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Hydrologist and ware resources engineer

Location:
Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Salary:
$ 5500~5800 / month
Posted:
October 21, 2019

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MEHDI

ZOMORODIAN

adam1x@r.postjobfree.com

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OBJECTIVE

I am a proud water engineer with more

than 9 years of research, analysis and

designing experience. I am looking for a

career which is both challenging and

rewarding.

SKILLS

I describe myself as a problem solver.

Critical thinking and self-study abilities

along with my dedication to providing

the best possible experience for my

clients provided me with a high capacity

of dealing with new problems and

situations. Apart from my special field, I

have worked as a freelancer, teacher,

lecturer, software developer, and

manager.

WORK EXPERIENCE

DESIGN ENGINEER AND HYDROLOGIST

SMEC MALAYSIA

Oct 2017-Current

SMEC Malaysia, which mainly focuses on water and energy sector, is a branch of Australian SMEC consultancy firm. As a hydrologist and designer, I have mostly dealt with hydrological studies, catchment modeling, settling basin designs and drainage systems analysis.

RESEARCH ASSISTANT

UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA

Feb 2014-Feb 2017

University of Malaya is the top ranking university in Malaysia with a worldwide ranking less than 100, and I have finished my Ph.D. studies there. In addition, I was involved in other research projects under supervision of Professor Lai Sai Hin in this university.

PART-TIME HYDROLOGIST AND TECHNICAL ADVISOR

JAMEEKAR CONSULTING ENGINEERS CO.

Jul 2012 - 2017

Jameekar is a well-known local consulting company in Iran, and as a joint hydro engineer, I have participated in the accomplishment of different water transfer projects.

HYDROLOGIST AND DESIGNER

ZAYANDAB CONSULTING ENGINEERS CO.

Apr 2009 - Jul 2012

Zayandab is an outstanding water-related consulting company in Iran, and as design engineer, hydrologist and meteorologist, I have accomplished various projects.

EDUCATION

PhD – 2018

University of Malaya, Civil Engineering-Water Resources Management Thesis title: Development and application of a dynamic conflict resolution method for integrated water resources management.

MASTER – 2010

University of Zabol, Agricultural Engineering – Irrigation and Drainage Thesis title: Evaluation of rainfall effects on flood hydrograph using HEC-HMS and WEAP models: in Mashin watershed-Khuzestan.

BACHELOR – 2007

Isfahan University of Technology, Agricultural Engineering-Irrigation Final project: Evaluation of Trickle, Sprinkle, and Surface Irrigation Systems. Page 2

AWARDS

Surbana Jorung (SJ), South East Asia

innovation – structural award, 2018.

Surbana Jorung (SJ), International

innovation award, 2018.

COMPUTER SKILLS

As an expert, it is essential for me to

deal with complicated problems using

software packages. Here are some of

them which I am familiar with:

AutoCAD

Civil 3D

WaterGEMS

WEAP

VENSIM

HEC-HMS

HEC-RAS

SMADA

CROPWAT

MicroStation

QGIS

ArcGIS

ILWIS

COMPUTER PROGRAMMING

Computer programming is one of my

passions, and I developed this skill in my

free times by self-study. I am familiar

with:

MATLAB

JAVA

PYTHON

C#

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

As a hobby, I have developed AI-

powered PC applications as well as

Android applications related to water

engineering and I won two innovation

awards in 2018 for them.

PUBLICATIONS

The state-of-the-art system dynamics application in integrated water resources modeling. Zomorodian, M., Lai, S.H., Homayounfar, M., Ibrahim, S., Fatemi, S.E., El-Shafie, A. (2018). Journal of environmental management, 227, 294-304, 2018.

Development and application of coupled system dynamics and game theory: A dynamic water conflict resolution method. Zomorodian, M., Lai, S.H., Homayounfar, M., Ibrahim, S., Pender, G. (2017). PLoS ONE, 12(12), e0188489.

