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Mostafa Bakhoday Paskyabi

Associate Professor
  1. Offshore wind energy,
  2. Wind-wave-turbulence-structure interaction,
  3. Signal processing and data acquisition system for metocean measurements,
  4. Large Eddy Simulation (wind turbine/farm interactions),
  5. Image processing and machine learning,
  6. Ocean/wave modelling,
  7. Physical oceanography (ocean mixing and transport, Lagrangian particle tracking),
  8. Air-sea interaction, turbulence, and coherence structures,
  9. Turbulence parameterizations and modelling under effects of oscilatory wave motions,
  10. Meso and submesoscale oceanic eddies,
  11. Optimization (PDF and Stochastic diffrential equations).


ENERGI200 will provide an overview over various energy resources focusing on renewable resources, as well as national and international energy use and production. 

Field course in wind energy (Fall)


  • Hai Bui (researcher at HIPERWIND, 2021-on)
  • Mohammadreza Mohammadpour Penchah (researcher at HIPERWIND, 2021-on)
  • Devanil Choudhury (2021)

Current supervision/co-supervision of PhD students

  • Christiane Duscha (GFI/UiB): Remote sensing of the atmospheric boundary layer for wind energy research (2019-2022)
  • Maria Krutova (GFI/UiB): Investigation of wave meandring behind wind turbines (2019-2023)
  • Martin Flügge (GFI/UiB): Characterization of the marine atmospheric boundary layer for offshore wind energy applications (2010-2013).
  • Xu Ning: Wind-wave-turbine interactions (2020-)

Accomplished supervision of PhD students:

Hamman Deilami Azodi (2018), 

Supervision of master students:

  • Rouzbeh Siavashi, 2017-2018: Modelling power output and structural response of offshore wind turbines as function of atmospheric stability and sea state.
  • Tiril Konow, 2021-on: Underwater noise emitted by offshore wind turbines.
  • Christina Ekrem Dimmen:Atmospherice noise emitted by wind turbines.
  • Tore Totland Skjerdal: Wind-wave misalignments and offshore wind turbine power variations.
  • Adrian Nilsen Grotle: Impact of Wind-wave interactions on offshore turbine structural responses.
  • Martine Rønning: Reduced order models based on model results and LiDAR measurements.


