Alireza Shokoohi

Ph.D Full Professor Water Engineering


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Room , Water Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture & Natural Resourses, Imam Khomeini International University, Qazvin, Iran

Dr. Alireza Shokoohi is a tenured Professor at the department of water engineering, Imam Khomeini International University, Iran. He received his BSc. degree in Irrigation and reclamation engineering in 1985 at Tehran University. Then, he started researching as a graduate student and received his MSc. degree in hydraulic structures in 1989 at Tehran University. After 7 years working as a lecturer at Shahroud Industrial University and also as a project manager in some consulting engineering companies, he continued his graduate studies and completed the PhD. training in 2001 in water resources engineering at Tehran University. Then, he moved to Qazvin International University and started teaching as an assistant professor. He was promoted to Associate Professor grade in 2008, and in 2015, because of his impressive accomplishment, was promoted to Full Professor grade and now is conducting many courses and thesis in hydraulics and hydrology. His special favorite is rainfall - runoff modeling in GIS environment, Flood and drought risk and crisis management, Environmental engineering and integrated river basin management. He has managed at least 20 nationwide river engineering projects. He has published 5 books in hydrology, irrigation and drainage engineering and also has published more than 100 papers in valid peer reviewed journals/conferences in water engineering related area.

A brief of his biography and his activities is presented below:

EDUCATION:

    • POST SECONDARY: 
    • 1985 BSc. degree in Irrigation Engineering, University of Tehran
    • 1989 MSc. degree in Hydraulic Structure, University of Tehran (Title of thesis: “Developing a quasi two dimensional mathematical model for flood routing using characteristic method”.
    • 2001 PhD. degree in Water Resources, University of Tehran (Title of thesis: “Developing a Hydraulic based Rainfall Runoff mathematical model in GIS environment for using in flood warning systems”.
    • 1999 (one month) GIS application in water resources engineering, joint training  programme; ITC Netherlands and WJARC, I. R. Iran.
    • 2000 (2 months) GIS and RS application in hydrology, Joint training programme held by JWRCIran, Khajeh Nasir University of Technology-Iran and ITC Netherlands
    • 2004 (3 months) Data base management (SQL Server& Access), Microsystem Co Tehran I.R. Iran
    • 2004 (3months) Visual Basic Programming, Microsystem Co Tehran I.R. Iran
    • 2005 (3months) Project Management and control (Primavera and Microsoft  Project ), Microsystem Co. , Tehran I.R. Iran
    • 2005 (90 hr3 month) ArcGis (primary ,intermediate ,advanced level) , Faculty of Engineering, Tehran university
    • 2005 (40 hr1.5 month) Visual Basic (advanced level) , Faculty of Engineering ,Tehran university
    • 2005 (120 hr – 1 month) Remote Sensing application in natural land resources management (principal and advanced applicationsBy ERDASS and ERMAPPER),Iranian center of remote sensing, Tehran, I.R. Iran
    • 2008 (30 hr – 3 days) SWAT and its application in water resources engineering, Tarbiat Modares University,Water Engineering Research Center(WERC), Tehran, I.R. Iran.
    • 2008 (35 hr – 4 days) WEAP and its application in water resources engineering, Tehran University, Faculty of Engineering, Tehran, I.R. Iran.
    • 20092010 (1 year) Sabbatical leave. The University of Oklahoma, Civil engineering and Environmental science School, USA.- National Weather Service ( NASA), Norman, Oklahoma, USA. 
    • 2011 (16 hr 2 days) Vensim and its application in water resources engineering, Sepehre Shargh consulting engineer, Tehran, I.R. Iran.
    • 2012 (6 hr 1 day) Optimization of water resources management using rainfall runoff modeling in flooding and Normal conditions. Workshop; Hydropower conference, Tehran, I.R. Iran.
    • 2016 (9 months) Sabbatical leave. Texas A&M University, Water Engineering Department, College Station, Texas, USA. 

       MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION:

  • Iranian Hydraulics association, member of river engineering division
  • Iranian Water Resources Association(IR-WRA)
  • Iranian National Committee on Large Dams (IRCOLD), Permanent member of Dam and Flood committee
  • Iranian National Committee on Large Dams (IRCOLD), Permanent member of Dams Hydraulics committee
  • Iranian National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (IRNCID), Permanent member of in Agricultural Drought Management division.

Books   

  • A. Shokoohi (2005). Hydrology through solved problems. 3rd edition. Dibagarane Tehran. 220pp.
  • A. Shokoohi, Ararsteh, p. (2011) Irrigation Engineerin, from principle to design. Dibagarane Tehran.510pp.
  • Peyman Arasteh, Shokoohi, A. (2012) Drainage engineering. Dibagarane Tehran. 280pp.
  • A. Shokoohi (2014) (translated to Farsi) Distributed hydrologic modeling using GIS. 285pp