Handbook of Drought and Water Scarcity: Environmental Impacts and Analysis of Drought and Water Scarcity. Chapter 34: Drought Management: Current Challenges and Future Outlook. Eslamian, S., Dalezios, N., Singh, V., Adamowski, J., Zomorodian, M. (2017). 727- 761, CRC Press.

Two Monthly Continuous Dynamic Model Based on Nash Bargaining Theory for Conflict Resolution in Reservoir System. Homayounfar, M., Zomorodian, M., Martinez, C. J., & Lai, S. H. (2015). PLoS ONE, 10(12), e0143198. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0143198

Developing a Non-Discrete Dynamic Game Model and Corresponding Monthly Collocation Solution Considering Variability in Reservoir Inflow. Homayounfar, M., Lai, S., Zommorodian, M., Oroji, A., Ganji, A., & Kaviani, S. (2015). Water Resources Management, 1-20. doi:10.1007/s11269-015-0959-1

Optimal Crop Water Allocation in Case of Drought Occurrence, Imposing Deficit Irrigation with Proportional Cutback Constraint. Homayounfar, M., Lai, S., Zomorodian, M., Sepaskhah, A., & Ganji, A.

(2014). Water Resources Management, 28(10), 3207-3225. doi:10.1007/s11269-014-0669-0

Evaluation of inflow variability on reservoir operation using a monthly dynamic continues game model. Lai, S. H., Homayounfar, M., Zomorodian, M., Fang, Y. T. (2015). The 3rd International Conference on Water Resources, ICWR-2015.

For more information, please see my GoogleScholar or ResearchGate profile. PROJECTS

Ulu Jelai Re-Regulating Weir Detail Design Study – Mini Hydro, Pahang, Malaysia

Dates: Aug 2019 – Current

Client: Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB)

The UJRRW-MH is a mini hydropower station downstream to the Ulu Jelai Dam. This reregulating dam is meant to stabilize the extremely fluctuating flow downstream to the Ulu Jelai Hydropower scheme. As an additional functionality, a mini-hydro scheme is considered to be added.

Role: Project Manager Associate

I was involved in preparing reports and doing initial financial analysis. Page 3

Ulu Jelai Re-Regulating Weir Feasibility Study – Mini Hydro, Pahang, Malaysia Dates: Mar 2019 – Jul 2019

Client: Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB)

The UJRRW-MH is a mini hydropower station downstream to the Ulu Jelai Dam. This reregulating dam is meant to stabilize the extremely fluctuating flow downstream to the Ulu Jelai Hydropower scheme. As an additional functionality, a mini-hydro scheme is considered to be added.

Role: Project Manager Associate

I was involved in preparing reports and doing initial financial analysis. Development of Penstock Path Optimisation algorithm and software, SMEC Malaysia Dates: Jul 2018 – May 2019

Client: Surbana Jurong Group

This innovative algorithm and its corresponding software package uses AI to minimize the penstock costs by optimising all its components, and it can save a lot of time and money during design procedure as well as construction stage. Role: Developer

Drainage Design for North-South Commuter Railway Project (NSCR), Manila, Philippines $12.03 billion Dates: Jan 2019 – Feb 2019

Client: Philippines’ Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) and Philippines National Railways (PNR) The North-South Railway Project (NSRP) is a proposed railway line between Metro Manila, the National Capital Region (NCR) of the Philippines and Legaspi City, the capital of Albay province. Role: Drainage Network Designer

I was involved in designing drainage network of the south line from chainage 0+300 to 18+000. Review of Hydrological Analysis Report of Sungai Baleh Hydroelectric Project (Contractor’s Verification), Sarawak, Malaysia

Dates: Nov 2018 – Nov 2018

Client: Sarawak Energy

This project includes a big hydroelectric dam in Sarawak state, East Malaysia. Baleh HEP has a catchment area at the dam site of 5,625km2 and a total installed capacity of 1,285MW. Role: Reviewer

Reviewing and commenting on hydrological studies including rainfall, streamflow, flood, and sedimentation analysis. Feasibility study of Sungai Telom, Sungai Lemoi, and Jelai Kechil Mini Hydropower Project (Feasibility Study), Pahang, Malaysia RM 600 Million

Dates: Nov 2018 – Dec 2018

Client: Selat Serasi

This project includes a series of small hydropower schemes in Pahang state, West Malaysia. Considering up to ten weirs with production capacities of 2.3 to 7.7 MW, this project will form a cascade run-of-river development over Sg. Telom, Sg. Lemoi, and Sg. Jelai Kechil.

