Queen's University, Belfast

Current Position Senior Lecturer
Telephone +44 (0) 28 9097 4045
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

  • Design of offshore renewable energy structures (wind, wave, tide, solar)
  • Mitigation of climate change using sustainable marine renewable energy devices
  • Decommissioning of offshore renewable energy structures
  • Environmental assessment of marine renewable devices
  • Numerical analysis of offshore renewable energy structures

Recent Key Papers

  • Zohre Sadat Haghayeghi, Hasan Imani, Madjid Karimirad, “Directional Dependence of Extreme Metocean Conditions for Analysis and Design of Marine Structures”, Applied Ocean Research, Volume 100, July 2020, 102181 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apor.2020.102181
  • Hasan Imani, Madjid Abbaspour, Mohammad Reza Tabeshpour, Madjid Karimirad, “Effects of motion and structural vibration induced loadings on the coupled dynamic response of a mono-column tension leg platform floating wind turbine”, published November 1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1177/1475090219882604
  • Madjid Karimirad and Constantine Michailides, “V-shaped Semisubmersible Offshore Wind Turbine: an alternative concept for offshore wind technology”, Journal of Renewable Energy, Elsevier Ltd. (2015), Renewable Energy 83 (2015) 126-143; DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2015.04.033

Summary Title of Current Studentships

  • Fatigue assessment of offshore wind turbines
  • Modelling the dynamic response of floating solar PV arrays in nearshore locations