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Soroush Kouhi

Applied Science Specialist, User Engagement

As an Applied Science Specialist, Soroush joins a team that delivers the many inundation modelling projects that ONC has underway.

Soroush grew up in Tehran and obtained his BSc and MSc in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from Tehran Polytechnic and Sharif University of Technology, respectively. After working as an offshore pipeline installation engineer for a few years in the Persian Gulf, Soroush moved to the US in 2016 to pursue his passion for Ocean Engineering, and received his PhD in 2020 at the University of Rhode Island. As part of his PhD, he focused on numerical simulation of storm surge, waves, and coastal/river flooding. He also carried out a number of observational and experimental studies using multiple instruments including ADCP, drifter, and wave-current flume.

Soroush has found Victoria to be a nice and quiet place to live, and was drawn to ONC by its innovative and exciting projects. Soroush believes computer, ocean, and space sciences will direct the future of both humanity as well as that of the earth itself.

Email: skouhi@uvic.ca

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