Curriculum Vitae

 

Personal Details:

·         Name and Surname: Iman BABAEIAN

·         Date of Birth:01/12/1968

·         Place of Birth: Deregaz

·         Nationality: I. R. of Iran

·         Marital Status: Married

·         Present mailing address: Climatological Research Institute (CRI), PO. Box: 91735-676,Mashhad, I.R. of Iran

·         Website: http://www.cri.ac.ir

·         Tel: +98 51 33822203

·         Fax: +98 51 33822311

University Education:

·         PhD: Physical Geography-Climatology, 2011, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, I. R. of Iran, Thesis title: "Study the relationship between SST of regional water bodies and seasonal precipitation of Iran"

·         M.Sc.: Meteorology, 1998, Institute of Geophysics, University of Tehran, Tehran, I. R. of Iran, Thesis title: "Physical simulation of baroclinic waves and vortices in the atmosphere"

·         B. Sc.: Applied Physics, 1992, Sharif University of Technology, I. R. of Iran

Non-Degree Education:

·         Regional Prediction using Dynamical Downscaling Scheme, 2015, APCC, 6-11 July 2015, Busan, South Korea

·         Using ECMWF products for seasonal predictions, 2006, ECMWF-Reading, (1 week)

·         PRECIS-Regional Climate Model, 2005, Turkish Regional Training Centre, Alanya, Republic of Turkey (1 week)

·         Using MM5 model for short-term predictions, 2003, Regional Meteorological Training Center (RMTC), Tehran, I. R. of Iran. (2 weeks)

·         Numerical Weather Prediction, 2002, Regional Meteorological Training Center (RMTC), Tehran, I. R. of Iran. (2 weeks)

·         Synoptic and Dynamic Meteorology in Mid-Latitudes, 2002, Regional Meteorological Training Center (RMTC), Tehran, I. R. of Iran. (2 weeks)

·         Synoptic Climatology, 2002, Climatology Research Institute (CRI), Mashhad, I. R. of Iran. (1 week)

·         CLASS 1: Synoptic Meteorology, 1994-1995, Regional Meteorological Training Center (RMTC), Tehran, I. R. of Iran. (9 months)

Research Interests:

·         Climate Change modeling

·         Seasonal Prediction

·         Climate change impacts and vulnerability

·         Ocean-atmosphere interactions

·         Synoptic Climatology

·         Climatic teleconnections

Teaching Experience:

·         Dynamic Climatology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, 2018

·         Atmosphere-Ocean teleconections, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, 2018

·         General Meteorology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, 2017

·         Training course on “Regional Climate modeling using RegCM4 model”, 24-28 Feb., 2018, Climatological Research institute (CRI), Mashhad, Iran

·         Workshop on seasonal prediction using statistical post processing of global dynamical modeling system, 2015, RTC-Tehran, Iran

·         Workshop on statistical downscaling methods for future climate change projection, 2014, Tehran, Iran

·         Workshop on Climate change modeling using LARS-WG weather generator , 2010, Sari University, Iran

·         Training course on “Climate modeling using RegCM model”, 2010, Regional Training Center (Tehran), Iran

·         Meteorology for Pilots, 2008-2010, Mashhad College of aviation

·         Dynamic Meteorology, College of Applied Science Center-Mashhad branch, 2008

·         Synoptic Meteorology, Mashhad Meteorological Training Center, 2001-2003

·         Aviation Weather, 2001-2002, Mashhad College of aviation

·         General Meteorology, 1995-1996, Rafsanjan University, Iran

·         Assistant of the Environmental Fluid Dynamics Lab., 1996-1997, University of Tehran, Institute of Geophysics

Research opportunity in abroad:

·         Invited researcher in Climate Research Lab./METRI, Korea Meteorological Administration, Feb. 2004- June 2004

Job Position/ Experience:

·         Assistant professor, Climate Research Institute(CRI), Climate Change Division, 2011-up to now

·         Climate change and modeling expert,  Climate change Lab., Climatological Research Institute, 2000-2011

·         IRIMO focal point to WMO’s GFCS (Global Framework on Climate Services), 2012 up to 2018

