Awards/News

Grants (PI)

      • SEAL (Sustainability, Environmental Achievement and Leadership) Grant (2018—2019).

News Coverage/Media Outlets

    • Najibi et al. 2019 paper published in npj Climate and Atmospheric Science:
      • *new* [01/2020]: The Grove School of Engineering at The City College of New York, City University of New York research highlights (Read More)
      • [10/2019]: The U.S. Climate Variability and Predictability Program (US CLIVAR) research highlights “Governance of Long-Duration Floods” (Read More & US CLIVAR Tweet)
      • [09/2019]: CUNY/SUM The Graduate Center News “New Weather Model Can Forecast Small But Long-Lasting Floods” (Read More)
      • [07/2019]: Najibi et al. 2019 article published in Nature research npj Climate and Atmospheric Science received a wide range of national and international attention, as listed below (selected):
      • [07/2019]: CUNY News Wire “City College-Led Experts Develop Flood Prediction Model” (Read More)
      • [07/2019]: CCNY News “City College-Led Experts Develop Flood Prediction Model” (Read More)
      • [07/2019]: AAAS EurekAlert “City College-Led Experts Develop Flood Prediction Model” (Read More)
      • [07/2019]: Phys.org “Researchers develop flood prediction model” (Read More)
      • [07/2019]: Science Daily “Flood prediction model developed” (Read More)
      • [07/2019]: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) PreventationWeb “USA: City College-led experts develop flood prediction model” (Read More)
      • [07/2019]: Scienmag Science Magazine “City College-Led Experts Develop Flood Prediction Model” (Read More)
      • [07/2019]: Homeland Security News Wire “Predicting flood duration” (Read More)
      • [07/2019]: Times of India “New statistical model can accurately predict floods” (Read More)
      • [07/2019]: Manorama Online “Now, statistical model developed by researchers can predict floods” (Read More)
      • [07/2019]: Insight Online News “Researchers develop statistical model to predict floods” (Read More)
      • [07/2019]: Smart Water Magazine “Experts develop flood prediction model” (Read More)
      • [07/2019]: The Water Network “Scientists Develop Flood Prediction Model” (Read More)
      • [07/2019]: Water Online “City College-Led Experts Develop Flood Prediction Model” (Read More)
      • [07/2019]: ECO Magazine “Experts Develop Flood Prediction Model” (Read More)
      • [07/2019]: Eastern MirrorResearchers develop statistical model to predict floods” (Read More)
      • [07/2019]: The Latest “Researchers develop flood prediction model” (Read More)
      • [07/2019]: News Gram “Researchers Develop Novel Statistical Method to Predict Floods and its Duration” (Read More)
      • [07/2019]: BioPortfolio “City College-led experts develop flood prediction model” (Read More)
      • [07/2019]: The Informant “Flood prediction model developed” (Read More)
      • … (> 50)
    • [06/2018]: SEAL Awards News “2018 SEAL ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH GRANTS ANNOUNCED” (Read More)
    • [12/2016]: NOAA/CREST News “CREST Faculty publishes a paper on teleconnections of long duration floods” (Read More)

Awards/Honors

    1. Early-career Reviewer of the First Order Draft of IPCC sixth Assessment Report (AR6) Climate Change 2021 Working Group 2 (WG II): Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability
    2. Publons 2019 Global Peer Review Award (Top 1% in Geosciences by Web of Science GroupClarivate Analytics)
    3. Early-career Reviewer of the First Order Draft of IPCC sixth Assessment Report (AR6) Climate Change 2021 Working Group 1 (WG I): Physical Scientific Basis of Climate System and Climate Change
    4. MDPI-Remote Sensing 2018 Outstanding Reviewer Award
    5. Publons 2018 Peer Review Award (Top 1% in Geosciences by Web of Science Group & Clarivate Analytics)
    6. SEAL (Sustainability, Environmental Achievement and Leadership) Award
    7. CUAHSI/National Water Center Innovators Program Summer Institute
    8. NOAA/CREST HIRES Summer Mentorship Fellowships
    9. NOAA/CREST HIRES and NSF-REU Summer Mentorship Fellowships
    10. City University of New York Science Fellowship (Tuition, Stipend)
    11. Travel Grant Support by Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
    12. UCAS Annual Scholarship Award
    13. Travel Grant Support by Center for Study of Biosphere from Space (CESBIO), Toulouse, France
    14. The University of Chinese Academy of Sciences Excellent Student Award
    15. The University of Chinese Academy of Sciences M.Sc. Full Scholarship Award (Tuition, Stipend, Accommodation)
    16. University of Tehran Fellowship Award for M.Sc. Program (Tuition)
    17. Ranked 4th in Civil and Surveying Engineering of University of Tehran Class 2011 (Magna Cum Laude)
    18. The University of Tehran B.Sc. Full Scholarship (Tuition)