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Personal Information
Alireza Aghaee
Department : Department of Physics
Degree : Assistant Professor
Internal Phone : 6334
External Phone : +98 54 31136334
Fax : +98 54 31136343
Email : aghaee@phys.usb.ac.ir
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Address : Department of Physics, Faculty of Sciences, Sistan & Baluchestan University, Postal Code 9816745785, Zahedan, Iran

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Educations

Physics (Observational Cosmology)

Name of University: University of Pierre & Marie Curie, Paris, France
Degree: PhD

Physics

Name of University: Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran
Degree: MSc

Applied Physics

Name of University: Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran
Degree: BSc
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Conferences

Determination of O IV abundances in the absorption gas clouds using quasar spectra

Authors:H. Barzegar, A. Aghaee
Conference: 19th Meeting on Research Astronomy of Iran
Place: Zanjan - Iran

Measuring Flux Autocorrelation Function in the Lyman alpha Forest of SDSS III-DR10 QSOs at the redshift 2.4 < z_em < 3.3

Authors:F. Tayebi, A. Aghaee, H. Farajollahi
Conference: 9th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Place: Zahedan - Iran

Investigating of the Velocity Spread of Strong and Very Strong Mg II Absorbers

Authors:R. Hosseini, A. Aghaee
Conference: 9th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Place: Zahedan - Iran

Evolution of w_r (Fe II) to w_r (Mg II (2796)) ratio for Four Fe II Transitions in Redshift Range from 0.3 to 2.9

Authors:R. Hosseini, A. Aghaee
Conference: 9th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Place: Zahedan - Iran

Investigating the Evolution of Mg II Absorption System on Cosmic Times Scale

Authors:R. Hosseini, A. Aghaee
Conference: 9th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Place: Zahedan - Iran

Determination of the Luminosity Function of SDSS-DR9 Quasars in the i Filter

Authors:H. Ehsan, A. Aghaee
Conference: 9th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Place: Zahedan - Iran

Observable Universe: Past, Present and Future

Authors:A. Aghaee
Conference: Physics Club
Place: Zahedan - Iran

Comparing PCA and MF-PCA Methods in Determining Quasar Continuum in the Lyman alpha Forest

Authors:F. Tayebi Naeimpour, A. Aghaee, H. Farajolahi, F. Aryaeinejhad
Conference: 22nd IPM Physics Spring Conference
Place: Tehran - Iran

Color - Redshift Dependence of SDSS-DR9 Quasars in the Visible Region

Authors:M. Pourmolaei, A. Aghaee
Conference: 18th Meeting on Research Astronomy of Iran
Place: Zanjan - Iran

Identifying and Calculation of Equivalent Width of Mg II Absorption Lines in the Line of Sight of Quasar He2818-2217

Authors:R. Hosseini, A. Aghaee, N. Erfanian
Conference: 18th Meeting on Research Astronomy of Iran
Place: Zanjan - Iran

Measuring Flux Cross-Correlation Function of the Lyman Alpha Forest and Lyman Beta Forest

Authors:Z. Hosseini, A. Aghaee
Conference: 18th Meeting on Research Astronomy of Iran
Place: Zanjan - Iran

Data Reduction and verifying the time variability of broad absorption lines in SDSS J2215-0045 quasar based on the 2011 and 2012 observations

Authors:E. Ziaali, A. Aghaee
Conference: Annual Physics Conference of Iran
Place: Zahedan - Iran

The verifying of optical micro-variability of radio-quiet quasar j0901+032

Authors:M. Khademi, A. Aghaee
Conference: Annual Physics Conference of Iran
Place: Zahedan - Iran

Cosmic Evolution of the HI Effective Optical Depth in the Inter-galactic Medium

Authors:S. Rezaee Darestan, A. Aghaee, N. Erfanian
Conference: 7th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Place: Kerman - Iran

