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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

Educations
Physics (Observational Cosmology)
Name of University: University of Pierre & Marie Curie, Paris, France
DegreePhD, Date: 2003-2007
Physics
Name of University: Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran
DegreeMSc, Date: 1993-1996
Applied Physics
Name of University: Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran
DegreeBSc, Date: 1987-1992


Conferences
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
Conference22nd IPM Physics Spring Conference
Date20  May  2015, Place: Tehran - Iran
Color - Redshift Dependence of SDSS-DR9 Quasars in the Visible Region
Authors: M. Pourmolaei, A. Aghaee
Conference18th Meeting on Research Astronomy of Iran
Date14  May  2015, 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
Conference18th Meeting on Research Astronomy of Iran
Date14  May  2015, Place: Zanjan - Iran
Measuring Flux Cross-Correlation Function of the Lyman Alpha Forest and Lyman Beta Forest
Authors: Z. Hosseini, A. Aghaee
Conference18th Meeting on Research Astronomy of Iran
Date14  May  2015, 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
ConferenceAnnual Physics Conference of Iran
Date8  September  2014, Place: Zahedan - Iran
The verifying of optical micro-variability of radio-quiet quasar j0901+032
Authors: M. Khademi, A. Aghaee
ConferenceAnnual Physics Conference of Iran
Date8  September  2014, Place: Zahedan - Iran
Cosmic Evolution of the HI Effective Optical Depth in the Inter-galactic Medium
Authors: S. Rezaee Darestan, A. Aghaee, N. Erfanian
Conference7th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Date24  January  2014, 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
Conference7th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Date24  January  2014, Place: Kerman - Iran
Quasars and Cosmic Baryonic Matter
Authors: A. Aghaee
Conference7th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Date24  January  2014, 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
Conference7th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Date23  January  2014, Place: Kerman - Iran
Direction Entering of the Most Energetic Cosmic Rays
Authors: Z. Namdari, S. J. Fatemi, A. Aghaee, H. Jamali
Conference7th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Date23  January  2014, 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
Conference7th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Date23  January  2014, Place: Kerman - Iran
Distribution of SDSS-DR9 Quasars in Color-Color Spaces in the Infrared Region
Authors: M. Belyad, A. Aghaee
Conference7th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Date23  January  2014, 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
Conference7th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Date23  January  2014, Place: Kerman - Iran
Color - Redshift Dependence of SDSS-DR9 Quasars in the Infrared Region
Authors: M. Belyad, A. Aghaee
ConferenceAnnual Physics Conference of Iran
Date26  August  2013, 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
Conference17th Meeting on Research Astronomy of Iran
Date16  May  2013, 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
Conference17th Meeting on Research Astronomy of Iran
Date16  May  2013, Place: Zanjan - Iran
Investigating Time Variations of Broad Absorption Line quasar SDSS J2215-0045
Authors: L. Dadbood, A. Aghaee
ConferenceNational Conference on Gravitation and Cosmology
Date30  January  2013, Place: Tehran - Iran
Measuring Flux Autocorrelation Function in the Lyman Alpha Forest
Authors: S. Rezaee Darestani, A. Aghaee
ConferenceNational Conference on Gravitation and Cosmology
Date30  January  2013, Place: Tehran - Iran
Predicting Quasar Continuum in the Lyman alpha Forest Using Wavelet Analysis
Authors: A. Zandi Sarabsoreh, A. Aghaee, E. Kourkchi
ConferenceNational Conference on Gravitation and Cosmology
Date30  January  2013, Place: Tehran - Iran
Observation and spectral data reduction of broad absorption line quasar SDSS J2215-0045
Authors: L. Dadbood, A. Aghaee
Conference6th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Date24  January  2013, 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
Conference6th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Date24  January  2013, Place: Birjand - Iran
Calculating flux probability function in the Lyman alpha forest
Authors: S. Rezaee Darestani, A. Aghaee
Conference6th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Date24  January  2013, Place: Birjand - Iran
Predicting quasar continuum in the Lyman alpha forest using Fourier analysis
Authors: A. Zandi Sarabsoreh, A. Aghaee, E. Kourkchi
Conference6th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Date24  January  2013, Place: Birjand - Iran
Estimating the continuum of quasars using the Multilayer Perceptron Artificial Neural Network
Authors: F. Jafari, S. M. Barakati, A. Aghaee
ConferenceAnnual Physics Conference of Iran
Date27  August  2012, Place: Yazd - Iran
Under the pretext of the last Venus transit of the 21st century
Authors: A. Aghaee
ConferenceConference and Workshop of Venus Transit
Date5  June  2012, 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
Conference19th Spring Physics Conference
Date16  May  2012, Place: Tehran - Iran
Determination of SDSS-DR7quasar continuum at 2.7 < z < 4.7 and M < -28
Authors: Z. Kiyamehr, A. Aghaee
