Atila Poro


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latest update: 09/21/2017
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Personal Information:
- Born: 1981
- Gender: Male
- Marital Status: Married
- Residence: Karaj, Iran
- E-mail: iotamiddleeast@yahoo.com
- Cell Phone: +98 919 036 3710
- Nationality: Iranian

Education:
- B.Sc. In Physics, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad (1999-2003)
- M. Sc. In Astrophysics, SIFA (2003-2006)

Research interest:
- Astronomy
- Occultation
- Variable stars
- Exoplanets
- Photometry Observation
- Asteroids
- Moon Poles
- TNOs
- Observatory dome

Teaching and lecturing in programs:
- Astronomical meeting in Mashhad city held by Parsa Astronomical Society (1996)
- Astronomical clubs in Gonbad-e Kavoos and Gorgan cities (1997)
- Workshop from Gorgan Observatory (1997)
- Mashhad astronomical club (2000)
- Shiraz meeting held by Shiraz Astronomical Society for about LSB Galaxies (2000)
- Taft Azad University of two meetings (2008-2009)
- Eight clubs in Gonbad-e Kavoos city, Iran (2009-2010)
- Astronomy workshop in Education Center of Minoodasht city, Iran (2009)
- The only teacher of 3 days workshop for Golestan Province astronomiy teachers (2009)
- Gonbad-e Kavoos Azad University astronomical meeting (2009)
- Tehran club in Tehran University (2010)
- Astronomy workshop in Education Center of AzadShahr city, Iran (2010)
- Workshop in Gorgan medical university (2010)
- Isfahan club held by Adib education astronomy Center (2011)
- Arak university astronomical meeting (2011)
- Tarbiat Moalem University of Azarbiyjan Province meeting (2011)
- National workshop on occultations in Teheran Zaferanieh Observatory,Iran (2011)
- National workshop on occultations in Shiraz, Iran (2011)
- National workshop on occultations in Dameghan, Iran (2011)
- National workshop on variable stars in Isfahan, Iran (2011)
- Metting on astronomy in IIDCYA of Karaj, Iran (2012)
- Metting on astronomy in Farzaneghan high school in Karaj, Iran (2012)
- Metting about transit of Venus in Tabriz University (2012)
- Workshop on occultation held by Tabriz Astronomical Society (2012)
- Meeting on Venus transit held by Iranian Astronomical Society in Milad tower (2012)
- First winter school held by ISA observatory in Karaj, Iran (2012)
- Yearly conference Ray observatory, Iran (2012)
- Second winter school held by IOTA/ME and Adib education center in Isfahan, Iran (2013)
- First summer school held by ISA observatory in Karaj, Iran (2013)
- Second summer school held by ISA observatory in Karaj, Iran (2014)
- Third summer school held by Yazd astronomical society (2015)
- Forth summer school held by ISA observatory in Karaj, Iran (2016)
- Short Talks program held by IOTA/ME (2017)
- Fifth summer school held by ISA observatory in Karaj, Iran (2017)

International Talks:
- International workshop on occultation held by IOTA in USA (2010) – by Skype
- Two talks in first international workshop on occultation in Gonbad-e Kavoos (2010)
- Two talks in second international workshop on occultation in Dezful (2011)
- Third international workshop on occultation and eclipse in Tehran held by ISA (2012)
- Forth international workshop on occultation and eclipse in Tehran held by ISA (2013)
- Fifth international workshop on occultation and eclipse in Isfahan (2014)
- International workshop on occultation held by IOTA in USA (2014) – by Skype
- Workshop in COMU University in Turkey (2016)
- International workshop on occultation held by IOTA in USA (2016) – by Skype
- 7th international symposium on solar system held by IKI, Russia (2016)
- 7th international workshop on occultation and eclipse in Shahr-e kord, Iran (2017)
- Online presentation of "Simulation of Asteroid's rotation" in ESOP XXXVI, Freiberg, Germany (2017)

Responsibilities:
- Member of the editorial board of the international journal “Night Sky” (2010-2011)
- Manager of NAJMA astronomical society of Gonbad-e Kavoos (1993-2010)
- CEO of Hamraz Aseman Shiraz (Since 2004)
- One of Iran's representatives in the APOSOS project of the Iranian Space Agency (2012)
- President of International Occultation Timing Association in Middle East section (Since 2009)
- Member of board of Photon’s directors managing council (Since 2017)

