Mehdi Vafakhah

Mehdi Vafakhah Mehdi Vafakhah
Department of Watershed Management, Tarbiat Modarres University, Iran


Mehdi Vafakhah received B.Sc. in Natural Resources Engineering from Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources University of Gorgan, Gorgan, Iran, in 1996, and M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Watershed Management Engineering from Tarbiat Modares University and University of Tehran in 1999 and 2008, respectively. He was with the Faculty of Natural Resources, Tarbiat Modares University as a Lecturer from 1998-2009; as Assistant Professor from 2009-2013 and as Associate Professor from 2013. His research interests include surface hydrology, snow hydrology, geostatistics and parameter estimation with artificial neural networks, adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system, and data-driven techniques. He has published 87 Journal articles, four book chapters, one book and more than 67 papers presented in international and national conferences and is also involved in many national watershed management projects.

Research Interest

Snow Hydrology, Surface Hydrology, Flood Prediction and Control, Application of Geostatistic in Hydrology, Application of Remote Sensing Data for Characterization of Hydrologic parameters, Rainfall-Runoff Modeling, Application of Artificial Intelligent in Hydrology, Regional Analysis