Conference16th Meeting on Research Astronomy of Iran
Date10  May  2012, 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
Conference16th Meeting on Research Astronomy of Iran
Date10  May  2012, 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
Conference5th Conference & Workshop on Mathematical Chemistry
Date15  February  2012, Place: Yazd - Iran
Reporting of variation in the broad absorption line of quasar J0840+3633
Authors: A. Aghaee, T. Ebrahimi, R. Srianand, P. Petitjean
ConferenceNational Conference on Gravitation and Cosmology
Date1  February  2012, 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
Conference5th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Date29  December  2011, Place: Damghan - Iran
Verifying the optical micro-variability and light curve analyzing of radio quiet quasars
Authors: M. Khademi, A. Aghaee
Conference5th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Date29  December  2011, 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
Conference5th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Date29  December  2011, Place: Damghan - Iran
Analysis of the multiband optical images of the blazar Mrk 180
Authors: M. Sabzi Sarvestani, A. Aghaee
Conference5th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Date29  December  2011, Place: Damghan - Iran
The Spectral Data Reduction of Low Ionization Broad Absorption Line Quasar J0840+3633
Authors: T. Ebrahimi Meymand, A. Aghaee
ConferenceAnnual Physics Conference of Iran
Date5  September  2011, Place: Urmia - Iran
Investigation of Intra-night Color Index Variability of Blazar Mrk 180
Authors: M. Sabzi Sarvestani, A. Aghaee
ConferenceAnnual Physics Conference of Iran
Date5  September  2011, 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
Conference15th Meeting on Research Astronomy of Iran
Date12  May  2011, Place: Zanjan - Iran
Investigating of the light curve of Mrk 180 on April 24, 2009
Authors: M. Sabzi Sarvestani, A. Aghaee
Conference15th Meeting on Research Astronomy of Iran
Date12  May  2011, Place: Zanjan - Iran
The spectral data reduction of broad absorption line quasar J0840+3633
Authors: T. Ebrahimi Meymand, A. Aghaee
Conference4th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Date29  December  2010, Place: Zahedan - Iran
Carving and Characterization of a Mirror for Reflecting Telescope
Authors: A.Tavakoli, M. Rashidi-Huyeh, A.Aghaee
Conference4th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Date29  December  2010, Place: Zahedan - Iran
Verifying the optical micro-variability of radio quiet quasars
Authors: M. Khademi, A. Aghaee
Conference4th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Date29  December  2010, Place: Zahedan - Iran
Data reduction of the multiband optical images of the blazer Mrk 180
Authors: M. Sabzi Sarvestani, A. Aghaee
Conference4th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Date29  December  2010, Place: Zahedan - Iran
Cosmic Gamma-ray Bursts
Authors: M. Shahsavar, A. Aghaee
Conference4th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Date29  December  2010, Place: Zahedan - Iran
Investigating of the time variability of broad absorption lines of the quasar J0935+4954
Authors: A. Aghaee, R. Srianand, N. Erfanian
Conference4th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Date29  December  2010, Place: Zahedan - Iran
Neural Networks Application on Estimation of Quasar Continuum in the Lyman-alpha Forest
Authors: S.M. Barakati, A. Aghaee
Conference4th National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics
Date29  December  2010, Place: Zahedan - Iran
Mean neutral hydrogen absorption of the Inter Galactic Medium
Authors: A. Aghaee, P. Petitjean, R. Srianand
Conference17th Spring Physics Conference
Date19  May  2010, Place: Tehran - Iran
Probing the Time Variability of Broad Absorption Line Systems
Authors: A. Aghaee, R. Srianand, P. Petitjean
Conference14th Meeting on Research Astronomy of Iran
Date13  May  2010, Place: Zanjan - Iran
Cosmological evolution of the neutral gas mass density using quasar spectra
Authors: A. Aghaee, R. Guimaraes, P. Petitjean
ConferenceNational Conference on Gravitation and Cosmology
Date7  January  2010, Place: Tehran - Iran
Multiband Optical Monitoring of Blazars
Authors: Alireza Aghaee
ConferenceInternational Conference on Astrophysics
Date24  May  2009, Place: Maragha - Iran
Radio Quiet Quasars and their Variabilities
Authors: Alireza Aghaee
ConferenceAccepted by the National Conference on Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology
Date23  April  2009, Place: Shiraz - Iran
Quasars and their Variabilities
Authors: Alireza Aghaee
Conference13th Meeting on Research Astronomy of Iran
Date27  January  2009, Place: Zanjan - Iran
Verifying Intra-night Optical Variability of Radio Quite Quasars
Authors: Alireza Aghaee
ConferenceNational Conference on Gravitation and Cosmology
Date24  December  2008, 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
ConferenceAnnual Physics Conference of Iran
Date27  August  2008, 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
ConferenceAnnual Physics Conference of Iran
Date26  August  2007, 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
ConferenceAnnual Physics Conference of Iran
Date27  August  2006, Place: Shahroud - Iran
Calculating of Mass Ratio of Binary Systems
Authors: A. Aghaee, M.T. Edalati
ConferenceStudent Meeting of the Iranian Society of Physics
Date    1995, Place: Mashhad - Iran

