Shima Bahramnejad


Dr. Hugo Beltrami and Dr. Joel Finnis

I am a PhD student at Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador. I grew up in Sanandaj, a small town in northwest of Iran where people speak in Kurdish as their native language.

Previous Education:

MSc – Synoptic Climatology, Kharazmi University, Iran – 2020
Thesis – “The relationship of the Mediterranean trough’s location with precipitation in north west of Iran”
BSc – Climatology, Kurdistan University – 2016

Research Interests:

  • Climatology
  • Climate change
  • Climate modeling
  • Extreme events

My Research currently focuses on evaluating the climate model simulations regarding the future projections of extreme events such as heat waves or heavy precipitations.