Academic article
  • Show author(s) (2022). Multiscale Simulation of Offshore Wind Variability During Frontal Passage: Brief Implication on Turbines’ Wakes and Load. Journal of Physics: Conference Series (JPCS).
  • Show author(s) (2022). Mesoscale Simulation of Open Cellular Convection: Roles of Model Resolutions and Physics Parameterizations. Journal of Physics: Conference Series (JPCS).
  • Show author(s) (2022). Development of an automatic thresholding method for wake meandering studies and its application to the data set from scanning wind lidar. Wind Energy Science. 849-873.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Predictive Capability of WRF Cycling 3DVAR: LiDAR Assimilation at FINO1. Journal of Physics: Conference Series (JPCS). 17 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Analysis of offshore wind spectra and coherence under neutral stability condition using the two LES models PALM and SOWFA . Journal of Physics: Conference Series (JPCS).
  • Show author(s) (2020). Statistic and coherence response of ship-based lidar observations to motion compensation. Journal of Physics: Conference Series (JPCS).
  • Show author(s) (2020). Predictive Analysis of Machine Learning Schemes in Forecasting of Offshore Wind. Journal of Physics: Conference Series (JPCS).
  • Show author(s) (2020). On Stochastic Reduced-Order and LES-based ModelsofOffshore Wind Turbine Wakes. Journal of Physics: Conference Series (JPCS).
  • Show author(s) (2020). Ocean surface hidden structures in the Lofoten area of the Norwegian Sea. Dynamics of atmospheres and oceans (Print). 1-14.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Interaction between mesoscale eddies and the gyre circulation in the Lofoten basin. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Oceans. 1-13.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Evaluation of Gaussian wake models under different atmospheric stability conditions: Comparison with large eddy simulation results. Journal of Physics: Conference Series (JPCS).
  • Show author(s) (2019). Wind Stress in the Coastal Zone: Observations from a Buoy in Southwestern Norway . Atmosphere. 1-32.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Numerical solution of regularised long ocean waves using periodised scaling functions. Pramana (Bangalore).
  • Show author(s) (2019). A wavelet-entropy based segmentation of turbulence measurements from a moored shear probe near the wavy sea surface. SN Applied Sciences. 22 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2019). A comparison of Langmuir turbulence parameterizations and key wave effects in a numerical model of the North Atlantic and Arctic Oceans. Ocean Modelling. 76-97.
  • Show author(s) (2018). The role of roughness and stability on the momentum flux in the marine atmospheric surface layer: A study on the Southwestern Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Atmospheres. 3914-3932.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Wavelet Galerkin scheme for solving nonlinear dispersive shallow water waves: Application in bore propagation and breaking. Wave motion. 24-44.
  • Show author(s) (2017). STATISTICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF OCEAN CURRENTS: MEASUREMENTS FROM FIXED AND MOVING PLATFORMS. International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering (OMAE) [proceedings].
  • Show author(s) (2017). Current and turbulence measurements at the FINO1 offshore wind energy site: analysis using 5-beam ADCPs. Ocean Dynamics. 109-130.
  • Show author(s) (2017). A surface-layer study of the transport and dissipation of turbulent kinetic energy and the variances of temperature, humidity and CO2. Boundary-Layer Meteorology. 211-231.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Turbulence-particle interactions under surface gravity waves. Ocean Dynamics. 1429-1448.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Proof of concept for turbulence measurements with the RPAS SUMO during the BLLAST campaign. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques. 4901-4913.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Comparison of direct covariance flux measurements from an offshore tower and a buoy. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology. 873-890.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Automated Measurements of Whitecaps on the Ocean Surface from a Buoy-Mounted Camera. Methods in oceanography. 14-31.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Particle motions beneath irrotational water waves. Ocean Dynamics. 1063-1078.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Offshore wind farm wake effect on stratification and coastal upwelling. Energy Procedia. 131-140.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Lagrangian measurement of waves and near surface turbulence from acoustic instruments. Energy Procedia. 141-150.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Turbulence structure in the upper ocean: a comparative study of observations and modelling. Ocean Dynamics. 611-631.
  • Show author(s) (2014). The influence of surface gravity waves on the injection of turbulence in the upper ocean. Nonlinear processes in geophysics. 713-733.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Sea surface gravity wave - wind interaction in the marine atmospheric boundary layer. Energy Procedia. 184-192.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Autonomous ocean turbulence measurements using shear probes on a moored instrument. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology. 474-490.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Wave-induced characteristics of atmospheric turbulence flux measurements. Energy Procedia. 102-112.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Turbulence measurements in shallow water from a subsurface moored moving platform. Energy Procedia. 307-316.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Perturbation in the atmospheric acoustic field from a large offshore wind farm in the presence of surface gravity waves. Energy Procedia. 113-120.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Upper ocean response to large wind farm effect in the presence of surface gravity waves. Energy Procedia. 245-254.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Surface gravity wave effects on the upper ocean boundary layer: modification of a one-dimensional vertical mixing model. Continental Shelf Research. 63-78.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Modelling the effect of ocean waves on the atmospheric and ocean boundary layers. Energy Procedia. 166-175.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Ship-based multi-sensor remote sensing and its potential for offshore wind research.
  • Show author(s) (2019). The COTUR campaign - measuring offshore turbulence and coherence with lidars.
  • Show author(s) (2019). The COTUR campaign - measuring offshore turbulence and coherence With lidars.
