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Karim Alizad Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor
Belle W. Baruch Institute for Marine and Coastal Sciences
University of South Carolina

Phone: (803) 777-3292
Email: Alizad@SC.edu
Office: SUM 209A
Mailing Address:

Belle W. Baruch Institute for Marine and Coastal Sciences
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208

Website: https://www.karimalizad.com/
Karim Alizad

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Education
Postdoc   Center for Coastal Resiliency, Louisiana State University (LSU), 2016-2018
Ph.D.       Civil Engineering, University of Central Florida (UCF), 2016
M.S.         Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Riverside (UCR), 2011
M.S.         Energy Conversion, University of Tehran, 2009
B.S.          Mechanical Engineering, Semnan University, 2005

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Research Interests
Hydroecological Modeling
Estuarine and Coastal Processes
Hydrodynamic Modeling and Simulation
Computational Fluid Dynamics

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Selected Publications

Alizad, K., Hagen, S.C., Medeiros, S.C., Bilskie, M.V., Morris, J.T., Balthis, L., Buckel, C.A. (2018), “Dynamic Responses and Implications to Coastal Wetlands and the Surrounding Regions under Sea Level Rise,” PLOS ONE, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0205176

Alizad, K., Hagen, S.C., Morris, J.T., Medeiros, S.C., Bilskie, M.V. (2016), “Coastal Wetland Response to Sea Level Rise in a Fluvial Estuarine System,” Earth’s Future, Vol. 4, No. 11, pp. 483-497. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016EF000385

Alizad, K., Hagen, S.C., Morris, J.T., Bacopoulos, P., Bilskie, M.V., Weishampel, J.F., Medeiros, S.C. (2016), “A Coupled, Two-Dimensional Hydrodynamic-Marsh Model with Biological Feedback,” Ecological Modeling, Vol. 327, pp. 29-43, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2016.01.013

Bilskie, M.V., Hagen, S.C., Alizad, K.,Medeiros, S.C., Passeri, D.L.,Needham, H., Cox A., (2016), “Dynamic Simulation and Numerical Analysis of Hurricane Storm Surge Under Sea Level Rise along the Northern Gulf of Mexico,” Earth’s Future, Vol. 4, No. 5, pp. 177-193. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015EF000347

Passeri, D.L.,Hagen, S.C., Plant, N.G., Bilskie, M.V., Medeiros, S.C., Alizad, K. (2016), “Tidal Hydrodynamics Under Future Sea Level Rise and Coastal Morphology in the Northern Gulf of Mexico,” Earth’s Future, Vol. 4, No. 5, pp. 159-176.http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015EF000348

Hovenga, P.A., Wang, D., Medeiros, S.C., Hagen, S.C., Alizad, K. (2016), “The Response of Runoff and Sediment Loading in the Apalachicola River, Florida to Climate and Land Use Land Cover Change,” Earth’s Future, Vol. 4, No. 5, pp. 124-142. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015EF000348

Passeri, D.L.,Hagen, S.C., Bilskie, M.V., Alizad, K., Wang, D. (2015), “The Dynamic Effects of Sea Level Rise on Low Gradient Coastal Landscapes: a Review,” Earth’s Future, Vol. 3, No. 6, pp. 177-193. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015EF000298

Chen, X., Alizad, K., Wang, D., Hagen, S.C. (2014), “Climate Change Impact on Runoff and Sediment Loads to the Apalachicola River at Seasonal and Event Scales,” Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue, No. 68, pp. 33-42. http://dx.doi.org/10.2112/SI68-005.1

Wang, D., Hagen, SC., Alizad, K. (2013), “Climate Change Impact and Uncertainty Analysis of Extreme Rainfall Events in the Apalachicola River Basin, Florida,” Journal of Hydrology, Vol. 480, No. 0, pp.  125-135. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.12.015

Alizad, K., Vafai, K., Shafahi, M. (2012), “Thermal Performance and Operational Attributes of the Startup Characteristics of Flat-Shaped Heat Pipes using Nanofluids,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 55, No. 1–3, pp.  140-155. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2011.08.050

List of all publications on Google Scholar