Sajjad Rahimi-Moghaddam | Crop modeling | Young Scientist Award

Assist Prof Dr. Sajjad Rahimi-Moghaddam | Crop modeling |Young Scientist Award

Assist Prof Dr. Lorestan University, Iran

👩‍🔬Dedicated Assistant Professor at Lorestan University, specializing in Production Engineering and Plant Genetics. Holds a Ph.D. in Agroecology, focusing on climate change effects on maize yield. Recognized for academic excellence, ranking first in master’s exams and fifth in the Ph.D. exam. Published in renowned journals, contributing to the understanding of agro-climatic impacts on crop yields. Skilled in research and modeling, with a track record of closing yield gaps in crops. Committed to advancing agricultural science and bridging the gap between agronomic and genetic factors for sustainable crop production. 🌟






🌾Current Position

Assistant Professor, Department of Production Engineering and Plant Genetics, Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Lorestan University, Khorramabad, Iran.

🎓Educational Background

PhD: Agroecology, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran Thesis: Modeling the effects of climate change on maize (Zea mays L.) yield in Khuzestan province: Adaptation strategies Supervisors: Dr. Jafar Kambouzia and Dr. Reza Deihimfard. MSc: Agroecology, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran Thesis: Determination of genetic coefficients of some maize cultivars in Iran to be applied in crop simulation models Supervisors: Dr. Reza Deihimfard and Dr. Saeid Soufizadeh Advisors: Dr. Jafar Kambouzia and Dr. Farhad Nazariyan Firuzabadi BA: Agronomy and Plant Breeding, Lorestan University, Iran

🏆Academic Honors:

First Rank in the master exam trends of agroecology in 2011 among 6035 participants. First Rank in the master exam trends of agronomy in 2011 among 6035 participants. Twelfth Rank in the final round of the sixteenth Olympiad in agricultural engineering (Iran) and won a scholarship in 2011. Fifth Rank in the PhD exam trends of agroecology in 2013 among 800 participants.

Publications Top Notes 📝

  • Adaptation strategies to lessen negative impact of climate change on grain maize under hot climatic conditions: A model-based assessment
    • Authors: S Rahimi-Moghaddam, J Kambouzia, R Deihimfard
    • Journal: Agricultural and Forest Meteorology
    • Year: 2018
    • Volume: 253
    • Pages: 1-14
    • Citations: 68


  • Risk assessment of frost damage to sugar beet simulated under cold and semi-arid environments
    • Authors: R Deihimfard, S Rahimi-Moghaddam, K Chenu
    • Journal: International Journal of Biometeorology
    • Year: 2019
    • Pages: 511-521
    • Citations: 28


  • Future climate change could reduce irrigated and rainfed wheat water footprint in arid environments
    • Authors: R Deihimfard, S Rahimi-Moghaddam, B Collins, K Azizi
    • Journal: Science of the Total Environment
    • Year: 2022
    • Volume: 807
    • Pages: 150991
    • Citations: 27


  • Towards withholding irrigation regimes and drought-resistant genotypes as strategies to increase canola production in drought-prone environments: A modeling approach
    • Authors: S Rahimi-Moghaddam, H Eyni-Nargeseh, SAK Ahmadi, K Azizi
    • Journal: Agricultural Water Management
    • Year: 2021
    • Volume: 243
    • Pages: 106487
    • Citations: 25


  • Analysis of growth functions that can increase irrigated wheat yield under climate change
    • Authors: H Eyni‐Nargeseh, R Deihimfard, S Rahimi‐Moghaddam, …
    • Journal: Meteorological Applications
    • Year: 2020
    • Volume: 27
    • Issue: 1
    • Pages: e1804
    • Citations: 20



SUBHADIP PAL | Agricultural Economics | Best Researcher Award

 Dr. SUBHADIP PAL | Agricultural Economics | Best Researcher Award


👩‍🔬 Subhadip Pal is a dedicated academician and researcher with expertise in agricultural economics and sustainable development. Holding a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics, his research focuses on topics such as women empowerment, resource utilization efficiency, and decision-making in agriculture. With a strong publication record in reputable journals and active participation in conferences and workshops, Pal demonstrates a commitment to advancing knowledge in his field. As an Assistant Professor at esteemed institutions like The Neotia University and Centurion University of Technology and Management, he contributes to shaping the future generation of agricultural professionals. Pal’s accolades, including prestigious awards and memberships in academic associations, underscore his dedication to excellence in research and teaching.🌟






Seeking opportunities with an organization that fosters professional growth and enhances my knowledge.

