دکتر بهزاد حصاری بهزاد حصاری

 

Behzad Hessari, Ph.D.

 Assistant Professor of Hydrology, water engineering department of  Urmia University &

 Head of Water Engineering Department of Urmia Lake Research Institute,

  Urmia University, Urmia-57153, IRAN

 2016

 Contact Information

 Business Address: Water Engineering Department of  Urmia University Or

 Department of Water Engineering, Urmia lake research institute, Urmia University Campus, Beheshti Ave.,Urmia 57153, IRAN

 Business Phone Number: (+98-44) 33440295

 Fax: (+98-44) 33467097

 Email: b.hessari@urmia.ac.ir & b_hessari@yahoo.com

 Web Site: http://asatid.urmia.ac.ir/b.hessari

 Languages: Turkish, Persian & English

 Personal Information

 Date of Birth: Aug. 29, 1972

 Place of Birth: Yekan Kahriz, Marand, Iran

 Marital Status: Married (2 children)

 Educational Qualification

 1995 B.Sc., Irrigation Engineering, Dept. of Irrigation Engineering, Shiraz University, Iran

 1997 M.Sc., Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Dept. of Irrigation Engineering, Tabriz University, Iran

 Thesis Title: Rainfall intensity–duration–frequency curves for irrigation and drainage projects (Case study: West Azerbaijan Province)

 2012 Ph.D., Hydrology, Hydrology Dept., Faculty of Water Science Engineering, Ahvaz University, Iran

 Thesis Title: Upstream/downstream hydrological interactions of supplemental irrigation development in rain-fed areas of upper Karkheh river basin”

 Academic Appointments/ Employment History

 1995 - 2005 Consulting Engineers, private company manager, Designer, Directors member, …

 2006 - 2014 Researcher, Dept. Agricultural Engineering Research Institute (AERI), West Azerbaijan Agricultural and Natural Resources Research Center, Iran.

 2014 - present Assistant Professor, water engineering department of  Urmia University &

 Head of Water Engineering Department of Urmia Lake Research Institute, Iran.

 Professional Society Membership

 2008 – present: Member of (IAHS) International Association of Hydrological Sciences, UK.

 2003 present: Member of the IRNCID, Iran National Committee of Irrigation and Drainage.

 2012 2014: Member of theNational Water Productivity Improvement Committee

 2007 – present:   Iranian Rainwater Catchment Systems Association, Iran.

 2013 present: Member of the Iranian Society of Irrigation & Water Engineering Iran.

 2014 present: Member of the National Committee on Urmia Lake Restoration Plan, Iran.

 Honors And Awards

 2008: State Award: University of Urmia, awarded for distinguished and Top researcher .

 Area of Expertise and Interests

(HESSARI : Hydrology , Earth System Science and River Issues)

 · Teaching:

 1. Undergraduate: Hydrology, Water and Soil conservation

 2. Postgraduate: Advanced Hydrology, GIS and RS, WEAP , water resource system analysis

 · Research:

 1. Hydrology(Soil water balance, rainfall-runoff modeling, Flood and risk analysis, frequency analysis, distribution, IDF, DDA, hydrological sediment estimation),.

 2. Regional modelling and simulation with GIS.

 3. Water allocation.

 4. Water quality zoning and modeling.

 5. Water productivity and Supplemental Irrigation.

 6-GIT (GIS, RS, GPS)

 7-Enviromental issues (EFR, Sustainability, Urmia lake)

 · Outdoor Activities: Traveling, Camping, Mountain hiking, Swimming (all 4 fun).

 Technical and Research Projects

 Hessari B., Akbari M., Abbasi F., Oweis T.and Bruggeman A., 2012. Impact of Expanding Supplemental Irrigation in the Upper Karkheh River Basin (Iran) on

 Downstream Flow. CPWF Karkheh River Basin Research Report 13. ICARDA, Aleppo, Syria. x + 154 pp.

 Hessari B., Oweis T., 2015. Spatial water allocation for supplemental irrigation development in rain-fed areas of HonamBasin, In:CRP5: Water, Land and Ecosystems: Evaluation of the downstream consequences on water amounts and quality of implementing supplemental irrigation and water harvesting interventions in upper Karkheh river basin in Iran, Project No. 9504.. ICARDA, Aleppo, Syria (Under referee)

 Hessari B. Abbasi F, Akbari, M., Heydari, 2011. Assessmentof different scenarios of supplemental irrigation atupstream sub-basins of Karkheh river basin on quantity of flows to Karkheh dam, Ministry of Jahad_e_Agriculture, Research, Education and Extension Organization, Agriculture Engineering Research Institute, Register No:90-124, 106 pp. In Persian and English.

