Dr Mahdi Sedighkia

Research Fellow, ANU Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions/Mathematical Science Institute

Mahdi is a research fellow at the ANU Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions (ICEDS) and Mathematical Science Institute (MSI). He is interested in flood modelling and management, water resource planning, aquatic habitat modelling, environmental modelling of river basins, application of artificial intelligence methods as well as RS/GIS techniques in ecological and water resources engineering and climate change impacts. He has obtained his B.ENG, MS.C and PhD degrees in environmental and water resource engineering from University of Tehran (Iran), Tarbiat Modares University (Iran) and James Cook University (Australia).

Research interests

Flood/river hydraulic modeling (1D and 2D) and flood damage assessment

Artificial intelligence /Fuzzy systems/Robust optimization programming in water resources management, hydro-environment engineering and agriculture

Hydrological modeling in river basin scale (water quality and quantity)

Reservoir operation and management

RS/GIS applications in hydrology,hydraulics, ecology and agriculture

Climate change impact assessment in water resources and ecological engineering