Professional Education


  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of California Merced (2019)
  • Master of Science, University of California Merced (2014)
  • Bachelor of Science, Asmara University (2007)

Stanford Advisors


All Publications


  • Using Machine Learning for Prediction of Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity and Its Sensitivity to Soil Structural Perturbations Water Resources Research Araya, S. N., Ghezzehei, T. A. 2019; 55 (7): 5715-5737

    View details for DOI 10.1029/2018WR024357

  • Thermal alteration of soil organic matter properties: a systematic study to infer response of Sierra Nevada climosequence soils to forest fires SOIL Araya, S. N., Fogel, M. L., Berhe, A. 2017; 3 (1): 31–44
  • Thermal alteration of soil physico-chemical properties: a systematic study to infer response of Sierra Nevada climosequence soils to forest fires SOIL Araya, S. N., Meding, M., Berhe, A. 2016; 2 (3): 351–66
  • Soil Erosion Controls on Biogeochemical Cycling of Carbon and Nitrogen Nature Knoledge Berhe, A. A., Arnold, C., Stacy, E., Lever, R., McCrokle, E., Araya, S. 2014; 5