Reza Marsooli


- Ph.D. in Engineering Science, National Center for Computational Hydroscience and Engineering, Univeristy of Mississippi (Olemiss)

- M.S. in Civil-water Engineering, University of Tabriz

- B.S. in Civil Engineering, Azad University of Tehran (Central Branch)



Flood hazard assessment, nature-based flood mitigation, hurricane storm surge, wave setup, wave-current interaction, coastal circulation, dam/levee brea/breach flow, river morphodynamic, sediment transport.


2016-2018, Associate Research Scholar, Princeton University

2014-2016, Postdoctoral Scientist, Stevens Institute of Technology

2009-2014, PhD student and research assistant/associate, Universiy of Mississippi

Selected Publications
  1. Marsooli, R., and N. Lin. (2018). "Numerical Modeling of Historical Storm Tides and Waves and Their Interactions Along the U.S. East and Gulf Coasts", Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 123 (5), 3844-3874.
  2. Xian, S., Feng, K., Lin, N., Marsooli, R., Chavas, D., Chen, J., and Hatzikyriakou, A.. (2018). "Brief communication: Rapid assessment of damaged residential buildings in the Florida Keys after Hurricane Irma", Natural Hazards & Earth System Sciences. 18 2041-2045.
  3. Marsooli, R., P.M. Orton, J. Fitzpatrick, and H. Smith. (2018). "Residence Time of a Highly Urbanized Estuary: Jamaica Bay, New York", Journal of Marine Science and Engineering. 6 (44).
  4. Bakhtyar, R., P.M. Orton, R. Marsooli, and J.K. Miller. (2018). "Rapid wave modeling of severe historical extratropical cyclones off the Northeastern United States", Ocean Engineering. 159 315-332.
  5. Marsooli, R., P.M. Orton, and G.L. Mellor. (2017). "Modeling Wave Attenuation by Salt Marshes in Jamaica Bay, New York, Using a New Rapid Wave Model", Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 122 (7), 5689-5707.
  6. Marsooli, R., P.M. Orton, G.L. Mellor, N. Georgas, and A.F. Blumberg. (2017). "A Coupled Circulation-Wave Model for Numerical Simulation of Storm Tides and Waves", Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology. 34 1449-1467.
  7. Marsooli, R., P.M. Orton, N. Georgas, and A.F. Blumberg. (2016). "Three-Dimensional Hydrodynamic Modeling of Coastal Flood Mitigation by Wetlands", Coastal Engineering. 111 83-94.
  8. Marsooli, R., and W. Wu. (2016). "Closure to "Three-Dimensional Numerical Modeling of Dam-Break Flows with Sediment Transport over Movable Beds"", Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 142 (1).
  9. Marsooli, R., and W. Wu. (2015). "3D Numerical Modeling of Dam-Break Flows with Sediment Transport over Movable Beds", Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 141 (1).
  10. Marsooli, R., and W. Wu. (2014). "Numerical Investigation of Wave Attenuation by Vegetation Using a 3D RANS Model", Advances in Water Resources. 74 245-257.
  11. Marsooli, R., and W. Wu. (2014). "3D Finite-Volume Model of Dam-Break Flow over Uneven Beds Based on VOF Method", Advances in Water Resources. 70 104-117 .
  12. Wu, W., and R. Marsooli. (2012). "A Depth-Averaged 2D Shallow Water Model for Breaking and Non-Breaking Long Waves Affected by Rigid Vegetation", Journal of Hydraulic Research. 50 (6), 558-575.
  13. Wu, W., R. Marsooli, and Z. He. (2012). "Depth-Averaged Two-Dimensional Model of Unsteady Flow and Sediment Transport due to Noncohesive Embankment Break/Breaching", Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 138 (6).
  • OE 511 Urban Oceanography