Queen's University, Belfast

Current Position Senior Lecturer
Telephone +44 (0) 2890974045
Email madjid.karimirad@qub.ac.uk
Departments School of Natural and Built Environment
Quadrat Core Themes Earth Systems, Environmental Management
Methods I Use Modelling


Key Research Interests

  • Marine and offshore renewable energy structures (wind, wave, tide, solar)
  • Renewable energy for agriculture (wind, solar)
  • Renewable energy for aquaculture (wind, wave, tide, solar)

Recent Key Papers

  • Madjid Karimirad and Constantine Michailides, “Fault Conditions Effects on the Dynamics of a V-shaped Semisubmersible Floating Offshore Wind Turbine”, Journal of Marine Science and Technology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00773-018-0529-3, February 2018, Springer.
  • Shabnam Bahramiasl, Madjid Abbaspour, Madjid Karimirad, “Experimental study on gyroscopic effect of rotating rotor and wind heading angle on floating wind turbine responses”, International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, Springer, ISSN: 1735-1472 (print version), ISSN: 1735-2630 (electronic version), 2017 (DOI 10.1007/ s13762-017-1519-4, Published online: 3 October 2017)
  • Madjid Karimirad and Erin E. Bachynski, “Sensitivity Analysis of Limited Actuation for Real-time Hybrid Model Testing of 5MW Bottom-fixed Offshore Wind Turbine”, DeepWind EERA conference, February 2017, Trondheim, Norway, Journal of Energy Procedia, Elsevier, Energy Procedia 137C (2017) pp. 14-25

Summary Title of Current Studentships

  • Fatigue assessment of composite blades of offshore wind turbines
  • Numerical method for dynamic analysis of offshore renewable energy (ORE)
  • Modelling the dynamic response of floating solar PV arrays in nearshore locations