·         Member of Intergovernmental Board of Climate Services(IBCS), WMO, 2012-2018

·         Communication Advisor of WMO’s CCL, 2014-2018

·         Head of Weather Forecasting Center in Khorasan Province Met. Office, I.R. of Iran Meteorological Organization (IRIMO), 1998-2000

·         Forecaster in the Iranian Meteorological Forecasting center, 1995-1997

·         Expert of Electricity and Mechanics laboratories in the I.E.E. (Iranian Educational Equipments Company), 1994-1995

Selected papers:

 

1.     Andarzian BA., Babaeian I., Andarzian BE., 2018, Integrating seasonal forecasting using K- nearest neighbor (k-NN) method and CERES-wheat model for management of rainfed wheat cultivation, Iranian Journal of Agro-meteorology, 6(2), 33-43, URL: http://www.agrimet.ir/article_85320.html

2.     Fariba Karami, Shahriar Khaledi, Alireza SHakiba, Gholamreza Barati, Iman Babaeian, 2018, Simulation yield of maize based on scenarios of climate change in Fars province. Researches in Geographical Sciences. 2018; 17 (47) :77-93. URL: http://jgs.khu.ac.ir/article-1-2938-fa.html (In Persian, with English Extended/Abstract)

3.     Iman Babaeian, leili khazanedari, fatemeh abbasi, raheleh modirian, maryam karimian, sharareh malbusi, 2018, Prediction of Monthly SPI Drought Index over Southwestern Basin of Iran Using Post Processing of CFSv.2 Model, Iranian Journal of water resource Researches, Link:  http://iwrr.ir/article_58257.html (In Persian, with English Extended/Abstract)

4.     Elham Fahiminezhad, Iman Babaeian, Mohammad Baaghideh, 2018, Future Drought Projection in the Southern Caspian Sea Coasts under Global Warming during 2040-2099, International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management, (final revision has been submitted to the Journal) (in English)

5.       Elham Fahiminejad, Mohamad Baaghideh, Iman Babaeian, Alireza Entezari, 2018, Simulation the effect of global warming on the mean and extreme events of some hydroclimatic variables in Shandiz catchment basin Case study:  CanESM2 General Circulation Model, Journal of Spatial Analysis Environmental Hazarts, Autumn 2018 (Accepted)

6.     Iman Babaeian, Parviz Rezazadeh, 2017, On the relationship between Indian monsoon withdrawal and Iran’s fall precipitation onset, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00704-017-2260-0 (in English)

7.     Baiati, Asieh; Tavakoli, Mohsen; Babaeian, Iman; Dargahian, Fatemeh, 2017, Assessment and Application of two General Circulation Models (HadCM3 and MPEH5) for investigation climate change (case study: Khorramabad synoptic station, Iran), Desert Ecosystem Engineering Journal, 1(1), page (21-36), URL: http://jdee.kashanu.ac.ir/article_62316.html

8.     Asgari, Sajad; Ghahreman Nozar, Babaeian Iman, 2017, Quantifying the possible impacts of climate change on temperature-humidity index, (THI) under RCP scenarios across Iran, Journal of Climate Research, 31, pages: 1-18, URL: http://clima.irimo.ir/article_68577.html

9.     Sedigheh LoukzadehNozar Ghahreman, Javad BazrafshanIman Babaeian, Zahra Agha shariatmadari, 2016, Application of multiple linear regression for post-processing of the RegCM4 model outputs in forecasting precipitation, Iranian Journal of Geophysics, Vol. 9, No. 4, winter 2016, PP. 19-33 (English abstract, Link: http://ijgeophysics.ir/article_33600_en.html) (In Persian, with English Extended/Abstract)

10.   Somaye Mashari Eshghabad, Ahmad Nohegar, Iman Babaeian, Cyrus Ershadi, 2017, Evaluation the capability of continuous hydrologic model in high flow simulation in short time step (Case study: Zoshk basin-mashhad), Journal of Watershed Management Research, Vol. 8(16):  http://jwmr.sanru.ac.ir/article-1-899-fa.html (In Persian, with English Extended/Abstract)