Journals
Reporting of variation in the absorption line of BAL quasar J0840+3633
Authors: A. Aghaee, R. Srianand, P. Petitjean
JournalResearch Extension Quarterly of "Physic-e-Rooz"
Date1  June  2013
Data reduction and analysis of the multiband optical images of the blazar Mrk180
Authors: M. Sabzi Sarvestani, A. Aghaee
JournalIranian Journal of Physics Research (ISC Journal)
Date27  May  2012
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
JournalVizieR On-line Data Catalog
Date1  January  2011
Probing the time variability of bright quasars
Authors: A. Aghaee
JournalMid-Sized Telescopes: Science and Instrumentation (Int. Sym.)
Date19  December  2010
Intranight Variability of Blazar Mrk180
Authors: A. Aghaee, C. S. Stalin, P. Petitjean, N. Sohrabkhani, M. SabziSarvestani
JournalMonitoring Variabel X-ray Sources (Int. Con.)
Date30  November  2010
Intranight Optical Variability of Blazar Mrk180
Authors: A. Aghaee, C. S. Stalin, P. Petitjean
JournalAccepted by the Multiwavelength Variability of Blazars (Int. Con.)
Date22  September  2010
Determination of the mean H I absorption of the Inter Galactic Medium
Authors: A. Aghaee, P. Petitjean, R. Srianand, C. S. Stalin, R. Guimaraes
JournalJournal of Astrophysics and Astronomy (ISI Journal)
Date21  June  2010
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
JournalAstronomy and Astrophysics (ISI Journal)
Date1  December  2009
Damped and sub-damped Lyman-alpha absorbers in z > 4 quasars
Authors: R. Guimaraes, P. Petitjean, A. Aghaee
JournalThe Lyman alpha Universe (Int. Con.)
Date6  July  2009
The continuum of quasars in the Lyman-alpha forest
Authors: A. Aghaee, P. Petitjean, R. Guimaraes
JournalThe Lyman alpha Universe (Int. Con.)
Date6  July  2009
Determination of the Quasar Continuum for High Redshift Highly Luminous Quasars
Authors: A. Aghaee, P. Petitjean, R. Srianand, C.S. Stalin
JournalFar Away: Light in the young Universe (Int. Con.)
Date7  July  2008
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
JournalFrench Society of Astronomy and Astrophysics (Int. Con.)
Date2  July  2007
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
JournalMonthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (ISI Journal)
Date1  May  2007
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
JournalFrench Society of Astronomy and Astrophysics (Int. Con.)
Date26  June  2006
The mean HI optical depth of the intergalactic medium
Authors: A. Aghaee, P. Petitjean, B. Aracil, F. Coppolani, T. Theuns
JournalProbing Galaxies through Quasar Absorption Lines (Int. Con.)
Date14  March  2005
The connection between the low redshift Lyman alpha forest and galaxies
Authors: Alireza Aghaee, Begoña Ascaso Angles, Ryan Houghton,Yuri Bialetski
JournalThe First NEON Archive Observing School (Int. Sch. at ESO)
Date14  July  2004


