Dr. Sajad Hamidi

  • Sajad HamidiAssistant Professor

    Weyandt Hall, Room 57
    Indiana University of Pennsylvania 

    Indiana, PA 15705



    • BS, Sharif University of Technology
    • MS, Sharif University of Technology
    • PhD, Tarbiat Modares University
    • Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee


    The main focus of Hamidi’s research is environmental fluid dynamics, water resource engineering, physical oceanography, biogeochemical modeling in lakes and coastal areas, and anthropogenic influences on natural resources. 

    Selected Publications

    The following publications may be viewed online.

    "Modeling the fecal coliform footprint in a Lake Michigan urban coastal area", Journal of Environmental Modelling & Software, 2017.

    "Using MODIS remote sensing data for mapping the spatio-temporal variability of water quality and river turbid plume", Journal of Coastal Conservation, 2017

    "Physical Drivers of the Circulation and Thermal Regime Impacting Seasonal Hypoxia in Green Bay, Lake Michigan, Modeling Coastal Hypoxia." Springer, 2017.

    “The Role of Circulation and Heat Fluxes in the Formation of Stratification Leading to Hypoxia in Green Bay, Lake Michigan.” Journal of Great Lakes Research, 2016.

    “Uncertainty Analysis of Wind-Wave Predictions in Lake Michigan.” China Ocean Engineering, 2016.

    “Comparative Analysis of Lake Urmia and Lake Van Water Level Time Series.” Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 2016.

    “Assessment of a 3D Hydrostatic Model in the Near Field of a Buoyant River Plume in Lake Michigan.” Journal of Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 2015.

    “A Coupled Empirical-Numerical Model for a Buoyant River Plume in Lake Michigan.” Journal of Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 2015.

    “Multi-Decadal and Multi-Centennial Variability in Colorado River Stream Flow.” Journal of River Basin Management, 2015.

    “Sensitivity Analysis of Numerical Wave Predictions Models, Considering Wind and Geometry Effects in Rectangular Lakes.” Journal of Ocean Engineering, 2015.

    “Climate Variability and Anthropogenic Effects on Lake Urmia Water Level Fluctuations, Northwestern Iran.” Hydrological Sciences Journal, 2015.