Reza Marsooli (rmarsool)

Reza Marsooli

Assistant Professor

Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. School of Engineering and Science

Civil Environmental & Ocean Engineering, Civil, Environmental and Ocean Engineering


Flood hazards, nature-based flood mitigation, storm surge and wave climate, wave-current interactions, hydrodynamics, morphodynamics.

Selected Publications

Conference Proceeding

    Journal Article

    1. Ayyad, M.; Hajj, M.; Marsooli, R. (2022). Artificial intelligence for hurricane storm surge hazard assessment. Ocean Engineering (vol. 245, pp. 110435). Elsevier.
    2. Rosenberger, D.; Marsooli, R. (2022). Benefits of Vegetation for Mitigating Wave Impacts on Vertical Seawalls. Ocean Engineering (vol. 250).
    3. El Safty, H.; Marsooli, R. (2022). Trends in the Climatology of Winter Wind Wave Heights in a Back-Barrier Bay in Western North Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering (3 ed., vol. 148).
    4. Marsooli, R.; Jamous, M.; Miller, J. (2021). Climate Change Impacts on Wind Waves Generated by Major Tropical Cyclones off the Coast of New Jersey, USA. Frontiers in Built Environment (vol. 7).
    5. Wang, Y.; Marsooli, R. (2020). Physical Instability of Individuals Exposed to Storm-Induced Coastal Flooding: Vulnerability of New Yorkers during Hurricane Sandy. Water Resources Research (1 ed., vol. 57). AGU or American Geophysical Union.
    6. Marsooli, R.; Wang, Y. (2020). Quantifying Tidal Phase Effects on Coastal Flooding Induced by Hurricane Sandy in Manhattan, New York Using a Micro-Scale Hydrodynamic Model. Frontiers in Built Environment (149 ed., vol. 6). Frontiers Media S.A..
    7. Hu, P.; Xie, J.; Li, W.; He, Z.; Marsooli, R.; Wu, W. (2020). A RANS numerical study of experimental swash flows and its bed shear stress estimation. Applied Ocean Research (vol. 100). Elsevier.
    8. El Safty, H.; Marsooli, R. (2020). Ship Wakes and Their Potential Impacts on Salt Marshes in Jamaica Bay, New York. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering (5 ed., vol. 8). MDPI or Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute.
    9. Marsooli, R.; Lin, N.; Emanuel, K.; Feng, K. (2019). Climate Change Exacerbates Hurricane Flood Hazards Along U.S. Atlantic and Gulf Coasts in Spatially Varying Patterns. Nature Communications (3785 ed., vol. 10).
    10. Lin, N.; Marsooli, R.; Colle, B. (2019). Storm surge return levels induced by mid-to-late-twenty-first-century extratropical cyclones in the Northeastern United States. Climatic Change (1-2 ed., vol. 154, pp. 143-158).


    Fluid Mechanics, Urban Oceanography