 Akbari, M. Abbasi F, Hessari B., Heydari,2010. Assessmentof supplemental irrigation atupstream of Karkheh River basin on water quality of Karkheh dam, Ministry of Jahad_e_Agriculture, Research, Education and Extension Organization, Agriculture Engineering Research Institute, Register No:89-524, 42 pp. In Persian.

 Hessari B, 2011. Preparing of Iso potential map of supplemental irrigation on Karkheh river basin, Iran, In: Economical study, modeling and mapping of single irrigation potentials for water productivity project at rainfed areas of upper KRB, Tavakoli A.R., Asadi H, Hessari B. 2011, Ministry of Jahad_e_Agriculture, Research, Education and Extension Organization, Agriculture Engineering Research Institute, Register No:90-539, 125 pp.

 Hessari B. Khalili K., Ghanipour R. Heydari A, 2005. Regional water balance of West Azarbijan province with GIS, Joint work of Iran Regional water authority and West Azarbijan planning and budget organization,Four Volumes, Register No:406/22226, 656 pp. In Persian.

 Gasemi S., Hessari B., 2002. Studding of drought trend in West Azarbijan province, Joint work of Iran meteorological organization and West Azarbijan planning and budget organization, 480 pp. In Persian.

 Afshar y., Hessari B., 2000. Wind’s intensity–duration–frequency analysis of Iran (Case study:West Azerbaijan Province) Iran meteorological organization, Register No:7000, 107 pp. In Persian.

 Hessari B., Nikanfar R., Khani J., Sokoti R, Najafi A.,2010. Preparing Iso Probability Maps of Early Frost Occurrence in autumn and late FrostOccurrence in Spring (Case study WestAzarbijan), Ministry of Jahad_e_Agriculture, Research, Education and Extension Organization, Agriculture Engineering Research Institute, Register No:41465, 127 pp. In Persian.

 Hessari B., Nikanfar R., Khani J., Sokoti R, Najafi A.,2010. Soil Water balance model construction through GIS (Case Study Nazlo Chai Basin), Ministry of Jahad_e_Agriculture, Research, Education and Extension Organization, Agriculture Engineering Research Institute, Register No: 39414, 117 pp. In Persian.

 Hessari B., Nikanfar R., Samadian M, Akbari M, TyfehRezaiee H., 2014. Assessment of Sprinkler Irrigation Project of Hasanlo Dam through GIS, Ministry of Jahad_e_Agriculture, Research, Education and Extension Organization, Agriculture Engineering Research Institute, 144 pp. In Persian.

 Jafaribari M., Hessari B., Nasiri K., 2009. Study of groundwater pollution of AgZeiarat region and its control, West Azerbaijan regional water authority, Register No: AG-W-85003, 50 pp. www.

 PUBLICATIONS

 Book Chapter:

 Tayefeh N, Hessari, B., Firouzi M., Yusop, Z. 2015A Comparison of Missing Streamflow Data Estimation Techniques applied to Karkheh River. In S. Harun & M. Jajarmizadeh, edsContribution of Statistics and Modelling in Hydrological Phenomena Prediction. Johor Bahru: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, pp. 23–37.

 Technical booklet:

 Ahmad Aali J., Hessari B., 2011. A review of methods to increase discharge and storage capacity of Qanats, Ministry of Jahad_e_Agriculture, Research, Education and Extension Organization, Agriculture Engineering Research Institute, www.aeri.ir, 42 pp. In Persian.

 Public booklet:

 Hessari B., Rezaii R., 2006. Investment encouragement of agriculture sector of West Ajarbijan province,Agriculture organization, extension management.16pp.

 International consulting studies:

 Hessari B.,2009. Hydrology report of Ashi Baram Dam Project, Ministry of water resources, Republic of Iraq, Zhinab consulting engineers, 80 pp.

 Hessari B., 2011. Hydrological study report,Bardasur Dam Project, Ministry of water resources, Republic of Iraq, Ashenab consulting engineers, 142 pp.

 Hessari B., 2009. Hydrology and Water Quality report, Fereydoon Kenar Non-Shooting Area, Siberian Crane Wetland Project, UNEP/GEF Siberian Crane Wetland Project (SCWP). http://www.scwp.info,105 pp.

 Selected Journal Papers

 Hessari B., Akhoond-Ali A., Abbasi F., Radmaneh F. Akbari M., 2012. Potentials and hydrological interactions of supplemental irrigation development in rain-fed areas of upper Karkheh river basin, Iranian Journal of irrigation and drainage, No. 3, Vol. 6., Fall2012, p.176-186. In Persian.

 Hessari B., A. Bruggeman, A. Akhoond-Ali T. Oweis, F. Abbasi, 2016. Supplemental irrigation potential and impact on downstream flow of Karkheh river basin of Iran, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., 9, 13519–13536.

