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 Najmeh Mahjouri, Ph. D.

                                    Faculty of Civil Engineering  

 

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   Associate Professor

  Faculty of Civil Engineering, K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

   

   Educations

Ph.D., Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2010, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.

M.Sc., Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2005, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.

B.Sc., Civil Engineering, 2002, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran.

 

 Professional Experiences

  Associate Professor, Faculty of Civil Engineering, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2017-Present.

  Assistant Professor, Faculty of Civil Engineering, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2011-2017.

Head of Water Resources Department, Faculty of Civil Engineering, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2013-2015.

Research Associate, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, 2005-2010.

Research Scholar, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2005-2006.

Research Associate, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2002-2005.

Civil Engineer, Polshir Consulting Engineers, 2002.

 

Courses Taught

   Advanced Engineering Hydrology (Graduate)

Water Quality Management in Water Resources Systems (Graduate)

Analysis and Modeling of Hydrologic Time Series (Graduate)

Research Methods (Graduate)

Statistical Methods in Hydrology (Graduate)

Probabilistic Processes in Hydrology (Graduate)

Engineering Hydrology (Undergraduate)

Environmental Engineering (Undergraduate)

 

 Field of Interest

Hydrologic Systems Modeling

Surface and Groundwater Quality Management

Modern Optimization and Simulation Techniques

Application of Game Theory in Water Resources and Environmental Systems Management

Water Quality Monitoring

 

Publications

Journal Publications

- Farsi N. and Mahjouri, N., Evaluating the contribution of the climate change and human activities to runoff change under uncertainty, Journal of Hydrology, 574, 872-891, 2019.

- Boghraei H. and Mahjouri, N., A Methodology for Water Allocation and Pricing based on Local Water Marketing and Stakeholders Hierarchy, (in Farsi), Iran-Water Resources Research,  15:1, 137-153, 2019.

- Pourmand, E. and Mahjouri, N., A Fuzzy Multi-Stakeholder Multi-Criteria Methodology for Water Allocation and Reuse in Metropolitan Areas, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Springer, 190:444, 3-20, 2018.

- Hashemi M. and Mahjouri, N., Sensitivity Analysis of Surface Runoff Simulation Parameters in Velenjak sub-basin of the Tehran city: Application of VARS, Sobol and Morris Methods, (in Farsi), Iran-Water Resources Research, 14:4, 71-79, 2018.

- Ranjbar, A. and Mahjouri, N., Development of an Efficient Surrogate Model based on Aquifer Dimensions to Prevent Seawater Intrusion in Anisotropic Coastal Aquifers, Case Study: The Qom Aquifer in Iran, Environmental Earth Sciences, Springer, 77:418, 1-15, 2018.

- Hosseini, S. M. and Mahjouri, N., Sensitivity and Fuzzy Uncertainty Analyses in the Determination of SCS-CN Parameters from Rainfall–Runoff Data, Hydrological Sciences Journal, Taylor & Francis, 63:3, 457-473, 2018.

- Alizadeh, Z. and Mahjouri, N., A Spatiotemporal Bayesian Maximum Entropy-based Methodology for Dealing with Sparse Data in Revising Groundwater Quality Monitoring Networks: The Tehran Region Experience, Environmental Earth Sciences, Springer, 76:436, 1-15, 2017.

 - Mahjouri, N. and Pourmand, E., A Social Choice-based Methodology for Treated Wastewater Reuse in Urban and Suburban Areas, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Springer, 189:325: 1-18, 2017.

  - Hosseini, S. M. Mahjouri, N., and Riahi, S., Closure to Development of a Direct Geomorphologic IUH Model for Daily Runoff Estimation in Ungauged Watersheds, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, ASCE, 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001333, 2017.

 - Mahjouri, N. and Shamsoddinpour, M., Developing a Methodology for Early Leakage Detection in Landfills: Application of the Fuzzy Transformation Technique and Probabilistic Artificial Neural Networks, Environmental Earth Sciences, Springer, (2016)75:1000, doi: 10.1007/s12665-016-5757-4, 75(12), 1-9, 2016.

