Ali Mohammadzadeh (Ph.D.)

Associate Professor

 

Remote Sensing Dept., Faculty of Geomatics Engineering, K.N.Toosi University of Technology
Vali_Asr St., Vanaq Sq., Mirdamad Cr., Tehran, Iran, Postal Code: 1996715433

 

Tel: (+98 21) 88877070 Ext. 205

Fax: (+98 21) 88786213

Mobile: (+98) 9124752961

 

Email: almoh2@gmail.com & a_mohammadzadeh@kntu.ac.ir

 

Home Page: http://wp.kntu.ac.ir/a_mohammadzadeh


Education

 

2005 - 2009

Ph.D. , Remote Sensing,

KNTU, Faculty of Geomatics Eng.

 

 

PhD Thesis Subject: Automatic road extraction from high resolution satellite images using fuzzy logic and mathematical morphology

2000 - 2003

M.Sc., Remote Sensing,

KNTU, Faculty of Geomatics Eng.

 

1996 - 2000

B.Sc. in Surveying Eng.,
KNTU, Faculty of Geomatics Eng.

 

Taught Courses

 

  1)   Principles of Remote Sensing (B.Sc. level)

  2)   Computer Programming: C++ and Matlab (B.Sc. level)

  3)   Image Processing (B.Sc. level)

  4)   Applications of Remote Sensing (B.Sc. level)

  5)   Management of Remote Sensing (M.Sc. level)

  6)   Computer Graphics using IDL in Remote Sensing (M.Sc. level)

  7)   Fuzzy Logic and Artificial Neural Networks in Remote Sensing (M.Sc. level)

  8)   LiDAR Technology and Digital Terrain Model (M.Sc. level)

  9)   Optimization and its applications in Geomatics Engineering (Ph.D. level)

10)   Spatial and Radiometric Calibration of Remote Sensing Sensor (Ph.D. level)


Honors

 

Remote Sensing Exemplary Researcher Award, K.N. Toosi University of Technology, February 2008

Remote Sensing Exemplary Researcher Award, K.N. Toosi University of Technology, February 2007

Remote Sensing Exemplary Researcher Award, K.N. Toosi University of Technology, December 2005

The first rank student among Remote Sensing M.Sc. students, January 2003

The third rank student among Geomatics & Geodesy B.Sc. students, January 2000

Excellent student of the National Genius School in Ardabil Province, North-West of Iran, 1996


Invited to the Conferences and International Schools

 

1)       Co-chair of the Technical Session V- Feature Extraction from SAR Images: ISPRS Commission VIIWG 2 & WG 7 Conference on Information Extraction from SAR and Optical Data, with emphasis on Developing Countries 16-18 May 2007 ISTANBUL

2)       Awarded an scholarship from UN and ISPRS to attend the International School for Lidar Technology 31 April to 4 May 2008 Kanpur, India

3)       Organizer of the Special Session  Artificial neural networks applications in Remote Sensing and Geomatics engineering in 11th International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks (IWANN2011).

4)       Referee Committee Member of Geomatics conference held jointly by NCC & ISPRS, Tehran, Iran, 2011, 2012, 2013.

5)        Erasmusmundes Scholarship award for One month scientific visit from Twente University 2013

 


 Graduated M.Sc. and Ph.D. students:

 

No

Name of Students

My Role

Degree

Graduation

Year

No

Name of Students

My Role

Degree

Graduation

Year

1

Ali Baligh

Co-Supervisor

M.Sc.

2008

19

Jalal Akbarzadeh

First Supervisor

M.Sc.

2012

2

Nima Ekhtari

Co-Supervisor

M.Sc.

2009

20

Zeynab Ghanbari

2nd Supervisor

M.Sc.

2012

3

Mohamad R. Esmaeili

Co-Supervisor

M.Sc.

2009

21

Mojtaba Jannati

2nd Supervisor

M.Sc.

2012

4

Ali Hajeb

Co-Supervisor

M.Sc.

2009

22

Amir Niknam

First Supervisor

M.Sc.

2013

5

Rohollah Yazdan

Co-Supervisor

M.Sc.

2009

23

Nasin Nosrati

2nd Supervisor

M.Sc.

2012

6

Iman Owrangi

Co-Supervisor

M.Sc.

2009

24

Ali Sayahi

First Supervisor

M.Sc.

2013

7

Atena Haghigat Talab

Co-Supervisor

M.Sc.