 Hesari,B., Rezaee,R., Nikanfar,R., & Tayefe Neskili,N,2015. GIS based mapping of early and late frost occurrence for field nd orchard crops in west Azarbaijan iran. GEOGRAPHY AND ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS, Mashhad University, 4(2). http://geoeh.um.ac.ir/index.php/geo/article/view/31488

 Conference Papers (Selected from more than 60  papers)

 Hessari B., Zainalzadeh K, Samadian M. Nasiri M, Hessari Behravesh, 2015. Role of Geo spatial Information Technology(GIT) in the management and control of crisis(a case study of the Urmia Lake), Seventh International Conference on Information Technology and Knowledge, Urmia university, Iran.www.ikt2015.ir

 Hessari B., Samadian M., 2015. A review of the standards for domestic water needs in the world and new ways to cover water requirement of urban green space, First national conference on low water green space, Kashan, Iran.

Samadian M., Hessari B., 2015. Estimation of water requirements of urban green space in order to reform the system and water transmission line capacity (Case Study: Orumiyeh Rudaki District), First national conference on low water green space, Kashan, Iran.

 Hessari B., Abbasi F., Akbari M., Abolpour, 2007. Assessment of different scenarios of supplemental irrigation at upstream sub-basins of Karkheh Basin on quality and quantity of flow at Karkheh Dam, International workshop on Improvement of water productivity and livelihood resilience in karkheh river basin, Karaj/Iran.

 Oweis T., Farahani H., Hsiao T., Mechlia N. Ben, Pauw E. De, Bruggeman A., Hachum A., and Hessari, B., 2008. Amethodology for the assessment of agricultural water productivity at theriver basin level, 2nd International Frum On water and Food, Addis Ababa Ethiopia.

 Hessari B., Abbasi F Akbari, M., Bruggeman A., Pauw E. De, 2008.Assessment of potential supplemental irrigation impacts on downstream flows in the Karkheh river basin of Iran,

Proceedings of the Workshop on Increasing the Productivity and Sustainability of Rainfed Cropping Systems of Poor, Smallholder Farmers, Tamale, Ghan. 

 Akbari, M. Abbasi F, Hessari B., Heydari,2008.An assessment of supplemental irrigation atupstream sub basin of Karkheh river basin on water quantity and quality ofKarkheh dam, Ninth International Conference on Dry land Development-Sustainable Development in theDry lands Meetingthe Challenge of Global Climate. Alexandria, Egypt.

 Goharnejad A., Soleimani K., Hessari B., Goharnejad H.,2010. Comparison of areas prone to harvesting systems with the aim of preventing erosion (case study:NazluChai basin, westen Azerbijan), The first International conference on Plant, water, Soil and weather modeling.Iran.

 Thesis Supervision and Advise

 Pirnia T., 2014. Hydrology Model for Agh Chay Basin using weap: Calibration and Validation,Thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Science, Supervised by Dr K. Zeinalzadeh and B. Hessari, Department of Water Engineering, Urmia University, Iran.

 Tayefeh N.,N., 2010. Investigation on Missing Data Analysis of Streamflow (Case study, upper Karkhe River Basin). Thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Science, Supervised by Dr M. Aalami and B. Hessari Advised by Dr H. Abgari, Civil Engineering Faculty, Azad Eslami Mahabad University, Iran.

 Majidi S., 2010. Watershed Water balance modeling with parameters optimization method (Case study:Urmia Nazlochay Basin). Thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Science, Supervised by Dr M. Aalami and B. Hessari Advised by Dr H. Abgari, Civil Engineering Faculty, Azad Eslami Mahabad University, Iran.

 Heidary B.A., 2013. Surveying Sensitive Analysis Of Parameters That Effect On The Sardasht Reservoir Flood Routing. Thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Science, Supervised by Dr M. Aalami and B. Hessari Advised by Dr K. Zeinalzadeh, Civil Engineering Faculty, Azad Eslami Mahabad University, Iran.

 Goharnejad A., 2010. Investigation potential sites for water harvesting micro catchment systems with the aim of preventing soil loss (Case study: Nazlu Chai Basin, western Azerbaijan). Thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Science, Supervised by Dr M. Solimani and Advised by B. Hessari.,Natural resource Faculty.Mazandaran University, Iran.

 Babaei S., 2012.Investigation of Flooding Potential Based on SCS Model (case study; Shahrchay Watershed of Urimia). Thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Science, Supervised by Dr M. Solimani and Advised by B. Hessari.,Natural resource Faculty.Mazandaran University, Iran.

