Dr. Bahareh Kamranzad is an Assistant Professor at Kyoto University, Japan and a visiting researcher at Imperial College, London. She has a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, an M.Sc. in Civil Engineering-Hydraulic Structures, and a Ph.D. in Civil and Water/Coastal Engineering. Her research activities focus on ocean renewable energy, climate change impacts, wind and wave climate, numerical modeling, coastal protection, and extreme events. She is an internationally recognized expert in her research field and has published over 76 peer-reviewed journal papers and conference proceedings. She has received several national and international awards and achieved highly competitive positions, including the JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) fellowship (acceptance rate<10%), and Hakubi Global-type faculty position at Kyoto University (acceptance rate<3%). She has contributed to several research projects and secured national and international funding as Principal Investigator. She is an Associate Editor of Journal “Coastal and Offshore Science and Engineering” and a topic/guest editor of “Frontiers in Marine Science”, “Journal of Marine Science and Engineering” and “Climate”. She is the co-founder and chair of the International Integrated Wave Energy Research (IIWER) Group. Moreover, she regularly acts as a reviewer of high-tier international journals and has been active in various knowledge exchange and research promotion and social impact activities, including invited academic and public talks.
Universities and Academia
- Ocean renewable energies
- Climate change impacts
- Numerical wave modeling
- Wind and wave climate assessment
- Extreme events
- Coastal protection and resilience