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Selected Publications

 

Book Chapters 

A Middel, B Bechtel, M Demuzere, N Nazarian, 2023, ‘Urban climate informatics’, Frontiers Media SA. https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/13813/urban-climate-informatics
 
N Nazarian, M Lipson, LK Norford, 2023, ‘Multiscale modeling techniques to document urban climate change’, in Urban Climate Change and Heat Islands, 123-164. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-818977-1.00004-1
 
Nazarian N; Norford L, 2021, ‘Measuring and Assessing Thermal Exposure’, in Costanzo V (ed.), Urban heat stress and mitigation solutions. An engineering perspective, Routledge, London, http://dx.doi.org/10.1201/9781003045922

 

Preprints and paper in preparation

Martilli, A., Nazarian, N., Krayenhoff, E. S., Lachapelle, J., Lu, J., Rivas, E., Rodriguez-Sanchez, A., Sanchez, B., and Santiago, J. L.: WRF-Comfort: Simulating micro-scale variability of outdoor heat stress at the city scale with a mesoscale model, EGUsphere [preprint], https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2023-1069

Liu, Sijie and Nazarian, Negin and Hart, Melissa and Niu, Jianlei and Xie, Yongxin and de Dear, Richard, Predicting Dynamic Thermal Sensation (Dts) in Outdoor Settings [preprint], , http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4272520

Li, W., Lu, J., Nazarian, N.: Machine Learning Predicts Pedestrian Wind Environment (2024). in preparation.

Nazarian, N., Lu, J., Martilli, A., Lipson, M., Hart, M., Krayenhoff, E. S., UrbanTALES: A comprehensive dataset of Urban Turbulent Airflow using systematic Large Eddy Simulations (2024). in preparation.

 

Journal articles

Lu, J., Nazarian, N., Hart, M. A., Krayenhoff, E. S., and Martilli, A. 2024 ‘A one-dimensional urban flow model with an eddy-diffusivity mass-flux (EDMF) scheme and refined turbulent transport (MLUCM v3.0)’. Geoscientific Model Development, 17, 2525–2545, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-17-2525-2024.

Lu, J., Nazarian, N.Hart, M.A.Krayenhoff, E.S. & Martilli, A., 2024Representing the effects of building height variability on urban canopy flow’Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society150(758), 4667, https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.4584

Naserikia M; Hart MA; Nazarian N; Bechtel B; Lipson M; Nice KA., 2023 ‘Land surface and air temperature dynamics: The role of urban form and seasonality’, Science of The Total Environment, vol 905, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.167306

Lu, J.Nazarian, N.Hart, M. A.Krayenhoff, E. S., & Martilli, A., 2023. ‘Novel geometric parameters for assessing flow over realistic versus idealized urban arrays’, Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems15, e2022MS003287. https://doi.org/10.1029/2022MS003287

Naserikia M; Hart MA; Nazarian N; Bechtel B, 2022, ‘Background climate modulates the impact of land cover on urban surface temperature’, Scientific Reports, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-19431-x

Nice KA; Nazarian N; Lipson MJ; Hart MA; Seneviratne S; Thompson J; Naserikia M; Godic B; Stevenson M, 2022, ‘Isolating the impacts of urban form and fabric from geography on urban heat and human thermal comfort’, Building and Environment, vol. 224, pp. 109502 – 109502, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2022.109502

Nazarian N; Krayenhoff ES; Bechtel B; Hondula DM; Paolini R; Vanos J; Cheung T; Chow WTL; de Dear R; Jay O; Lee JKW; Martilli A; Middel A; Norford LK; Sadeghi M; Schiavon S; Santamouris M, 2022, ‘Integrated Assessment of Urban Overheating Impacts on Human Life’, Earth’s Future, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2022EF002682

Lipson MJ; Nazarian N; Hart MA; Nice KA; Conroy B, 2022, ‘A Transformation in City-Descriptive Input Data for Urban Climate Models’, Frontiers in Environmental Science, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2022.866398

Middel A; Nazarian N; Demuzere M; Bechtel B, 2022, ‘Urban Climate Informatics: An Emerging Research Field’, Frontiers in Environmental Science, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2022.867434

Blunn LP; Coceal O; Nazarian N; Barlow JF; Plant RS; Bohnenstengel SI; Lean HW, 2022, ‘Turbulence Characteristics Across a Range of Idealized Urban Canopy Geometries’, Boundary-Layer Meteorology, vol. 182, pp. 275 – 307, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10546-021-00658-6

Nazarian N, 2021, ‘Integrated Assessment of Urban Overheating Impacts on Human Life’, Earth’s Futurehttp://dx.doi.org/10.1002/essoar.10508877.2

Ulpiani G; Nazarian N; Zhang F; Pettit CJ, 2021, ‘Towards a Living Lab for Enhanced Thermal Comfort and Air Quality: Analyses of Standard Occupancy, Weather Extremes, and COVID-19 Pandemic’, Frontiers in Environmental Science, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2021.725974