- Nikoo, M. R., Beiglou, P. H. B., and Mahjouri, N., Optimizing Multiple-pollutant Waste Load Allocation in Rivers: An Interval Parameter Game Theoretic Model, Water Resources Management, Springer, (2016) 30:4201-4220, 2016.

- Hosseini, S. M. Mahjouri, N., and Riahi, S., Development of a Direct Geomorphologic IUH Model for Daily Runoff Estimation in Ungauged Watersheds, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, ASCE, 05016008, 1-17, 2016.

- Hosseini, S. M. and Mahjouri, N., Integrating Support Vector Regression and Geomorphologic Artificial Neural Networks for Daily Rainfall-Runoff Modeling, Applied Soft Computing, Elsevier, 38(2016), 329-345, 2016.

-  Mahjouri, N. and Abbasi, M., Waste Load Allocation in Rivers under Uncertainty: Application of Social Choice Procedures, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Springer,  187:2, 1-15, 2015.

-  Mahjouri, N., Waste Load Allocation in Rivers: A State of the Art Review and Prospects for Future Studies, (in Farsi), Iran-Water Resources Research, 11:2, 117-133, 2015.

 - Hosseini, S. M., and Mahjouri, N., Developing a Fuzzy Neural Network-based Support Vector Regression (FNN-SVR) model for Regionalizing Nitrate Concentration in Groundwater, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Springer, 186:6, 3685-3699,  2014.

- Hosseini, S. M., Mahjouri, N. and Bagheri, S., Monthly Karstic Spring Flow Forecasting using a Sequential Gaussian Simulation Technique, Environmental Earth Sciences, Springer, 72:9, 3531-3548, 2014.

- Mahjouri, N. and Bizhani-Manzar, M., Waste Load Allocation in Rivers using Fallback Bargaining, Water Resources Management, Springer, 27:7, 2125-2136, 2013.

- Nikoo, M. R. and Mahjouri, N., Water Quality Zoning Using Probabilistic Support Vector Machinesand Self-Organizing Maps, Water Resources Management,   Springer, 27:7, 2577-2594, 2013.

- Memarzadeh, M., Mahjouri, N. and Kerachian, R., Evaluating Sampling Locations in River Water Quality Monitoring Networks: Application of Dynamic Factor Analysis and Discrete Entropy Theory, Environmental Earth Sciences, Springer, 70:6, 2577-2585, 2013 .

 - Bizhani-Manzar, M. and Mahjouri, N., Waste Load Allocation in Zarjub River: Application of Borda Count Method and Nash Bargaining Function (In Farsi), Iran-Water Resources Research, 9:3, 59-74, 2013.

 - Mahjouri, N. and Ardestani, M., Application of Cooperative and non-Cooperative Games in Large-scale Water Quantity and Quality Management: A Case Study, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Springer, 172:1-4, 157-169, 2011.

 - Mahjouri, N. and Kerachian, R., Revising River Water Quality Monitoring Networks using Discrete Entropy Theory: The Jajrood River Experience, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Springer, 175:1-4, 291-302 , 2011.

 - Mahjouri, N. and Ardestani, M., A Game Theoretic Approach for Interbasin Water Resources Allocation considering the Water Quality Issues, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Springer, 167:1-4, 527-544, 2010.

 - Sadegh, M., Mahjouri, N. and Kerachian, R., Optimal Inter-basin Water Allocation using Crisp and Fuzzy Shapley Games, Water Resources Management, Springer, 24:10, 2291-2310, 2010.

  - Karamouz, M., Zahraie, B., Kerachian, R., Mahjouri, N. and Jaafarzadeh, N., Developing a Master Plan for Hospital Solid Waste Management: A Case Study of the Khuzestan Province in Iran, Waste Management, Elsevier, 27, 626-638, 2007.

 - Karamouz, M, Zahraie, B., Kerachian, R. and Mahjouri, N., Development of a Master Plan for Industrial Solid Waste Management: A Case Study of the Khuzestan Province in Iran, International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 3:3, 229-243, 2006.