Current and Recent Research Programs

    • Deriving of topographical and hydrological indexes of watersheds by GIS (code: WRE378297), Awarded by Ministry of Energy of Iran- Deputy of Research affairs, Proponents; Saghafian, B., Shokoohi, A., Karamouz, M. (20012003).
    • Deriving of nonlinear distributed unit hydrograph for determining of design hydrograph (code: WRE378296), Awarded by Ministry of Energy of Iran- Deputy of Research affairs, Proponents; Saghafian, B., Shokoohi, A., (20022004).
    • Flood control in watersheds in order to decrease flood damages in urban areas (Code: 1007487), Awarded by Ministry of Energy of Iran, Khoozestan Water and Power Organization. Shokoohi, A., (2006)
    • Development of an algorithm for optimized management of watersheds from erosion and sedimentation control point of view (Code: J.T.A/86/1149), Awarded by Oil ministry. Shokoohi, A., (2007)
    • Using Geostatistical methods for deriving climatological anomalies (Microclimates) in western part of Mazandaran, Awarded by Ministry of Energy of Iran, Regional Water Company of Mazandaran.  Shokoohi, A., Sotoudehnia, A. (2008 2010)
    • The Minimum water requirement of rivers to be ecologically alive Investigation on existing deficits and the solutions. Awarded by Ministry of Energy of Iran, Regional Water Company of Mazandaran. Shokoohi, A. (2010 2012)
    • Nonstructural management of flood agricultural loss. Awarded by the Deputy for Research and Technology of Imam khomeini International University. Shokoohi, A., Ganji, Z. (2012 2013).
    • Flood simulation in mountainous watersheds using a geomorphological mathematical model based on kinematic wave theory. Awarded by the Deputy for Research and Technology of Imam khomeini International University. Shokoohi, A., Azizian, A. (2013 2014).
    • An Investigation on the Urmia Lake Basin Drought Using  RDI and SPI Indices. Awarded by the Deputy for Research and Technology of Imam khomeini International University. Shokoohi, A., morovati, R. (2014).
    • Evaluation and quality based zoning of rivers via NSFWQI index using GIS, Awarded by the Deputy for Research and Technology of Imam khomeini International University. Shokoohi, A., Modaberi, H. (2018).

Computer software skills

    • HECHMS, SMADA, HEC-FDA, HEC-LifeSim, ,UBCWM, RRL, BIOKLIMA, HBV,…
    •  MATLAB, MINITAB, STATGRAPHICS (SGWIN), SPSS, EASYFIT, HYFA
    •  ARCGIS, HECGEORAS, HEC-GEOHMS, ILWIS, ERDAS, SURFER
    • EPANET,  LOOP, SEWER, SWMM
    •  RUSLE, AGWA, SWAT
    • HECRAS, DFLOW, WIMFLUME, FLOWPRO
    • CROPWAT, OPTIWAT, HYDCALC
    • WEAP, HEC5
    • TOPMODEL, IHACRES, KWGIUH
    • AHP solver TOPSIS

Honors

    • Top student in BSc. level.
    • Top student in MSc. level.
    • Top student in PhD. level.
    • Top researcher in faculty of Engineering and Technology Imam Khomeini International University (2007).
    • Top researcher in Qazvin Province (2008).
    • Top researcher in faculty of Engineering and Technology Imam Khomeini International University (From October 2008 by September 2009).
    • Top researcher in faculty of Engineering and Technology Imam Khomeini International University (From October 2014 by September 2015).
    • Top researcher in faculty of Engineering and Technology Imam Khomeini International University (From October 2016 by September 2017).

   Recent Graduate Students:

  1. A. Moradi Haranji (MSc. 2019): “Evaluation and zoning of Rivers via NSFWQI and comparing the results with that of IRWQIsc”.
  2. M. Yahyaee (MSc. 2019): “Determining risk of flash flood fatalities (using Lifesim)”.
  3. R. Habibnejad (MSc. 2019): “The impact of climate Change on short duration rainfall for urban flood management (Case Study: Tehran)”.
  4. M. Marvi Nasrabadi (MSc. 2019): “Comparison of parametric and non-parametric zoning methods for studying regional meteorological drought”.
  5. M. Mohsenitabar (MSc.2019): “Forecasting the occurrence of hydrological drought via meteorological drought using a Water balance model”.
  6. F. Razi (PhD. 2019): “Developing and uncertainty analysis of a hydro climatological drought index using Markov chain“.
  7. M. Karbasi (PhD. 2018): “Risk Analysis of human mortality due to flash floods in urban areas considering flood warning and using traffic evacuation models“.
  8. N. Loghmani (MSc. 2018): "Zoning rivers based on their water quality for aquaculture using Water Quality Indices ".
  9. M. Vakilifard (MSc. 2018): "Assessment of hydrological and hydraulic models for evaluating minimum flow requirement in rivers and selecting the best model regarding ecological criteria".
  10. E. Movahednejad (MSc. 2018): "A regional study of virtual water trade in the production of livestock products".
  11. A. Azhari (MSc. 2016): "Scenario based studying of drought: case study: Lake Urmia Basin".
  12. S. Mojtabavi (MSc. 2016): "Investigation on the virtual water trade in a regional scale".
  13. N. Ahmadi (MSc.  2015): "Investigation on the KW-GIUH model sensitivity to physiographic parameters".
  14. M. Rahmali (MSc.  2015): "Finding the optimum location of small detention dams for urban flood management using HEC-HMS and ARCVIEW GIS".
  15. N. Bahraminejad (MSc.  2015): "Investigation on the climate change via change detection in watersheds water balance".
  16. M. Ezati (MSc.  2015): "Climate change effects on Taleghan watershed water budget; focusing on separating human activities and environment roles".
  17. A. Rostami (MSc.  2015): "Investigation on the relationship between fractal Number of rivers and corresponding watersheds flood potential"
  18. R. Pirmohammadjemaat (MSc.  2015): "Investigation on the the KW-GIUH model sensitivity to geomorphologic parameters ".
  19. A. Azizian (PhD. 2015): "Developing a mesoscale hydraulic based rainfall Runoff model".
  20. M. Zarakani (MSc.   2015): "Developing an index based method to enhance the hydraulic method for determining environmental water requirement ".
  21. N. Hosseini (MSc.  2015): "Using SPI method to predict floods magnitude".
  22. S. Kardgar (MSc.  2015): "Analysis of the Caspian sea water level fluctuations using the Fourier series".
  23. S. Khanmohammadi (MSc. 2014): "Modifying RVA method to evaluate environmental water requirement with minimum data acquisition".
  24. N. Salavarzi (MSc. 2014): "Investigating the effects of different flow routing algorithms on the performance of the TOPMODEL ". 
  25. R.Morovati (MSc.  2013): "Drought monitoring in Iran Using RDI via gridded data of GPCC, NCEP/NCAR".
  26. Z. Ganji Noroozi (PhD. 2012): “Agricultural loss functions and risk analysis”.
  27. M. Amini (MSc. 2012): "Development of a hydraulic model for deriving the minimum environmental flow requirement".
  28. P.Gholami (MSc. 2012): "Developing a surface flow routing algorithm in GIS environment".
  29. F. Sarmadi (MSc.  2012): "Zoning of Iran based on precipitation via PCA and Clustering techniques".
  30. S. Beheshti (MSc. 2012): "Developing a morphologic based mathematical model to evaluate erosion and sediment yield of watersheds for river engineering purposes".
  31. O. Alidoosti (MSc.  2012): "Modifying the SPI model to make it compatible with Iran climate".
  32. S. Nikghalb (MSc.  2012): "Using IFIM for ecological water determination under no data condition and comparing the results with that of hydrological and hydraulic methods".
  33. A. R. Islami (PhD. 2011): “Development of a Mathematical Model for Hydroclimatological Drought Prediction for Using in Risk and Crisis Management”.
  34. Rashid Jamshidi (MSc. 2007): “Selection of appropriate flood control measures in urban watersheds.”
  35. Ali Soltani (MSc. 2006): “Investigation on detention dams effects in reducing urban floods damages using mathematical models.” 
  36. Ali Reza Mojarabi (MSc. 2005): “Developing and using a mathematical Rainfall-Runoff model for optimizing dimensions of Ogee and Morning Glory Weirs.”
  37. Parviz Salehi (MSc. 2004): “Developing a mathematical model for diffusive waves routing in GIS environment.”
  38. Shahab Daneshvar (MSc. 2001): “Estimation of Runoff due to rainfall, using spatially distributed data”.

       Current Graduate Students:

    • M. Mousavi (PhD. Expected 2019): “Developing a hydroclimatological drought crisis assessment model (Case study: the Zayandehrood river basin) “.
    • K. Amirmoradi (PhD. Expected 2019): “Mapping risk of life and property hazards caused by river floods considering the uncertainty of natural factors“.
    • H. Modaberi (PhD. Expected 2020): “Developing a Holistic Model for Wetland’s Water Requirement Based on IWRM Principles (Case study: Anzali Wetland)“.
    • B. Khatar (PhD. Expected 2020): “Developing a Holistic Model for Determining Rivers’ Water Requirement Based on IWRM Principles”.
    • M. Pashazadeh (PhD. Expected 2021): “ Survey of Climate Change Impact on Rangeland Drought (Case Study: Karaj Watershed)”. (She is studying in Imam Khomeini International University Iran and I am her co-supervisor).
    • M. Eradi (MSc. Expected 2020): “Assessment and evaluation of environmental flow requirement of Anzali wetland using water birds as an ecological index”. (He is studying in Imam Khomeini International University Iran and I am his supervisor).
    • M. Bakhshaeefar (MSc. Expected 2020): “Hydrological Flood Hazard mapping Using Stochastic methods combining with a Deterministic Hydrologic model”. (She is studying in Imam Khomeini International University Iran and I am her supervisor).
    • S. Sahami (MSc. Expected 2020): “Determining Environmental Water Requirement Based on Quality Conditions of Rivers”. (She is studying in Imam Khomeini International University Iran and I am her supervisor).

       Current and Recent Courses:

    • Climate Change (PhD.)
    • Water Resources Problems in Iran (PhD.)
    • Physical Hydrology (PhD.)
    • Advanced Hydraulics (PhD.)
    • Advanced Engineering statistics (PhD.)
    • Uncertainty assessment and risk analysis in water resources (PhD.)
    • Urban flood risk assessment/management (PhD.)
    • Risk and reliability analysis in Civil Engineering (MSC.)
    • Water Resources Engineering (MSC.)
    • Advanced Open Channel Hydraulics (MSC.)
    • Advanced Engineering Hydrology (MSC.)
    • Mathematical modeling in hydrology (MSC.)
    • Advanced Engineering Statistics (MSC.)
    • GIS and its Applications in water resources engineering (MSC. and BSC.)
    • Surface water hydrology (BSC.)
    • Engineering hydrology (BSC.)
    • Open Channel Hydraulics (BSC.)

