Farzaneh Ahangarani Farahani


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latest update: 09/05/2021
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PERSONAL INFORMATION
- First Name: Farzaneh
- Last Name: Ahangarani Farahani
- Born: April 7, 1990
- Nationality: Iranian


CONTACT INFORMATION
- Phone: (0098)936-551-1570
- Email: ahangarani_f_1990@yahoo.com
- Orcid ID: 0000-0003-3740-7309

EDUCATION
- M.D. of solid-state physics (2013-2015), Arak University, Arak, Iran
- Thesis Title: Fabrication and improve performance of quantum dot sensitized solar cells based on nanocrystals of CdSe
- Supervisor: Dr. Maziar Marandi
- B.D. of Physics (2008-2012), Arak University, Arak, Iran


RESEARCH INTEREST
- Solar Cells/Photovoltaic Devices
- Variable Stars
- Exoplanets


PUBLICATIONS
PAPERS
- Marandi, M., Farahani, F.A. and Davoudi, M., 2017. Fabrication of submicron/micron size cavities included TiO2 photoelectrodes and optimization of light scattering to improve the photovoltaic performance of CdS quantum dot sensitized solar cells. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 799, pp.167-174.
- Marandi, M., Rahmani, E. and Farahani, F.A., 2017. Optimization of the photoanode of CdS quantum dot-sensitized solar cells using light-scattering TiO2 hollow spheres. Journal of Electronic Materials, 46(12), pp.6769-6783.
- Marandi, M., Torabi, N. and Farahani, F.A., 2020. Facile fabrication of well-performing CdS/CdSe quantum dot sensitized solar cells through a fast and effective formation of the CdSe nanocrystalline layer. Solar Energy, 207, pp.32-39.
- Farahani, F.A., Poro, A., Rezaee, M. and Sameni, M., 2020. Enhancement in power conversion efficiency of CdS quantum dot sensitized solar cells through a decrease in light reflection. Optical Materials, 108, p.110248.
- Poro, A., Alicavus, F., Fernández-Lajús, E., Davoudi, F., MirshafieKhozani, P., Blackford, M.G., Budding, E., Jalalabadi, B.Z., Rahimi, J. and Farahani, F.A., 2020. BVRI Photometric Observations, Light Curve Solutions and Orbital Period Analysis of BF Pav, Res. Astron. Astrophys.
- Davoudi, F., MirshafieKhozani, P., Paki, E., Roshana, M., HashemiNasab, F., MazidabadiFarahani, A., Farahani, F.A. and et.al, 2020. Refined System Ephemeris for Four Transiting Hot Jupiters using Ground-Based and TESS Observations. Astronomy Letters.
- Poro, A., Paki, E., Mazhari, G., Sarabi, S., Farahani, F.A. and et.al, 2021. The First Observational and Theoretical Studies of 27 delta Scuti Stars with Investigation of the Period-Luminosity Relation. PASP, 133, 084201.
- Atila Poro , Farzaneh Ahangarani Farahani and et.al, 2021. Study of Pluto’s Atmosphere Based on 2020 Stellar Occultation Light Curve Results, Astronomy and Astrophysics.


BOOK
- Green Processes for Nanotechnology (Translation from English to Persian)
Sokhanvaran Publisher - 2017


CONFERENCE PRESENTATION
- 12th condensed matter conference
Poster: Fabrication of CdS/CdSe/ZnS quantum dot sensitized solar cells based on hydrothermally growth TiO2 nanoparticles as photoanodes.
Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran (January 2014).

- Nano-Structured Solar Cells (NSSC94) conference
Poster: Fabrication of PbS/CdS quantum dot sensitized solar cells based on the use of TiO2 nanoparticles prepared by hydrothermal method and comparison of its performance with similar cells based on TiO2-P25 nanoparticles.
Sharif University, Tehran, Iran (November 2015).

- Annual physics conference of Iran
Poster: Fabrication and comparison of CdS and PbS/CdS quantum dot sensitized solar cells based on hydrothermally growth TiO2 nanoparticles as photoanodes
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran (August 2015).

- Annual physics conference of Iran
Lecture: Increased 60 percent Efficiency of CdS sensitized nanostructured solar cells with CdSe nanocrystals; effect of the CdSe growth time on the efficiency.
Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran (August 2016).

- Second national conference of major infrastructure of electrical engineering, energy, and nanotechnology
Lecture: Enhancement in power conversion efficiency of quantum dot sensitized solar cells through a decrease in light reflection based on MgF2 anti-reflection layer.
Tehran University, Tehran, Iran (April 2018).

- Workshop on Construction of a photovoltaic power plant in an orbit of 36,000 km.
Lecture: Thin films deposition methods.
Science & Astronomy Center of Tehran, Tehran, Iran (October 2018).

- The Twelfth Moscow Solar System Symposium
Poster: Refined Ephemeris for Hot Jupiter WASP-12 b using Ground-Based and TESS Observations.
Space Research Institute, Moscow, Russia (October 2021).


RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
- (2013-2016) Researcher: Nanostructures and Nanostructured Devices Research Lab- Arak University, Iran.
- (2020-PRESENT) Researcher Assistant- The Middle East International Occultation Timing Association (IOTA/ME).


WORK EXPERIENCE
- (2019-PRESENT) teacher- Teaching astronomy to elementary students.
- (2019-PRESENT) Manager of SAMA observatory, Arak, Iran.
- (2014-2016) Operator of Ultraviolet-Visible Spectrometer in Central Lab- Arak University, Iran.


COMPUTER SKILLS
- Python
- Starry Night
- Photoshop & Corel
- Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


LANGUAGE
- Persian (Mother's tongue)
- English (Good)


REFERENCES
- Atila Poro
Director of Astronomy Section, Raderon Lab Inc. Canada
Email: iotamiddleeast@yahoo.com

- Mehmet Emin Ozel
COMU, Canakkale, Turkey
me_ozel@Hotmail.com

- Mehdi Sameni
Physics Department, Payame Noor University, Arak, Iran
Email: sameni@pnu.ac.ir