Dr. Nazari is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering and the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. His also the Co-Director of The Sustainable Smart Cities Research Center (SSCRC) at UAB. His primary research interests are: application of remote sensing in water resources and environment, Coastal resiliency, hydrodynamic modeling, stormwater management and impact assessment of extreme weather events on the built environment. He has worked on New York and New Jersey Resiliency planning has been a pioneer in the identification of the risk impact prediction of the damages and resiliency analysis under various extreme climatic scenarios. He has received over $3,200,000 in funding from federal, state and industry for his research. Dr. Nazari's research has been supported by NSF, USDA, FEMA, NJDCA, NJDEP, NY/NJ DOT, and American Water. Dr. Nazari's work has been featured on TV and major Newspapers including, PIX11 news, NJTV, US Guardian, Philadelphia Inquirer, New Jersey Business and Press of Atlantic City to name a few.
Application of remote sensing in water resources, and environment Coastal resiliency and Hydrodynamic modeling Stormwater management Impact assessment of extreme weather events on the built environment Waste Management Environmental Impact on Human Health