2010

25

Mostafa Kabolizade

2nd Supervisor

Ph.D.

2013

8

Ali Ardakani

Co-Supervisor

Ph.D.

2010

26

Rozita Ghassabi

Co-Supervisor

Ph.D.

2013

9

Mohamad A. Momeni

2nd Supervisor

M.Sc.

2011

27

Milad Janalipour

First Supervisor

M.Sc.

2013

10

Nafiseh Ghasemi

2nd Supervisor

M.Sc.

2011

28

Asgar Zare

Supervisor

M.Sc.

2013

11

Hadi Zolfi Gholi

2nd Supervisor

M.Sc.

2011

29

Shima Bahramvash

Supervisor

M.Sc.

2014

12

Faramarz Sarmadi

2nd Supervisor

M.Sc.

2011

30

Fazaneh Abedi

First Supervisor

M.Sc.

2015

13

Mohsen Haghparast

2nd Supervisor

M.Sc.

2011

31

Mahsa Madelat

Supervisor

Ph.D.

-

14

Pedram Ghamisi

First Supervisor

M.Sc.

2011

32

Milad Janalipour

Supervisor

Ph.D.

-

15

Mohsen Hasanzadeh

Supervisor

M.Sc.

2011

33

Moin Izadi

Supervisor

M.Sc.

2015

16

Omid Besharat

First Supervisor

M.Sc.

2011

34

Fatemeh Fathi

Supervisor

M.Sc.

2015

17

Younes J. Golderegh

First Supervisor

M.Sc.

2011

35

Shima Ataei

Co-Supervior

M.Sc.

2015

18

Yaser Ansari

First Supervisor

M.Sc.

2011

36

Hasan Tafreshiha

Supervisor

M.Sc.

2015

 Research Projects

 

1

Iran DEM production for frequency coverage of IRAN Telecommunication Ministry

Iranian Remote Sensing Center (IRSC)

Major Role

Accomplished in 2002

2

Automatic Road Extraction from high resolution satellite images

Iran Ministry of Road and Transportation

Major Role

Accomplished in 2011

3

Designing Calibrations labs

Iran Space Agency (ISA)

Active cooperation

Accomplished in 2010

4

Remote Sensing Sensor Calibration

National Cartographic Center (NCC)

Major Role

Accomplished in 2012

5

SDI of the Iran National GAS transportation organization

Iran National GAS transportation organization

Active cooperation

Accomplished in 2012

6

A feasibility study for designing national & (Confidential)&

K.N.Toosi Univ. of Tech.

Project Manager

Active since 2012

7

Investigating RS potential for passive & (Confidential)...

K.N.Toosi Univ. of Tech.

Project Manager

Active since 2012

 


 Publications

 

Books

1.        Shad, R., Ghorjinejad, S., Mohammadzadeh, A., 2006, Important GIS projects of the world and their analysis using Arc View 3.2a (Translation)

 

International Journal Papers

 

Authors

Title

Year

Journal

Ghassabi, Z., Shanbehzadeh, J., Mohammadzadeh, A.

A structure-based region detector for high-resolution retinal fundus image registration

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2016

Biomedical Signal Processing and Control 23 , pp. 52

Eslami, M., Mohammadzadeh, A.

Developing a Spectral-Based Strategy for Urban Object Detection From Airborne Hyperspectral TIR and Visible Data

2015

IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing

Janalipour, M., Mohammadzadeh, A.

Building Damage Detection Using Object-Based Image Analysis and ANFIS From High-Resolution Image (Case Study: BAM Earthquake, Iran)

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2015

IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing

Bahramvash Shams, S., Mohammadzadeh, A.

A novel aerosol load index using MODIS visible bands: Applied to south-west part of Iran

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2015

IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 8 (3) , pp. 1167

Ghassabi, Z., Shanbehzadeh, J., Mohammadzadeh, A., Ostadzadeh, S.S.

Colour retinal fundus image registration by selecting stable extremum points in the scale-invariant feature transform detector

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2015

IET Image Processing 9 (10) , pp. 889

Dehnavi, S., Mohammadzadeh, A.

New edge adaptive GIHS-BT-SFIM fusion method and class-based approach investigation

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2015

International Journal of Image and Data Fusion 6 (1) , pp. 65

Ghasemi, N., Mohammadzadeh, A., Sahebi, M.R.

