Seyed Javad Jafarzadeh


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latest update: 23/11/2017
IOTA/ME confirms their resume
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Research field: Exoplanets

Personal Information:
- Born: 1990
- Gender: Male
- Residence: Mashhad, Iran
- Email: j.jafarzadeh@iota-me.com
- Nationality: Iranian


Education:
- M.Sc. of Cosmology and Astrophysics (2013-2016)
Shahid Beheshti University, Iran, Tehran
Thesis: Optimization of Photometric Data for Detecting Extrasolar Planets
Supervisor: Dr. Nematollah Riazi

- B.Sc of Engineering Mechanics (2008 - 2013)
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran, Mashhad


Research Interest:
- Exoplanets detecting and characterizing
- Exoplanets habitability and stability
- Variable and binary stars


Teaching experience:
- “Heat Transfer II”, Pirouzan Higher Education Institution, Ferdows, Iran (Fall 2018)
- “Formation, evolution and climate model simulation of planets”, Fifth Astronomy summer school (IOTA/ME), Karaj, Iran (15-17 August)


Journal and Conference publications:
- S. J. Jafarzadeh, A. Poro, “First Light Curve Analysis of the High-Amplitude Delta Scuti star GSC 04552-01498”, New Astronomy journal, published
- S. J. Jafarzadeh, “Optimization of Photometry Data of HD189733b Transit Using three Different Methods“, JOE 3
- F. Montazeri Najafabadi, S. J. Jafarzadeh, M. Bahrami Nasr, “Habitability in Different Climate Models“, JOE 3
- S. J. Jafarzadeh, M. Dalir S harami, M. J. Shahhoseini, B. Ghobadi Bisetooni, “Introduction to TTV method“, JOE 3
- S. J. Jafarzadeh, A. Poro, “First Light Curve Analysis of the High-Amplitude Delta Scuti star GSC 04552-01498”, Seventh International Workshop on Occultation and Eclipse, Shahr-e-Kord, Iran (8-10 March 2017)


Talks:
- “The effect of unknown parameters of exoplanets on their habitability”, The Eighth Moscow Solar System Symposium, Space Research Institute Moscow, Russia, (9-13 October 2017)
- “Habitability in binary stars planets with focus on LEBM model”, JSPS Core-to-Core Program - "Planet2" Symposium 2017, Citadelle de Villefranche Sur Mer, France (20-23 February 2017)
- “Habitability in binary stars planets with focus on LEBM model”, Seventh International Workshop on Occultation and Eclipse, Shahr-e-Kord, Iran (8-10 March 2017)
- “Optimization of Photometric Data for Detecting Extrasolar Planets”, Binary stars and exoplanets workshop, Canakkale University, Turkey (21-23 February 2016)
- “Optimization of Photometry Data for Detecting Extrasolar Planets”, The Ninth National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics, Zahedan, Iran (2-5 February 2016)
- S. J. Jafarzadeh, A. Poro, “First Light Curve Analysis of the High-Amplitude Delta Scuti star GSC 04552-01498”, Seventh International Workshop on Occultation and Eclipse, Shahr-e-Kord, Iran (8-10 March 2017), Short Talks program held by IOTA/ME (2017)


Computer Skills:
- Advanced: Python, Latex, AstroImageJ, MaxIm DL, Office
- Intermediate: Fortran, MATLAB, Mathematica, FITS Liberator
- Basic: Linux, IRAF


Test Scores:
- TOEFL: 96 [25(Reading), 26(Listening), 23(Speaking), 22(Writing)]
- GRE General: 316 [149(Verbal), 167(Quantitative), 3.5(Writing)]
- GRE Subject Physics: 930


Conference & School Participations:
- The Eighth Moscow Solar System Symposium, Space Research Institute Moscow, Russia, (9-13 October 2017)
- Seventh International Workshop on Occultation and Eclipse, Shahr-e-Kord, Iran (8-10 March 2017)
- Workshop on Binary Stars and Exoplanets, Canakkale, Turkey (21-23 Februray 2016)
- Advanced International Summer School of Astrophysics, Tabriz, Iran (2-3 September 2015)
- The Ninth National Conference on Astronomy and Astrophysics Iran, Zaheda, Iran (2-5 Februrary 2016)
- Fourth IOTA/ME Astronomy summer school, Karaj, Iran (28-31 August 2016)
- Third IOTA/ME Astronomy summer school, Yazd, Iran (11-14 August 2016)
- First Winter School of Iran astronomy club, Zahedan, Iran (2-3 Februrary 2016)
- Teaching in fifth summer school held by ISA observatory in Karaj, Iran (2017)


Audited Online Courses:
- Astrophysics: Exploring Exoplanets, Australian National University
- Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Using Python, MIT
- Programming for Everybody (Getting Started with Python), University of Michigan
- Python Data Structures, University of Michigan
- Introduction to Python for Data Science, Microsoft
- Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Computation, Berkeley


Others:
- Head of Eclipse Department in IOTA/ME
- JOE Editorial Board
- Writing experience in general astrophysics subjects for public
- Rank 41 in the nationwide Master degree Entrance Exam in Iran, in 2013


References:
- Dr. Nematollah Riazi
Professor of Physics, Shahid Beheshti University, Department of Science, Physics

- Dr. Hadi Rastegar Moghaddam Rezaion
Assistant Professor, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Department of Science

- Atila Poro
Head of IOTA Middle East section, Iran