Mahdi Farnaghi
Assistant Professor, Ph.D. in GIS
Director of Graduate Studies (DGS)

Department of Geospatial Information System,
Faculty of geodesy & geomatics engineering,
K.N.Toosi University of Technology,
No. 1346, Vali-Asr Street, Mirdamad Cross, Tehran, IRAN
Postal Code: 19667-15433
PO.Box: 19395-4941
P: (+9821)88786212
F: (+9821)88786213
Mahdi Farnaghi (K.N.Toosi Email):
farnaghi@kntu.ac.ir

Languages: Persian, English, Deutsch (ein bisschen)

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Research Interests

  • big spatial data
  • machine learning in geospatial science
  • semantic web, linked data, & web 2.0
  • (geospatial) ontologies
  • (geospatial) web services, semantic web services, & web service composition
  • LBS and mobile computing

Education

Ph.D. in Geospatial Information Systems
2008-2013
Thesis title: Development of Intelligent Agents for Automatic Composition of Geospatial Web Services

M.Sc. in Geospatial Information Systems
2004-2007
Thesis title: Organizational Spatial Data Infrastructures

B.Sc. in Geomatics Engineering
2000-2004

Publications

Articles in refereed journals (ISI)

  • Farnaghi, M. and A. Mansourian, Automatic Composition of Geospatial Web Services in Order to Generate Landslide Susceptibility Map. Journal of Geosciences (Ulum-I Zamin), 2015. 24(94): p. 29-34. (ISI).
  • Farnaghi, M. and A. Mansourian, Automatic composition of WSMO based geospatial semantic web services using artificial intelligence planning. Journal of Spatial Science, 2013: p. 1-16. (ISI).
  • Farnaghi, M. and A. Mansourian, Disaster planning using automated composition of semantic OGC web services: A case study in sheltering. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 2013. 41(0): p. 204-218. (ISI).
  • Aminzadeh, S., M. Rabiee, Y. Rezaei, M. Farnaghi, and A. Bahmanabadi, The Role of GIS in information System, management and decision making in Hospitals and Ambulance Centers. Iranian Journal of Radiology, 2012. 9(2). (ISI).
  • Masoomi, Z., M.B. Menhaj, M.S. Mesgari, and M. Farnaghi, Using Fuzzy Computation in Modelling Uncertainties in Kriging Estimation Method, Case Study: Estimation of Sodium Spatial Dispersion in Zanjan Aquifer. Amirkabir Journal of Civil & Environmental Engineering, 2011. 43(1): p. 69-78.
  • Babazadeh, N., A. Mansourian, M. Zareinejad, and M. Farnaghi, Using spatial enabled e-government to improve the process of issuing industrial and mineral licenses: a case study for cement factory establishment, following environment constrains. Journal of Geosciences (Ulum-I Zamin), 2010 21(82). (ISI).
  • Mansourian, A., M.J. Valadan Zoje, A. Mohammadzadeh, and M. Farnaghi, Design and implementation of an on-demand feature extraction web service to facilitate development of spatial data infrastructures. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 2008. 32(5): p. 377-385. (ISI).
  • Mansourian, A., M. Farnaghi, and M. Taleai, Development of New Generations of Mobile GIS Systems Using Web Services Technologies: A Case Study for Emergency Management. Journal of Applied Sciences, 2008. 8(15): p. 2669-2677. (ISI).

Articles in refereed journals (National)

  • Rahimi, H. and M. Farnaghi, Spatio-Temporal monthly prediction of rainfall in north-western Iran using shallow neural network and deep neural network based on environmental, climate and topography big data. Journal of Geomatics Science and Technology, 2017 - In press.
  • Ahangar Kani, M., M. Farnaghi, and M.R. Shirzadi, Predictive map of spatio-temporal distribution of Leptospirosis using Geographical Weighted Regression and Multilayer Perceptron Neural Network methods. Journal of Geomatics Science And Technology, 2017 - In press.
  • Mohammadi, R. and M. Farnaghi, Design and development of a multi-agent system for automatic extraction of road geometries. Engineering Journal of Geospatial Information Technology, 2017 - In press.
  • Tahani, N., A.A. Alesheikh, and M. Farnaghi, Representation of 3D City Models Based on Two Interactive Approaches in Mobile Devices. Journal of Geomatics Science and Technology, 2016. 6(2): p. 145-160.
  • Ghaemi, Z., M. Farnaghi, and A. Alimohammadi, An Online Approach for Spatio-Temporal Prediction of Air Pollution in Tehran using Support Vector Machine. Engineering Journal of Geospatial Information Technology 2016. 3(4): p. 43-63.
  • Dareshiri, S. and M. Farnaghi, Geoportal with Recommendation Capability. Journal of Geomatics Science and Technology, 2016. 5(4): p. 155-171.