Articles:
- A Study on the visibility limit of stellar occultations with the Moon at sunset and sunrise
H. Hekmat'zade, N. Taebjoula, AtilaPoro, M. Zakerin
JOE 1, 2014

- Analysis of the Oscillation Modes of the Recently Discovered Delta Scuti Star GSC 4237-0482 and Presentation of the New Ephemeris
P. Howaida, S. Ahmadi, F. Shabani, J. Erfani Haramy, Atila Poro, A. Hasanzadeh
JOE 1, 2014

- Obseravtion and anylize of 44i Boo
Atila Poro
IBVS (Konkoly Observatory, Budapest) No. 5699, 2005

- New Light Curves and Ephemeris of V873 Per
A. Hassanzadeh, M. Bay, Atila Poro, K. Kaleghi
IBVS (Konkoly Observatory, Budapest) No. 6099, 2013

- The first light curve analysis of eclipsing binary NR Cam
F. Tavakkoli, A. Hasanzadeh, Atila Poro
New Astronomy, Volume 37, 2015

- Period studies of three WUrsaeMajoris-type binaries: V0449 Peg, EP And, and EK Com
A. Poro, A. Haghi,M. Abdollahi, M. Hossini, F. Tavakkoli
JOE 2, 2015

- First Light Curve Analysis of the High-Amplitude Delta Scuti Star GSC 4552-1498
J. Jafarzadeh, Atila Poro
New Astronomy, 2017
(http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1384107616301774?np=y)

- Sizes, Shapes, and Satellites of Asteroids from Occultations
Waring Dunham, David; Herald, David Russell; Preston, Steve; Timerson, Bradley; Maley, Paul; Frappa, Eric; Hayamizu, Tsutomu; Talbot, John; Poro, Atila
IAU General Assembly, Meeting #29, id.2258262
American Astronomical Society 2015

- Period study of W UMa-type binary BX Pegasi
Behzad Sakhaei; Atila Poro
JOE 3, 2016

- New light curveand period study of the contact system VW-Cephei
F. Bijarchian; P. Mirshafiei; Atila Poro
JOE 3, 2016

Books:
- Astronomical Occultation (Atila Poor, Paul Maley)
Publisher: Daneshpajuhan javan (2011)

- Observing and analyzing variable stars (Atila Poro, A. Hasanzadeh, S. Ostadnejad and other)
Publisher: Daneshpajuhan javan (2013)

- Knowledge and Observation of exoplanets (B L. Gary, A. Amiri, Atila Poro)
Publisher: Daneshpajuhan javan (2016)

Language:
- Turkmen: Fluent (Mother tongue)
- Persian: Fluent
- Turkish: Good
- English: Good
- Arabic: Basics

Computer and programming skills:
- The sky 6
- Starry Night
- Occult 4
- Occult watcher
- Stellarium
- Latex (familiar)
- Matlab (familiar)
- Photoshop & illustrator (familiar)
- AUTOCAD
- Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Power point, Publisher)

Hamraz Aseman Co.:
- The first manufacturer of fiberglass observatory domes in Iran
- Construction of the observatory in cities: Tehran, Karaj, Gonbad-e Kavoos, Nodeh Khandooz, Taft, Norabad mamsani, Shiraz, … .
- Construction biggest observatory in Iran in Taft Azad university
- Import and install the biggest telescope in Iran in Taft Azad university

Honors and Awards:
- First person in physics committee of Khwarizmi Festival in Fars province (1998)
- Acknowledgements from Gonbad-e Kavoos Azad university (2009), Arak university (2011), Taft Azad university (2008), Azarbaijan university (2012)
- Acknowledgements from Head of cultural Heritage handicrafts and tourism organization of Khozestan Province (2011)
- Acknowledgements from the President of Iranian Space Agency (2012)

Miscellaneous:
- Expert of the television program “The Night Sky” (2011)
- Export of the radio program “Choghan-e Falak” (2011)
- Teaching Physics, Astronomy and Olympiads, in high schools of Gonbad-e Kavoos, Tehran, Shiraz, Mashhad, Gorgan and Karaj cities (since 1997)

Related web sites:
- www.iota-me.com
- www.ha1383.com
- www.fotoon.ir