Observation and Data-Reduction of SDSS J2215-0045 Quasar Based on the 2012 Observations

Authors:E. Ziaali, A. Aghaee, R. Srianand, P. Petitjean, S. Doostmohammadi, H. Khosroshahi
Conference: 7th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Place: Kerman - Iran

Quasars and Cosmic Baryonic Matter

Authors:A. Aghaee
Conference: 7th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Place: Kerman - Iran

Identifying some Metallic Absorption Systems and Measuring their Abundances in the Quasar Spectrum of HE2217-2818

Authors:H. Barzegar, A. Aghaee, E. Ziaali
Conference: 7th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Place: Kerman - Iran

Direction Entering of the Most Energetic Cosmic Rays

Authors:Z. Namdari, S. J. Fatemi, A. Aghaee, H. Jamali
Conference: 7th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Place: Kerman - Iran

A Preliminary Comparison between THELI and IRAF Data Reduction of Wide Field Camera (WFC) CCD Images Obtained by 2.5m INT Telescope

Authors:S. Doostmohammadi, T. Mocnik, S.J. Fatemi, A. Aghaee
Conference: 7th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Place: Kerman - Iran

Distribution of SDSS-DR9 Quasars in Color-Color Spaces in the Infrared Region

Authors:M. Belyad, A. Aghaee
Conference: 7th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Place: Kerman - Iran

Observation and Spectral Data Reduction of Broad Absorption Line Quasar SDSS J1614+3752

Authors:S. Darijani, A. Aghaee, R. Srianand, P. Petitjean, S. Doostmohammadi, H. Khosroshahi
Conference: 7th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Place: Kerman - Iran

Color - Redshift Dependence of SDSS-DR9 Quasars in the Infrared Region

Authors:M. Belyad, A. Aghaee
Conference: Annual Physics Conference of Iran
Place: Birjand - Iran

The effect of metal absorption lines on the flux probability distribution function in the Lyman alpha forest of quasar PKS2000-330

Authors:A. Aghaee, S. Rezaee Darestani, H. Barzegar, N, Erfanian
Conference: 17th Meeting on Research Astronomy of Iran
Place: Zanjan - Iran

Identifying of metal absorption systems and measuring their parameters in the spectrum of quasar HE0151-4326

Authors:H. Barzegar, A. Aghaee, N. Erfanian, S. Rezaee Darestani
Conference: 17th Meeting on Research Astronomy of Iran
Place: Zanjan - Iran

Investigating Time Variations of Broad Absorption Line quasar SDSS J2215-0045

Authors:L. Dadbood, A. Aghaee
Conference: National Conference on Gravitation and Cosmology
Place: Tehran - Iran

Measuring Flux Autocorrelation Function in the Lyman Alpha Forest

Authors:S. Rezaee Darestani, A. Aghaee
Conference: National Conference on Gravitation and Cosmology
Place: Tehran - Iran

Predicting Quasar Continuum in the Lyman alpha Forest Using Wavelet Analysis

Authors:A. Zandi Sarabsoreh, A. Aghaee, E. Kourkchi
Conference: National Conference on Gravitation and Cosmology
Place: Tehran - Iran

Observation and spectral data reduction of broad absorption line quasar SDSS J2215-0045

Authors:L. Dadbood, A. Aghaee
Conference: 6th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Place: Birjand - Iran

Estimating the quasar continuum from the mean of some other spectra using neural network

Authors:F. Jafari, A. Aghaee, S. M. Barakati
Conference: 6th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Place: Birjand - Iran

Calculating flux probability function in the Lyman alpha forest

Authors:S. Rezaee Darestani, A. Aghaee
Conference: 6th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Place: Birjand - Iran

Predicting quasar continuum in the Lyman alpha forest using Fourier analysis

Authors:A. Zandi Sarabsoreh, A. Aghaee, E. Kourkchi
Conference: 6th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Place: Birjand - Iran

