Photo of visiting research scholar, Mohammad ValipourMohammad Valipour

Visiting Research Scholar

Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences Department

education

  • Ph.D.
    Water Sciences and Engineering – Irrigation and Drainage, 2013-2017
    Sari Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources University, Sari, Iran
    Dissertation: Evaluation of reference evapotranspiration and optimization of cropping pattern due to climate change in Iran
  • M.Sc.
    Agricultural Engineering – Irrigation and Drainage, 2006-2008
    University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Thesis: A comparative evaluation of ARIMA and artificial neural network models in inflow forecasting of Dez dam reservoir
  • B.Sc.
    Agricultural Engineering – Irrigation, 2002-2006
    Razi University, Kermanshah, Iran
    Project: Quantitative analysis of land topography using Lagrange’s equations and computer programming

Professional experience

  • Visiting Research Scholar at Department of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences, Auburn University, 2018-2019
  • Lecturer at North Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, 2016-2018
  • Lecturer at Pakdasht Branch, Payame Noor University, 2016-2017
  • Lecturer at Varamin Branch, Payame Noor University, 2013-2016
  • Advisor for M.Sc. thesis, Sari Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources University, 2013-2015
  • Researcher at Energy & Environment Research Group, Sharif Energy Research Institute (SERI), 2011-2012
  • Designer, advisor, and expert at Department of Irrigation, Sazeh Ab Shafagh Consulting Engineers Company, 2008-2009

Professional affiliations

  • Member of Editorial Board of International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability, 2018.
  • Associate Editor of Canadian Journal of Soil Science, 2018.
  • Member of Editorial Board of Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 2018.
  • Associate Editor of Scientia Agricola, 2018.
  • Scientific Editor of Journal of Mountain Science, 2018.
  • Associate Editor of Acta Geophysica, 2018.
  • Member of Editorial Board of Annals of Forest Research, 2018.
  • Associate Editor of Simulation, 2018.
  • Member of Editorial Board of Zemdirbyste-Agriculture, 2018.
  • Member of Editorial Advisory Board of Folia Horticulturae, 2018.
  • Member of Editorial Board of Maejo International Journal of Science and Technology, 2018.
  • Member of Editorial Panel of Municipal Engineer, 2018.

My research includes hydrology, climate change and variability, evapotranspiration, agricultural water management, irrigation and drainage, hydrometeorology, hydroclimatology, hydroinformatics, mathematical and computer modeling and optimization, and relationship between energy and environment.

Recent courses taught

  • General physics, differential equations, calculus I, and calculus II at North Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, 2016-2018
  • Computer programming, engineering economics, soil mechanics, soil mechanics lab, differential equations, and calculus II at Pakdasht Branch, Payame Noor University, 2016-2017
  • Applied hydrology, hydraulics, hydrogeology, watershed management, water and wastewater engineering, soil and water conservation, weather and climatology, weather and climatology lab, general irrigation, general irrigation lab, differential equations, calculus I, and calculus II at Varamin Branch, Payame Noor University, 2013-2016

