Dr. Rubab Saher

( Desert Research Institute )


(702) 417-5739
  • Institution:Desert Research Institute
  • Departments: Civil And Environmental Engineering And Construction, Division Of Hydrologic Sciences, Remote Sensing, Atmospheric Science, Urban Landscapes And Planning, Climate Science, Urban Climate, Plant Science, Data Analysis
  • Research Fields: Urban Heat Island, Water Resource Management, Urban Climate, Evapotranspiration, Remote Sensing, Urban Heat Island, Spatial Heterogeneity, Geospatial Analysis, Urban Watershed Management
  • Disciplines: Civil Engineering, Engineering
  • Location:Clark County
  • Funding:UNLV - University of Nevada, Las Vegas


Mentor in Women-Water Nexus, American Society of Civil Engineers
Mentor for Desert Research Institute, Research Immersion Internship 2022


My research mainly focuses on urban irrigation water management using remote sensing datasets. I am primarily interested in improving the existing physical process for urban landscapes in the hope of saving water in arid cities.