11.   Iman Babaeian, Maryam Karimian, Hamed Ashouri,Raheleh Modirian, Leili Khazanedari, Sharareh Malbusi, Mansoureh Kuhi, azadeh Mohamadian, ebrahim  Fattahi, 2017, Providing Monthly Composite APHRODITE-Observed Precipitation Data over Iran’s Southwest Watersheds, Iranian Journal of Water and Soil, Vol. 30(2), p. 969-984, DOI: 10.22067/jsw.v31i3.54023 (In Persian, with English Extended/Abstract)

12.   Behrooz Sobhani, Mehdi Eslahi, Iman Babaeian, 2017, Comparison of statistical downscaling in climate change models to simulate climate elements in Northwest Iran, Journal of Physical Geography Research Quarterly, Vol. 49 (2), p.301-325, DOI: 10.22059/jphgr.2017.62847 (In Persian, with English Extended/Abstract)

13.   Nozar Ghahraman, Iman Babaeian, Muhammadreza Tabatabaei, 2016, Evaluation the post processed outputs of dynamic models in estimation potential evapotranspiration changes under RCP scenarios (Case Study: Mashhad plain), Earth and Space Physics, Vol. 42, No. 3, Autumn 2016, PP. 687-696 (English abstract, Link: https://jesphys.ut.ac.ir/article_57730.html (In Persian, with English Extended/Abstract)

14.  Nozar Ghahraman, Iman Babaeian, Muhammadreza Tabatabaei, 2016, Investigation the effect of climate change on sugarcane growing season and water requirement under RCP scenarios, Water and soil resources conservation, Vol. 6, No. 1, Autumn 2016, PP. 63-74 (English abstract, Link: http://wsrcj.srbiau.ac.ir/article_9465_1709.html) (In Persian, with English Extended/Abstract)

15.  Behrooz Sobhani, Mehdi Eslahi, Iman Babaeian, 2016, Efficiency of Statistical Downscaling Models of SDSM and LARS-WG in the Simulation of Meteorological Parameters in Lake Urmia Basin, Physical Geography Research Quarterly, Vol.2, No. 4, Winter 2016, PP. 499-516 (Extended abstract in English, link: https://jphgr.ut.ac.ir/article_56046.html) (In Persian, with English Extended/Abstract)

16.   Iman Babaeian, Raheleh Modirian, Maryam Karimian, Mahdi Zarghami, 2015, Simulation of climate change in Iran during 2071-2100 using PRECIS regional climate modelling system, Desert, Vol. 20, No. 2, Autumn 2015,, (Full paper in English Link:https://jdesert.ut.ac.ir/article_56476.html) (in English)

17.  Seyed Masoud Mostafavi Darani, Javad Khoshhal Dastjerdi, Roger Stone, Iman Babaeian, Fariborz Abbasi, 2015, Linkage a general circulation model with a crop model to forecast barley yields: a case study for Isfahan, Iran, International journal of AYER, No.2, PP. 451-469 (Full paper in English, Link: download). (in English)

18.   Nozar Ghahreman, Iman Babaeian, Majid Azadi, Sedigheh Lookzadeh, 2015, Statistical Post-Processing of the Precipitation Output of RegCM4 Model, Northwest Iran, Physical Geography Research Quarterly, Vol. 47, No. 3, PP. 385-398 (English extended abstract, Link: https://jphgr.ut.ac.ir/article_55337.html) (In Persian, with English Extended/Abstract)

19.   Seyed Masud Mostafavi Darani, Javad Khoshhal, Reger Stone, Fariborz Abbasi, Iman Babaeian, 2015, An approach to yield prediction of barely using teleconnection signals( case study: Kabootarabad, Isfahan), Agriculture Meteorology, Vol. 2, No. 2, PP. 24-36 (English abstract, Link: http://en.journals.sid.ir/ViewPaper.aspx?ID=442184) (In Persian, with English Extended/Abstract)

