Mohammad Valipour

Degree: Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: Engineering and Engineering Technology

Mohammad Valipour


Artificial Intelligence (AI) Climatology Engineering and Design Environment Global Warming/Climate Change/Meteorology Water


  • Sustainable Systems Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Satellite Remote Sensing
  • Climate Change
  • Hydroinformatics


Mohammad Valipour, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Engineering and Engineering Technology at Metropolitan State University of Denver. His research and expertise include sustainable systems engineering, artificial intelligence, satellite remote sensing, climate change, and hydroinformatics. 

Prior to joining MSU Denver, he worked as an assistant professor at Kentucky State University, developing a nationally recognized sustainable program for small and minority communities using robots and robotics, unmanned aerial vehicles/drones, artificial intelligence, mobile power units, apps, fluid and electrical power systems, irrigation and water management, remote sensing, and human and machinery risk management.

Valipour won the prestigious Alexander von Humboldt award for his proposal titled “Global land surface air temperature, solar radiation, and precipitation in estimated by satellite remote sensing, climate reanalysis, and land surface models.” He is a member of the American Geophysical Union, American Meteorological Society, American Water Resources Association, and International Association of Hydrological Sciences.

He is an associate editor-in-chief of Water Cycle and an associate editor of Artificial Intelligence Review, Current Climate Change Reports, Sustainability Science, Hydrological Sciences Journal, Irrigation Science, Journal of the American Water Resources Association, and Simulation. Valipour was selected as the best associate editor of Simulation.

Valipour has held postdoctoral fellowships at Auburn University, the University of Florida, the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and Leibniz University Hannover.

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