Dr. Mohammad Reza Alizadeh

Mohammad Reza Alizadeh

Senior Research Fellow, Human-Environment Systems Analytics

Dr. Mohammad Reza Alizadeh's research addresses global warming and environmental changes using multidisciplinary approaches.

His work encompasses a range of areas including the analysis of climate extremes such as heatwaves, droughts, and wildfires, as well as the development of climate models that integrate climatology, hydrology, and remote sensing. His expertise extends to human-natural systems, integrated dynamic modeling, decision support systems, and the coupling of socio-economic and hydrological models.

His work has been recognized with several prestigious awards, such as the Banting Postdoctoral Award from the Government of Canada, the Best PhD Thesis Award from the Canadian Society for Bioengineering, and the FRQNT Postdoctoral Research Award from the Government of Quebec, Canada. He has also received the MIT Leadership Fellow award at MIT, recognizing his leadership qualities. 

Besides his role at UNU-INWEH, Dr. Alizadeh serves as a lecturer at McGill University, where he received his Ph.D. in Bioresource Engineering and a Research Associate in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).