 - Karamouz, M., Mahjouri, N. and Kerachian, R., River Water Quality Zoning: A Case Study of Karoon-Dez River System, Iranian Journal of Public Health Science and Engineering, 1:2, 16-27, 2005.

 

Conference Proceedings

 -    Hosseini, M., and Mahjouri, N., Developing an Inter-Organizational Conflict Resolution Model for Evaluating Groundwater Quantity and Quality Management Scenarios for the Varamin Aquifer, Proceedings of the 7th National Conference on Water Resources Management, October 24-25, Yazd, Iran, 2018 (in Farsi).

 -    Farsi, N. and Mahjouri, N., Quantifying the Impact of Human Activities and Climate Change on Monthly Runoff in Watersheds, International Conference on Environment and Natural Science (ICENS), September 3-4, Frankfurt, Germany, 2018.

 -   Hashemi, M., and Mahjouri, N., Application of the VARS Model for Uncertainty Analysis of the Parameters of Runoff Simulation in the Velenjak Region, Tehran, Proceedings of the 11th International Congress on Civil Engineering, May 8-10, Tehran, Iran, 2018 (in Farsi).

 -     Farsi, N., and Mahjouri, N., Developing an Uncertainty-based Model for Quantifying the Impacts of Climate and Human Activities on Runoff, Proceedings of the 11th International Congress on Civil Engineering, May 8-10, Tehran, Iran, 2018 (in Farsi).

 -    Kerachian, R., Emami-Eskardi, M.J., and Mahjouri, N., Conflict Management in Water Resources Systems: Application of the Game Theory, First Symposium with Water Science and Environment Experts, March 1, Tehran, Iran, 2018 (in Farsi).

 -    Boghraei, H., and Mahjouri, N., Developing a Market-based Model for Water Allocation and Determining the Cropping Pattern, The Third National Conference on Farm Water Management, February 26, Karaj, Iran, 2018 (in Farsi).

 -    Ghazipour, F., and Mahjouri, N., Long-Lead Drought Forecasting Using Data Fusion Methods, 5th National Conference on Applied Research in Civil Engineering, Architecture and Urban Management, January 3-4, Tehran, Iran, 2018 (in Farsi).

 -    Hashemi, M., and Mahjouri, N., Variogram-based Sensitivity Analysis of the Parameters of SWMM, Iran 2nd National Conference on Hydrology, July 11-12, Shahrekord, Iran, 2017 (in Farsi).

 -    Ghazipour, F., and Mahjouri, N., Long-Lead Rainfall Forecasting in Drought Seasons using Data Fusion Models, Iran 2nd National Conference on Hydrology, July 11-12, Shahrekord, Iran, 2017 (in Farsi).

 -    Boghraei, H., and Mahjouri, N., Developing a Water Trading based Methodology for Management of Groundwater Table Fluctuations, Iran 16th National Hydraulic Conference, September 6-7, Ardabil, Iran, 2017 (in Farsi).

-   Rezaei, F. and Mahjouri, N., Developing Data Fusion Models for River Flow Forecasting, 10th International Congress on Civil Engineering, May 5-7, Tabriz, Iran, 2015 (in Farsi).

-   Alizadeh, Z. and Mahjouri, N., Application of Kriging and Bayesian Maximum Entropy in Evaluation of Groundwater Table Fluctuations, The 9th National Conference on World Environment Day, June 2, Tehran, Iran 2015 (in Farsi).

-    Rezaei, F. and Mahjouri, N., A Comparative Assessment of Single and Fusion Models for River Flow Forecasting: A Case Study, Third International Symposium on Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, June 2-3, Tehran, Iran 2015 (in Farsi).

-   Alizadeh, Z. and Mahjouri, N., Zoning Aquifer Water Table and Water Quality using Two-Variable Bayesian Maximum Entropy, Third International Symposium on Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, June 2-3, Tehran, Iran 2015 (in Farsi).

