Dr. Kaveh Madani
Dr. Kaveh Madani is a Lecturer in Environmental Management at the Centre for Environmental Policy at Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom. Prior to joining the Imperial College he was an Assistant Professor of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering and an Alex Alexander Fellow at the University of Central Florida (UCF). He holds a Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Davis, a Master of Water Resources from Lund University in Sweden, and a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from University of Tabriz in Iran. Before joining the UCF, he was a post-doctoral research fellow in Environmental Economics and Policy at the Water Science and Policy Center at the University of California, Riverside. His core research interests and experiences include integrated water, environmental, and energy resources engineering and management. Dr. Madani’s work includes application of systems engineering, conflict resolution, system dynamics, economics, optimization as well as simulation and modeling methods to water, environmental, and energy resource problems at different scales to derive policy and management insights. He is the founder of WaterSISWEB, the founding coordinator of the Hydro-Environmental and Energy Systems Analysis (HEESA) Research Group, and the Faculty Advisor of the Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Chapter at UCF. Dr. Madani has been recently selected as one of the ten “New Faces of Civil Engineering in 2012” by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
Special Contribution: Guest Editor of the Special Issue in Honor of Distinguished Professor Miguel A. Mariño: Modeling Approaches to Study Climate Change Impacts on Water and Environmental Systems.