Eileen Poeter

Professor Emeritus, Geology and Geological Engineering
Former Director, Integrated Ground Water Modeling Center

Eileen Poeter


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  • Ph.D. Washington State University, 1980; Engineering Science
  • M.S. Washington State University, 1978; Engineering
  • B.S. Lehigh University, 1975; Geology

Research Areas

  • Ground Water Flow and Transport Modeling
  • Inverse Modeling
  • Characterization of Subsurface Heterogeneity
  • Uncertainty Evaluation
  • Data Fusion
  • Geostatistical Simulation

Recent Projects

  • Development of UCODE software (public domain) to facilitate inversion of, and uncertainty associated with, computer models, particularly models of groundwater flow and transport.
  • Development of MMA software (public domain) to facilitate multiple model analysis.
  • Development of UNCERT software (public domain) to facilitate evaluation of uncertainty of subsurface character and the associated uncertainty of groundwater flow and transport.
  • Characterizing the Ground-Water System in Turkey Creek Basin, CO
  • Use of Geophysical Data to Estimate Geohydrologic Parameters
  • Development of a Simulator to Generate Fluvial Sediments
  • Investigation of Groundwater Conditions in the Upper Snake River / Deer Creek Drainages Near Montezuma CO

Teaching Interests

Recent Courses

  • Courses

Awards and Recognitions

  • 2006 Darcy Lecturer – “All Models are Wrong: How Do We Know Which Are Useful?”