Estimating the continuum of quasars using the Multilayer Perceptron Artificial Neural Network

Authors:F. Jafari, S. M. Barakati, A. Aghaee
Conference: Annual Physics Conference of Iran
Place: Yazd - Iran

Under the pretext of the last Venus transit of the 21st century

Authors:A. Aghaee
Conference: Conference and Workshop of Venus Transit
Place: Zabol - Iran

Investigating the optical depth variations of Lyman-alpha clouds at 1.6 < z < 3.3

Authors:N. Erfanian, A. Aghaee, R. Srianand
Conference: 19th Spring Physics Conference
Place: Tehran - Iran

Determination of SDSS-DR7quasar continuum at 2.7 < z < 4.7 and M < -28

Authors:Z. Kiyamehr, A. Aghaee
Conference: 16th Meeting on Research Astronomy of Iran
Place: Zanjan - Iran

Comparison of the different algorithms of training neural network in estimating the different classes of quasar continuum

Authors:F. Jafari, A. Aghaee, S. M. Barakati
Conference: 16th Meeting on Research Astronomy of Iran
Place: Zanjan - Iran

Predicting of quasar continuum in order to determine the chemical abundances at high redshift Universe

Authors:Z. Kiamehr, A. Aghaee, I. Paris, P. Petitjean
Conference: 5th Conference & Workshop on Mathematical Chemistry
Place: Yazd - Iran

Reporting of variation in the broad absorption line of quasar J0840+3633

Authors:A. Aghaee, T. Ebrahimi, R. Srianand, P. Petitjean
Conference: National Conference on Gravitation and Cosmology
Place: Tehran - Iran

Predicting QSO continuum of SDSS-DR7 high luminous QSOs at z~3 in the Lyα forest

Authors:A. Aghaee, Z. Kiamehr. E. Paris, P. Petitjean
Conference: 5th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Place: Damghan - Iran

Verifying the optical micro-variability and light curve analyzing of radio quiet quasars

Authors:M. Khademi, A. Aghaee
Conference: 5th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Place: Damghan - Iran

Observation and spectral data reduction of broad absorption line quasar SDSS2347-1037

Authors:S. Rezaee Darestani, A. Zandi Sarab Sooreh, F. Jafari, L. Dadbood, A. Aghaee, R. Srianand
Conference: 5th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Place: Damghan - Iran

Analysis of the multiband optical images of the blazar Mrk 180

Authors:M. Sabzi Sarvestani, A. Aghaee
Conference: 5th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Place: Damghan - Iran

The Spectral Data Reduction of Low Ionization Broad Absorption Line Quasar J0840+3633

Authors:T. Ebrahimi Meymand, A. Aghaee
Conference: Annual Physics Conference of Iran
Place: Urmia - Iran

Investigation of Intra-night Color Index Variability of Blazar Mrk 180

Authors:M. Sabzi Sarvestani, A. Aghaee
Conference: Annual Physics Conference of Iran
Place: Urmia - Iran

Comparison of the estimation of quasar continuum in the Lyman-alpha forest using MLP & RBF neural networks

Authors:A. Aghaee, A. Naeimi, S. M. Barakati
Conference: 15th Meeting on Research Astronomy of Iran
Place: Zanjan - Iran

Investigating of the light curve of Mrk 180 on April 24, 2009

Authors:M. Sabzi Sarvestani, A. Aghaee
Conference: 15th Meeting on Research Astronomy of Iran
Place: Zanjan - Iran

The spectral data reduction of broad absorption line quasar J0840+3633

Authors:T. Ebrahimi Meymand, A. Aghaee
Conference: 4th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Place: Zahedan - Iran

Carving and Characterization of a Mirror for Reflecting Telescope

Authors:A.Tavakoli, M. Rashidi-Huyeh, A.Aghaee
Conference: 4th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Place: Zahedan - Iran

