parlange.Water Resources Research, ,49 (10 ),6111-6136

Jent J.; Ryu H.; Santo Domingo J.; Toledo-Hernández C.; Yeghiazarian L. (06-04-2013. )Determining hot spots of fecal contamination in a tropical watershed by combining land-use informati.Environmental Science and Technology, ,47 (11 ),5794-5802

Deeks S.; Hoh R.; Kitchen C.; Martin J.; McCune J.; Sinclair E.; Yeghiazarian L. (06-23-2011. )Immune activation, Cd4+ T cell counts, and viremia exhibit oscillatory patterns over time in patient.PLoS ONE, ,6 (6 ),

Montemagno C.; Samorodnitsky G.; Yeghiazarian L. (11-01-2009. )A Poisson random field model of pathogen transport in surface water.Water Resources Research, ,45 (11 ),

Arora H.; Cohen C.; Malik R.; Wiesner U.; Yeghiazarian L. (10-01-2009. )Earthworm inspired locomotive motion from fast swelling hybrid hydrogels.Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry, ,47 (19 ),5027-5033

Arora H.; Cohen C.; Wiesner U.; Yeghiazarian L. (09-22-2008. )Earthworm inspired locomotive motion with hybrid polymer gels .American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry, ,49 (1 ),1008

Montemagno C.; Park Y.; Stedinger J.; Yeghiazarian L. (02-01-2008. )Numerical approach to Cryptosporidium risk assessment using reliability method.Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, ,22 (2 ),169-183

Arora H.; Montemagno C.; Nistor V.; Wiesner U.; Yeghiazarian L. (01-01-2007. )Teaching hydrogels how to move like an earthworm.Soft Matter, ,3 (8 ),939-944

Binning P.; Montemagno C.; Parlange J.; Walker M.; Yeghiazarian L. (09-01-2006. )A combined microscopic and macroscopic approach to modeling the transport of pathogenic microorganis.Water Resources Research, ,42 (9 ),

Cohen C.; Mahajan S.; Montemagno C.; Wiesner U.; Yeghiazarian L. (08-04-2005. )Directed motion and Cargo transport through propagation of polymer-gel volume phase transitions.Advanced Materials, ,17 (15 ),1869-1873

Montemagno C.; Yeghiazarian L. (01-01-2000. )Estimating the risk of water contamination by Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts .Computational methods in water resources - Volume 2 - Computational methods,surface water systems and hydrology, ,1035-1041

Kaiser M.; Yeghiazarian L. (04-01-1999. )Markov model of sex-linked recessive trait transmission.Mathematical and Computer Modelling, ,29 (7 ),71-81

Kaiser M.; Yeghiazarian L. (01-01-1998. )Role of temperature in quanta mechanisms of facilitation in the frog neuromuscular junction.Biological Cybernetics, ,79 (1 ),59-66

Book Chapter

Yeghiazarian, L., R. Lux (2008 )Propagation of volume phase transitions as a possible mechanism for movement in biological systems Phase Transitions in Cell Biology .Springer

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Cabezas, A., D. Morehead, A. Teklitz, L. Yeghiazarian (2015. )Risk assessment and mapping of fecal contamination in the Ohio River Basin .4th International Congress on Sustainability Science & Engineering - ICOSSE, Balatonfured, Hungary,

Myers, J., L. Yeghiazarian (2015. )Systems Reliability Approach To Spatio-Temporal Probability Of Microbial Water Contamination .AGU Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA ,

Riasi, M.S., L. Yeghiazarian (2015. )Controllability of contamination in hydrologic networks .AGU Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA ,

Best, E.P.H., L. Yeghiazarian, T. Whiteaker, A. Teklitz, A. Safwat, G. Yang (2014. )Web-Based Communication of Water Quality Issues and Potential Solution Exploration .9th National Monitoring Conference, Cincinnati, OH,

Riasi, M.S., G. Huang, C. Montemagno, L. Yeghiazarian (2014. )A Medial Surface-Based Approach to Two-Phase Flow Simulation in Highly-Porous Media .InterPore Annual Conference, Milwaukee, WI,

Teklitz, A., T. Whiteaker, L. Rhea, W. Shuster, D. Maidment, L. Yeghiazarian (2014. )Spatial Risk Maps as a Decision Making Tool in Watershed Management .AWRA Spring Specialty Conference – GIS and Water Resources, Snowbird, UT,

Riasi, M.S., G. Huang, C. Montemagno, L. Yeghiazarian (2014. )Pore Topology Method: A General and Fast Pore-Scale Modeling Approach to Simulate Fluid Flow in Porous Media .AGU Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA ,

