Mohammadali Alijanian (PhD) Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering Water Resources Management



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Education o PhD (Sep 2012 – Feb 2017) Civil Engineering – Water Engineering Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran. Thesis’ subject: Investigating and Forecasting Drought Using Estimated Rainfall Satellite-based Data over Iran Supervisor: Dr. Gholamreza Rakhshanderoo Co-supervisors: Dr. Naser Taleb Beydokhti and Dr. Maryam Dehghani o Sabbatical (March 2016 – Sep 2016) Glenn Department of Civil Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States. Supervisor: Dr. Ashok Mishra o MSc (Sep 2005 – Feb 2008) Civil Engineering – Water Engineering Isfahan University of Technology (IUT), Isfahan, Iran. Thesis’ subject: conjunctive use of surface water and groundwater with fuzzy logic Supervisor: Dr. Hamid Reza Safavi Co-supervisors: Dr. Ahmad Abrishamchi o BSc (Sep 2001 – Sep 2005) Civil Engineering – general Yazd University, Yazd, Iran.
Interests o Water Resources Management o Hydrology o Hydrometeorology o Drought and Flood Forecasting o Utilizing Satellite Products in Hydrology o Hydro-informatics
Publications • Yazdian. H., Salmani-Dehaghi. N., Alijanian. M., "A spatially promoted SVM model for GRACE downscaling: Using ground and satellite-based datasets", Journal of Hydrology, 2023, Vol. 626. • Alijanian. M., Dehghani. F, "Evaluation of CHIRPS in dry and wet spell assessment utilizing copula-based severity–duration–frequency curves", Hydrological Sciences Journal, 2023, DOI: 10.1080/02626667.2023.2248971 • Moradizadeh. M, Alijanian. M., Moeini. R, "Spatial Downscaling of Snow Water Equivalent Using Machine Learning Methods Over the Zayandehroud River Basin, Iran", PFG, 2023, • Alijanian. M., Rakhshandehroo. G, Dehghani. M, Mishra. A, "Probabilistic drought forecasting using copula and satellite rainfall based PERSIANN-CDR and MSWEP datasets", International Journal of Climatology, 2022, Vol. 42 (12). DOI: 10.1002/joc.7600 • Jafari, S. M., Nikoo, M. R., Dehghani, M., Alijanian. M., "Evaluation of two satellite-based products against ground-based observation for drought analysis in the southern part of Iran", Natural Hazards, 2020. 10.1007/s11069-020-03965-2. • Alijanian. M., Rakhshandehroo. G, Mishra. A, Dehghani. M, "Evaluation of remotely sensed precipitation estimates using PERSIANN-CDR and MSWEP for spatio-temporal drought assessment over Iran", Journal of Hydrology, ASCE, 2019, Vol. 579. • Alijanian. M., Rakhshandehroo. G, Mishra. A, Dehghani. M, " Evaluation of Satellite Rainfall Climatology using CMORPH, PERSIANN-CDR, PERSIANN, TRMM, MSWEP over Iran", International Journal of Climatology, 2017, Vol. 37 (14). • Safavi. H. R, Alijanian. M., "Optimal Crop Planning and Conjunctive Use of Surface and Groundwater Resources by Fuzzy Dynamic Programming", Journal of irrigation and drainage, ASCE, 2011, Vol. 137 (16). • Safavi. H. R, Alijanian. M., Golmohammadi. M. H. “Consideration of Climate Conditions in Reservoir Operation by Using Fuzzy Inference System (FIS)”, British Journal of Environment & Climate Change, Sept. 15. 2013. doi : 10.9734/BJECC/2013/2295
Honors • Honor PhD student at Department of Civil and Environment Engineering, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran, September 2014. • Won the governmental scholarship of sabbatical research at Clemson University, USA. Under Supervision of Dr. Ashok Mishra. • Ranked the best Lecturer in Department of Civil Engineering, Daneshpajoohan Higher Education Institute. April 2011. • Ranked second place among graduated MSc students of Civil Engineering- Water Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, 2008. • Earned Yazd University MSc Scholarship for Honored (top) BSc Students, 2005-2006. • Obtained honorary diploma in concrete competition, Egg Protection Device competition, Iranian Concrete Institute. Sep 2003. • Gained second place in concrete competition, Concrete Ball, American Concrete Institute (Iran chapter), Aug 2003.
Contacts Office Room 16, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran Email Phone +98 (31) 3793 5298 Fax +98 (31) 3793 5085



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