Memberships
Board Member of the Physics Society of Iran
Date : 2014 - Present
Board Member of the Astronomy Society of Iran
Date : 2015 - Present
Board Member of the Astronomy Society of Iran
Date : 2012 - 2015
Member of the International Astronomical Union
Date : 2012 - Present
Member of the Astronomy Society of Iran
Date : 2009 - Present
Member of the Physics Society of Iran
Date : 1988 - Present

Research Interests
Observational Cosmology, Extra-galactic Astronomy:
Quasars
Blazars
Inter-galactic Medium

Research Projects
Photometry of R CMa
Researcher : T. Edalati, A. Aghaee
Start Date1990 , End Date : 1991
PlaceFerdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran
Determination of geomertrical and physical elements of UV PSc
Researcher : B. Khaleseh, T. Edalati, A. Aghaee
Start Date1991 , End Date : 1992
PlaceFerdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran
Photometry of V566 Ophi
Researcher : S. J. Fatemi, T. Edalati, A. Aghaee
Start Date1993 , End Date : 1994
PlaceShahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran
Observations and analysis of light curves of short period eclipsing binary
Researcher : A. Aghaee, T. Edalati
Start Date1999 , End Date : 2000
PlaceSistan & Baluchestan University, Zahedan, Iran
Determination of the form of the continuum of luminous quasars
Researcher : A. Aghaee, P. Petitjean,, R. Rodney, J. Heinmuller
Start Date2005 , End Date : 2006
PlaceInstitut 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 Date2005 , End Date : 2006
PlaceInter 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 Date2005 , End Date : 2006
PlaceIndian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore, India
Optical monitoring of candidate radio-quiet BL lacs
Researcher : C. S. Stalin, A. Aghaee, P. Petitjean, R. Srianand
Start Date2006 , End Date : 2007
PlaceInstitut National des Sciences de l’Univers, Paris, France
Multiband optical monitoring of blazars
Researcher : A. Aghaee, C. S. Stalin, P. Petitjean
Start Date2008 , End Date : 2009
PlaceCentre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), France
Verifying Intra-night Optical Variability of radio-quiet quasars
Researcher : A. Aghaee
Start Date2008 , End Date : 2009
PlaceSistan & 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 Date2009 , End Date : 2010
PlaceEuropean Southern Observatory (ESO), Germany
On the quest for recoiling black holes
Researcher : R. Srianand, P. Noterdaeme, M. Vivek, A. Aghaee, V. Mohan
Start Date2009 , End Date : 2010
PlaceInter University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune, India
Verifying the time variability of broad absorption line systems
Researcher : A. Aghaee, N. Erfanian
Start Date2010 , End Date : 2011
PlaceSistan & 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 Date2011 , End Date : 2012
PlaceINT Observatory, La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain


Works
Head of Physics Department
University of Sistan & Baluchestan
Date: 2012 - Present
Assistant Professor
Physics Department, University of Sistan & Baluchestan
Date: 2007 - Present
Part Time Researcher
School of Astronomy, Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences (IPM)
Date: 2007 - 2013
External Collaborator
Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris, UMR7095 CNRS, Pierre & Marie Curie University (Paris 6), Paris, France
Date: 2007 - Present
PhD Student on Observational Cosmology
Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris, UMR7095 CNRS, Pierre & Marie Curie University (Paris 6), Paris, France
Date: 2003 - 2007
Head of Physics Department
University of Sistan & Baluchestan
Date: 2002 - 2003
Lecturer
Physics Department, University of Sistan & Baluchestan
Date: 1995 - 2003