Potgieter J; Nazarian N; Lipson MJ; Hart MA; Ulpiani G; Morrison W; Benjamin K, 2021, ‘Combining High-Resolution Land Use Data With Crowdsourced Air Temperature to Investigate Intra-Urban Microclimate’, Frontiers in Environmental Science, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2021.720323

Liu S; Nazarian N; Hart MA; Niu J; Xie Y; de Dear R, 2021, ‘Dynamic thermal pleasure in outdoor environments – temporal alliesthesia’, Science of the Total Environment, vol. 771, pp. 144910 – 144910, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.144910

Nazarian N; Lee JKW, 2021, ‘Personal assessment of urban heat exposure: A systematic review’, Environmental Research Letters, vol. 16, pp. 033005 – 033005, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/abd350

Nazarian N; Liu S; Kohler M; Lee JKW; Miller C; Chow WTL; Alhadad SB; Martilli A; Quintana M; Sunden L; Norford LK, 2021, ‘Project Coolbit: Can your watch predict heat stress and thermal comfort sensation?’, Environmental Research Letters, vol. 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/abd130

Moradi M; Dyer B; Nazem A; Nambiar MK; Nahian MR; Bueno B; Mackey C; Vasanthakumar S; Nazarian N; Krayenhoff ES; Norford LK; Aliabadi AA, 2021, ‘The Vertical City Weather Generator (VCWG v1.0.0)’, Geoscientific Model Developmenthttp://dx.doi.org/10.5194/gmd-2019-176

Liu S; Nazarian N; Niu J; Hart MA; de Dear R, 2020, ‘From thermal sensation to thermal affect: A multi-dimensional semantic space to assess outdoor thermal comfort’, Building and Environment, vol. 182, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2020.107112

Krayenhoff ES; Jiang T; Christen A; Martilli A; Oke TR; Bailey BN; Nazarian N; Voogt JA; Giometto MG; Stastny A; Crawford BR, 2020, ‘A multi-layer urban canopy meteorological model with trees (BEP-Tree): Street tree impacts on pedestrian-level climate’, Urban Climate, vol. 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.uclim.2020.100590

Nazarian N; Scott Krayenhoff E; Martilli A, 2020, ‘A one-dimensional model of turbulent flow through “urban” canopies (MLUCM v2.0): Updates based on large-eddy simulation’, Geoscientific Model Development, vol. 13, pp. 937 – 953, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-937-2020

Martilli A; Krayenhoff ES; Nazarian N, 2020, ‘Is the Urban Heat Island intensity relevant for heat mitigation studies?’, Urban Climate, vol. 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.uclim.2019.100541

Jayathissa P; Quintana M; Sood T; Nazarian N; Miller C, 2019, ‘Is your clock-face cozie? A smartwatch methodology for the in-situ collection of occupant comfort data’, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, vol. 1343, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/1343/1/012145

Nazarian N; Dumas N; Kleissl J; Norford L, 2019, ‘Effectiveness of cool walls on cooling load and urban temperature in a tropical climate’, Energy and Buildings, vol. 187, pp. 144 – 162, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2019.01.022

Nazarian N; Norford L, 2019, ‘Outdoor Thermal Comfort Autonomy: Performance Metrics for Climate-Conscious Design’, Building and Environment, vol. 155, pp. 145 – 160, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2019.03.028

Nazarian N; Sin T; Norford L, 2018, ‘Numerical modeling of outdoor thermal comfort in 3D’, Urban Climate, vol. 26, pp. 212 – 230, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.uclim.2018.09.001

Nazarian N; Martilli A; Norford L; Kleissl J, 2018, ‘Impacts of Realistic Urban Heating. Part II: Air Quality and City Breathability’, Boundary-Layer Meteorology, vol. 168, pp. 321 – 341, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10546-018-0346-6

Nazarian N; Martilli A; Kleissl J, 2018, ‘Impacts of Realistic Urban Heating, Part I: Spatial Variability of Mean Flow, Turbulent Exchange and Pollutant Dispersion’, Boundary-Layer Meteorology, vol. 166, pp. 367 – 393, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10546-017-0311-9

Chew LW; Nazarian N; Norford L, 2017, ‘Pedestrian-level urban wind flow enhancement with wind catchers’, Atmosphere, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/atmos8090159

Aliabadi AA; Krayenhoff ES; Nazarian N; Chew LW; Armstrong PR; Afshari A; Norford LK, 2017, ‘Effects of Roof-Edge Roughness on Air Temperature and Pollutant Concentration in Urban Canyons’, Boundary-Layer Meteorology, vol. 164, pp. 249 – 279, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10546-017-0246-1

Nazarian N; Fan J; Sin T; Norford L; Kleissl J, 2017, ‘Predicting outdoor thermal comfort in urban environments: A 3D numerical model for standard effective temperature’, Urban Climate, vol. 20, pp. 251 – 267, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.uclim.2017.04.011