Role: Hydrologist

Performing hydrological studies including rainfall, streamflow, flood, and sedimentation analysis as well as catchment modelling. Feasibility study of Kuala Gris, Kemubu, and Serasa Small Hydropower Project (Feasibility Study), Kelantan, Malaysia RM 1.9 Billion

Dates: Jan 2018 – Apr 2018

Client: Rising Promenade

This project includes a series of small hydropower schemes in Kelantan state, West Malaysia. Considering up to eight weirs with production capacities of 16 to 30 MW, this project will form a cascade run-of-river development over Sg. Nenggirri, Sg. Galas, and Sg. Lebir.

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Role: Hydrologist

Performing hydrological studies including rainfall, streamflow, flood, and sedimentation analysis as well as catchment modelling. Pan Borneo Highway in Sabah (Review), Sabah, Malaysia RM 20 Million Dates: Oct 2017 – Apr 2018

Client: OPUS

SMEC was required to provide technical support services in order to review detailed engineering design for Project Lebuhraya Pan Borneo in Sabah. This project included 31 work packages, which covered a total length of 706 Km. Role: Reviewer

Reviewing and commenting the standard drawings, detail and tender designs related to the drainage system of 9 out of 31 different work packages.

A study on fine sediment transport and removal in stormwater retention pond for sustainable management

(Research), Selangor, Malaysia

Dates: Sep 2015– Mar 2017

Client: University of Malaya

This project conducted to investigate the movement and transportation of the sediments in retention ponds. The study aimed to understand this phenomenon in order to improve methods for sustainable management of ponds. Role: Research Assistant

Sampling and extensive data analysis.

Development of a pilot distributed surface and sub-surface runoff (SSR) simulation model (Research), Selangor, Malaysia

Dates: Mar 2014 – Sep 2015

Client: University of Malaya

The project was defined to develop a simulation model based on the collected data and information about the rainfall-runoff process.

Role: Research Assistant

Extensive data analysis and model development.

Domestic water transfer for Bahmaei city (Detailed Design), Kohgilooye, Iran Dates: Jan 2015 – Dec 2015

Client: Kohgilooye Regional Water Authority

JameeKar Espadana was asked to design the pipeline required for domestic water transfer from water treatment plan to the Bahmaei city and its surrounding area with the population of 75,000 people. Role: Adjunct hydrologist

Performing hydrological analysis for the crossing streams, ARI analysis. Desalination of domestic water (Feasibility Study), Markazi, Iran Dates: Jan 2013 – Dec 2014

Client: Markazi Regional Water Authority

This project assigned to JameeKar Espadana, to investigate the feasibility of using desalination plants in order to provide sufficient water to meet domestic water demand.

Role: Adjunct analyser and designer

Hydraulic analysis of water transfer network.

Wastewater network of Basht and Lendeh cities (Detailed Design), Kohgilooye, Iran Dates: Jan 2013– Dec 2014

Client: Kohgilooye Regional Water Authority

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JameeKar Espadana was called to design Basht and Lendeh wastewater network, in a limited urban area with the population of 25,000 and 15,000 people respectively.

Role: Adjunct hydraulic analyser and designer

Designing the network layout and hydraulic analysis of the network. Studies of the Boltagh Dam (Feasibility Study), Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari, Iran Dates: Sep 2011 – Jul 2012

Client: Isfahan Regional Water Authority

This study was assigned to ZayandAb to investigate the feasibility of transferring water from Boltagh River Basin to Zayandehrud catchment to mitigate water stress.

