- Currently working towards PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2006-present
- MEngSc in Agricultural Engineering. University College Dublin, Ireland.
- MSc in Physical Land Resources (Soil science major): Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium.
- BSc in Agricultural Engineering. Alemaya University of Agriculture, Ethiopia.
Hydrologic modeling. Streamflow forecasting
Mergia did his undergraduate study at Alemaya University, Ethiopia,
majoring in Agricultural Engineering. Upon graduation he was recruited as a
graduate assistant at the same university. Mergia also served as a lecturer at
Debub University, Ethiopia; teaching courses such as Fluid Mechanics,
Irrigation and Drainage, Descriptive Geometry. He studied Physical Land
Resources majoring in soil science at the Ghent University, before joining the
Surface Hydrology Group of the University of Washington as a PhD student. He is
currently working towards his PhD under the supervision of Prof. Dennis
Current research: a) Multi-Model Ensemble streamflow forecasting using VIC, NOAH and
Sacramento Moisture Accounting/SNOW-17 models. b) Mekong/SEA VIC simulation