Andreja Jonoski PhD

Associate Professor of Hydroinformatics

Biography

Andreja Jonoski is an Associate Professor of Hydroinformatics within the Hydroinformatics Chair Group at IHE Delft Institute for water education, with teaching and research responsibilities in:

  • hydroinformatics
  • groundwater modelling
  • hydrological and hydraulic modelling
  • coupling of simulation models with optimisation models
  • decision support systems
  • Internet- and mobile phone-based distributed applications

He is originally from Macedonia where he graduated from the University of 'St. Cyril and Methodius' - Skopje, Faculty of Civil Engineering, in 1988. Until 1994 he worked at the Civil Engineering Institute "Macedonia", at the Geotechnics division, first as groundwater hydrologist, and later as head of the division.

He joined IHE Delft in 1994 as participant in the international postgraduate course in groundwater hydrology. In 1996 he obtained his MSc degree in groundwater hydrology with a study on coupling groundwater simulation models with optimisation models for improved design of artificial recharge systems in the Netherlands.

In 1996 he joined the PhD programme of IHE Delft as a Hydroinformatics PhD Research fellow. He defended his PhD Thesis in 2002 on a topic related to the technical and social aspects of development of new kinds of Decision Support Systems which use the electronic networks such as Internet for enabling stakeholder and citizens participation in water- and environment-related decision making processes.

Since 2001 he works as a staff member of the Hydroinformatics Chair Group. He teaches courses in groundwater flow and transport modelling, physically-based catchment modelling, river basin management and hydroinformatics technologies for decision support.

He has been involved in coordination of the Masters Studies in Hydroinformatics, as well as in the development of new educational programmes in hydroinformatics such as the International Masters in Hydroinformatics (IMHI) organised in partnership with Hohai University from China.

Main research areas:

Analyses and design of Internet based decision support systems in the fields of water and the aquatic environment, for direct participation of all the stakeholders and the general public.

Studies of the social-environmental aspects of participatory decision making.

Integration of hydraulic, hydraulic and other kinds of simulation models with knowledge bases and databases, and their deployment over Internet for purposes of decision support.

Application of multi-criteria analyses techniques within the same decision support framework.

Development of an Internet distributed decision support system prototypes using Java technologies.

Hydrological and in particular groundwater simulation modelling. Coupling of these models with optimisation models. Model integration in decision support systems.

Mobile phone hydroinformatics applications.

The role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) applications for supporting the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

Publications

Peer-reviewed journal publications :

Jonoski A., Almoradie A., Khan K., Popescu I. and van Andel S.J. (2012) Google Android mobile phone applications for water quality information management, Journal of Hydroinformatics, In Press, doi:10.2166/hydro.2012.147

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

Evers M., Jonoski A., Maksimovic C., Lange L., Ochoa Rodriguez S., Teklesadik A., Cortes Arevalo J., Almoradie A., Eduardo Simoes N., Wang L. and Makropoulos, C. (2012): Collaborative modelling for active involvement of stakeholders in urban flood risk management, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 12, 2821-2842, doi:10.5194/nhess-12-2821-2012.

Ebrahim G.Y., Jonoski A., van Griensven A. and di Baldassarre G (2012) Downscaling technique uncertainty in assessing hydrological impact of climate change in the Upper Beles River Basin, Ethiopia, Hydrology Research, In Press, doi:10.2166/nh.2012.037

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

Ebrahim, G.Y., Hamonts, K., van Griensven, A., Jonoski, A., Dejonghe, W. and Mynett, A. (2012), Effect of temporal resolution of water level and temperature inputs on numerical simulation of groundwater–surface water flux exchange in a heavily modified urban river, Hydrological Processes, (in press),Wiley, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.9310

Popescu I., Jonoski A. and Bociort L (2012), Decision support systems for flood management in the Timis Bega catchment, Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, (in press).

Dinh Q., Balica S., Popescu I. and 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, Volume 10, Issue 1, pp. 103-120, Taylor & Francis; DOI: 10.1080/15715124.2012.663383

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

Jonoski A. and Popescu I. (2011) Distance Learning in Support of Water Resources Management: An Online Course on Decision Support Systems in River Basin Management, Water Resources Management, Springer; DOI: 10.1007/s11269-011-9959-y

Hassaballah K., Jonoski A., Popescu I. and Solomatine D.P (2011) 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 (1 October 2011) pp. 1-21. DOI:10.1007/s11269-011-9917-8

Peer-reviewed publications in conference proceedings:

Alfonso L. and Jonoski A. (2012) Mobile phone applications for water management: classification, opportunities and challenges, 10th International Conference on Hydroinformatics HIC 2012, Hamburg, Germany

Delipetrev B., Jonoski A., Solomatine D. (2012) Development of a Cloud Application for supporting Water Resources Modeling, 10th International Conference on Hydroinformatics HIC 2012, Hamburg, Germany

Jonoski A. (2012) Hydroinformatics and Decision Support: Current Technological Trends and Future Prospects, BALWOIS 2012 Conference on Water Observation and Information System for Decision Support, Ohrid, Macedonia.

Evers M., Jonoski A., Maksimovic C and Ochoa-Rodriguez S.(2011), Enhancing Stakeholders Role trhough Collaborative Modelling for Reduction of Urban Flood Vulnerability, Proceedings of the International Symposium UFRIM, Graz, Austria.

Cortes J., Almoradie A., Jonoski A., van Andel S. J., Evers M., Lange L., Dinkneh A., Maksimovic C., Ochoa S., Simoes N., Wang L., Osmani S. and Makropoulos C. (2011) Flood Risk Management via Collaborative Modelling, Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Computing and Control for the Water Industry. Exeter, UK

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