Articles in international conferences and workshop proceedings

  • Asgari, M., M. Farnaghi, and Z. Ghaemi. Predictive mapping of urban air pollution using Apache Spark on Hadoop cluster. to be presented at ICCBDC 2017, London
  • Tahani, N., A.A. Alesheikh, and M. Farnaghi. Developing a Virtual Reality Application based on Libgdx Game Engine in Mobile Environment. in 13th International Conference on Location-Based Services. 2016. Vienna, Austria.
  • Ghaemi, Z., M. Farnaghi, and A. Alimohammadi. Hadoop-based Distributed System for Online Prediction of Air Pollution Based on Support Vector Machine. in The 3rd International conference on Sensors and Models in Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (SMPR 2015), in Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci. 2015. Kish Island, Iran: Copernicus Publications.
  • Fasihi, A., A. Mansourian, M. Farnaghi, and M. Taleai, A Web-based Method for Supporting Collaboration in the Urban Spatial Decision Making, in 15th International Conference on Information and Software Technologies, IT 2009. 2009: Kaunas, Lithuania.
  • Farnaghi, M., A. Mansourian, and A. Toomanian. Integration of rendering technologies and visualization techniques to improve 3D Mobile GIS applications. in ISPRS workshop on quality, scale and analysis aspects of city models. 2009. Lund, Sweden.
  • Farnaghi, M., A. Mansourian, and M. Taleai. Web Services Technologies: The Key Technology Solution for New Generation of Mobile GIS Applications. in 4th GIS Conference along with ISPRS Workshop on Geinformation and Decision Support Systems. 2008. National Cartographic Center, Tehran, Iran.
  • Mansourian, A., M.J. Valadan Zoej, M. Farnaghi, and H. Ebadi, A Comprehensive Study on Organizational SDI (Case study: Iranian Ministry of energy), in Map Asia 2007. 2007: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Farnaghi, M. and A. Mansourian, Design and Implementation of an OGC Web Map Service for Iran's National SDI, in Map World Forum. 2007: Hydarabad, India.
  • Mansourian, A., M.J. Valadan Zoej, M. Farnaghi, and H. Ebadi, A Comprehensive Study on Organizational SDI (Case Study: Iranian Ministry of Energy), in Asia GIS 2006 International Conference. 2006: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.

Articles in national conferences and workshop proceedings

  • Mohammadi, R. and M. Farnaghi, Automatic Updating of Roads’ Attritbute from Trajectory Data using Support Vector Machine., in 1st National Conference on Geospatial Inforamtion Technology. 2016: Tehran, Iran.
  • Mohammadi, R. and M. Farnaghi, Automatic Road Extraction from Trajectory Data using KDE, in 22nd National Geomatics Conference. 2015: Tehran, Iran.
  • Farnaghi, M. and A. Mansourian, Automatic Compositon of Geospatial Web Services using AI Planning Techniques., in 20th National Geomatics Conference. 2013: Tehran, Iran.
  • Tavakoli, Iman, A. Mansourian, and M. Farnaghi, Development of an Air Quality Analysis System using Process-based Service Chaning Techniues., in 20th National Geomatics Conference. 2013: Tehran, Iran.
  • Farnaghi, M. and A. Mansourian, Developmento of a WMS for Iran Emergancy Management SDI, 1st National Conference on Natural Disasters, 2006: Tehran, Iran.
  • Farnaghi, M. and Ali. A. Alesheikh, Comparision of WebGIS Architectures from Functionality and Implementation Point of View. in National Geomatics Conference. 2005: Tehran, Iran.

Teaching Experience

Data Management and GIS Applications (Spatial Database) K.N.Toosi University of Technology (Since 2013)

Spatial Data Infrastrues K.N.Toosi University of Technology (Since 2013)

Advanced GIS Programming K.N.Toosi University of Technology (Since 2013)

Principles of Database (B.Sc.) K.N.Toosi University of Technology (Since 2013)

Spatial Analysis (M.Sc.) Civil Engineering College of Hamedan (2015)

Computer Graphics K.N.Toosi University of Technology (2014)

Spatial Analysis (M.Sc.) Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Yazd (2011 and 2012)

Database Management Systems (M.Sc.) Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Yazd (2011 and 2012)

Database Management Systems (M.Sc.) University of Twente, ITC faculty, joint course with K. N. Toosi University of Technology (2011)

Geodata Modeling and Processing (M.Sc.) University of Twente, ITC faculty, joint course with K.N.Toosi University in Tehran, Iran (2008)

Principles of Database (M.Sc.) University of Twente, ITC faculty, joint course with K.N.Toosi University in Tehran, Iran (2007)

Projects

Big Spatial Data Representation and Mapping Solution - Phase 2 (2017)
Big Spatial Data Representation and Mapping Solution - Phase 1 (2016)
Design and Development of Detailed Land-use Plans Management System (2015-2016)
Feasibility Study of a GIS Software Solution for Ministry of Energy (2016)
Establishment of GIS Strategic Plan for Karaj Municipality (2016)
Design and Development of web-based GIS of Iran Small Industries and Industrial Parks Organization (2015)
Geoportal of Iran National SDI (2010-2012)
Integrated Municipal Management System for Ministry of Road and Urban Planning (2010-2012)
Development of Mapping Services of Iranian Spatial Agency (2008-2011)
Design and Development of Mobile GIS for Mazandaran Regional Electric Company (2010)
Design and Development of Web Mapping Services for Iranian Electric Company (2010)

Skills

Programming

Semantic Web technology

Grid/Cloud computing

(Spatial) database modeling

Software analysis and design

Students

Ph.D. Students

  • Zeinab Ghaemi

M.Sc. Students

  • Marjan Asgari
  • Samira Khoshahval
  • Mohsen Yousefzade
  • Mohamad Reza Mohammadi
  • Mohamad Javad Shahidinejad, 2016
  • Hajar Rahimi, 2016
  • Mehrdad Ahangar, 2016
  • Reza Mohammadi, 2015
  • Shokuh Dareshiri, 2015
  • Zeinab Ghaemi, 2015
Mahdi Farnaghi
Department of Geospatial Information System,
Faculty of geodesy & geomatics engineering,
K.N.Toosi University of Technology,
No. 1346, Vali-Asr Street, Mirdamad Cross, Tehran, IRAN
Postal Code: 19667-15433
PO.Box: 19395-4941
P: (+9821)88786212
F: (+9821)88786213
Mahdi Farnaghi (K.N.Toosi Email):
farnaghi@kntu.ac.ir
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