Assessment of different topographic correction methods in ALOS AVNIR-2 data over a forest area

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2013

International Journal of Digital Earth 6 (5) , pp. 504

Yavari, S., Valadan Zoej, M.J., Mohammadzadeh, A., Mokhtarzade, M.

Particle swarm optimization of RFM for georeferencing of satellite images

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2013

IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters 10 (1) , pp. 135

Ghasemi, N., Sahebi, M.R., Mohammadzadeh, A.

Biomass estimation of a temperate deciduous forest using wavelet analysis

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2013

IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 51 (2) , pp. 765

Hajahmadi, S., Mokhtarzadeh, M., Mohammadzadeh, A., Valadanzouj, M.J.

Uncertain training data edition for automatic object-based change map extraction

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2013

International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences - ISPRS Archives 40 (1W3) , pp. 185

Dehnavi, S., Mohammadzadeh, A.

A new developed GIHS-BT-SFIM fusion method based on edge and class data

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2013

International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences - ISPRS Archives 40 (1W3) , pp. 139

Kabolizade, M., Ebadi, H., Mohammadzadeh, A.

Design and implementation of an algorithm for automatic 3D reconstruction of building models using genetic algorithm

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2012

International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 19 (1) , pp. 104

Nikfar, M., Zoej, M.J.V., Mohammadzadeh, A., Mokhtarzade, M., Navabi, A.

Optimization of multiresolution segmentation by using a genetic algorithm

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2012

Journal of Applied Remote Sensing 6 (1)

Yavari, S., Zoej, M.J.V., Mokhtarzade, M., Mohammadzadeh, A.

Comparison of particle swarm optimization and genetic algorithm in rational function model optimization

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2012

International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences - ISPRS Archives 39 , pp. 281

Baligh Jahromi, A., Zoej, M.J.V., Mohammadzadeh, A., Sadeghian, S.

A novel filtering algorithm for bare-earth extraction from airborne laser scanning data using an artificial neural network

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2011

IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 4 (4) , pp. 836

Ardakani, A.S., Zoej, M.J.V., Mohammadzadeh, A., Mansourian, A.

Spatial and temporal analysis of fires detected by MODIS data in northern Iran from 2001 to 2008

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2011

IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 4 (1) , pp. 216

Haghighattalab, A., Mohammadzadeh, A., Valadan Zoej, M.J., Taleai, M.

Post-earthquake road damage assessment using region-based algorithms from high-resolution satellite images

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2010

Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering 7830

Ahmadi, S., Zoej, M.J.V., Ebadi, H., Moghaddam, H.A., Mohammadzadeh, A.

Automatic urban building boundary extraction from high resolution aerial images using an innovative model of active contours

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2010

International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 12 (3) , pp. 150

Mohammadzadeh, A., Zoej, M.J.V.

A Self-organizing Fuzzy Segmentation (SOFS) method for road detection from high resolution satellite images

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2010

Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 76 (1) , pp. 27

Ekhtari, N., Valadan Zoej, M.J., Sahebi, M.R., Mohammadzadeh, A.

Automatic building extraction from LIDAR digital elevation models and WorldView imagery

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2009

Journal of Applied Remote Sensing 3 (1)

Mohammadzadeh, A., Zoej, M.J.V., Tavakoli, A.

Automatic main road extraction from high resolution satellite imageries by means of particle swarm optimization applied to a fuzzy-based mean calculation approach

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2009

Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing 37 (2) , pp. 173

Mohammadzadeh, A., Valadan Zoej, M.J., Tavakoli, A.

Automatic main road extraction from high resolution satellite imageries by means of self-learning fuzzy-GA algorithm

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2008

Journal of Applied Sciences 8 (19) , pp. 3431

Mansourian, A., Valadan Zoje, M.J., Mohammadzadeh, A., Farnaghi, M.

Design and implementation of an on-demand feature extraction web service to facilitate development of spatial data infrastructures

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2008

Computers, Environment and Urban Systems 32 (5) , pp. 377

Mohammadzadeh, A., Zoej, M.J.V., Tavakoli, A.

New fusion method applied on IKONOS satellite images of urban and rural areas

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2007

2007 Urban Remote Sensing Joint Event, URS

Moghtaderi, A., Moore, F., Mohammadzadeh, A.

