2010-2013: Ph.D in Soil and Plant Hydrology, Division of Soil Hydrology, Georg August University of Goettingen, Goettingen, Germany. Thesis: "Quantitative imaging of water flow in soil and roots using neutron radiography and deuterated water".
2006–2009: M.S. in Soil Physics, Department of Soil Science, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran. Thesis: "Effect of temporal variability of soil hydraulic properties on water and solute transport modelling".
2002–2006: B.S. in Soil Science, Department of Soil Science, Vali-e- Asr University, Rafsanjan, Iran
2017-present: Assistant professor at the Chair of Soil Physics, University of Bayreuth, Germany.
2013-2017: Postdoc at Division of Soil Hydrology, Georg August University of Goettingen, Germany.
2011-2013: Doctoral student in Division of Soil Hydrology, Georg August University of Goettingen, Germany.
2010-2011: Guest researcher at Department of Soil Physics, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Halle, Germany.
Skills and Backgrounds
Quantitative measurement of water and nutrient fluxes within soil and plant.
Modelling of water and solute transport in soil and plant.
Quantitative imaging of water, nutrient, radioisotopes and enzyme activity in soil using advanced image technique such as neutron and x-ray tomography, autoradiography and zymography.
Academic Honors Distinctions and Awards
Research grant (Scholarship) funded by The German IPSWat (International Postgraduate Studies in Water Technologies) the program of German Minister of Science and research (BMBF) in 2009. Title "Water flow from soil to plants: Hydraulic properties and function of the soil-root interface."