Siobhan Fathel, Ph.D.

Siobhan Fathel, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
  • BioRenewable Systems Lead Advisor
201 Agricultural Engineering Building
Shortlidge Road

University Park, PA 16802

Areas of Expertise

  • Study of sediment transport
  • Ecohydrology
  • Mathematical modeling


Webinar Series on Soil Health, Bioenergy, and Carbon Credits, Fathel, Siobhan, 2022

Upcoming Webinar Series Explores PA Biogas Systems and Opportunities, Fathel, Siobhan, 2022

How Pennsylvania Biogas Can Participate in the Energy Marketplace, Herbstritt, Stephanie, Fathel, Siobhan, 2022

Farm Energy Audit for Barnard's Orchard, Fathel, Siobhan, Ciolkosz, D, 2022

Farm Energy Audit for PM Mushrooms LLC, Ciolkosz, D, Fathel, Siobhan, 2022

All About the Penn State Digester, Fathel, Siobhan, 2022

Understanding and Utilizing Your Utility Bills, Nair, Adira, Fathel, Siobhan, Ciolkosz, D, 2021

Utility Bill Analysis Tool, Nair, Adira, Fathel, Siobhan, 2021

Home Energy Log: A Tool for Tracking Your Energy Usage, Fathel, Siobhan, Johnstonbaugh, E, 2021

Drip Irrigation can Save Energy and Money, Fathel, Siobhan, 2020

Online Annual Heating Energy Cost Analyzer, Chahal, Azad, Fathel, Siobhan, Ciolkosz, D, 2020

Experimental Censorship of Bed Load Particle Motions and Bias Correction of the Associated Frequency Distributions
Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, Ballio, Francesco, Radice, Alessio, Fathel, Siobhan, Furbish, David, 2019

On experimental censorship of particle hops in bed-load transport, Ballio, Francesco, Fathel, Siobhan, Furbish, David, Radice, Alessio, 2018

The elements and richness of particle diffusion during sediment transport at small timescales
Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, Furbish, David, Fathel, Siobhan, Schmeeckle, Mark, Jerolmack, Douglas, Schumer, Rina, 2017

Parsing anomalous versus normal diffusive behavior of bedload sediment particles
Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, Fathel, Siobhan, Furbish, David, Schmeeckle, Mark, 2016

Probability distributions of bed load particle velocities, accelerations, hop distances, and travel times informed by Jaynes's principle of maximum entropy
Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, Furbish, David, Schmeeckle, Mark, Schumer, Rina, Fathel, Siobhan, 2016

Meshing experimental insights with views of sediment transport on hillslopes involving long timescales: Tweaking the autocatalytic worldview of hillslope geomorphology, Furbish, David, Abbot, Angel, Doane, Tyler, Fathel, Siobhan, 2016

Experimental evidence of statistical ensemble behavior in bed load sediment transport
Journal of Geophysical Research F: Earth Surface, Fathel, Siobhan, Furbish, David, Schmeeckle, Mark, 2015

Is Rapoport's rule a recent phenomenon? A deep time perspective on potential causal mechanisms
Biology Letters, Veter, Nikolai, DeSantis, Larisa, Yann, Lindsey, Donohue, Shelly, Haupt, Ryan, Corapi, Sarah, Fathel, Siobhan, Gootee, Emily, Loffredo, Lucas, Romer, Jennifer, Velkovsky, Stoycho, 2013