20.  Hosein Ansari, M. Khadivi, Nasrin Salehnia, Iman Babaeian, 2015, Evaluation of uncertainty of LARS-WG model for prediction of precipitation and temperature under SRES (A1B, A2 and B1) scenarios, Irrigation and drainage, Vol.8, No. 4, PP. 664-672 (English abstract, Link: http://en.journals.sid.ir/ViewPaper.aspx?ID=430651) (In Persian, with English Extended/Abstract)

21.   Iman Babaeian, Maryam karimianRahele Modirian, 2013, Statistical post processing MRI-CGCM3 output for seasonal precipitation forecast over Khorasan-Razavi province, Iran, Iranian Journal of Geophysics, Vol. 10, No. 3, Autumn 2013, PP. 119-133 (English abstract, Link: http://ijgeophysics.ir/article_40362_en.html) (In Persian, with English Extended/Abstract)

22.   Iman Babaeian, Mehdi Zarghami, Mansureh Kuhi, Omid Babaeian, Maryam Karimian, Raheleh Modirian, 2013, Water resources assessment over Gharaghom catchment under climate change scenarios, case study of Daregaz sub-basin, Water and Soil, Vol. 27, No. 5, PP. 907-918 (English abstract, Link: http://en.journals.sid.ir/ViewPaper.aspx?ID=359985) (In Persian, with English Extended/Abstract)

23.   Ali Akbar Rasuli, Iman Babaeian, Hushang Ghaemi, Peyman Zawar-reza, 2013, Sea Surface Temperature (SST) study of the neighboring water bodies affecting precipitation of Iran, Iranian Journal of Geographic Space, Vol. 13, No. 42, PP: 17-31. (English abstract, Link: http://en.journals.sid.ir/ViewPaper.aspx?ID=327811)  (In Persian, with English Extended/Abstract)

24.   Ali Akbar Rasuli, Iman Babaeian, Hushang Ghaemi, Peyman Zawar Reza, 2013, Sea surface temperature study of the water bodies affecting Iran precipitation, during 1854-2008, Geographic space, Vol. 13, No. 42, PP. 17-31 (English abstract, Link: http://geographic-space.ir/browse.php?a_id=337&sid=1&slc_lang=en) (In Persian, with English Extended/Abstract)

25.   Ali Akbar Rasuli, Iman Babaeian, Hushang Ghaemi, Peyman Zawar Reza, 2013, On the relationship between seasonal precipitation of Iran and Sea Surface Temperature of regional water bodies, Climate Research, Vol.5, summer 2013, PP. 70-92 (Extended abstract in English, Link: http://clima.irimo.ir/article_14118.html) (In Persian, with English Extended/Abstract)

26.  Iman Babaeian, Mansureh Kuhi, 2012, Agro-climatic indices assessment over selected weather stations of Khorasan Razavi province under climate change scenarios, Soil and Watre, Vol. 26, No.4, PP. 953-967, DOI: 10.22067/jsw.v0i0.15299 (Abstract in English, Link: http://en.journals.sid.ir/ViewPaper.aspx?ID=271080) (In Persian, with English Extended/Abstract)

27.  Iman Babaeian, Raheleh Modirian, Maryam Karimian, Sharareh Malbusi, 2012, Capability of PRECIS regional climate model for modelling regional precipitations of Iran, Physical Geography Research Quarterly, Vol. 43, No. 77, Winter 2012, PP. 125-140 (Extended abstract in English, Link: https://jphgr.ut.ac.ir/article_23633.html) (In Persian, with English Extended/Abstract)

28.  Ali Akbar Rasouli, Iman Babaeian, Hushang Ghaemi, Peyman Zawar-reza, 2012, Time series analysis of the pressure of the synoptic weather system affecting seasonal precipitation of Iran, Geography and development, Vol. 10, No. 27, PP. 18-21 (English abstract, Link: http://gdij.usb.ac.ir/article_486.html) (In Persian, with English Extended/Abstract)

29.  Saeed Jahanbakhsh, Batul Zeinali, Majid Rezaei Banafsheh, Iman Babaeian, 2012, The effect of Mediterranean Sea Surface Temperature(SST) anomalies on precipitation of the west of Iran, Geography, Vol. 10, No. 34, PP. 161-177 (English abstract, Link: http://en.journals.sid.ir/ViewPaper.aspx?ID=271170) (In Persian, with English Extended/Abstract)

