Dr Masoud Hayatdavoodi

Lecturer

Civil Engineering, School of Science and Engineering

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Contact

Email

m.hayatdavoodi@dundee.ac.uk

Phone

+44 (0)1382 385720

Location

Fulton Building

Biography

Academic background

  • PhD, Ocean Engineering, University of Hawaii, USA, 2013
  • MSc, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, 2007
  • BSc, Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Iran, 2004 

Appointments

Lecturer (Assistant Professor), Sep. 2016 – Present Civil Engineering Discipline, School of Science and Engineering
University of Dundee, Dundee, UK

Instructional Assistant Professor, Sep. 2014 – May 2017
Ocean Engineering Department
Texas A&M University, Galveston, Texas, USA

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Dec. 2013 – Aug. 2014
Ocean and Resources Engineering & Civil and Environmental Engineering Departments,
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hawaii, USA

Research Assistant, Jun. 2011 - Dec. 2013
Ocean and Resources Engineering Department
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hawaii, USA

Teaching Assistant, Aug. 2007 - Jun. 2011
Ocean and Resources Engineering Department
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hawaii, USA

Visiting Scholar, Oct. 2006 - Jun. 2007
Ocean and Resources Engineering Department
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hawaii, USA

Research Assistant, Mar. 2004 - Aug. 2005
Mechanical Engineering Department
Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Masoud is the recipient of a number of international awards including the Ocean Engineering and Instrumentation Fellowship of The Link Foundation in USA, and the Rolf Sormans Award in Sweden, among others. In 2016, Masoud was selected as the outstanding reviewer of the ASCE Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering.

Research

Dr Hayatdavoodi’s main research activities are on basic and applied Theoretical and Experimental Marine Hydrodynamics and Ocean Engineering.

Research interests

  • The Green-Naghdi Equations
  • Hydrodynamics
  • Naval Architecture
  • Marine Renewable Energy
  • Climate Change Impact on Coastal Structures