Nazarian N; Kleissl J, 2016, ‘Realistic solar heating in urban areas: Air exchange and street-canyon ventilation’, Building and Environment, vol. 95, pp. 75 – 93, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2015.08.021

Nazarian N; Kleissl J, 2015, ‘CFD simulation of an idealized urban environment: Thermal effects of geometrical characteristics and surface materials’, Urban Climate, vol. 12, pp. 141 – 159, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.uclim.2015.03.002

Gill SE; Huizar I; Bench EM; Nazarian N; Leco KJ; Khokha R; Parks BC, 2008, ‘A protective role for TIMP3 in acute lung injury’, Matrix Biology, vol. 27, pp. 45 – 45, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matbio.2008.09.362

Martilli A; Roth M; Chow WTL; Demuzere M; Lipson M; Krayenhoff ES; Sailor D; Nazarian N; Voogt J; Wouters H; Middel A; Stewart ID; Bechtel B; Christen A; Hart MA, ‘Summer average urban-rural surface temperature differences do not indicate the need for urban heat reduction’, http://dx.doi.org/10.31219/osf.io/8gnbf

Conference Presentations

Nazarian N; Norford L, 2018, ‘Outdoor Thermal Comfort Autonomy: Performance Metrics for Climate-Conscious Urban Design’, in Outdoor Thermal Comfort Autonomy: Performance Metrics for Climate-Conscious Urban Design, EMS Annual Meeting: European Conference for Applied Meteorology and Climatology 2018, Budapest, Hungary, presented at EMS Annual Meeting: European Conference for Applied Meteorology and Climatology 2018, Budapest, Hungary, 03 September 2018 – 07 September 2018, https://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EMS2018/EMS2018-367.pdf

Nazarian N; Krayenhoff S; Martilli A, 2018, ‘1-D Model of Turbulent Flow through Urban Environments Informed By Large-Eddy Simulations’, in 1-D Model of Turbulent Flow through Urban Environments Informed By Large-Eddy Simulations, 10th International Conference on Urban Climate, New York, USA, presented at 10th International Conference on Urban Climate, New York, USA, 06 August 2018 – 10 August 2018, https://ams.confex.com/ams/ICUC10/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/342661

Nazarian N; Miller C; Martilli A; Norford L, 2018, ‘Crowdsourcing Microclimate, Personal Thermal Comfort and Heat Stress, and Physiological Responses using Wearable Devices’, in Crowdsourcing Microclimate, Personal Thermal Comfort and Heat Stress, and Physiological Responses using Wearable Devices, 10th International Conference on Urban Climate, New York USA, presented at 10th International Conference on Urban Climate, New York USA, 06 August 2018 – 10 August 2018, https://ams.confex.com/ams/ICUC10/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/342665

Nazarian N; krayenhoff S; Martilli A, 2017, ‘A One-Dimensional Model of Turbulent Flow Through ‘Urban’ Canopies: Updates Based on Large-Eddy Simulation’, in A One-Dimensional Model of Turbulent Flow Through ‘Urban’ Canopies: Updates Based on Large-Eddy Simulation, 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment/97th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, USA, presented at 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment/97th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, USA, 23 January 2017 – 27 January 2017, https://ams.confex.com/ams/97Annual/webprogram/Paper312898.html

Sin T; Nazarian N; Kleissl J; Norford L, 2017, ‘Detailed Evaluation of Thermal Comfort in Urban Environments: A 3D numerical model for Standard Effective Temperature’, in Detailed Evaluation of Thermal Comfort in Urban Environments: A 3D numerical model for Standard Effective Temperature, 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment/ 97th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, USA, presented at 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment/ 97th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, USA, 23 January 2017 – 27 January 2017, https://ams.confex.com/ams/97Annual/webprogram/Paper312902.html

Nazarian N; Sin T; Kleissl J; Martilli A; Norford L, 2017, ‘IMPACTS OF REALISTIC SURFACE HEATING ON OUTDOOR THERMAL COMFORT’, in https://docplayer.net/54729106-Ficup-first-international-conference-on-urban-physics.html, First International Conference on Urban Physics, Quito, Ecuador, presented at First International Conference on Urban Physics, Quito, Ecuador, 26 September 2016 – 28 September 2016, https://puceeduec-my.sharepoint.com/personal/ficup2016_puce_edu_ec/Documents/FICUP%202016.pdf?slrid=f213939e-9065-6000-4c42-2a107f6bca1a

Gunathilak G; Prasannakumar A; Nazarian N; Naeimi H, 2013, ‘A generalized event driven framework for building occupancy’, in Simulation Series, pp. 195 – 198

Theses / Dissertations

Nazarian N, 2015, Implications of Three-Dimensional Urban Heating on Fluid Flow and Dispersion, University of California San Diego, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California San Diego, https://escholarship.org/uc/item/2zt417cz#author