  • Show author(s) (2017). The NORCOWE legacy - Data and Instrumentation.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Meteorological measurements during OBLEX-F1.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Air-Sea Interacton at Wind Energy Site in FINO1 Using DCF (Lidar) Measurements from OBLEX-F1 campaign.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Upper Ocean Variability at FINO1 Wind Energy Site: Observation and Modelling.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Turbulent fluxes observed during the Air-Sea Interaction at the Brazil-Malvinas Confluence.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Turbulence Across the Wavy Air-sea interface: Energetics and Transport .
  • Show author(s) (2016). Small scale turbulence structure in the upper ocean: a model-observation study.
  • Show author(s) (2016). NORCOWE contributions to improvements in measurement methods and measurement technique.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Air-sea interaction influenced by swell waves.
Popular scientific lecture
  • Show author(s) (2021). A Mesoscale Model Sensitivity over the Southern North Sea: Comparison with Measurements and Impacts of Data Assimilation.
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) (2020). On the Stochastic Reduced-Order and LES-based Models of Offshore Wind Turbine Wake.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Lecturer of GEOF210.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Characterization of wave-related processes in the upper ocean boundary layer in the North Sea: OBLEX-F1 experiment,.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Boundary-Layer Study at FINO1.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Boundary-Layer Study at FINO1.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Turbulence structure beneath surface gravity waves from measurements to model simulation runs.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Surface waves and atmosphere–ocean interaction .
  • Show author(s) (2015). Floating Platform Motion Correction Using Video Camera Images.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Application of vision-based techniques in the study of air-sea interaction processes.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Numerical Modelling of Wind-Driven Circulation Behind a Large Wind Farm In the presence of Surface Gravity Waves.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Modelling the effect of ocean waves on the atmospheric and ocean boundary layers.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Impacts of Surface Gravity Waves on the Near Surface Dynamic of Open Ocean.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) (2014). Small-scale turbulence dynamics under sea surface gravity waves.
  • Show author(s) (2023). Short-term power prediction with the engineering models during the transient event​ ​.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Mesoscale simulation of open cellular convection: roles of model resolutions and physics parameterizations.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Wind-Wave Interaction under Changing Atmospheric and Sea-State Conditions.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Offshore Wind Turbine Near- and Far-wake Acoustic Noise Propagation.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Exploring the potential of synthetic turbulence in large eddy simulations during stable conditions over ocean wind farms.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Analysis of Wind Spectra and Coherence in Neutral Stability at Sea Based on Two LES Codes.
  • Show author(s) (2021). An introduction of image processing methods to the wake detection.
  • Show author(s) (2021). A study of nested simulations in PALM LES in application to the wind turbines.
  • Show author(s) (2020). The COTUR project: Remote sensing of offshore turbulence for wind energy application.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Short-term Offshore Wind Speed Foarcasting with an Efficient Machine Learning Approach.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Evaluation of Gaussian wake models.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Study of Wind-Wave Interac2ons Based on a Wave-Modified Two Equa2on Model and Measurements at FINO1.
  • Show author(s) (2019). The OBLO infrastructure project - Measurement capabilities for offshore wind energy research in Norway.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Sensitivity analysis of the response of a floating wind turbine.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Availability of the OBLO infrastructure for wind energy research in Norway.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Turbulent Structure over Air-Sea Wavy Interface: Large-Eddy Simulation.
  • Show author(s) (2016). The sea surface current response to wave and wind: numerical modeling.
  • Show author(s) (2016). OBLO instrumentation at FINO1.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Nonlinear wave propagation and breaking in the coastal area.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Lagrangian Study of Turbulence Structure Near the Sea Surface .
  • Show author(s) (2015). The Offshore Boundary Layer Observatory (OBLO).
  • Show author(s) (2015). Near Surface Turbulence and Gravity Wave Measurements Using a Lagrangian Drifter.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Assessment of wind turbine representation in the upper ocean circulation and turbulence variability.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Observational and numerical study of wave-turbulence interaction near the sea surface.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Upper Ocean Response to Large Wind Farm Effect in the Presence of Surface Gravity Waves.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Observations and simulation of turbulence in the ocean surface boundary layer.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Wind, wave, and current interactions in the upper ocean.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Correction to: Current and turbulence measurements at the FINO1 offshore wind energy site: analysis using 5-beam ADCPs. Ocean Dynamics. 157-157.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Erratum to: Turbulence-particle interactions under surface gravity waves. Ocean Dynamics. 557-557.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

[1] Large Eddy Simulation Modelling of Offshore Wind Farms Under the Influence of Varying Atmospheric Stability and Sea-State Conditions

[2] CONWIND: Research on smart operation control technologies for offshore windfarms (lead by NORCE)

[3] HIPERWIND:  HIghly advanced Probabilistic design and enhanced Reliability methods for high-value, cost-efficient offshore WIND (EU H2020 lead by DTU)

2021 - Leader of the renewable energy group at the Geophysical institute UiB.

2021 - Energy program board leader, UiB.