The application of advanced space-borne thermal emission and reflection (ASTER) radiometer data in the detection of alteration in the Chadormalu paleocrater, Bafq region, Central Iran

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2007

Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 30 (2) , pp. 238

Mohammadzadeh, A., Tavakoli, A., Valadan Zoej, M.J.

Road extraction based on fuzzy logic and mathematical morphology from pan-sharpened IKONOS images

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2006

Photogrammetric Record 21 (113) , pp. 44

 

International Conference Papers

1.       Mohammadzadeh, A., Valadan Zoej, M.J., 2003. "Automatic linear feature extraction from high resolution satellite", Abstract accepted in IEEE Conference IGARSS 2003, D17- Optical Image processing Techniques session.

2.       Mohammadzadeh, A.,Tavakoli, A., Valadan Zoej, M.J., 2003. "Linear feature extraction using fuzzy logic from high resolution satellite imagery", 6th international conference on CIVIL engineering, May 5-7, Isfahan, Iran.

3.       Mohammadzadeh, A. ,Tavakoli, A., Valadan Zoej, M.J., 2004. "Automatic linear feature extraction of Iranian road from high resolution multi-spectral satellite imagery", International Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Istanbul, Turkey, PS ThS 12: Automated Object Extraction and Computer Vision Application, July, 2004, 13:30 - 15:30

4.       Mohammadzadeh, A., Valadan Zoej, M.J., Tavakoli, A., 2006. "An overview to the applications of airborne lidar systems", 2006, The 13th Australian Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Conference, Sensor Technologies (2) High Spatial Resolution, 23 November, Canberra, Australia.

5.       Mohammadzadeh, A., Valadan Zoej, M.J., Tavakoli, A., 2006. "Semi-automatic planimetric feature extraction from landsat TM imagery using fuzzy reasoning rules", 2006, The 13th Australian Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Conference, Regional Mapping Programs: NSW Experience, 24 November, Canberra, Australia.

6.       Mohammadzadeh, A., Valadan Zoej, M.J., Tavakoli, A., 2007. "New fusion method applied on IKONOS satellite images of urban and rural areas". 4th IEEE/ISPRS joint conference: on Urban Remote Sensing, Paris, France. 11-13 April.

7.       Eshtehardi, A., Ebadi, H., Valadan Zoej, M.J., Mohammadzadeh, A., 2007, Image fusion of LANDSAT ETM+ and Spot satellite images using HIS, Brovey and PCA, Technical Session III- Image and Data Fusion, ISPRS Commission VIIWG 2 & WG 7 Conference on Information Extraction from SAR and Optical Data, with emphasis on Developing Countries 16-18 May 2007 ISTANBUL. (Picture1, Picture2, Picture3)

8.       Mohammadzadeh, A., Valadan Zoej, M.J., Tavakoli, A., 2007, Automatic class mean calculation of road surface from IKONOS images using fuzzy logic and particle swarm optimization, Photogrammetric Image Analysis (PIA07), 19-21 September, Munich, Germany.

9.       Ekhtari, N., Sahebi, M.R., Valadan Zoej, M.J., Mohammadzadeh, A., 2008, Automatic Building Extraction from LIDAR Point Cloud Data, International Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Beijing, China, PS WGIV/3: Automated Geo-spatial Data Acquisition and Mapping, July, 2008, 13:30 - 15:30.

10.    Mohammadzadeh, A., Valadan Zoej, M. J., 2008, A State of Art on Airborne Lidar Application in Hydrology and Oceanography: A Comprehensive Overview, International Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Beijing, China, PS WGI/2 (1): SAR Systems, July, 2008, 13:30 - 15:30.

11.    Esmaily, M. R., Valadan Zouj, M. J., Sahebi, M. R., Mohammadzadeh, A., 2008, Satellite Image Fusion to enhance Masked Objects with Emphasis on Region based Methods, International Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Beijing, China, PS WG VII/6: Remote Sensing Data Fusion, July, 2008, 13:30 - 15:30.

12.    Ekhtari, N., Valadan Zoej, M.J., Sahebi, M.R., Mohammadzadeh, A., 2008, Automatic building detection and extraction from lidar point cloud data and high-resolution imagery, IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., July 6-11, 17:00 - 18:30.

13.    Baligh, A., Valadan Zoej, M.J., Mohammadzadeh, A., 2008, Bare earth extraction from airborne LiDAR data using different filtering methods, ISPRS conference, Vol. XXXVII. Part B3b, Beijing, pp. 237-240.

