Dr Mohammad Heidarzadeh is an Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering specializing in Coastal Engineering at the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering of the Brunel University London (UK). Dr Heidarzadeh is the Secretary General of the International Tsunami Committee (ITC) affiliated to IUGG who was elected for this post in July 2019 in Canada. He is an international scientist/engineer on large earthquakes, tsunamis, storms and their effects on infrastructure. Dr Heidarzadeh is a well-known expert on Global-Challenge Researches on extreme geo-environmental hazards worldwide and is the PI (Principal Investigator) of the £495K GCRF (Global Challenge Research Fund) projct with Indonesia on earthquakes and tsunamis, a Co-I of another £172K GCRF project with India on tsunamis, and a Co-I of a £51K projct with Dominica (Caribbean Sea) on storms. Dr Heidarzadeh is a global expert on infrastructure as he has been involved in the design and construction of several mega-infrastructure such as embankment dams, double-curvature concrete dams, underground metro structures and coastal sea walls.