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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)


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).

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.


Academic article
  • 2020. Predictive Analysis of Machine Learning Schemes in Forecasting of Offshore Wind. Journal of Physics: Conference Series.
  • 2020. On Stochastic Reduced-Order and LES-based ModelsofOffshore Wind Turbine Wakes. Journal of Physics: Conference Series.
  • 2020. Ocean surface hidden structures in the Lofoten area of the Norwegian Sea. Dynamics of atmospheres and oceans (Print). 1-14.
  • 2020. Interaction between mesoscale eddies and the gyre circulation in the Lofoten basin. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Oceans. 1-13.
  • 2020. Evaluation of Gaussian wake models under different atmospheric stability conditions: Comparison with large eddy simulation results. Journal of Physics: Conference Series.
  • 2019. Wind Stress in the Coastal Zone: Observations from a Buoy in Southwestern Norway . Atmosphere. 1-32.
  • 2019. Numerical solution of regularised long ocean waves using periodised scaling functions. Pramana (Bangalore).
  • 2019. A wavelet-entropy based segmentation of turbulence measurements from a moored shear probe near the wavy sea surface. SN Applied Sciences. 22 pages.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 2017. Wavelet Galerkin scheme for solving nonlinear dispersive shallow water waves: Application in bore propagation and breaking. Wave motion. 24-44.
  • 2017. STATISTICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF OCEAN CURRENTS: MEASUREMENTS FROM FIXED AND MOVING PLATFORMS. International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering (OMAE) [proceedings].
  • 2017. Current and turbulence measurements at the FINO1 offshore wind energy site: analysis using 5-beam ADCPs. Ocean Dynamics. 109-130.
  • 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.
  • 2016. Turbulence-particle interactions under surface gravity waves. Ocean Dynamics. 1429-1448.
  • 2016. Proof of concept for turbulence measurements with the RPAS SUMO during the BLLAST campaign. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques. 4901-4913.
  • 2016. Comparison of direct covariance flux measurements from an offshore tower and a buoy. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology. 873-890.
  • 2016. Automated Measurements of Whitecaps on the Ocean Surface from a Buoy-Mounted Camera. Methods in oceanography. 14-31.
  • 2015. Particle motions beneath irrotational water waves. Ocean Dynamics. 1063-1078.
  • 2015. Offshore wind farm wake effect on stratification and coastal upwelling. Energy Procedia. 131-140.
  • 2015. Lagrangian measurement of waves and near surface turbulence from acoustic instruments. Energy Procedia. 141-150.
  • 2014. Turbulence structure in the upper ocean: a comparative study of observations and modelling. Ocean Dynamics. 611-631.
  • 2014. The influence of surface gravity waves on the injection of turbulence in the upper ocean. Nonlinear processes in geophysics. 713-733.
  • 2014. Sea surface gravity wave - wind interaction in the marine atmospheric boundary layer. Energy Procedia. 184-192.
  • 2014. Autonomous ocean turbulence measurements using shear probes on a moored instrument. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology. 474-490.
  • 2013. Wave-induced characteristics of atmospheric turbulence flux measurements. Energy Procedia. 102-112.
  • 2013. Turbulence measurements in shallow water from a subsurface moored moving platform. Energy Procedia. 307-316.
  • 2013. Perturbation in the atmospheric acoustic field from a large offshore wind farm in the presence of surface gravity waves. Energy Procedia. 113-120.
  • 2012. Upper ocean response to large wind farm effect in the presence of surface gravity waves. Energy Procedia. 245-254.