Verifying the optical micro-variability of radio quiet quasars

Authors:M. Khademi, A. Aghaee
Conference: 4th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Place: Zahedan - Iran

Data reduction of the multiband optical images of the blazer Mrk 180

Authors:M. Sabzi Sarvestani, A. Aghaee
Conference: 4th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Place: Zahedan - Iran

Cosmic Gamma-ray Bursts

Authors:M. Shahsavar, A. Aghaee
Conference: 4th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Place: Zahedan - Iran

Investigating of the time variability of broad absorption lines of the quasar J0935+4954

Authors:A. Aghaee, R. Srianand, N. Erfanian
Conference: 4th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Place: Zahedan - Iran

Neural Networks Application on Estimation of Quasar Continuum in the Lyman-alpha Forest

Authors:S.M. Barakati, A. Aghaee
Conference: 4th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Place: Zahedan - Iran

Mean neutral hydrogen absorption of the Inter Galactic Medium

Authors:A. Aghaee, P. Petitjean, R. Srianand
Conference: 17th Spring Physics Conference
Place: Tehran - Iran

Probing the Time Variability of Broad Absorption Line Systems

Authors:A. Aghaee, R. Srianand, P. Petitjean
Conference: 14th Meeting on Research Astronomy of Iran
Place: Zanjan - Iran

Cosmological evolution of the neutral gas mass density using quasar spectra

Authors:A. Aghaee, R. Guimaraes, P. Petitjean
Conference: National Conference on Gravitation and Cosmology
Place: Tehran - Iran

Multiband Optical Monitoring of Blazars

Authors:Alireza Aghaee
Conference: International Conference on Astrophysics
Place: Maragha - Iran

Radio Quiet Quasars and their Variabilities

Authors:Alireza Aghaee
Conference: Accepted by the National Conference on Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology
Place: Shiraz - Iran

Quasars and their Variabilities

Authors:Alireza Aghaee
Conference: 13th Meeting on Research Astronomy of Iran
Place: Zanjan - Iran

Verifying Intra-night Optical Variability of Radio Quite Quasars

Authors:Alireza Aghaee
Conference: National Conference on Gravitation and Cosmology
Place: Tehran - Iran

Verifying Intra-night Optical Variability of Radio Quite Quasar J020137.77+002535.1

Authors:A. Aghaee, P. Petitjean, R. Srianand, C.S. Stalin
Conference: Annual Physics Conference of Iran
Place: Kashan - Iran

Absorption of the light of quasars due to inter-galactic neutral Hydrogen, Applying different methods of determining quasar continuum

Authors:A. Aghaee, P. Petitjean, R. Srianand, C.S. Stalin, R. Guimaraes
Conference: Annual Physics Conference of Iran
Place: Yasouj - Iran

The redshift evolution of the Ly-alpha forest at 2.2 < z < 3.5

Authors:A. Aghaee, P. Petitjean, B. Aracil, F. Coppolani, T. Theuns
Conference: Annual Physics Conference of Iran
Place: Shahroud - Iran

Calculating of Mass Ratio of Binary Systems

Authors:A. Aghaee, M.T. Edalati
Conference: Student Meeting of the Iranian Society of Physics
Place: Mashhad - Iran
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Journals

Estimating the continuum of quasars using the artificial neural networks

Authors:F. Jafari, A. Aghaee, S.M. Barakati
Journal:Iranian Journal of Astronomy and Astrophysics - ISC Journal

Observational Cosmology Using Absorption Lines in Quasar Spectra

Authors:A. Aghaee
Journal:Armenian-Iranian Astronomical Workshop (Int. Con.)

