Martin Kistenmacher

Assistant Director, Georgia Water Resources Institute
School of CEE; GWRI/Georgia Tech
Mason Building
Room 2201B
790 Atlantic Drive
Atlanta, GA 30332
404-385-1820
Planning and Management of Water Resources Systems

 

Dr. Martin Kistenmacher is a Water Resources Engineer with over ten years of experience. He currently holds a Research Engineer position at the Georgia Institute of Technology and also serves as Assistant Director of the Georgia Water Resources Institute. Martin has a strong background in climate/hydrologic/river basin modeling and his skills set includes the use of existing models as well as the development of new customized models. Martin has leveraged his knowledge to support integrated water resources management projects in California, the southeastern United States, and East Africa.

Education

Ph.D.,  Georgia Institute of Technology, Civil Eng.,  2012

M.S.,    Georgia Institute of Technology, Civil Eng.,  2005

B.S.,    Cornell University, Civil Eng.,  2003

Awards/Honors

Fuertes Medal, Cornell University, 2003

Chi Epsilon, Cornell University Chapter. 

Selected Publications/Presentations

Georgakakos, A.P, Yao, H., Kistenmacher, M., Georgakakos, K.P., Graham, N.H., Cheng, F.-Y., Spencer, C., Shamir, E., “Value of Adaptive Water Resources Management in Northern California under Climatic Variability and Change: Reservoir Management,” J. Hydrology, Vol. 412-413: p. 34- 46. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.04.038. January 2012.

 

Georgakakos, K.P., Graham, N.H., Cheng, F.-Y., Spencer, C., Shamir, E., Georgakakos, A.P, Yao, H., and Kistenmacher, M., “Value of Adaptive Water Resources Management in Northern California under Climatic Variability and Change: Dynamic Hydroclimatology,” J. Hydrology, Vol. 412-412: p.47-65. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.04.032. 2011.

 

Georgakakos, A.P., and M. Kistenmacher (2012): Unimpaired Flow Assessment for the Apalachicola Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin. Technical Report, Georgia Water Resources Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, 211p.

 

M. Kistenmacher and A. Georgakakos, “Forecast Ensemble Reliability Assessment and Uncertainty Management for Reservoir Systems”. AGU Fall Meeting, December 2011, San Francisco, California.

 

M. Kistenmacher and A. Georgakakos. “Environmental Flow and Ecological Impacts of Alternative Regulation Scenarios for the ACF River Basin”. 2011 Georgia Water Resources Conference, April 2011, Athens, Georgia.

 

M. Kistenmacher, H. Yao and A. Georgakakos. “A Water Resources Planning Tool for Georgia”. 2009 Georgia Water Resources Conference, April 2009, Athens, Georgia.

 

Kimaite, F., A. Tidwell, C. Braneon, M. Kistenmacher, H. Yao, and A. Georgakakos. “Decision Support Tools for River Basin Planning and Management”. 2007 Georgia Water Resources Conference, March 2007 Athens, Georgia.

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