  • 2012. Surface gravity wave effects on the upper ocean boundary layer: modification of a one-dimensional vertical mixing model. Continental Shelf Research. 63-78.
  • 2012. Modelling the effect of ocean waves on the atmospheric and ocean boundary layers. Energy Procedia. 166-175.
  • 2019. The COTUR campaign - measuring offshore turbulence and coherence with lidars.
  • 2019. The COTUR campaign - measuring offshore turbulence and coherence With lidars.
  • 2017. The NORCOWE legacy - Data and Instrumentation.
  • 2017. Meteorological measurements during OBLEX-F1.
  • 2017. Air-Sea Interacton at Wind Energy Site in FINO1 Using DCF (Lidar) Measurements from OBLEX-F1 campaign.
  • 2016. Upper Ocean Variability at FINO1 Wind Energy Site: Observation and Modelling.
  • 2016. Turbulent fluxes observed during the Air-Sea Interaction at the Brazil-Malvinas Confluence.
  • 2016. Turbulence Across the Wavy Air-sea interface: Energetics and Transport .
  • 2016. Small scale turbulence structure in the upper ocean: a model-observation study.
  • 2016. NORCOWE contributions to improvements in measurement methods and measurement technique.
  • 2014. Air-sea interaction influenced by swell waves.
Academic lecture
  • 2020. On the Stochastic Reduced-Order and LES-based Models of Offshore Wind Turbine Wake.
  • 2016. Lecturer of GEOF210.
  • 2016. Characterization of wave-related processes in the upper ocean boundary layer in the North Sea: OBLEX-F1 experiment,.
  • 2016. Boundary-Layer Study at FINO1.
  • 2016. Boundary-Layer Study at FINO1.
  • 2015. Turbulence structure beneath surface gravity waves from measurements to model simulation runs.
  • 2015. Surface waves and atmosphere–ocean interaction .
  • 2015. Floating Platform Motion Correction Using Video Camera Images.
  • 2015. Application of vision-based techniques in the study of air-sea interaction processes.
  • 2012. Numerical Modelling of Wind-Driven Circulation Behind a Large Wind Farm In the presence of Surface Gravity Waves.
  • 2012. Modelling the effect of ocean waves on the atmospheric and ocean boundary layers.
  • 2011. Impacts of Surface Gravity Waves on the Near Surface Dynamic of Open Ocean.
Doctoral dissertation
  • 2014. Small-scale turbulence dynamics under sea surface gravity waves.
  • 2020. The COTUR project: Remote sensing of offshore turbulence for wind energy application.
  • 2020. Short-term Offshore Wind Speed Foarcasting with an Efficient Machine Learning Approach.
  • 2020. Evaluation of Gaussian wake models.
  • 2020. Study of Wind-Wave Interac2ons Based on a Wave-Modified Two Equa2on Model and Measurements at FINO1.
  • 2019. The OBLO infrastructure project - Measurement capabilities for offshore wind energy research in Norway.
  • 2018. Sensitivity analysis of the response of a floating wind turbine.
  • 2017. Availability of the OBLO infrastructure for wind energy research in Norway.
  • 2016. Turbulent Structure over Air-Sea Wavy Interface: Large-Eddy Simulation.
  • 2016. The sea surface current response to wave and wind: numerical modeling.
  • 2016. OBLO instrumentation at FINO1.
  • 2016. Nonlinear wave propagation and breaking in the coastal area.
  • 2016. Lagrangian Study of Turbulence Structure Near the Sea Surface .
  • 2015. The Offshore Boundary Layer Observatory (OBLO).
  • 2015. Near Surface Turbulence and Gravity Wave Measurements Using a Lagrangian Drifter.
  • 2015. Assessment of wind turbine representation in the upper ocean circulation and turbulence variability.
  • 2014. Observational and numerical study of wave-turbulence interaction near the sea surface.
  • 2012. Upper Ocean Response to Large Wind Farm Effect in the Presence of Surface Gravity Waves.
  • 2012. Observations and simulation of turbulence in the ocean surface boundary layer.
  • 2011. Wind, wave, and current interactions in the upper ocean.
  • 2018. Correction to: Current and turbulence measurements at the FINO1 offshore wind energy site: analysis using 5-beam ADCPs. Ocean Dynamics. 157-157.
  • 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)