Masih Eghdami

Ph.D. Student

Name:              Masih Eghdami

Phone:            919-660-5487


Address:        Rm. 2447A, CIEMAS Bldg., Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC, 27708, USA



  • 09/2014 – Present: Ph.D student in Hydrology and Fluid Dynamics.
  • 09/2009 – 06/2014: B.S. in Civil Engineering, Mathematics Minor, Sharif University of Technoogy.

Research Experience

  •  06/2012 – 09/2013: Research Assistant under Dr. Jamali at Environmental Hydrodynamics and Fluid Mechanics Group, Sharif University of Technology.
  •  09/2014 – 06/2015: Research Fellowship, Duke University.
  •  06/2015 – Present: Research Assistant, Duke University.

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Eghdami, M., Bhushan, S., and Barros, A. P., 2018: Direct numerical simulations to investigate energy transfer between meso- and synoptic scales. J. Atmos. Sci., 75, 1163-1171,

Conference Presentations

  • Eghdami, M., Jimenez P. A., B. Kosovic and Barros, A. P., 2019: Evaluation of the Impact of Lateral Mixing in the New WRF 3D PBL Parameterization. 99th AMS Annual Meeting, Jan. 6-10, 2019, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Eghdami, M., and Barros, A.P., 2018: Investigating Vertical Profile of Horizontal Wind and Energy Transport Mechanism between Planetary Boundary Layer and Cloud Level. 100th AGU Fall Meeting, Dec. 10-14, 2018, Washington D.C.
  • Eghdami, M., Bhushan, S., and Barros, A. P., 2018: Understanding turbulence kinetic energy transfer in and between atmospheric synoptic and mesoscales. 98th AMS Annual Meeting, Jan. 7-11, 2018, Austin, TX.
  • Eghdami, M. and Barros, A. P., 2018: Extreme Orographic Precipitation Events in the Central Andes – Examining the role of Cold Air Intrusion. 98th AMS Annual Meeting, Jan. 7-11, 2018, Austin, TX.
  • Eghdami, M., and Barros A. P., 2017: Transient behavior of vertical scaling of mesoscale wind field in the light of atmospheric turbulence transfer in and between synoptic and mesoscales. AGU Fall Meeting, Dec. 11-15, 2017, New Orleans, LA.
  • Eghdami, M., Kim, E. J., and Barros A. P., 2017: High-resolution mapping and scaling behavior of passive L-band measurements and soil moisture retrieval in complex terrain. 38th PIERS symposium, May 22-25, 2017, St Petersburg, Russia.   
  • Eghdami, M. and Barros, A.P., 2017: Modeling multiscale interactions in orographic moist processes - convective/nonconvective and isotropic/anisotropic turbulence transition. 97th AMS Annual Meeting, Jan. 22-26, 2017, Seattle, WA.
  • Barros A.P., Eghdami M., Duan Y., Wilson A.M., 2016: To Catch a Cloud - Multiscale precipitation processes in the Andes and in the Himalayas. AGU Fall Meeting, Dec. 12-16, 2016, San Francisco, CA.
  • Eghdami, M., and Barros, A.P., 2016: Analysis of vertical scaling of horizontal wind kinetic energy spectra. Poster session presented at the GEWEX convection-permitting climate modeling meeting, September 2016, Boulder, CO, USA.