Papers ; Some recent papers (After  2016)

No

Title

Journal /Conference

Date

Volume

Authors

1 Development of a new method for estimating SCS curve number using TOPMODEL concept of wetness index (case study: Kasilian and Jong watersheds, Iran)

Acta Geophysica

2019

https://doi.org/10.1007/s11600-019-00297-z

Asghar Azizian

 Alireza hokoohi

2

 

Using of Virtual Water Footprint Concept in Livestock Productions for Water Resources Conservation

J. of Soil and Water Resources Conservation

2019

8(3)

Ehsan Movahed Hadi Ramezani

 Alireza hokoohi

3

Effects of Kernel Functions on SPEI and Drought Characteristics

Iranian Journal of Water Resources Research

Accepted

-

S. Mojtaba Mousavi

Alireza hokoohi

4

Assessment of standardized precipitation and standardized precipitation-evapotranspiration indices for wet period detection

Journal of Soil and Water Conservation

2019

25(6)

N. Hosseini pazhouh Khaled Ahmadaali

 Alireza hokoohi

5

Estimating Number of Fatalities Due to Flash Floods in Residential Areas

Iranian Journal of Water Resources Research

2019

15(1)

Mehdi Karbasi

Alireza hokoohi

Bahram Saghafian

6

Evaluating and Comparing the Sensitivity of NSFWQI and IRWQISC Models to Water Quality Parameters

Iranian Journal of Water Resources Research

2019

14(5)

Alireza Shokoohi

Hadi Modaberi

 

7

The Effects of Data Type and Time Scale on Selecting Drought Regional Analysis Method

J. of Soil and Water Resources Conservation

2018

8(1)

Fahimeh Razi

Alireza Shokoohi

8

Using RVA Model for Defining River Ecological Regime for Determining Environmental Flow

Iranian Journal of Water Resources Research

2018

14(2)

S. Khanmohammadi

Alireza Shokoohi

9

Flood Forecasting via Daily Scale Standardized Precipitation Index

Journal of Civil and Environmental Engineering(Tabriz University)

2018

48(2)

Alireza Shokoohi

Nazgol Hosseini

Afshin Bakhtiari

 

10

An Investigation on the Effects of DEM Resolution and Flow Tracing Algorithms on the Topo Index and TOPMODEL Performance

(Case Study: Kasilian and Karde Catchments)

Iranian Journal of soil and water research (Tehran University)

2018

49(4)

DOI: 10.22059/ijswr.2018.235721.667705

Alireza Shokoohi

Asghar Azizian

Negin Salavarzi

Vijay P. SIngh

11

Loss of life estimation due to Flash Floods in residential areas using a regional model

Water Resources Management

2018

10.1007/s11269-018-2071-9

Mehdi Karbasi

Alireza hokoohi

Bahram Saghafian

 

12

Analysis of spatial and temporal risk of agricultural loss due to  flooding in paddy farms

Paddy and Water Environment

2018

DOI: 10.1007/s10333-018-0665-8

Alireza hokoohi

Zhara Ganji

Jamal M. Samani

Vijay P. Singh

 

13

Evaluating Scale effect of Maps Derived via Remote Sensing and Ground Surveying on the Performance of HEC-HMS

Modares Civil Engineering Journal

2018

18(1)

Asghar Azizian

Alireza Shokoohi

Farinaz Zamani

 

14

Investigating the Trend of Temperature and Rainfall and its Effects on the Taleghan Dam Water

Iranian Journal of soil and water research (Tehran University)

2018

49(4)

Manijeh Ezati

Alireza Shokoohi

Vijay P. Singh

Mojtaba Nouri

15

Using Regional Virtual Water Trading based on Water Footprint Accounting for Optimizing Crop patterns to Resolve Water Crisis in Dry Regions

 

Irrigation and Drainage (ICID)

2017

DOI: 10.1002/ird.2170

Amin Mojtabavi Alireza Shokoohi

Hadi Ramezani

Vijay P.Singh

 

16

Introducing a Holistic Ecological Model under Data Shortage for Determining Rivers’ Ecological Water Requirements

Iranian Journal of Water Resources Research

2017

13(2)

 

Masoumeh Zarakani

Alireza Shokoohi

Vijay P. Sing

 

17

Sensitivity analysis of KW-GIUH rainfall runoff model with respect to infiltration methods and roughness coefficients

Journal of Watershed Engineering and Management

2017

9(3)

Alireza Shokoohi

Asghar Azizian

Razieh Jemaat

18

Evaluating and Sensitivity analysis of a macro scale hydrological model (VIC-3L) for simulation of stream flow at different time scales

Journal of Civil and Environmental Engineering-Tabriz University

2017

47(2)

Asghar Azizian

Alireza Shokoohi

19

Using water foot print of main crops in Qazvin plain to overcome water shortage

Journal of Water and Soil-University of Ferdowsi

2017

31(2)

Hadi Ramezani

Alireza Shokoohi

Amin Mojtabavi

20

Calculating the Water Footprint and Virtual Water Trade in Qazvin Province

1st Virtual Water International Conference

2017

-

Amin Mojtabavi

Alireza Shokoohi

Hadi Ramezani

 

21

Comparing Habitat Simulation with Hydrologic Methods

Ecological Regime and Minimum Environmental Flow

 

Water Resources manage.