Teklitz, A., W. Shuster, L. Yeghiazarian (2014. )Hydrologic Network Fault Trees Help Understand Patterns of Water Contamination .AGU Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA ,

Cabezas, A., D. Morehead, A. Teklitz, L. Yeghiazarian (2014. )Risk assessment and mapping of fecal contamination in the Ohio River Basin .AGU Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA ,

Yeghiazarian, L., A. Safwat, W. Shuster, G. Samorodnitsky, T. Whiteaker, D. Maidment (2014. )A Poisson Random Field Framework Bridges Micro- To Macroscopic Scales In Microbial Transport .AGU Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA ,

Yang, G., E.P.H. Best, A. Teklitz, T. Whiteaker, L. Yeghiazarian, D. Maidment (2013. )Estimating Nitrogen Loads, BMPs, and Target Loads Exceedance Risks .AWRA, Spring Specialty Conference, St. Louis, MO,

Riasi, M.S., G. Huang, C. Montemagno, L. Yeghiazarian (2013. )Methodology for Quasi-Static Simulation of Drainage and Imbibition: Application to Highly Porous Fibrous Materials .InterPore Annual Conference, Prague, Czech Republic,

Riasi, M.S., G. Huang, C. Montemagno, L. Yeghiazarian (2013. )A General 3D Methodology for Quasi-Static Simulation of Drainage and Imbibition: Application to Highly Porous Fibrous Materials .AGU Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA ,

Teklitz, A., T. Whiteaker, A. Safwat, C. Nietch, D. Maidment, E.P.H. Best, L. Yeghiazarian (2012. )Spatial Probability of Exceeding Nitrogen Target Load Using a GIS Schematic Processing Network .New Orleans,

Best, E.P.H., L. Yeghiazarian, T. Whiteaker, A. Safwat, A. Teklitz, C. Nietch, D. Maidment (2012. )Management and sharing of water resources data as a basis for rapid TMDL estimating .8th National Monitoring Conference, Portland, OR,

Yang, G., E.P.H. Best, A. Teklitz, T. Whiteaker, L. Yeghiazarian, D. Maidment (2012. )Estimating Nitrogen Loads, BMPs, and Target Loads Exceedance Risks .GIS Spring Specialty Conference, AWRA, New Orleans,

Riasi, M.S., G. Huang, C. Montemagno, L. Yeghiazarian (2012. )Pore Network Modeling of Drainage and Imbibition in Highly Porous Media .AGU Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA ,

Yeghiazarian, L., A. Safwat, T. Whiteaker, A. Teklitz, C. Nietch, D. Maidment, E.P.H. Best (2012. )A stochastic multi-media model of microbial transport in watersheds .AGU Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA ,

Safwat, A., T. Whiteaker, A. Teklitz, C. Nietch, D. Maidment, E.P.H. Best, L. Yeghiazarian (2012. )Expanding water quality simulation capabilities of ArcGIS’ Schematic Processor tool .AWRA Annual Conference, Jacksonville, FL ,

Yeghiazarian, L. (2011. )Decision making and Analysis Tools for Biosurveillance and Biosecurity .Global Biosurveillance: Enabling Science and Technology, 2nd Biothreat Nonproliferation Conference, Santa Fe, NM.

Morehead, D., M. Morrison, O. Shanks, L. Yeghiazarian (2011. )Time-series analysis of spatially distributed water quality data in a large watershed .2011 AWRA Spring Specialty Conference,

Yeghiazarian, L. (2010. )Decision making & analysis tools for biosurveillance & biosecurity: an integrated model for pathogen-host-environment interactions .Chemical & Biological Defense Science & Technology Conference, Orlando, FL.

Yeghiazarian, L. (2010. )Decision making and analysis tools for biosurveillance and biosecurity .DTRA CBI-sponsored brief, Arlington, VA.

Yeghiazarian, L., W.G. Cumberland, O.O. Yang. (2008. )A multi-scale model of HIV-1 transmission .Department of Biostatistics Seminar Series, UCLA.

Yeghiazarian, L., W.G. Cumberland, O.O. Yang (2007. )A multi-scale model of HIV dynamics linking in-host processes with virus spread in human populations .Proceedings of the Joint Statistical Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.

Yeghiazarian, L., W.G. Cumberland, O.O. Yang. (2007. )A multi-scale model of HIV transmission .The Joint Statistical Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.

Yeghiazarian, L., W.G. Cumberland, O.O. Yang. (2007. )Connecting HIV spread in human populations with in-host processes .HIV Research: The Next Generation; The Center for HIV Identification, Prevention and Treatment Services (CHIPTS) New Investigator Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

Yeghiazarian, L. (2005. )Reliability methods in medical decision making .Reliability Seminars, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley.