Selected publications

  • Banihabib, M.E., Ahmadian, A., Valipour, M., 2018. Hybrid MARMA-NARX Model for Flow Forecasting Based on the Large-Scale Climate Signals, Sea-Surface Temperatures, and Rainfall. Hydrology Research. http://dx.doi.org/10.2166/nh.2018.145
  • Voudouris, K., Valipour, M., Kaiafa, A., Zheng, X.Y., Kumar, R., Zanier, K., Kolokytha, E., Angelakis, A., 2018. Evolution of Water Wells Focusing on Balkan and Asian Civilizations. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply. http://dx.doi.org/10.2166/ws.2018.114
  • Valipour, M., Raeini-Sarjaz, M., Gholami Sefidkouhi, M.A., 2018. Optimisation of cropping pattern considering stomatal response to elevated CO2 emission and climate change. International Journal of Global Warming. 15 (2), 227-255. http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJGW.2018.10014131
  • Valipour, M., Gholami Sefidkouhi, M.A., 2018. Temporal analysis of reference evapotranspiration to detect variation factors. International Journal of Global Warming. 14 (3), 385-401. http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJGW.2018.10002058
  • Viero, D.P., Valipour, M., 2017. Modeling anisotropy in free-surface overland and shallow inundation flows. Advances in Water Resources. 104, 1-14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.advwatres.2017.03.007
  • Valipour, M., Gholami Sefidkouhi, M.A., Raeini-Sarjaz, M., 2017. Selecting the best model to estimate potential evapotranspiration with respect to climate change and magnitudes of extreme events. Agricultural Water Management. 180 (Part A), 50-60. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2016.08.025
  • Valipour, M., Gholami Sefidkouhi, M.A., Khoshravesh, M., 2017. Estimation and trend evaluation of reference evapotranspiration in a humid region. Italian Journal of Agrometeorology. 1, 19-36. http://dx.doi.org/10.19199/2017.1.2038-5625.019
  • Khoshravesh, M., Gholami Sefidkouhi, M.A., Valipour, M., 2017. Estimation of reference evapotranspiration using multivariate fractional polynomial, Bayesian regression, and robust regression models in three arid environments. Applied Water Science. 7 (4), 1911-1922. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13201-015-0368-x
  • Valipour, M., 2017. Calibration of mass transfer-based models to predict reference crop evapotranspiration. Applied Water Science. 7 (2), 625-635. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13201-015-0274-2
  • Valipour, M., 2017. Analysis of potential evapotranspiration using limited weather data. Applied Water Science. 7 (1), 187-197. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13201-014-0234-2
  • Valipour, M., Singh, V.P., 2016. Global Experiences on Wastewater Irrigation: Challenges and Prospects. Balanced Urban Development: Options and Strategies for Liveable Cities. 289-327. AG: Springer. Switzerland. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-28112-4_18
  • Valipour, M., 2016. Optimization of neural networks for precipitation analysis in a humid region to detect drought and wet year alarms. Meteorological Applications. 23 (1), 91-100. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/met.1533
  • Valipour, M., 2016. How Much Meteorological Information Is Necessary to Achieve Reliable Accuracy for Rainfall Estimations?. Agriculture. 6 (4), 53. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/agriculture6040053
  • Rezaei, M., Valipour, M., Valipour, M., 2016. Modelling Evapotranspiration to Increase the Accuracy of the Estimations Based on the Climatic Parameters. Water Conservation Science and Engineering. 1 (3), 197-207. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s41101-016-0013-z
  • Valipour, M., 2015. Investigation of Valiantzas’ evapotranspiration equation in Iran. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 121 (1-2), 267-278. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00704-014-1240-x
  • Valipour, M., 2015. A comprehensive study on irrigation management in Asia and Oceania. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science. 61 (9), 1247-1271. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03650340.2014.986471
  • Mahdizadeh Khasraghi, M., Gholami Sefidkouhi, M.A., Valipour, M., 2015. Simulation of open- and closed-end border irrigation systems using SIRMOD. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science. 61 (7), 929-941. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03650340.2014.981163
  • Valipour, M., 2015. Future of agricultural water management in Africa. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science. 61 (7), 907-927. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03650340.2014.961433
  • Rahimi, S., Gholami Sefidkouhi, M.A., Raeini-Sarjaz M., Valipour, M., 2015. Estimation of actual evapotranspiration by using MODIS images (a case study: Tajan catchment). Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science. 61 (5), 695-709. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03650340.2014.944904
  • Valipour, M., 2015. Study of different climatic conditions to assess the role of solar radiation in reference crop evapotranspiration equations. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science. 61 (5), 679-694. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03650340.2014.941823
  • Valipour, M., Ziatabar Ahmadi, M., Raeini-Sarjaz, M., Gholami Sefidkouhi, M.A., Shahnazari, A., Fazlola, R., Darzi-Naftchali, A., 2015. Agricultural water management in the world during past half century. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science. 61 (5), 657-678. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03650340.2014.944903
  • Valipour, M., 2015. Importance of solar radiation, temperature, relative humidity, and wind speed for calculation of reference evapotranspiration. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science. 61 (2), 239-255. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03650340.2014.925107
  • Yannopoulos, S.I., Lyberatos, G., Theodossiou, N., Li, W., Valipour, M., Tamburrino, A., Angelakis, A.N., 2015. Evolution of Water Lifting Devices (Pumps) over the Centuries Worldwide. Water. 7 (9), 5031-5060. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/w7095031
  • Valipour, M., 2015. Long-term runoff study using SARIMA and ARIMA models in the United States. Meteorological Applications. 22 (3), 592-598. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/met.1491
  • Valipour, M., 2015. Temperature analysis of reference evapotranspiration models. Meteorological Applications. 22 (3), 385-394. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/met.1465
  • Valipour, M., 2015. Evaluation of radiation methods to study potential evapotranspiration of 31 provinces. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics. 127 (3), 289-303. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00703-014-0351-3
  • Valipour, M., 2015. Land use policy and agricultural water management of the previous half of century in Africa. Applied Water Science. 5 (4), 367-395. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13201-014-0199-1 
  • Valipour, M., Gholami Sefidkouhi, M.A., Eslamian, S., 2015. Surface irrigation simulation models: a review. International Journal of Hydrology Science and Technology. 5 (1), 51-70. http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJHST.2015.069279
  • Valipour, M., 2014. Use of average data of 181 synoptic stations for estimation of reference crop evapotranspiration by temperature-based methods. Water Resources Management. 28 (12), 4237-4255. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11269-014-0741-9
  • Valipour, M., 2014. Future of the area equipped for irrigation. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science. 60 (12), 1641-1660. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03650340.2014.905675
  • Valipour, M., 2014. Drainage, waterlogging, and salinity. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science. 60 (12), 1625-1640. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03650340.2014.905676
  • Valipour, M., Eslamian, S., 2014. Analysis of potential evapotranspiration using 11 modified temperature-based models. International Journal of Hydrology Science and Technology. 4 (3), 192-207. http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJHST.2014.067733
  • Valipour, M., 2014. Application of new mass transfer formulae for computation of evapotranspiration. Journal of Applied Water Engineering and Research. 2 (1), 33-46. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23249676.2014.923790
  • Valipour, M., Banihabib, M.E., Behbahani, S.M.R., 2013. Comparison of the ARMA, ARIMA, and the autoregressive artificial neural network models in forecasting the monthly inflow of Dez dam reservoir. Journal of Hydrology. 476, 433-441. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.11.017