2016

30

DOI 10.1007/s11269-016-1488-2

Saeed Nikghalb

Alireza Shokoohi

Vijay P. Singh

Ruihong YU

22

Using Water Footprint Accounting for Optimizing Crop Patterns in Sustainable Development Scheme (Case Study: Qazvin Plain)

Iranian Journal of Water Resources Research

2016

12(3)

Alireza Shokoohi

Hadi Ramezani

Amin Mojtabavi

Vijay P. Singh

 

23

Evaluating the effect of discharge - probability function uncertainty on the risk of agricultural loss due to flood using Monte Carlo method

 

Iranian Journal of Water Resources Research

2016

12(2)

Zahra Ganji

Alireza Shokoohi

Vijay P. Singh

24

Effect of Data Resolution on Topographic Index and Performance of the Simi-Distributed Model: TOPMODEL

(Case Study: Karde Catchment)

Modares Civil Engineering Journal

2016

16(2)

Asghar Azizian

Alireza Shokoohi

 

25

DEMs resolution effect on SCS Curve Number derived by WI_CN method based on Saturation Excess Concept

Iranian Journal of soil and water research (Tehran University)

2015

46(2)

Asghar Azizian

Alireza Shokoohi

Documents and field of educations

Row Title and level of the course From Till Place of education Related file Related link
1 Ph.D. : Water Resources Engineering 1995 2001 Tehran University ---
2 Master of Science: Hydraulic Structures Tehran University ---
3 B.S.: Irrigation and Reclamation Engineering Tehran University ---

Scientific and researching experiences

Row Research tittle Beginning date Termination date Institute/Organization Related file Related link
1 - Deriving of topographical and hydrological indexes of watersheds by GIS 2001 2003 Ministry of Energy of Iran- Deputy of Research affairs ---
2 - Deriving of nonlinear distributed unit hydrograph for determining of design hydrograph 2002 2004 Ministry of Energy of Iran- Deputy of Research affairs ---
3 - Flood control in watersheds in order to decrease flood damages in urban areas 2006 2006 Ministry of Energy of Iran, Khoozestan Water and Power Organization ---
4 - Development of an algorithm for optimized management of watersheds from erosion and sedimentation control point of view 2007 2007 Ministry of Oil of Iran ---
5 - Using Geostatistical methods for deriving climatological anomalies (Microclimates) in western part of Mazandaran 2008 2010 Ministry of Energy of Iran, Regional Water Company of Mazandaran ---
6 - The Minimum water requirement of rivers to be ecologically alive- Investigation on existing deficits and the solutions. 2010 2012 Ministry of Energy of Iran, Regional Water Company of Mazandaran ---
7 - Non-structural management of flood agricultural loss 2012 2013 Deputy for Research and Technology of Imam khomeini International University ---
8 - Flood simulation in mountainous watersheds using a geomorphological mathematical model based on kinematic wave theory 2013 2014 Deputy for Research and Technology of Imam khomeini International University ---
9 - An Investigation on the Urmia Lake Basin Drought Using RDI and SPI Indices 2014 2014 Deputy for Research and Technology of Imam khomeini International University ---

Field of research

Row Title of interested research Minimum time Maximum time Needs Research plan file Related link
1  Mathematical Modeling in water resources related area ---
2  Hydrological Processes /Hazard Management (Flood & Drought) ---
3  RS/GIS application in Environmental Engineering ---
4  IWRM/IRBM ---
5  Climate change impact assessment ---