Reporting of variation in the absorption line of BAL quasar J0840+3633

Authors:A. Aghaee, R. Srianand, P. Petitjean
Journal:Research Extension Quarterly of "Physic-e-Rooz"

Predicting QSO continuum of SDSS high luminous QSOs at z~3 in the Lyα fores

Authors: Z. Kiamehr, A. Aghaee
Journal:Applied Physics (ISC Journal)

Data reduction and analysis of the multiband optical images of the blazar Mrk180

Authors:M. Sabzi Sarvestani, A. Aghaee
Journal:Iranian Journal of Physics Research (ISC Journal)

Damped Lymanα absorbers in z>4 QSOs

Authors:R. Guimarães, P. Petitjean, R. R. de Carvalho, S.G. Djorgovski, P. Noterdaeme, S. Castro, P. C. Da R. Poppe, A. Aghaee
Journal:VizieR On-line Data Catalog

Probing the time variability of bright quasars

Authors:A. Aghaee
Journal:Mid-Sized Telescopes: Science and Instrumentation (Int. Sym.)

Intranight Variability of Blazar Mrk180

Authors:A. Aghaee, C. S. Stalin, P. Petitjean, N. Sohrabkhani, M. SabziSarvestani
Journal:Monitoring Variabel X-ray Sources (Int. Con.)

Intranight Optical Variability of Blazar Mrk180

Authors:A. Aghaee, C. S. Stalin, P. Petitjean
Journal:Accepted by the Multiwavelength Variability of Blazars (Int. Con.)

Determination of the mean H I absorption of the Inter Galactic Medium

Authors:A. Aghaee, P. Petitjean, R. Srianand, C. S. Stalin, R. Guimaraes
Journal:Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy (ISI Journal)

Damped and sub-damped Lyman-alpha absorbers in z > 4 quasars

Authors:R. Guimarães, P. Petitjean, R. R. de Carvalho, S.G. Djorgovski, P. Noterdaeme, S. Castro, P. C. Da R. Poppe, A. Aghaee
Journal:Astronomy and Astrophysics (ISI Journal)

Damped and sub-damped Lyman-alpha absorbers in z > 4 quasars

Authors:R. Guimaraes, P. Petitjean, A. Aghaee
Journal:The Lyman alpha Universe (Int. Con.)

The continuum of quasars in the Lyman-alpha forest

Authors:A. Aghaee, P. Petitjean, R. Guimaraes
Journal:The Lyman alpha Universe (Int. Con.)

Determination of the Quasar Continuum for High Redshift Highly Luminous Quasars

Authors:A. Aghaee, P. Petitjean, R. Srianand, C.S. Stalin
Journal:Far Away: Light in the young Universe (Int. Con.)

Absorption of the light of quasars due to inter-galactic neutral Hydrogen, Introducing a correction factor

Authors:A. Aghaee, P. Petitjean, R. Srianand, C.S. Stalin, R. Guimaraes
Journal:French Society of Astronomy and Astrophysics (Int. Con.)

Evidence for overdensity around zem > 4 quasars from the proximity effect

Authors:R. Guimaraes, P. Petitjean, E. Rollinde, R.R. de Carvalho, S.G. Djorgovski, R. Srianand, A. Aghaee, S. Castro
Journal:Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (ISI Journal)

The mean absorption due to the Ly-alpha forest in the spectra of high redshift highly luminous quasars

Authors:A. Aghaee, P. Petitjean, C.S. Stalin, R. Guimaraes, B. Aracil
Journal:French Society of Astronomy and Astrophysics (Int. Con.)

The mean HI optical depth of the intergalactic medium

Authors:A. Aghaee, P. Petitjean, B. Aracil, F. Coppolani, T. Theuns
Journal:Probing Galaxies through Quasar Absorption Lines (Int. Con.)

