Hydroclimate & Infrastructure Research Lab

The Hydroclimate & Infrastructure Research Lab investigates a range of topics in hydrology, climate, and atmospheric sciences that are useful to support the design of sustainable infrastructure and engineering applications. We do so by synergistically combining advanced statistical techniques and numerical models of the Earth’s climate and hydrologic cycle.

We are part of the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment and work within several research centers at ASU:

Center for Hydrologic Innovations

Metis Center for Infrastructure and Sustainable Engineering

Urban Climate Research Center

Global Security Initiative

Our students are part of the graduate program in Hydrosystems Engineering housed in the Walton Center for Planetary Health.

Portrait of Giuseppe Mascaro

Giuseppe Mascaro

Associate Professor

School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment

[email protected]


  • New Ph.D. students joined our lab!

    Upeakshika Bandara and Suraj Tiwari joined our research lab in January 2023 to pursue their Ph.D.

    We are excited to work with you!

  • Calibration of WRF-Hydro in a mountainous basin in the southwestern U.S.

    New publication for members of this lab. Check it out on Elsvier.

    Mascaro, G., Hussein, A., Dugger, A., & Gochis, D. J. (2023). Process-based calibration of WRF-Hydro in a mountainous basin in southwestern U.S. Journal of the American Water Resources Association59(1), 49-70. https://doi.org/10.1111/1752-1688.13076

  • Extreme Precipitation in Central Arizona

    Giuseppe Mascaro presents the results of a 2018 study on rainfall extremes in Central Arizona, published in the Journal of Hydrology.

    A introduction video is available on Vimeo and a link to the article on ASU Now can be found here.