Published article

Row Article title Date of preparation Presenting date Publishing journal Related file Related link
1 DEM resolution and stream delineation threshold effects on the results of geomorphologic based rainfall runoff models 2014 2014 Turkish Journal of Engineering and Environmental Sciences ---
2 Development of a New Method for Estimation of SCS Curve Number Based on Saturation Excess Concept 2014 2014 Iranian Journal of Water Resources Research ---
3 A Mathematical Model for Agricultural FLood Loss Estimation 2013 2014 Iranian Journal of Water Resources Research ---
4 An investigation on the Urmia Lake watershed drought using RDI and SPI indices 2014 2014 Journal of watershed engineering and management ---
5 An investigation on the effects of DEM resolution and stream delineation thresholds on the performance of the Kinematic-wave-based GIUH Model 2013 2014 Iranian Journal of Hydraulics ---
6 Sensitivity analysis of Hydraulic models regarding hydromorphologic data derivation methods 2012 2014 Water and Waste water Journal ---
7 DEM cell size effects on the TOPO index and simulated results of the TOPMODEL 2012 2014 Iranian Journal of Water resources research ---
8 Conjunctive Use of Detention Dams and Off-Stream Reservoirs, A Tool for High Frequency Floods Management 2014 2014 International Bulletin of Water Resources and Development ---
9 Spatial biosystemic analysis using climatic variables to optimize thermal energy consumption 2013 2014 International Bulletin of Water Resources and Development ---
10 Effect of DEM resolution on Topographic Index and runoff simulation in a semi-distributed model: TOPMODEL 2013 2013 Journal of water Research(Urmia University) ---
11 Evaluation of Topographic and Radar based DEMs on the simulation results of the Geomorphologic models 2013 2014 Journal of watershed engineering and management ---
12 Introducing a new method to determine rivers ecological water requirement in comparison with hydrological and hydraulic methods 2012 2014 International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology ---
13 Non-structural management of floodplains using agricultural flood loss estimation 2012 2013 Irrigation and water engineering journal ---
14 Analysis of Streamflow conditions using Hydrologic Environmental drought index 2012 2013 Journal of watershed engineering and management ---
15 Investigation on the effects of slope on the derivation of artificial river network 2011 2012 Iranian Journal of Hydraulics ---
16 Comparison of SPI and RDI in drought analysis in local scale with emphasizing on agricultural drought (Case study: Qazvin and Takestan) 2011 2012 Irrigation and water engineering journal ---
17 Using Off-Stream Reservoirs for Saving Storm Water in accordance with Passive Defense Principals 2012 2012 Zist Samaneh ---
18 Developing an agricultural flood loss estimation function 2011 2012 Natural Hazards ---
19 A semi analytical solution for rising limb of hydrograph in 2D overland flow 2011 2012 International journal of civil engineering ---
20 Determination of flood flow depth and velocity at the threshold of crop rapture and position of rupture point using analytical and laboratory analysis (case study: rice) 2010 2011 Iranian Journal of Hydraulics ---
21 Using hydrologic and hydraulically derived geometric parameters of perennial rivers to determine minimum water requirements of ecological habitats 2010 2011 Hydrological Processes ---
22 Determining the Minimum Ecological Water Requirements in Perennial Rives Using Morphological Parameters 2010 2011 Mohit Shenasi- (Tehran University) ---
23 Comparison of Aquifer Hydraulic Conductivity Estimation Methods for Using in Simulation Models 2007 2008 Iranian Journal of technical and engineering research in agriculture-Iran ---
24 Isochrones Delineation in Converging Flows for Using in the Time-Area Method 2007 2008 Iranian Journal of Water Resources Research ---
25 A New Approach for Isochrone Mapping in one Dimensional Flow for Using in Time – Area Method 2008 2008 Journal of Applied Science ---
26 Flood Control in Urban Basins Using Detention Ponds Comparison to Localized River 2007 2007 Iranian Journal of Water Resources Research ---
27 Comparison of Isochrones Mapping Methods to be used in 2006 2007 Iranian Journal of Water Resources Research ---
28 Assessment of Urban Basins Flood Control Measures Using HYDROGIS Tools 2006 2007 Journal of Applied Science ---
29 A corrected time-area technique for one dimensional flow 2005 2006 International journal of civil engineering-Iran ---
30 Application of Mathematical Models and GIS in Flood Control Project planning 2005 2006 Journal of Water and waste Water –Iran ---
31 Prediction of Drought Severity Duration and Frequency Using Probabilistic and Time Series Methods (Case Study: Sistan and Baloochestan Province) 2003 2003 Iranian Journal of Desert researches ---