Yeghiazarian, L. and R. Lux. (2005. )Propagation of volume phase transitions as a possible mechanism for movement in biological systems .4th World Congress of Cellular and Molecular Biology, Poitiers, France.

Yeghiazarian L., C.D. Montemagno. (2001. )Incorporation of the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) in the modeling of transport of pathogenic microorganisms from non-point sources of pollution .International Symposium on Soil Erosion Research for the 21st Century, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Yeghiazarian L. and C.D. Montemagno (2001. )Incorporation of the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) in the modeling of transport of pathogenic microorganisms from non-point sources of pollution .Proceedings of the International Symposium on Soil Erosion Research for the 21st Century,

Yeghiazarian, L. and C.D. Montemagno (2000. )Estimating the risk of water contamination by Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts .Proceedings of the XIII International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Yeghiazarian, L., C.D. Montemagno. (2000. )Estimating the risk of water contamination by Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts .XIII International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Yeghiazarian, L. and C.D. Montemagno (11-1999. )Estimating the risk of water contamination by Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts .International Riverbank Filtration Conference, Louisville, KY.

Yeghiazarian, L., C.D. Montemagno. (12-1998. )Stochastic model of microorganism transport from non-point sources of pollution .American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Yeghiazarian, L., C.D. Montemagno. (06-1998. )Estimating the risk of water contamination by Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts .Cornell Watershed 1998, Ithaca, NY.

Yeghiazarian, L., C.D. Montemagno. (05-1998. )Estimating the risk of water contamination by Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts .American Geophysical Union Spring Meeting, Boston, MA.

Yeghiazarian, L. and C.D. Montemagno (1998. )Stochastic model of microorganism transport from non-point sources of pollution .EOS-Transactions, American Geophysical Union.

Yeghiazarian, L. and C.D. Montemagno (1998. )Estimating the risk of water contamination by Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts .EOS-Transactions, American Geophysical Union.

Yeghiazarian, L., D.S. Melkonian and A. Aivazian (1994. )Computer simulation of quanta mechanisms of facilitation .Proceedings of The Armenian Physiological Society,

Yeghiazarian, L., D.S. Melkonian and A. Aivazian (1994. )Computer simulation of quanta mechanisms of facilitation .The Fifth Congress of The Armenian Physiological Society, Yerevan, Armenia.

Honors and Awards

2010 Application of an Integrated GIS, Pathogen Transport and Risk Assessment Framework to Local Watersheds, P.I. Environmental Engineering and Science Program, Provostal Investment Award

2006 -2008 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award, NIH

2006 -2007 Application of reliability methods in medical decision making, P.I. Lab2Market grant, UCLA Office of Intellectual Property Administration

2006 UCLA Professional Development Award

2005 UCLA Professional Development Award

2001 -2004 Quantification of the risk of surface water contamination by Cryptosporidium Parvum oocysts and other colloidal pollutants U.S. Department of Agriculture, P.I.: C.D. Montemagno

2001 -2004 Field Calibration and Verification of a Pathogen Transport Model Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF), P.I.: C.D. Montemagno

1998 Alpha Epsilon Honor Society of Agricultural, Food and Biological Engineering

1994 -1995 Dean’s List American University of Armenia

1994 -1996 The coding role of facilitatory synapses International Science Foundation, P.I.: D. Melkonian

1992 Honors Award/Diploma Summa Cum Laude Yerevan Polytechnic Institute

American Geophysical Union (AGU)

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

American Statistical Association (ASA)

International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS)

Alpha Epsilon

Faculty Development Activities

2007 Organizer Section “Computationally Intensive Methods in AIDS Research”, Joint Statistical Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT

2005 -To Present Project Subcommittee member and reviewer for the Water Environment Research Foundation

2004 Reviewer for Journal of MEMS

2002 -To Present Member of Review Board Armenian National Science and Education Fund (ANSEF)

2001 Reviewer, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science Environmental Management Science Program

Patents and Inventions

Volume phase transition to induce gel movement Yeghiazarian, L., Wiesner, U., Montemagno, C.D., 2007

Soft Biomimetic and Autonomous Actuato Nistor V, Yeghiazarian L, Gregory J, Cannell, J, 2015

Pore Topology Method Riasi, S., Yeghiazarian, L, 2016

Contact Information

School of Energy, Environmental, Biological & Medical Engineering
701E ERC
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45221-0012
Phone: (513) 556-3623
Fax: (513) 556-2599
yeghialt@ucmail.uc.edu