 Fazli P., 2013. Investigation on trend analysis of hydro-climatological data in Urmia lake basin. Thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Science, Supervised by Dr V. Bardi and A. Saadadin Advised by B. Hessari.,Natural resource Faculty.Gorgan University, Iran.

 Jabbari A., 2013.  Daily water balance modeling (case study: Nazlou chay watershed).Thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Science, Supervised by Dr J. Behmaneh and Dr M. Montazeri and Advised by B. Hessari, Department of Water Engineering, Urmia University, Iran.

 Dadafarid S., 2012. Site Selection Underground Dam using GIS and GMS for Protection of Lake Urmia Coastal Aquifer.Thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Science, Supervised by Dr H. Abghari and Advised by B. Hessari, Department of Natural Resources – Watershed Management,  Urmia University, Iran.

 Sakhi P., 2013. Efficiency of geomorphologic instantaneous unit hydrograph and comparisen with Snyder, SCS, and Clark unit hydrograph in the Kan Watershed. Thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Science, Supervised by Dr H. Abghari and Advised by B. Hessari, Department of Natural Resources – Watershed Management, Urmia University, Iran.

 Javanmard S., 2014. Water Balance Modeling of Agh Chai Basin Using SWAT Model. Thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Science, Supervised by Dr H. Ghodousi and Advised by B. Hessari, Department of Department of Water Engineering, University of Zanjan, Iran.

 Sharbatzadeh V., 2011. Estimation of erosion and sediment yield of Nazloochay by MPSIAC method using GIS. Thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Science, Supervised by Dr Dr. S Khodabakhsh Dr. B. Rafiei and Advised by B. Hessari and H Mohseni, Department of Geology – Sedimentology and Sedimentry Rocks, Bu-Ali Sina University, Iran.

 Khanmohammadi M., 2013. Evaluation and comparison of local wind simulation models  (case study: West Azarbayjan), Thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Science, Supervised by Dr J. Behmaneh and Advised by B. Hessari, Department of Water Engineering, Urmia University, Iran.

 Lahoni S., 2008. Estimation of instantaneous unit hydrograph with Clark’s technique in GIS (case study in Oshnavieh Gelazchai).Thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Science, Supervised by Dr H. Rezaiii and Advised by B. Hessari, Department of Water Engineering, Urmia University, Iran.

 Mohammadi E., 2008. Estimation of instantaneous unit hydrograph with Clark’s technique in GIS (case study in Oshnavieh Gelazchai).Thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Science, Supervised by Dr M. Montazeri and Advised by B. Hessari, Department of Water Engineering, Urmia University, Iran.

 Bonabi O., 2008. An Analysis of a Methodology for Generating Watershed Parameters using GIS)Case study:Urmia Charchai dam watershed).Thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Science, Supervised by Dr H. Jahangiri and Advised by B. Hessari, Department of Water Engineering, Urmia University, Iran.

 Shahbazi E., 2007. Preparing Evapotranspiration maps with Pristly-Tylor method through GIS, Thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Science, Supervised by Dr H. Rezaii, and Advised by B. Hessari, Department of Water Engineering, Urmia University, Iran.

  Amini, S., 2009. Evaluation of dominant discharge and flood encroachments in a river reach of the Sharchi River. Thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Science, Supervised by Dr M. Yasi, and Advised by B. Hessari, Department of Water Engineering, Urmia University, Iran.

 Workshops

 Soil water assessment tool(SWAT) training workshop,26-27 may 2008,Tehran,Iran

“Water Management in the Dry Areas' with special focus on Water Productivity” December 03-13,2007, Icarda/ Aleppo/ Syria

  Training course “GIS programming” in Water &Land Department of ICARDA from Saturday 31st August 2013 for two weeks in Amman, Jordan.

 Training course “cell based water allocation program” in Water &Land Department of ICARDA GIS Unit. from Saturday 07 June 2014 for two weeks in Amman, Jordan.

 “GETFLOWS short training course”, Japan International cooperation agency(Jica) , 10-18 Jan. 2016,Tehran,Iran

 Technical skills:

 -Computer programming (Visual BASIC, QuikBasic, Excel macro programming)

 -GIS application (ArcGis 10.x), Model builder, Ilwis, Arcswat, ArcHydro, Geostatistics , Spatial analyst , Network analysis , Hydrology , … )

 Soil water balance modeling, Ms project,Hec Ras, Hec Hms,Autocad, loop, SPSS,WEAP,Hyrooffice, Rainfall Runoff Library(RRL),Cropwat, …

 Familiar with: Getflows, Matlab,R, MIKE,  Aquacrop ,GMS , Modflow , …

 Engineering Consulting Activities :

 Managing, designing and studying about 150 national projects since 1995 up to present