Presented article to congress or conferences

Row Article title Date of preparation Presenting date Title of conference Related file Related link
1 On the Rivers drought evaluation using FDCI and SDI indices 2014 2014 The 5th Iranian water management Conference ---
2 Evaluating the effects of Radar maps precision on Geomorphologic based Rainfall Runoff models 2014 2014 The 5th Iranian water management Conference ---
3 On the drought of the Orumia Lake using RDI 2014 2014 The 5th Iranian water management Conference ---
4 Using minimum environmental flow criteria for hydrological drought analysis in rivers 2014 2014 The 5th Iranian water resources management conference ---
5 Evaluating different interpolation methods for temperature gridded data (case study: Iran 2013 2013 12th National Conference on irrigation and evaporation reduction ---
6 The effects of DEM construction methods on the TOPO index and the results of the TOPMODEL 2013 2013 7th National Conference of Civil Engineering ---
7 Determining Environmental water requirement using an analytic morphologic model 2013 2013 7th National Conference of Civil Engineering ---
8 Using a two dimensional hydrodynamic model for 2012 2012 9th International river engineering conference ---
9 Investigating the interaction of plant and flow for developing a mathematical model for agricultural losses 2012 2012 11th Iranian conference of hydraulics ---
10 Comparison of meteorological drought indices efficiency in Semi-Mediterranean region (Case study: Mazandaran watersheds) 2012 2012 3rd International conference on integrated water supplies management ---
11 An Investigation on the effects of different slope classes in artificial network derivation (Case study: Kazemroud and Azaroud watersheds-Mazandaran) 2012 2012 3rd International conference on integrated water supplies management ---
12 Comparison of flow tracing algorithm in deriving topographic indices (Case study: Case study: Kazemroud and Azaroud watersheds in Mazandaran and a watershed in the west of Takestan) 2012 2012 3rd International conference on integrated water supplies management ---
13 Algorithm to Locate Potential Water Harvesting Sites in 2011 2011 21st Congress on Irrigation and Drainage ---
14 Impact of climate change on water resources assessment: Rethinking the water use to increase the productive use of water 2011 2011 G-WADI regional workshop on climate change impacts on water resources management in arid and semi-arid zones ---
15 The necessity of comprehensive studies of soil and water resources integrated management of coastal lands and its relationship with the comprehensive plan of river engineering, Mazandaran 2011 2011 1th National conference on drought and climate change ---
16 Identification of the best fitted probability distribution function on precipitation data in different climate regimes of Iran, to calculate Standardized orecipitation index (SPI) at different time scales 2011 2011 1th National conference on drought and climate change ---
17 Optimization of location of Retention Dams using Upstream Drainage Area 2008 2008 4th National Congress of Civil Engineering- Iran2008 ---
18 Investigation and using of a mathematical model for determining dimensions of an Ogee Crest and Morning Glory Spillway 2007 2007 1st conference on Dams and Hydraulic Structures- Iran ---
19 Diffusive waves back routing using modified Muskingum-Cunge method 2007 2007 6th conference of Hydraulics- Iran ---
20 Results of Application of Detention Ponds for Flood Control in Urban Basins 2007 2007 International Conference on Water & Flood Management (ICWFM-2007)- Bangladesh ---
21 Effect of Network Water Distribution Schedule and Different On-Farm Water Management Practices on Sugarbeet Water Use Efficiency – Case Study: Mahabad,I.R. Iran 2007 2007 USCID Fourth International Conference- USA ---
22 Surface Flow Tracing Algorithms Application in management of phase 1 of Flood Control Projects 2006 2006 7th International Conference on River Engineering-Iran ---
23 Effect of different on-farm water management on sugar beet water use efficiency , case study: Naghadeh, I.R. IRAN 2006 2006 An International perspective on Environmental and water resources (ASCE)- India ---
24 Drought Monitoring In Central of Iran using SPI 2004 2004 3rd Regional and 1st conference on Climate Change-Iran ---
25 Drought Monitoring using SPI index in Yazd province, Iran 2004 2004 6th Inter-Regional conference on Environmental water Land water use planning and management-Iran ---
26 Use of Geostatistical and Time Series Analysis in Groundwater 2004 2004 7th Int. Conf on Development of Dry Lands – ICARDA ---
27 Identification and Prediction of Desertification by Time Series Analysis in Central Watershed of Iran 2004 2004 7th Int. Conf on Development of Dry Lands – ICARDA ---
28 Development of Synthetic Hyetograph using Alternating Block method for determining design Floods 2003 2003 6th International conference of Civil Engineering (ICCE)- Iran ---
29 Determining of Precipitation temporal pattern in Tehran Province 2003 2003 6th International conference of Civil Engineering (ICCE)- Iran ---
30 Drought spatial analysis and development of severity duration – frequency curves for an arid region 2003 2003 Hydrology of the Mediterranean and semi arid regions - France ---
31 A new Algorithm in Automatic delineation of watershed channel network using GIS programming 2002 2002 1st conference on the role of watershed management in agriculture and natural resources development in Khazar lake water ---
32 SDF curve derivation and application of time series in modeling drought occurrence and forecasting drought duration 2002 2002 Understanding Future Dry land and environmental Changes from past dynamics-Iran ---
33 Desert Development Forecast in Central Basin of Iran by Markov's Chain-Stochastic Model 2002 2002 Understanding Future Dry land and environmental Changes from past dynamics- Iran ---
34 Identification and Prediction of Desertification by Time Series Analysis in Central Watershed of Iran 2002 2002 Understanding Future Dry land and environmental Changes from past dynamics- Iran ---
35 Drought Forecasting in Sistan and Baloochestan using time series models 2001 2001 1st conference on investigating of water crisis confrontation-Iran ---
36 Water Supply in Arid and Semi Arid region by Water harvesting using mathematical models 2001 2001 1st conference on searching for drought and water scarcity confrontation-Iran ---

Published books

Row Book title First publication # Publishing Related file Related link
1 Hydrology through solved problems 2005 2000 Dibagarane Tehran ---
2 Irrigation Engineerin, from principle to design 2007 2000 Dibagarane Tehran ---
3 Drainage engineering 2008 2000 Dibagarane Tehran ---
4 Distributed hydrologic modeling using GIS (translation to Farsi) 2014 1000 Saeb Institute of Higher Education ---

Undergraduate’s lessons

Row Title of Undergraduate’s lessons From Till Place of teaching Related file Related link
1 - GIS and its Applications in water resources engineering 2006 present Imam Khomeini International University ---
2 Surface water hydrology 2000 Present Imam Khomeini International University ---
3 Engineering hydrology 2000 Present Imam Khomeini International University ---
4 Open Channel Hydraulics 1995 Present Imam Khomeini International University ---

Postgraduate’s lessons

Row Title of Postgraduate’s lessons From Till Place of teaching Related file Related link
1 Physical Hydrology (Ph.D.) 2012 present Imam Khomeini International University ---
2 Advanced Hydraulics (Ph.D.) 2013 Present Imam Khomeini International University ---
3 - Advanced Engineering statistics (Ph.D.) 2013 present Imam Khomeini International University ---
4 - Uncertainty assessment and risk analysis in water resources (Ph.D.) 2013 present Imam Khomeini International University ---
5 - Urban flood risk assessment/management (Ph.D.) 2014 Present Imam Khomeini International University ---
6 -Water Resources Engineering (M.SC.) 2010 Present Imam Khomeini International University ---
7 - Risk and reliability analysis in Civil Engineering (M.SC.) 2014 Present ---
8 - Advanced Open Channel Hydraulics (M.SC.) 2010 Presesnt Imam Khomeini International University ---
9 - Advanced Engineering Hydrology (M.SC.) 2013 Present ---
10 - Mathematical modeling in hydrology (M.SC.) 2014 Present ---
11 - Advanced Engineering Statistics (M.SC.) 2010 Present Imam Khomeini International University ---
12 - GIS and its Applications in water resources engineering (M.SC) 2013 Present ---