 -   Pourmand, E. and Mahjouri, N., Group Decision Making in Allocating Treated Wastewater and Urban Runoff of the Tehran City: Application of Fuzzy Social Choice Techniques, Proceedings of the 14th Iranian Conference on Fuzzy Systems, August 19-21, Tabriz, Iran, 2014 (in Farsi).

 -   Pourmand, E. and Mahjouri, N., Allocation of Tehran Treated Wastewater and Runoff under Uncertainty: Application of Fuzzy Linguistic Quantifiers, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on World Environment Day, June 23-24, Tehran, Iran, 2014 (in Farsi).

 -   Pourmand, E., Mahjouri, N., Shafieifar, M., Application of Social Choice Procedures in Allocating Treated Wastewater and Urban Runoff in the Tehran Metropolitan Area, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Environmental Challenges and Dendrochronology, May 14-15, Sari, Iran, 2014 (in Farsi).

 -   Abbasi, M. and Mahjouri, N., Waste Load Allocation in Rivers: Application of Social Choice Techniques, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Environmental Planning and Management (3rd ICEPM), October 29-30, Tehran, Iran, 2013 (in Farsi). 

- Abbasi, M. and Mahjouri, N., Waste Load Allocation in Rivers Using a Probabilistic Water Quality Index, Proceedings of 7th National Congress on Civil Engineering, May 7-8, Zahedan, Iran, 2013 (in Farsi).

-   Shamsoddin-pour, M. and Mahjouri, N., Developing a Methodology for Detecting Possible Leakage from Landfills, Proceedings of 7th National Congress on Civil Engineering, May 7-8, Zahedan, Iran, 2013 (in Farsi).

-   Bizhani-Manzar, M. and Mahjouri, N., Application of Fallback Bargaining with Impasse in Waste Load Allocation in Rivers, Proceedings of 7th National Congress on Civil Engineering, May 7-8, Zahedan, Iran, 2013 (in Farsi).

-    Mahjouri, N. and Bizhani-Manzar, M., Waste Load Allocation in Rivers Using Fallback Bargaining, Proceedings of 6th International Perspective on Water Resources and the Environment (IPWE), January 7-9, Izmir, Turkey, 2013.

-    Nikoo, M. R., Karimi, A. and Mahjouri, N., Optimum Operating Rules in Reservoir-River-Groundwater System Considering Water Quality Targets: Application of SVR Model, Proceedings of 6th International Perspective on Water Resources and the Environment (IPWE), January 7-9, Izmir, Turkey, 2013.

-    Bashi-Azghadi, N., Mahjouri, N., Kerachian, R. and Nikoo M. R., Developing Reservoir Operation Policies: a Practical Experience, Proceedings of 11th Iranian Hydraulic Conference, Urmia University, November 6-8, Urmia, Iran, 2012 (in Farsi).

-    Mahjouri, N., Developing Water Allocation Policies considering Quantity and Quality Objectives: Application of Support Vector Machines, Proceedings of National Conference on Water Flow and Pollution, University of Tehran, May 23-24, Tehran, Iran, 2012 (in Farsi).

- Nikoo, M. R., Mahjouri, N. and Kerachian, R., Groundwater Quality Zoning Using Probabilistic Support Vector Machines, Proceedings of International Conference on Ecological, Environmental and Biological Sciences (ICEEBS'2012), January 7-8, Dubai, UAE, 2012.

 Beiglou, P. H. B., Kerachian, R., Mahjouri, N., Nikoo, M. R. and S. T. O. Naeeni, A Two-pollutant Model for River Water Quality Trading, Proceedings of the Fifth Conference and Exhibition of Environmental Engineering, November 21-22, Tehran, Iran, 2011 (in Farsi).

-  Sadegh, M., Mahjouri, N. and Kerachian, R., Developing a Fuzzy Game Theoretic Model for Optimal Inter-basin Water Allocation, Proceedings of Third International Perspective on Current and Future State of Water Resources and Environment, EWRI of ASCE, January 5-7, Chennai, India, 2010.

