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Navid Tahvildari

Navid Tahvildari

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Contact Information


Email: ntahvild@odu.edu

Phone: 757-683-3549


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  • Expertise

    Coastal Engineering
    Theoretical and Computational Modeling, Field Measurements
  • Research Interests

    Coastal Engineering, Environmental Fluid Mechanics, Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Impacts on Coastal Flooding, Natural and Nature-Based Mitigation of Coastal Hazards, Computational Modeling and Field Observations of Coastal Processes<br><br>Refer to my personal website for up-to-date information on my research grants and publications.
  • 2016: ExCEEd Teaching Fellow 2016, ASCE
  • 2014: Outreach for Engineers Specialty Forum Scholarship, Offshore Mechanics and Ocean Engineering Conference (ASME-IPTI),
  • 2011: Student Poster Program Award, MTS/IEEE Ocean’s Conference, Kona, HI
  • 2009: Jelesnianski fellowship in coastal engineering, Texas A&M University
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Tahvildari, N. "Nature-Based Features for Coastal Resilience: Quantifying Wave Dissipation" $80,000. Federal. June 1, 2017 - May 31, 2019
    Tahvildari, N.; Ma, G. "Modeling the Protection Services of Flood Mitigation Measures in the City of Franklin, Virginia" $30,000. Private. August, 2016 - August, 2018
    Tahvildari, N. "Quantifying wave dissipation effects of living shorelines: Oyster reef FS" $5,000. Higher Education. July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018
    Tahvildari, N. "Nature-bases features for coastal resilience quantifying wave dissipation" $39,289. Higher Education. June 1, 2017 - May 31, 2018
    Tahvildari, N.; Cetin, M. "Integrated Dynamic Modeling Approach-Flooding of Coastal Transportation Infrastructure" $66,692. Higher Education. May 1, 2017 - May 31, 2018
    Tahvildari, N. "Quantifying Wave Dissipation Effects of Living Shorelines: Field Study" $5,000. Higher Education. September 12, 2016 - December 11, 2017
    Tahvildari, N. "Quantifying Wave Dissipation Effects of Living Shorelines: Numerical Modeling" $5,000. Federal. September, 2016 - September, 2017
    Tahvildari, N. "Investigating the Effects of Nature-based Coastal Measures in Storm Damage Mitigation" $7,000. Old Dominion University. February 1, 2017 - June 1, 2017
    Tahvildari, N.; Cetin, M. "Investigating The Vulnerability of The Transportation Infrastructure In Hampton Roads Region To Extreme Weather And Sea Level Rise" $64,770. State. July 1, 2016 - May 22, 2017
    Tahvildari, N. "Dissipative effect of coastal vegetation on water waves" $7,000. Old Dominion University. June, 2015 - August, 2015