Journal Papers

Assumpção, T. H., Popescu, I., Jonoski, A., and Solomatine, D. P.,(2018) Citizen observations contributing to flood modelling: opportunities and challenges, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22 (2), 1473-1489, doi: 10.5194/hess-22-1473-2018

Abdullah, A.D., Castro-Gama, M.E., Popescu, I., van der Zaag, P., Karim, U., Al Suhail, Q., (2018) Optimization of water allocation in the Shatt al-Arab River under different salinity regimes and tide impact, Hydrological Sciences Journal, doi: 10.1080/02626667.2018.1446213 (available online)

Secron, M.B., Montaño, M., Miguez, M.G., Jonoski, A., Azevedo, J.P.S.D., Popescu, I., Rosman, P.C.C., (2017) Proposal of a hydric index to support industrial site location decision-making applying a fuzzy multi-attribute methodology, Ecological Indicators, 83, 427-440. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2017.08.002

Abdullah, A.D., Popescu, I., Dastgheib, A., van der Zaag, P., Masih, I., Karim, U.F.A., (2017) Analysis of Possible Actions to Manage the Longitudinal Changes of Water Salinity in a Tidal River, Water Resources Management 31 (7), 2157-2171. doi:10.1007/s11269-017-1634-5

Musa, Z.N., Popescu, I., Mynett, A., (2016) Assessing the sustainability of local resilience practices against sea level rise impacts on the lower Niger delta, Ocean and Coastal Management, 130, 221-228, doi: 10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2016.06.016

Abdullah, A.D., Karim, U.F.A., Masih, I., Popescu, I., Van der Zaag, P. (2016), Anthropogenic and tidal influences on salinity levels of the Shatt al-Arab River, Basra, Iraq,  I. Journal of River Basin Management, 14 (3), 357-366, doi: 10.1080/15715124.2016.1193509

Beevers, L., Popescu, I., Pan, Q., Pender, D. (2016) Applicability of a coastal morphodynamic model for fluvial environments, Environmental Modelling and Software, 80(6), 83-99, doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2016.02.016

Castro Gama, M., Popescu, I., Mynett, A., Li, S., Van Dam, A., Modeling extreme flood events in the yellow river using unstructured grids,  (2016), Transactions of the ASABE, 59 (1),  129-143, DOI: 10.13031/trans.59.11324

Abdullah, A.D., Masih, I., van der Zaag, P., Karim, U.F.A., Popescu, I., Al Suhail, Q. (2015), Shatt al Arab River system under escalating pressure: a preliminary exploration of the issues and options for mitigation, International J. of River Basin Management, 13 (2), 215-227.(doi:10.1080/15715124.2015.1007870)

Brandimarte, L., Popescu, I., Neamah, N.K.(2015) Analysis of fresh-saline water interface at the Shatt Al-Arab estuary, International J. of River Basin Management, 13(1), 17-25 (doi: 10.1080/15715124.2014.945092)

Popescu, I.
, Cioaca, E., Pan, Q., Jonoski, A., Hanganu, J.(2015), Use of hydrodynamic models for the management of the Danube Delta wetlands: The case study of Sontea-Fortuna ecosystem, Environmental Science and Policy, 46, 48-56, (doi: 10.1016/j.envsci.2014.01.012)

Popescu, I., Brandimarte, L., Peviani, M. (2014), Effects of climate change over energy production in La Plata Basin, International Journal of River Basin Management, 12(4), 319-327, (doi: 10.1080/15715124.2014.917317)

Castro-Gama, M.E.,
Popescu, I., Li, S., Mynett, A., van Dam, A. (2014), Flood inference simulation using surrogate modelling for the Yellow River multiple reservoir system, Environmental Modelling and Software, 55, 250-265.

Fu, C.,
Popescu, I., Wang, C., Mynett, A.E., Zhang, F. (2014), Challenges in modelling river flow and ice regime on the Ningxia-Inner Mongolia reach of the Yellow River, China, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 18 (3), 1225-1237.

Balica, S., Dinh, Q., Popescu, I., Vo, T.Q., Pham, D.Q. (2014) Flood impact in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam, Journal of Maps, 10 (2), pp. 257-268

Jonoski, A., Almoradie, A., Khan, K., Popescu, I., Van Andel, S.J. (2013) Google Android mobile phone applications for water quality information management, Journal of Hydroinformatics, 15 (4), pp. 1137-1149.

van Griensven, A., Popescu, I., Abdelhamid, M.R., Ndomba, P.M., Beevers, L., Betrie, G.D., (2013), Comparison of sediment transport computations using hydrodynamic versus hydrologic models in the Simiyu River in Tanzania, Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 61-62, 12-24 (doi: 10.1016/j.pce.2013.02.003)

