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Alireza Aghaee
Department : Department of Physics
Degree : Assistant Professor
Internal Phone : 6334
External Phone : +98 - (0)541 - 805 6334
Fax : +98 - (0)541 - 244 6565

Email : aghaee@ipm.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
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
Member of the Physics Society of Iran
Date : 1988 - Present
Member of the Astronomy Society of Iran
Date : 2009 - Present
Member of the International Astronomical Union
Date : 2012 - 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