🎓Academic Qualification

Madhyamik (Secondary)Board/University: West-Bengal Board of Secondary Education Year of Passing: 2004 Marks Obtained (%): 86.25%OGPA: Not Applicable. Class/Division: 1stMajor Subjects: Bengali, English, Geography, History, Physical Science, Life Science, Mathematics, Physics (Additional)Higher Secondary (10+2)Board/University: West-Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education Year of Passing: 2006Marks Obtained (%): 69.20%OGPA: Not Applicable. Class/Division: 1st Major Subjects: Bengali, English, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology B.Sc. (Ag.) Hons. Institution: Palli Siksha Bhavana, Visva-Bharati. Year of Passing: 2010 Marks Obtained (%): 67.40% OGPA: 6.74Class/Division: 2ndSpecialization: Agricultural Economics & Extension. M.Sc. (Ag.)Department: Department of Agricultural Economics, Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology Year of Passing: 2013Marks Obtained (%): 87.90%OGPA: 8.79Class/Division: 1stMajor Subject: Agricultural Economics Thesis Work: “Women empowerment and Decision making in Agriculture through SHG” Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics University: Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswa Vidyalaya Year of Passing: 2023Percentage: 77.2%OGPA: 7.72Class/Division: 1stMajor Subject: Agricultural Economics Thesis Work: “Economic study on irrigation and sustainable groundwater resource management in West Bengal.”

💼Working Experience

Assistant Professor (Adhoc.) in School of Agriculture and Allied Sciences, The Neotia University, since December 2020.Assistant Professor at Centurion University of Technology and Management, since March 2019.

🏅 Awards:

Young Scientist Award from VDGOOD Professional Association, 2019.Best Outstanding Young Scientist National Award 2021 from Kamarajar Institute of Education and Research, Theni, Tamil Nadu, India.Young Scientist Award at the INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE “Innovative approaches in Agriculture, Horticulture & allied Sciences” jointly organized by SGT UNIVERSITY, GURUGRAM (ICAR Accredited), ISAHRD, CHANDIGARH & Just Agriculture-the Magazine at SGT University, Gurugram, held on 29-31 March 2023.

Publications Top Notes 📝

  1. Title: Participation and role of rural women in decision making related to farm activities: A study in Burdwan district of West Bengal
    • Authors: S Pal, S Haldar
    • Journal: Economic Affairs
    • Volume: 61
    • Issue: 1
    • Pages: 55-63
    • Year: 2016
    • Citations: 34


  1. Title: Participation of rural women in agriculture and livestock in Burdwan district, West Bengal, India: A regional analysis
    • Author: S Pal
    • Journal: International Journal of Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Research
    • Volume: 2
    • Issue: 4
    • Year: 2013
    • Citations: 14


  1. Title: Comparative study on decision-making power of self-help group and non-self-help group women in relation to farm activities
    • Author: S Pal
    • Journal: International Journal of Agricultural Extension
    • Volume: 2
    • Issue: 1
    • Pages: 21-28
    • Year: 2014
    • Citations: 13


  1. Title: Determining the Role of Rural Women in Decision Making Related to Farm Activities in Burdwan, West Bengal, India
    • Author: S Pal
    • Journal: Current Aspects in Business, Economics and Finance
    • Year: 2022
  1. Title: Understanding agricultural information networks in West Bengal, India
    • Authors: S Haldar, S Misra, S Pal, D Basu, R Goswami
    • Journal: Indian Research Journal of Extension Education
    • Volume: 16
    • Issue: 1
    • Pages: 25-34
    • Year: 2016
    • Citations: 12


  1. Title: Statistical modeling and forecasting of food grain in effects on public distribution system: an application of ARIMA model
    • Authors: S Ray, B Bhattacharyya, S Pal
    • Journal: Indian Journal of Economics and Development
    • Volume: 12
    • Issue: 4
    • Pages: 739-744
    • Year: 2016
    • Citations: 12


  1. Title: Social and Economic Empowerment of Rural Women through Self Help Groups (SHGS): A Case Study in West Bengal, India
    • Author: PAL Subhadip
    • Journal: International Journal of Agriculture Sciences
    • Volume: 8
    • Issue: 32
    • Pages: 1673-1676
    • Year: 2016
    • Citations: 7


  1. Title: Role of Self Help Groups (SHGs) among the Rural Farm Women in Relation to Labour Days and Income of the Seasonal Crops
    • Author: S Pal
    • Journal: Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development
    • Volume: 6
    • Issue: 5
    • Year: 2015
    • Citations: 7


  1. Title: Economics of tea leaf production by the small and marginal farmers in Assam
    • Authors: M Hazarika, S Pal, AK Nandi, SM Rahaman
    • Journal: Indian Journal of Economics and Development
    • Volume: 13
    • Issue: 3
    • Pages: 563-568
    • Year: 2017
    • Citations: 5


  1. Title: Groundwater irrigation and cropping pattern in the Ganga-Brahmaputra Alluvial Plain of Burdwan District, West Bengal
    • Authors: S Pal, AK Nandi
    • Journal: American Journal of Economics
    • Volume: 6
    • Issue: 2
    • Pages: 138-145
    • Year: 2016
    • Citations: 5