Dr. Kaveh Madani
|Born||1981 (age 38–39)
|Alma mater||University of California, Davis
University of Tabriz
|Known for||Fundamental contributions to integrating game theory and decision analysis into water management models Environmental activism and impacting water policy in Iran|
|Awards||New Face of Civil Engineering (2012)Arne Richter Award for Outstanding Young Scientists (2016) Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize (2017)Hydrologic Sciences Early Career Award (2019)|
Iran’s Department of Environment
Imperial College London
University of Central Florida
|Doctoral advisor||Jay R. Lund|
Kaveh Madani (Persian: کاوه مدنی) is a scientist, activist, and former Iranian politician. He previously served as the Deputy Head of Iran’s Department of Environment (also Iran’s Deputy Vice President). He also served as the Vice President of the United Nations Environmental Assembly Bureau from 2017 to 2018.
He is known for his work on integrating game theory and decision analysis into water resources management models. His research and outreach activities have influenced water policy in Iran. He also has played a major role in raising public awareness about Iran’s water and environmental problems in recent years.
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