Rebecca Smith

  • U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

    Rebecca Smith

    Rebecca Smith graduated from CU Boulder in 2017 with a PhD in Civil Engineering, Water Resources concentration. She began her research at CADSWES in 2013, specializing in multiobjective evolutionary algorithm (MOEA)-assisted optimization for planning and operations of complex water resources systems. Rebecca currently works at the Research and Development Office of the Bureau of Reclamation.


  • Smith, R.M., J.R. Kasprzyk, and R. Balaji (2019). Using multivariate regression trees and multiobjective tradeoff sets to reveal fundamental insights about water resources systems. Environmental Modelling and Software, Vol 120: 104498.   doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2019.104498

  • Smith, R., J. Kasprzyk, and L. Dilling (2019). Testing the potential of Multiobjective Evolutionary Algorithms (MOEAs) with Colorado water managers. Environmental Modelling & Software, Vol. 117, 149-163.   doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2019.03.011

  • Kasprzyk, J.R., R.M. Smith, A.S. Stillwell, K. Madani, D. Ford, D. McKinney, and S. Sorooshian (2018). Defining the role of water resources systems analysis in a changing future. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, Vol. 144(12).   doi: 10.3390/rs10121945

  • Smith, R., J. Kasprzyk, and L. Basdekas (2018). Experimenting with Water Supply Planning Objectives Using the Eldorado Utility Planning Model Multireservoir Testbed. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 144 (8): 04018046.   doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000962

  • Smith, R., J. Kasprzyk, and L. Dilling (2017). Participatory Framework for Assessment and Improvement of Tools (ParFAIT): Increasing the impact and relevance of water management decision support research.Environmental Modelling & Software, 95, 432-446,   doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2017.05.004

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