Balica, S. F., Popescu, I., Beevers, L., Wright, N., G., (2013), Parametric and physically based modelling techniques for flood risk and vulnerability assessment: a comparison; Journal of Environmental Modelling & Software41(3), 81-92 (doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2012.11.002)

Van P.D.T , Popescu, I., van Griensven, A., Solomatine, D.,Trung, N. H., and Green, A., (2012), A study of the climate change impacts on fluvial flood propagation in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences., 16(12), 4637–4649, (doi:10.5194/hess-16-4637-2012)

Popescu, I, Jonoski, A, Bhattacharya, B. (2012), Experiences from online and classroom education in hydroinformatics, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 16, 3935-3944 (doi:10.5194/hess-16-3935-2012)

Popescu, I., Jonoski, A., Bociort, L. (2012), Decision Support Systems for flood management in the Timis-Bega catchement, J. of Environmental Engineering and Management, 11(12), 2305-2311

Moya-Gomez, V, Popescu, I., Solomatine, D., L. Bociort, Cloud and cluster computing in uncertainty analysis of integrated flood models, Journal of Hydroinformatics, 15 (1), 55-70 (doi: 10.2166/hydro.2012.017)

Jonoski, A, Almoradie a, Khan K, Popescu I, Andel S.J., Google Android Mobile Phone Applications for Water Quality Information Management, Journal of Hydroinformatics, (doi:10.2166/hydro.2012.147)

Palomino Cuya, D.G., Brandimarte, L., Popescu, I., Alterach, J., Peviani, M., 2013, A GIS-based assessment of maximum potential hydropower production in La Plata basin under global changes, Journal of Renewable Energy, 50 (2), 103-114 (doi: 10.1016/j.renene.2012.06.019)

Jonoski, A., Alfonso, L., Almoradie, A., Popescu, I., van Andel, S.J., Vojinovic, Z., 2012,  Mobile phone applications in the water domain, Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, 11(5), 919-930

Popescu, I., Archetti, F., van Andel, S.J., Giordani, I., 2012, Lenvis: A user centric, web services based system to retrieve, analyze and deliver environmental and health information, Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, 11 (5), 889-897

Popescu, I., Brandimarte, L., Perera, M.S.U., Peviani, M.(2012) Assessing residual hydropower potential of the la Plata Basin accounting for future user demands, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 16 (8), 2813-2823, (doi:10.5194/hess-16-2813-2012)

Gichamo Z., G., Popescu, I., Jonoski, A., Solomatine D.P. (2012) River Cross Section Extraction from ASTER Global DEM for Flood Modeling, Journal of Environmental Modelling & Software, 31(5), 37-46, (doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2011.12.003)

Hassaballah, K., Jonoski, A., Popescu, I.,Solomatine, D.P, (2012), Model-based optimisation of downstream impact during filling of a new reservoir: case study of Mandaya/Roseires reservoirs on the Blue Nile River, Water Resources Management, 26(2), 273-293, (doi: 10.1007/s11269-011-9917-8)

Jonoski, A., Popescu, I., (2012), Distance Learning in Support of Water Resources Management: An Online Course on Decision Support Systems in River Basin Management, Water Resources Management, 26(5), 1287-1305 (doi:  10.1007/s11269-011-9959-y)

Jung, N. C., Popescu, I., Price R. K., Solomatine, D., Kelderman, P., Shin, J.K., (2011), The use of the A.G.P. test for determining the phytoplankton production and distribution in the thermally stratified reservoirs: The case of the Yongdam reservoir in Korea. J. of Environmental Engineering and Management, 10 (11), 1647-1657

Betrie, G. D. , van Griensven, A., Mohamed, Y. A., Popescu, I., Mynett A., Hummel S. , (2011), Linking SWAT and SOBEK using Open Modelling Interface (OpenMI) for sediment transport simulation in the Blue Nile River Basin, Transactions of the ASABE, 54(5), 1749-1757

Hartanto, I.M., Beevers, L., Popescu, I., Wright, N.G., (2011), Application of a coastal modelling code in fluvial environments, J. of Environmental Modelling and Software, 26(12),1685-1695, (doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2011.05.014)

Muste, M., Quinn, P.F., Hewett, C.J.M., Popescu, I., Basu, N.B., Kumar, P., Franz, K., Merwade, V., Arnold, W., Potter, K. (2010), Initiation of the Upper Mississippi River Basin Observatory, ASCE proceedings, Innovations in Watershed Management under Land Use and Climate Change, 39,. 1270-1281

Jung, N.C. , Popescu, I., Kelderman, P., Solomatine, D.P., Price, R.K., (2010), Application of Model Trees and Other Machine Learning Techniques for Algal Growth Prediction in Yongdam Reservoir, Republic of Korea, Journal of Hydroinformatics, 12 (3), 262–274, (doi: 10.2166/hydro.2009.004)