14.    Ekhtari, N., Sahebi, M. R., Valadan Zoej, M. J., Mohammadzadeh, A., 2008. Semi-Automatic Building Extraction from LIDAR Data and High-Resolution Image, Map India Conference, 6-8 February, Greater Nodia, India.

15.    Owrangi, I., Rahnamaee, M., Afshin Sharifan, R., Mohammadzadeh, A., 2009, Monitoring hydrologic drought dynamic by using different indices based on remote sensing on SPOT-Vegetation images and ground data, case study: Marvdasht region, Fars Province, ICWR2009: Iran, International Conference on water resource, Shahrood university of technology, Iran.

16.    Owrangi, I., Rahnamaee, M., Mohammadzadeh, A., Afshin Sharifan, R., 2010, Using AVHRR-based vegetation indices for drought monitoring in south of Iran, Water2010: Hydrology, Hydraulics and Water Resources in an Uncertain Environment, Quebec, Canada.

17.    Owrangi, I., Rahnamaee, M., Mohammadzadeh, A., Afshin Sharifan, R., 2010, Using SPOT-VEG Based Vegetation Indices Compared with AVHRR Based Vegetation Indices for Drought Monitoring in South of Iran, Remote Sensing and Hydrology 2010 Symposium, Wyoming, USA.

18.    Haghigattalab, Mohammadzadeh, A., A., Valadan Zoej, Taleai, M., 2010, Post-earthquake road damage assessment using region-based algorithms from high resolution satellite image, Proc. of SPIE: Image and Signal Processing for Remote Sensing XVI, edited by Lorenzo Bruzzone, Vol. 7830, doi: 10.1117/12.864538.

19.    Ghasemi, N., Sahebi, M. R., Mohammadzadeh, A., Bayani, R., 2011, Biomass Estimation by ALOS-PALSAR Images Using Wavelet Transform In Natural Forest Area, SPIE conference: LIDRA&RADAR 2011.

20.    Ghasemi, N., Sahebi, M. R., Mohammadzadeh, A., Bayani, R., 2011, Evaluation of pixel-based Minnaert topographic correction method in a rugged forest, 3rd Conference on Earth Observation of Global Changes (EOGC 2011), 13 - 15 April 2011, Munich, Germany.

21.    Ghasemi, N., Mohammadzadeh, A., Sahebi, M. R., Bayani, R., 2011, Comparison of topographic normalization methods in a rugged forest area, ICESE 2011 Conference, April 1-3, Bali Island, Indonesia.

 Research Interests

 

LiDAR technology and its applications

Fires detection and analysis in RS

Earthquake damage detection in RS

Artificial intelligence & Evolutionary algorithms

Pattern Recognition

Image Processing and analysis

Data Fusion in RS

Optimization

Feature extraction

Sensor calibration

Object-based image analysis

Mathematical Morphology

 Member of research centers

 

July 2001 - June 2002

Researcher: Remote Sensing Expert, Iranian Remote Sensing Center

Jan 2008 - Present

Researcher: Remote Sensing Center of Excellence of K.N.Toosi Univ. of Tech.

 Programming Skills and Softwares:

 

I am familiar with programming languages of Matlab, C++, IDL and softwares like ERMapper, ENVI, and PCI.

 Languages

 

French

Elementary (I am proceeding with it)

English

Very Good (TOEFL CBT exam score of 243, IELTS exam score of 6.5)

Persian

Excellent

Azeri Turkish

Mother Tongue

 References

   

A. Tavakoli, Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering

Amirkabir University of Technology, Tel: (+98 21) 664543317, Email: tavakoli@aut.ac.ir

 

M. J. Valadan Zoej, Associate Professor, Department of Remote Sensing Engineering
   K.N.Toosi University of Technology, Tel: (+98 21) 88786212, Email:
valadanzouj@kntu.ac.ir

 

M.R. Sahebi, Assistant Professor, Department of Remote Sensing Engineering
   K.N.Toosi University of Technology, Tel: (+98 21) 88786212, Email: sahebi@kntu.ac.ir

 

H. Ebadi, Associate Professor, Department of Photogrammetry Engineering
   K.N.Toosi University of Technology, Tel: (+98 21) 88786212, Email:
ebadi@kntu.ac.ir

  

My only wish for all of the people living in our global village is PEACE in their life!

Last Update: December 2013