The connection between the low redshift Lyman alpha forest and galaxies

Authors:Alireza Aghaee, Begoña Ascaso Angles, Ryan Houghton,Yuri Bialetski
Journal:The First NEON Archive Observing School (Int. Sch. at ESO)
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Memberships

Board Member of the Physics Society of Iran




Board Member of the Astronomy Society of Iran




Board Member of the Astronomy Society of Iran




Member of the International Astronomical Union




Member of the Astronomy Society of Iran




Member of the Physics Society of Iran




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Research Interests

Observational Cosmology, Extra-galactic Astronomy:

Quasars

Blazars

Inter-galactic Medium

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Research Projects

Photometry of R CMa

Researcher : T. Edalati, A. Aghaee
Start Date : 1990
End Date : 1991
Place : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Determination of geomertrical and physical elements of UV PSc

Researcher : B. Khaleseh, T. Edalati, A. Aghaee
Start Date : 1991
End Date : 1992
Place : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Photometry of V566 Ophi

Researcher : S. J. Fatemi, T. Edalati, A. Aghaee
Start Date : 1993
End Date : 1994
Place : Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran

Observations and analysis of light curves of short period eclipsing binary

Researcher : A. Aghaee, T. Edalati
Start Date : 1999
End Date : 2000
Place : Sistan & Baluchestan University, Zahedan, Iran

Determination of the form of the continuum of luminous quasars

Researcher : A. Aghaee, P. Petitjean,, R. Rodney, J. Heinmuller
Start Date : 2005
End Date : 2006
Place : Institut National des Sciences de l’Univers, Paris, France

Probing the time variability of low-ionization broad absorption line systems

Researcher : R. Srianand, P. Petitjean, A. Aghaee, S. Samui, S. Chakravorty
Start Date : 2005
End Date : 2006
Place : Inter University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune, India

Optical monitoring of quasars with unusual characteristics

Researcher : C. S. Stalin, A. Aghaee, P. Petitjean, R. Srianand, D. K. Sahu
Start Date : 2005
End Date : 2006
Place : Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore, India

Optical monitoring of candidate radio-quiet BL lacs

Researcher : C. S. Stalin, A. Aghaee, P. Petitjean, R. Srianand
Start Date : 2006
End Date : 2007
Place : Institut National des Sciences de l’Univers, Paris, France

Multiband optical monitoring of blazars

Researcher : A. Aghaee, C. S. Stalin, P. Petitjean
Start Date : 2008
End Date : 2009
Place : Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), France

Verifying Intra-night Optical Variability of radio-quiet quasars

Researcher : A. Aghaee
Start Date : 2008
End Date : 2009
Place : Sistan & Baluchestan University, Zahedan, Iran

Understanding the nature of X-ray Bright Optically Normal Galaxies

Researcher : C. S. Stalin, P. Petitjean, S. Vergani, R. Srianand, G. Dewangan, A. Aghaee
Start Date : 2009
End Date : 2010
Place : European Southern Observatory (ESO), Germany

On the quest for recoiling black holes

Researcher : R. Srianand, P. Noterdaeme, M. Vivek, A. Aghaee, V. Mohan
Start Date : 2009
End Date : 2010
Place : Inter University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune, India

Verifying the time variability of broad absorption line systems

Researcher : A. Aghaee, N. Erfanian
Start Date : 2010
End Date : 2011
Place : Sistan & Baluchestan University, Zahedan, Iran

Probing the time variability of low-ionization broad absorption line systems

Researcher : A. Aghaee, R. Srianand, P. Petitjean, H. Khosroshahi, M. Vivek
Start Date : 2011
End Date : 2012
Place : INT Observatory, La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain
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Works

Head of Physics Department

University of Sistan & Baluchestan


Assistant Professor

Physics Department, University of Sistan & Baluchestan


Part Time Researcher

School of Astronomy, Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences (IPM)


External Collaborator

Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris, UMR7095 CNRS, Pierre & Marie Curie University (Paris 6), Paris, France


PhD Student on Observational Cosmology

Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris, UMR7095 CNRS, Pierre & Marie Curie University (Paris 6), Paris, France


Head of Physics Department

University of Sistan & Baluchestan


Lecturer

Physics Department, University of Sistan & Baluchestan