Vahid Nourani
Uncertainty Assessment of Climatic Parameters Downscaling from GCMs
Near East University, Nicosia, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus / Tebriz University, Iran

Brief Biography of the Speaker:
Prof. Vahid Nourani received his B.Sc. and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering from University of Tabriz, Iran in 1998 and 2000, respectively. He then continued his graduate study in Civil and Environmental Engineering in the field of Hydrology at Shiraz University, Iran and Tohoku University, Japan and was graduated in 2005. Prof. Nourani was with the Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Tabriz as an Assistant Professor from 2005- 2009; as Associate Professor from 2009-2014; as a Professor from 2014 and with Dept. of Civil Eng., University of Minnesota, USA at 2011 as visiting associate professor and as adjunct Professor with Near East Univ. from 2017. In this period, 83 Ph.D. and M.S. students were graduated under his technical supervision. His research interests include rainfall-runoff modeling, Artificial Intelligence applications to water resources engineering, Hydroinformatics and computational hydraulics. His researches outcomes have been published as 162 Journal articles, 2 books, 9 book chapters and more than 180 papers presented in international and national conferences. Currently he is Editor-in-Chief for Journal of Civil Env. Eng. (Tabriz Univ.), Associate Editor for Journal of Hydrology and director of Excellence Center in Hydroinformatics at Tabriz University.