30.   Fatemeh Abbasi, Iman Babaeian, Sharareh Malbusi, Morteza Asmari, Leili Goli Mokhtari, 2012, Climate change assessment over Iran during future decades using statistical downscaling of ECHO-G model, Geographical Research, Vol. 27, No. 104, PP. 205-230 (Abstract in English, Link: http://en.journals.sid.ir/ViewPaper.aspx?ID=288412) (In Persian, with English Extended/Abstract)

31.   Mehdi Zarghami, Amin Abdi, Iman Babaeian, Yusof Hasanzadeh, R. Kanani, 2011, Impacts of Climate Change   on Runoffs in East Azerbaijan, Iran, Global and Planetary Change, Vol. 8, June 2011, DOI: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2011.06.003 (download). (in English)

32.  Amir Hossein Meshkati, Mohamad Kordjazi, Iman Babaeian, 2011, Evaluation of LARS-WG model in simulation of some observed meteorological parameters in Golestan province (Iran) during 1993-2007, Geographical Science, Vol. 16, No. 19, winter 2011, PP. 81-96 (Abstract in English, Link: http://en.journals.sid.ir/ViewPaper.aspx?ID=243364) (In Persian, with English Extended/Abstract)

33.  Raheleh Modirian, Iman Babaeian, Maryam Karimian, 2010, The Optimum configuration of RegCM3 model for simulation of precipitation and temperature at autumn season over Khorasan region in 1991-2000, Physical Geography Research Quarterly, Vol. 41, No. 70, Autumn 2010, PP. 101-120 (Extended abstract in English, Link: https://jphgr.ut.ac.ir/article_21525.html) (In Persian, with English Extended/Abstract)

34.  Iman Babaeian, Zahra Nagafineik, Fatemeh Zabolabasi, Magid Habeibei, Hamed Adab, Sharareh Malbisei, 2010, Climate change assessment over Iran during 2010-2039 by using statistical downscaling of ECHO- G model, Geography and development, Vol. 7, No. 16, Autumn 2010, PP. 135-152 (Abstract in English, Link: http://gdij.usb.ac.ir/article_1179.html) (In Persian, with English Extended/Abstract)

35.  Fatemeh Abassi, Sharareh Malbusi, Iman Babaeian, Morteza Asmari, Reza Borhani, 2010, Climate change prediction of South khorasan province during 2010-2039 by using statistical downscaling of ECHO-G model data, Water and Soil, Vol. 24, No. 2, DOI: 10.22067/jsw.v0i0.3218 (Abstract in English, Link: http://jsw.um.ac.ir/index.php/jsw/article/view/3218) (In Persian, with English Extended/Abstract)

36.  Manuchehr Farajzadeh Asl, Mohamad Ahmadi, Iman Babaeian, 2009, An experimental model development for perceptibility of synoptic weather patterns, Modarres human science, Vol. 13, No.3, Fall 2009, PP. 1-30 (Abstract in English, Link: http://en.journals.sid.ir/ViewPaper.aspx?ID=189333) (In Persian, with English Extended/Abstract)

37.  Iman Babaeian, Raheleh Modirian, Maryam Karimian, 2007, Sensitivity analysis of different convection schemes and domain centers for numerical simulation of winter precipitation over Iran, Journal of aerospace science and technology, Vol.2, No.4, Spring 2007, PP. 33-42 (Full paper in English, Link: http://jast.ias.ir/en/ManuscriptDetail?mid=43) (in English)

38.  Iman Babaeian, Maryam Karimian, Majid Habibi Nokhandan, Raheleh Modirian, 2007, Simulation of 1997 and 2000 cold months precipitations using RegCM3 regional climate model, Geography and Development, Vol.5, No.10, PP. 55-72(Abstract in English, Link:http://en.journals.sid.ir/ViewPaper.aspx?ID=101640) (In Persian, with English Extended/Abstract)