- Mahjouri, N., Ardestani, M. and Kerachian, R., A Comparison between the Cooperative and Non-cooperative Basin-wide Water Quantity and Quality Management: A Case Study, Proceedings of Third International Perspective on Current and Future State of Water Resources and Environment, EWRI of ASCE, January 5-7, Chennai, India, 2010.

- Sadegh, M., Mahjouri, N. and Kerachian, R., Interbasin Water Allocation using Shapley Game, Proceedings of the First National Conference on Engineering and Management of Infrastructures, 2009, (in Farsi).

- Mahjouri, N., Ardestani, M. and Kerachian, R., An Engineering Approach for Inter-basin Water Allocation: Application of Game Theory, Proceedings of the 8th International Congress on Civil Engineering, May 11-13, Shiraz, Iran, 2009 (in Farsi).

- Mahjouri, N. and Kerachian, R., Spatial and Temporal Sampling Frequencies Analysis using the Discrete Entropy Theory: A Case Study of River Water Quality Monitoring, Proceedings of the 2008 World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE, May 12-16, Hawaii, USA, 2008.

-  Mahjouri, N. and Kerachian, R., Optimal Location of River Water Quality Monitoring Stations using the Discrete Entropy Theory: A Case Study, Proceedings of IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition, September 7-12, Vienna, Austria, 2008.

- Mahjouri, N. and Kerachian, R., Assessment of River water Quality Monitoring Systems using the Discrete Entropy Theory, Proceedings of Second Conference and Exhibition of Environmental Engineering, May 20-21, Tehran, Iran, 2008 (in Farsi).

- Kerachian, R. and Mahjouri, N., Optimal Reservoir Operation for Water Quality Management: A State of the Art Review, Proceedings of Workshop on Dam and Environment, May 22-23, Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, Iran, 2007 (in Farsi).

- Karamouz, M., Zahraie, B., Kerachian, R. and Mahjouri, N., Industrial solid waste management in the southern part of Iran: Application of a new master plan, Proceedings of CEMEPE/SECOTOX Conference, June 24 - 28, Skiathos island, Greece, 2007.

- Mahjouri, N. and Faez, K., Comparing the Efficiency of the Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference Systems (ANFIS) and the Multi-layer Perceptrons (MLP) in Reservoir Water Quality Simulation, Proceedings of CEMEPE/SECOTOX Conference, June 24 - 28, Skiathos island, Greece, 2007.

- Mahjouri, N., Ghazban, F. and Ardestani, M., Application of Genetic Algorithms and Artificial Neural Network in Groundwater Quantity and Quality Management: A Case Study, Proceedings of Second Iranian Water Resources Management Conference, January 23-24, Isfahan, Iran, 2007 (in Farsi).

-   Kerachian, R., and Mahjouri, N., Application of a Sequential Bargaining Theory in Water Quality Management in Tehran Aquifer, Proceedings of Second Construction in Tehran Seminar, Tehran, Iran, 2006 (in Farsi).

-  Mahjouri, N., Ghazban, F. and Ardestani, M., Groundwater Quantity and Quality Management: A Case Study of Kashan Aquifer, Central Iran, Proceedings of World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE, Alaska, 2005.

 

 Honors

  - Author of the best Ph. D. dissertation in the field of Water and Environmental Engineering,

  the Third Iran Water Festival, 2012.
- Author of the best technical paper presented at the International Conference on Ecological, 
  Environmental and Biological Sciences (ICEEBS 2012), January 7-8, Dubai, UAE, 2012.
-  Distinguished Ph. D student at the University of Tehran, 2006-2010.
-  Top M.Sc student in Civil and Environmental Engineering (among 15 fellows), 
  University of Tehran, 2003-2005.

   

Contact

Address: Faculty of Civil Engineering, K. N. Toosi University of Technology,

 No. 1346, Vali Asr Street, Mirdamad Intersection, Tehran, Iran, P.O.Box: 15875-4416,

Zip Code:1996715433.

Emails:   mahjouri@kntu.ac.ir

               mahjouri@alumni.ut.ac.ir

Phone: +98 (21) 88779474-5 (451)

Fax:  +98 (21) 88779476

 

 

 

 

 

 

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