Journal papers

Landscape and Urban Planning / ELSEVIER                                                                             01/24/2018 
First and corresponding author
Impact factor: 4.563 in 2016 (Rank 1st/38 in Urban Studies; Rank 4th/79 in Geography)

Conservation priorities to protect vertebrate endemics from global urban expansion.
Biological Conservation / ELSEVIER                                                                                             Accepted/2018 
Impact factor: 4.022 in 2016(Rank 8th/54 in n Biodiversity Conservation; Rank 33th/153 in Ecology; Rank 38th/229 in  Environmental Science)

Developing a conjunctive use optimization model for allocating surface and subsurfacewater in an off-stream artificial lake system.
Water / MDPI                                                                                                                                    07/26/2016 
Co- author
Impact factor: 1.832 in 2016 (Rank 34th/88 in Water Resources)

Environments / MDPI                                                                                                                      05/29/2015 
Co- author

Sustainability / MDPI                                                                                                                        12/09/2014 
First author
Impact factor:1.789 in 2016 ( Rank 119th/229 in Environmental Science; Rank 47th/105 in Environmental Studies )

Environmental Modelling and Software/ELSEVIER                                                                      07/01/2014 
Corresponding author
Impact factor: 4.404 in 2016( Rank 6th/105 in Computer Science, Interdisciplinary Applications; Rank 25th/229 in Environmental Science)

Journal of Environmental Management/ELSEVIER                                                                      04/12/2014 
First author
Impact factor: 4.010 in 2016 (Rank 39th/229 in Environmental Science)

Applying Genetic Algorithm and Neural Network to the Conjunctive Use of Surface and Subsurface Water.
Water Resources Management/Springer                                                                                                   2013 
Impact factor: 2.484 in 2016  (Rank 14th/88 in Water Resources; Rank 16th/125 in Engineering, Civil)

A system dynamic model and sensitivity analysis for simulating domestic pollution removal in a free water surface constructed wetland.
Water Air Soil Pollution/Springer                                                                                                                2012 
Impact factor: 1.702 in 2016  (Rank 49th/84 in Methodology and Atmospheric Sciences; Rank 124th/229 in Environmental Sciences; 39th/88 in Water Resources )

Monitoring and estimating the flow conditions and fish occurrence probability under various flow conditions at reach scale using Genetic algorithms and Kriging methods. 
Ecological Modeling/ ELSEVIER                                                                                                                   2011
Impact factor: 2.363 in 2016 (Rank 59th/153  in Ecology

Modeling the Hydrologic Effect of Dynamic Land Use Change using a Distributed Hydrologic Model and a Spatial Land-use Allocation Model.
Hydrological Processes/Wiley                                                                                                                      2010
Impact factor: 3.014 in 2016 (Rank 11th/88 in Water Resources)

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