39.  Ali Akbar Bidokhti, Iman Babaeian, 2005, Physical simulation of baroclinic waves and vortices in the atmosphere, Journal of aerospace science and technology, Vol.2, No.2, Spring 2005, PP. 19-27 (Full paper in English, Link: http://jast.ias.ir/en/ManuscriptDetail?mid=58) (in English)

40.  Soheyla Javanmard, Javad Bodaghjamali, Iman Babaeian, Alireza Shahabfar, Leili Khazanedari, 2004, The correlation between variability of Khazakistan-Oman Gulf and precipitation changes in Iran, Geographical Research, Vol. 18, No.(4(71), PP. 2219-2220 (Abstract in English, Link: http://en.journals.sid.ir/ViewPaper.aspx?ID=30970) (In Persian, with English Extended/Abstract)

Projects:

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·         Feasibility study of seasonal prediction over Kerman province, 2010, Climate change lab., Climatological Research Institute

·         Study of weather related hazards and drought over Khorasan Razavi province, 2009, Climate change lab., Climatological Research Institute

·         Climate change assessment over Iran using PRECIS, a dynamical downscaling tool, 2007, Climate change lab., Climatological Research Institute

·         Evaluation of LARS-WG, a weather generator model, for climate change impact study over I.R. of Iran, 2005, Applied climatology Lab./CRI

·         Simulation of 1997 and 2000 winter rainfall over I. R. of Iran using RegCM3 model, 2006, Applied climatology Lab./CRI

·         Simulation of 1995 Monsoon rainfall over South-eastern part of Iran using RegCM3 model, 2005, Applied climatology Lab./CRI

·         Climate change assessment over Korea using weather generator technique, 2004, METRI, Korea,

·         Study and physical simulation of baroclinic vortices in the atmosphere, 2003, Applied Climatology Lab./CRI, Iran

·         Probable correlation between NAO and annual rainfall of Iran, 2003, Applied Climatology Lab./CRI, Iran

·         Probable correlation between ENSO and annual rainfall of Iran, 2003, CRI, Iran

·         Synoptic climatology of summertime heavy rainfall of northern part of Iran, 2002, CRI, Iran

·         Synoptic climatology of south-eastern dust storm of Iran, 2002, CRI, Iran

Conference attended:

·         International conference on Climate Change and Caspian Sea Ecosystems, 2010-09-02

·         CASPCOM meeting on protecting Caspian  Sea climate and pollution, Tehran 2009

·         14th session of Commission for Climatology –WMO, Antalya-Turkey, Head delegate

·         International conference on Natural hazards, Tehran,2008

·         International conference on High-Impact weather and climate (ICHWC2004), Seoul, Korea, 2004

·         World Climate Change Conference (WCCC), Moscow, Oct.2003.

·         Annual Seminar on Numerical Weather Prediction, Tehran, Iran, Dec., 2003

·         Annual Seminar on Numerical Weather Prediction, Tehran, Iran, June, 2001

·         9th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics, Isfahan, Iran, May, 2002 (Coming May)

·         National Conferences on Drought, Zabol University, Iran, January, 2002

·         Second Regional Conference on Climate Change, held in Tehran – I.R. Iran. Nov. 1999

·         Iranian Conference on Physics (3Times)

·         Iranian Conference on Fluid Mechanics (2 Times)

Membership in scientific society:

·         Iranian Society of Physics (ISP)

·         Iranian Society of Fluid Mechanics (ISFM)

·         Iranian Society of Solar Energy (ISSE)

·         Council of Synoptic and Dynamic Meteorology (Iranian Meteorological Organization)

·         Iranian Aerospace society

Awards

·         Top researcher award of Khorasan Razavi province , 2008,

·         Top researcher of I. R. of Iran Meteorological Organization , 2007

·         No. 3 of  Provincial festival of research and technology

·         Top expert of I. R. of Iran Meteorological Organization , 2004

·         Top M.Sc student in Meteorology, 1995

Software and Computer:

·         Linux

·         WRF, short term weather prediction model

·         RegCM4, a Regional Climate Model

·         PRECIS, a regional model or “Providing Regional Climate for Impact Study”

·         LARS-WG, a statistical downscaling tool

·         EXCELL, a statistical analysis software

·         R

·         SPSS