Quinn, P., Hewet, C., Popescu, I., Muste, M. , (2010), Towards New Types of Water-centric Collaboration: Instigating the Upper Mississippi River Basin Observatory Process, Water Management , 163, 39–51 (doi:10.1680/wama.2010.163.1.39)

Popescu, I, van der Berg, C.C.(2005), An experience in knowledge mapping, Journal of Knowledge Management, 9(2), 123 -128, (doi:10.1108/13673270510590263)

Dinh, N.Q., Balica, S., Popescu, I., Jonoski, A.,(2012), Climate change impact on flood hazard, vulnerability and risk of the Long Xuyen Quadrangle in the Mekong Delta, International Journal of River Basin Management, 10(1), 103-120,(doi:10.1080/15715124.2012.663383)

Popescu, I. , Jonoski, A., van Andel, S.J., Onyari,E. Moya Quiroga, V.G., (2010) , Integrated modelling for flood risk mitigation in Romania: case study of the Timis-Bega river basin , International Journal of River Basin Management, 8( 3-4), 269-280  (doi:10.1080/15715124.2010.512550)


Betrie G., Mohamed, Y., van Griensven, A., Popescu, I., Mynett, A., (2009), Modeling of soil erosion and sediment transport in the Blue Nile Basin using the Open Model Interface Approach, International Water Management Institute Press (doi:10.3910/2009.201)

Price, R, Bhattacharya, B., Popescu, I, Jonoski, A. (2007), Flood modelling for management: UNESCO-IHE’s online. course in hydrology, WMO Bulletin 56(2)

Popescu, I., (2005) , Applications of hydroinformatics for hydraulic engineers, Scientific Bulletin of the “Politehnica” University from Timisoara, Romania, Transactions on Hydrotechnics, 49(63), fascicola 1; 208-221

Popescu, I., Popescu, A., (2003), Knowledge management tools for qualitative water projects, Scientific Bulletin of the “Politehnica” University from Timisoara, Romania, Transactions on Hydrotechnics, 48(62), 55-58

Popescu, I., Constantin, A., (2001), Data base for hydrological systems in Romania, Scientific Bulletin of the “Politehnica” University from Timisoara, Romania, Transactions on Hydrotechnics, 46(60), 11-18

Georgescu, I., Popescu, I., (2000), Solutions for repair the damages of the old buildings with a resistance structure made by carrying masonry and wooden board, Scientific Bulletin of the “Politehnica” University from Timisoara, Romania, Transactions on Hydrotechnics, 46(60), 264-277

Margin G., Popescu, I., Popa, Gh., (2000), Principii generale si particulare privind optimizarea sistemelor de alimentare cu apa, Scientific Bulletin of the “Politehnica” University from Timisoara, Romania, Transactions on Hydrotechnics, 43(57), 316-323

Popescu, I., David, I.,(2000), Aplication of boundary element method to the analysys of the hydrodynamic pressures on dams, Scientific Bulletin of the “Politehnica” University from Timisoara, Romania, Transactions on Hydrotechnics, 43(57), 706-714

Popescu, I., Popa, G., Ion, M., (1999), Analysis of the problems of small hydropower plant Surduc, Analele Universitatii “Ovidius”Constanta, Seria Constructii, vol 1, 28-35

Popescu, I., Popescu, A., (1999), Mathematicall modelling applied to underground construction works, Analele Universitatii “Ovidius”Constanta, Seria Constructii, 1(1), 267-276

Popescu, I., (1998), Boundary elements for modeling seismic response of flexible gravity dams, Scientific Bulletin of the “Politehnica” University from Timisoara, Romania, Transactions on Hydrotechnics, 43(57), 17-25

Popescu, I., (1995), Effects of permeability on the transmissivity in the vicinity of a fault, Scientific Bulletin of the “Politehnica” University from Timisoara, Romania, Transactions on Hydrotechnics, 40(54), 163-170

Popescu, I., Nicoara, S., (1995), Applications of the finite elements method and boundary elements method for Poisson’s problems , Scientific Bulletin of the “Politehnica” University from Timisoara, Romania, Transactions on Hydrotechnics, 40(54), 169-176

Popescu, I., Nicoara, S.,(1995), Cement grout injection anchorages, Buletinul Stiintific al UTT, Seria Hydrotechnics, 40(54), 169-176


M. Mossa, I. Popescu, R. Hinkelmann (2010), Educational and professional development – part II– Journal of Hydraulic Research, Hydrolink supplement, 3, 42-46

S. Soares Frazao, I. Popescu, (2012), Supporting young professionals – Journal of Hydraulic Research, Hydrolink supplement, 3