Institute for Resource Management
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M.Sc. Water and Soil Sciences, Dr. Ing.
Researcher, Project Manager Iran

Dr. Ali Asghar Besalatpour

Fields of Expertise

  • Integrated Water Resources Management
  • Innovation research on land and water management concepts
  • Modelling
  • New Soft Computing techniques



Current Projects

Completed Projects

Professional Experience

  • Assist. Prof. at the Department of Soil and Water Sciences, Vali-e-Asr University (VRU) of Rafsanjan, Rafsanjan, Iran
  • Sabbatical Leave: Swiss Federal Institute for Aquatic Science and Technology, EAWAG, Switzerland
  • Sabbatical Leave: Institute of Terrestrial Ecosystems, ETH University, Zurich, Switzerland (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Rainer Schulin)


  • PhD at the University of Technology, Isfahan. Dissertation: Modelling of soil erosion hazard in the Bazoft watershed using fuzzy logic algorithm, SWAT model, and Fuzzy Clustering - Genetic algorithm
  • M.Sc. at the University of Technology, Isfahan. Master thesis: Bioremediation of Petroleum-Contaminated Soils Using Phytostimulation Technique
  • B.S. at the University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran


Dr. Ali Asghar Besalatpour
Phone: +49(0)30 34 34 74 35