university K.N. Toosi University of Technology
Department of Civil Engineering
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Department of Civil Engineering
Civil & Environmental Engineering
K.N. Toosi University of Technology
1346 Valiasr St.
Vliasr & Mirdamad St Intersection
Tehran, Iran
Tel: +98 (21) 88201432 - Ext # 211
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Karim Alizad is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at K.N. Toosi University of Technology. He is the director of the Sustainable Hydro-ENvironmental Systems (SHENS) lab, and his research is focused on climate change and sea-level rise effects on water bodies including coasts, lakes, oceans, bays, and other water resources. His lab's main projects goals are to increase the resiliency of ecological and environmental systems and sustainable infrastructures incorporating natural and nature-based features.

Research Interest:
  • Sustainable Hydro-Environmental Systems
  • Ecohydraulics and Ecological Modeling
  • Climate Change and Sea-Level Rise Effects on Water Bodies
  • Hydrodynamic and Storm Surge Modeling
  • Assistant Professor, K.N. Toosi University of Technology, 2023-Present
  • Research Assistant Professor, Baruch Institute, University of South Carolina, 2018-2023
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Coastal Resiliency, Louisiana State University, 2016-2018