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Kamal El Kadi Abderrezzak

Expert Researcher

EDF R&D and Saint-Venant Laboratory for Hydraulics

+33 (0)1 3087 7831

Kamal.el-kadi-abderrezzak@edf.fr

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Joined EDF: 2008

Education:

Phd in Fluid Mechanics - Fluid mechanic and Acoustics Laboratory (LMFA) - Claude Bernard University, Lyon (France), 2006

Msc in Mechanics of Geophysical Media and Environment - Water and Environmental Sciences school (Ense3) and Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble (France), 2002

Engineering Degree in Hydraulics and Structures - Ense3, Grenoble (France), 2001

Special Fields of Knowledge:

Fluid Mechanics; Fluvial Engineering; Hydraulics; Sediment transport, River Morphology, Laboratory experiments, Numerical modelling

Present Main Research Interests:

Restoration of sediment transport and morpodynamics

Physical and numerical modeling of dam break and dike failure over moveable beds

Publications:

Perret, E., Camenen, B., Berni, C., El kadi Abderrezzak, K. (2016). Uncertainty sources in the incipient motion of cohesionless particles: impact on sediment rating curve for large rivers. Water Resources Research. Submitted

Rifai, I., Erpicum, S., Archambeau, P., Violeau, D., Pirotton, M., Dewals, B., El kadi Abderrezzak, K. (2016). Discussion “Laboratory study on 3D flow structures induced by zero-height side weir and implications for 1D modelling” by Michelazzo et al. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. In press.

Mendoza, A., Abad, J. D., Langendoen, E. J., Wang, D., Tassi, P., El kadi Abderrezzak, K. (2016). Effect of sediment boundary conditions in the development of bed forms. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. In press.

El kadi Abderrezzak, K., Die Moran, A., Tassi, P., R. Ata, Herouvet, J. M. (2015). Modelling river bank erosion using a 2D depth-averaged numerical model of flow and non-cohesive, non-uniform sediment transport. Advances in Water Research, 93, 75-88.

Langendoen, E. J., Mendoza, A., Abad, J. D., Tassi, P., Wang, D., Ata, R., El kadi Abderrezzak, K., Herouvet, J. M. (2016). Improved Numerical Modelling of Morphodynamics of Rivers with Steep Banks. Advances in Water Research, 93, 4-14.

El kadi Abderrezzak, K., Ata, R., Zaoui, F. (2015). Performance of longitudinal diffusion coefficient formulas in 1-D modelling of solute transport in rivers. Journal of Hydrology, 527, 978-989.

El kadi Abderrezzak, K., Abad, J. D., Langendoen, E. J. (2014). Guest Editors' Note of Special Issue on Physical-bed Models. Journal of Hydro-environment Research, 8(2), 75-76.

El kadi Abderrezzak, K., Die Moran, A., Mosselman, E., Bouchard, J. P., Habersack, H., Lebert, F., Aelbrecht, D. (2014). A physical, movable-bed model for non-uniform sediment transport, fluvial erosion and bank failure in rivers. Journal of Hydro-environment Research, 8(2), 95-114.

Die Moran, A., El kadi Abderrezzak, K., Mosselman, E., Habersack, H., Lebert, F., Aelbrecht, D. (2013). Physical model experiments for sediment supply to the Old Rhine through induced bank erosion. International Journal of Sediment Research, 28(4), 431-447.

Soares-Frazao, S., Canelas, R., Cao, Z., Cea, L., Chaudhry, H., Die Moran, A., El kadi Abderrezzak, K., Ferreira, R., Cadórniga, I.F., Gonzalez-Ramirez, N., Greco, M., Huang, W., Imran, J., Le Coz, J., Marsooli, R., Paquier, A., Pender, P., Pontillo, M., Puertas, J., Spinewine, B. Swartenbroekx, C., Tsubaki, R., Villaret, C., Wu, W., Yue, Z., Zech, Y. (2012). Dam-break flows over mobile beds: Experiments and benchmark tests for numerical models. Journal of Hydraulic Research, 50(4), 364-375.

El kadi Abderrezzak, K., Paquier, A. (2011). Applicability of sediment transport capacity formulas to dam-break flows over movable beds. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 137(2), 209-221.

El kadi Abderrezzak, K., Lewicki, L., Paquier, A., Rivière, N. (2011). Transcritical dividing flow patterns in three open-channels intersection. Journal of Hydraulic Research, 49(2), 231-238.

Lewicki, L., Paquier, A., El kadi Abderrezzak, K., Rivière, N. (2010). Uncertainty in hydraulic modeling: a case study of an experiment in transcritical flow. Canadian Journal of Civil engineering, 37(7), 1014-1023.

El kadi Abderrezzak, K., Paquier, A. (2009). One-dimensional numerical modeling of sediment transport and bed deformation in open channels. Water Resources Research, 45, W05404, doi:10.1029/2008WR007134.

El kadi Abderrezzak, K., Paquier, A., Mignot, E. (2009). Modelling flash flood propagation in urban areas using a 2-D numerical model. Natural Hazard, Special issue: Modelling and simulation, 50(3), 433-460.

El kadi Abderrezzak, K., Paquier, A. (2009). Discussion of “Numerical and Experimental Study of Dividing Open-Channel Flows” by A. S. Ramamurthy, Qu, J. and Vo, D. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 135(12), 1111–1112.

El kadi Abderrezzak, K., Paquier, A., Gay, B. (2008). One-dimensional numerical modelling of dam-break waves over movable beds: Application to experimental and field cases. Environmental Fluid Mechanics, 8(2), 169-198, DOI: 10.1007/s10652-008-9056-9.

Awards

  • “Public Award“- EDF Trophy and Awards for “Modelling of River Meandering”, 2015

  • “3rd Excellent project Award” - EDF Trophy and Awards for “restoration of the Old Rhine (France)”, 2013

  • “Excellent Paper Award” - 12th International Symposium on River Sedimentation (ISRS) (Kyoto, Japon) for “Case Study: Movable-bed model scaling for bed load sediment supply in the Old Rhine (France)”, 2013

  • “Second Best Poster” - 6th Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics (RCEM) (Santa-Fe, Argentina) for “Performance of sediment transport capacity formulas in numerical modelling of dam break flows over movable beds”, 2009

Active Scientific and Professional Society Memberships:

  • International Association for Hydro-environment engineering and Research (IAHR)

Present teaching:

  • Ecole Spéciale des Travaux Publics (ESTP), Paris (France) : Open Channel Flows (since 2016)

  • Ecole Spéciale des Travaux Publics (ESTP), Paris (France) : Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics (since 2009).

  • Polytech Nice-Sophia, Nice (France) : Pressure Flows in Pipes (since 2014)

  • Polytech Nice-Sophia, Nice (France) : Sediment Transport in Rivers : Processes, Physical and Numerical Modelling (since 20143).

  • 9th Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics (RCEM 2015), Iquitos, Peru : Master Courses on 2D and 3D modeling of flow and bed morphodynamics using TELEMAC (2015)

  • 6th Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics (RCEM 2009), Santa Fe, Argentina : Master Courses on Sediment-Turbulent Flow Interactions (2009)

  • University Claude Bernard, Lyon (France) : Numerical Modelling of Sediment Transport (2005-2010)

Current PhD supervisions:

Ismail Rifai: Experimental and numerical study of breaches in river dykes

Emeline Perret: Influence of fine sediment on the critical threshold conditions for motion of coarse material

Contact
  • kamal.el-kadi-abderrezzak@edf.fr

  • 01.30.87.79.11

  • Bureau I116