Thesis supervising

Row Title of thesis University name Defense date Student’s name/level Abstract file and index Related link
1 Estimation of Runoff due to rainfall, using spatially distributed data 2000 2001 - Shahab Daneshvar - M.Sc. ---
2 Developing a mathematical model for diffusive waves routing in GIS environment 2003 2004 Parviz Salehi M.Sc. ---
3 Developing and using a mathematical Rainfall-Runoff model for optimizing dimensions of Ogee and Morning Glory Weirs 2004 2005 Ali Reza Mojarabi - M.Sc. ---
4 Investigation on detention dams effects in reducing urban floods damages using mathematical models 2005 2006 Ali Soltani - M.Sc. ---
5 Selection of appropriate flood control measures in urban watersheds 2006 2007 Rashid Jamshidi - M.Sc. ---
6 Development of a Mathematical Model for Hydroclimatological Drought Prediction for Using in Risk and Crisis Management 2008 2011 Ali Reza. Islami - Ph.D. ---
7 Agricultural loss functions and risk analysis 2008 2012 Z. Ganji Noroozi - Ph.D. ---
8 Development of a hydraulic model for deriving the minimum environmental water 2010 2012 Majid Amini M.Sc. ---
9 Developing a surface flow routing algorithm in GIS environment 2011 2012 Poria Gholami M.Sc ---
10 Zoning of Iran based on precipitation via PCA and Clustering techniques 2011 2012 Fahimeh Sarmadi M.Sc ---
11 Developing a morphologic based mathematical model to evaluate erosion and sediment yield of watersheds for river engineering purposes 2011 2012 Sahar Beheshti M.Sc ---
12 Modifying the SPI model to make it compatible with Iran climate 2011 2012 Omid Alidoost M.Sc ---
13 Using IFIM for ecological water determination in no data condition and comparing the results with that of hydrological and hydraulic methods 2012 2013 Saeed Nikghalb M.Sc. ---
14 Drought monitoring in Iran Using RDI via gridded data of GPCC, NCEP/NCAR 2012 2013 Reza Morovati M.Sc ---
15 Modifying RVA method to evaluate environmental water requirement with minimum data acquisition 2013 Somaieh Khanmohammadi M.Sc ---
16 Developing an index based method to enhance the hydraulic method for determining environmental water requirement 2013 Masoomeh Zarakani M.Sc ---
17 Using SPI method to predict floods magnitude 2013 Nazgol HosseiniPajouh M.Sc ---
18 Analysis of the Caspian sea water level fluctuations using the Fourier series 2013 Samaneh Kardgar M.Sc ---
19 Developing a mesoscale hydraulic based rainfall Runoff model 2012 Asghar Azizian Ph.D ---
20 Risk Analysis of Human Mortality due to Flash Floods in Urban areas considering flood warning and using traffic evacuation models 2014 Medi Karbasi Ph.D ---
21 Investigating the effects of different flow routing algorithms of the performance of the TOPMODEL 2013 Negin Salavarzi M.Sc ---
22 Finding the optimum location of small detention dams for urban flood management using HEC-HMS and ARCVIEW GIS 2014 Mohammadali Rahmali M.Sc ---

Professional license

Row License title Beginning date Termination date Institute/Organization Related file Related link
1 GIS application in water resources engineering, joint training programme; ITC Netherlands and WJARC, I. R. Iran. 1999 (1 month) 1999 Tehran - Iran ---
2 GIS and RS application in hydrology, Joint training programme held by JWRC-Iran, Khajeh Nasir University of Technology-Iran and ITC Netherlands 2000 (2 months) 2000 Tehran - Iran ---
3 Data base management (SQL Server& Access) 2004 (3 months) 2004 Tehran - Iran ---
4 Visual Basic Programming 2004 (3 months) 2004 Tehran - Iran ---
5 Project Management and control (Primavera and Microsoft Project ) 2005 (3 months) 2005 Tehran - Iran ---
6 ArcGis (primary ,intermediate ,advanced level) 2005 (3 months) 2005 Tehran - Iran ---
7 Visual Basic (advanced level) 2005 ( 40 hours) 2005 Tehran - Iran ---
8 Remote Sensing application in natural land resources management (principal and advanced applications-By ERDASS and ERMAPPER) 2005 (120 hrs) 2005 Tehran - Iran ---
9 WEAP and its application in water resources engineering 2008 (35 Hours) 2008 Tehran - Iran ---
10 Vensim and its application in water resources engineering 2011 (16 hours) 2011 Tehran - Iran ---
11 Optimization of water resources management using rainfall runoff modeling in flooding and Normal conditions 2012 (6 hours) 2012 Tehran - Iran ---