Role: Hydrologist

Hydrological studies including streamflow, flood, sedimentation, and rainfall analysis as well as developing a rainfall-runoff model of the catchment.

Studies of the Sourk Dam (Pre-feasibility study), Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari, Iran Dates: Jan 2012 –Jul 2012

Client: Isfahan Regional Water Authority

This study was assigned to ZayandAb to investigate the feasibility of transferring water from Sourk River Basin to Zayandehrud catchment to mitigate water stress.

Role: Hydrologist

Hydrological studies including streamflow, flood, sedimentation, and rainfall analysis as well as developing a rainfall-runoff model of the catchment.

Studies of the Sardab Dam (Feasibility study), Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari, Iran Dates: Jan 2011 –Sep 2011

Client: Isfahan Regional Water Authority

This study was assigned to ZayandAb to investigate the feasibility of transferring water from Sardab River Basin to Zayandehrud catchment to mitigate water stress.

Role: Hydrologist and meteorologist

Hydrological studies including streamflow, flood, sedimentation, and detailed rainfall analysis as well as developing a rainfall-runoff model of the catchment.

Gomroud river management studies (Detailed Studies), Alborz, Iran Dates: Jul 2011– Nov 2011

Client: Tehran Regional Water Authority

Studies of the riverbed and floodplain to determine the legal buffer zone of the Gomroud River. Role: Hydrologist

Hydrological studies including ARI analysis for flood and developing a rainfall-runoff model of the catchment. Lar river management studies (Detailed study), Isfahan State, Iran Dates: Nov 2010 – Apr 2011

Client: Isfahan Regional Water Authority

Studies of the riverbed and floodplain to determine the legal buffer zone of the Lar River. Role: Hydrologist

Hydrological studies including ARI analysis for rainfall and flood as well as developing a rainfall-runoff model of the catchment. Studies of the water pumping station to Dashteh Rig (Feasibility study), Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari State, Iran Dates: May 2011 – Dec 2011

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Client: Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Regional Water Authority Studies of a pumping station to provide sufficient water for an agricultural area in Dashteh Rig. Role: Hydrologist

Hydrological studies including streamflow, flood, and rainfall analysis. Varnamkhast urban drainage network (Feasibility study), Isfahan, Iran Dates: Jul 2010 – Apr 2011

Client: Isfahan Regional Water Authority

This project was meant to preventing upstream groundwater from entering the Varnamkhast city. Role: Hydraulic Design

Designing the underground drainage system.

Sede Lenjan urban drainage network (Feasibility study), Isfahan, Iran Dates: Jul 2010 – Apr 2011

Client: Isfahan Regional Water Authority

This project was meant to preventing upstream groundwater from entering the Sede Lenjan city. Role: Hydraulic Design

Designing the underground drainage system.

Kohrouyeh river management studies (Detailed study), Isfahan State, Iran Dates: Oct 2010 – Feb 2010

Client: Isfahan Regional Water Authority

Studies of the riverbed and floodplain to determine the legal buffer zone of the Kohrouyeh River. Role: Hydrologist and meteorologist

Hydrological studies including ARI analysis for rainfall and flood as well as developing a rainfall-runoff model of the catchment. Studies of the Gardaneh Khaki dam and Irrigation network (Detailed Design study), Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari, Iran

Dates: Sep 2009 – Dec 2010

Client: Isfahan Regional Water Authority

The Gardaneh Khaki project includes a reservoir and an irrigation network for 1500ha of the agricultural area. Role: Hydrologist and designer

Hydrological Network hydraulic design, Agricultural Studies, and Current Situation Studies. Studies of the Baraftab dam (Feasibility Studies), Hormozgan, Iran Dates: Apr 2009 – Sep 2009

Client: Hormozgan Regional Water Authority

The Baraftab project was meant to mitigate flood events, which threaten the urban areas. Role: Hydrologist

Hydrological studies including streamflow, flood, sedimentation, and detailed rainfall analysis as well as developing a rainfall-runoff model of the catchment.



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