Sohrab Behnia | Biophysics | Best Researcher Award

 Prof. Sohrab Behnia | Biophysics |Best Researcher Award

 Prof  at Urmia University of Technology, Iran

A seasoned educator and researcher with extensive experience in physics, holding positions from Assistant to Associate Professor at IAU, Urmia, and Urmia University of Technology. Specialized in teaching a range of undergraduate to Ph.D. courses including Quantum Mechanics, Laser Physics, and Nonlinear Dynamical Systems. Proficient in Maple and Matlab programming with a strong background in finite element method analysis. Led impactful research projects in chaotic systems, cancer treatment, and national security, earning multiple awards including the Kharazmi Scientific Festival Second Prize. A recognized leader in academia with a commitment to advancing scientific knowledge and education.


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🎓 Professional Teaching Experience (1995-2020):

🧑‍🏫 B.Sc. Courses: General Physics (I & II), Mathematical Physics II, Quantum Mechanics (I & II), Laser, Computational Physics, Wave Physics. 🎓 M.Sc. Courses: Advanced Quantum Mechanics (I & II), Advanced Statistical Mechanics, Electrodynamics I, Advanced Computational Physics. 🎓 Ph.D. Courses: Nonlinear Dynamical and Chaos, Quantum Chaos, Bose Mesner Algebra, Open Quantum Systems. 💻 Professional Skills: Maple & Matlab Programming, Finite Element Method Analysis

🏢 Employment:

Assistant Professor: IAU, Urmia (2001-2008), Research Vice-Chancellor of the University (IAU) (2003-2010), Associate Professor: IAU, Urmia (2008-2010), Assistant Professor: Urmia University of Technology (2010-2014), Student Affairs Vice Chancellor of the University (2010-2013), Director of Physics Department (2014-2020)

🔬 Research Projects:

Solvable Chaotic Maps with Random Dynamical Parameters (1998-2001) – Institute for Research in Fundamental Science (IPM), Iran, Cancer Cells Healing by Using Concentrated Ultrasound Waves (2001-2004) – Sahand University of Technology, Tabriz, Iran, Reconstruction of Phase Space for a Nonlinear Dynamical System by Time Series (2004-2006) – IAU, Urmia, Iran, Designing the System of Confidentiality and Protecting National Security in the Country (2020-2022) – INSF, Iran

🏆 Awards and Recognitions:

Winning the Second Prize for Conducting the Fundamental Research Project from Kharazmi Scientific Festival, Tehran, Iran (2001), Winning the First Prize for a Research Project from Scientific Festival Urmia, West Azerbaijan (2005), Winning the First Prize for a Research Project from First Basij Festival, Urmia, West Azerbaijan (2006),  Winning the First Prize for a Research Project from Scientific Festival Urmia, West Azerbaijan (2008),  Winning the Prize of Basij Festival, Tehran, Iran (2010), Winning the First Prize for a Research Project from Scientific Festival Urmia, West Azerbaijan (2022)

Publications Top Notes 📝

  • A Novel Algorithm for Image Encryption Based on Mixture of Chaotic Maps
    • Authors: S Behnia, A Akhshani, H Mahmodi, A Akhavan
    • Journal: Chaos, Solitons & Fractals
    • Year: 2008
    • Volume: 35
    • Issue: 2
    • Pages: 408-419
    • Citations: 552


  • A Fast Chaotic Encryption Scheme Based on Piecewise Nonlinear Chaotic Maps
    • Authors: S Behnia, A Akhshani, S Ahadpour, H Mahmodi, A Akhavan
    • Journal: Physics Letters A
    • Year: 2007
    • Volume: 366
    • Issues: 4-5
    • Pages: 391-396
    • Citations: 299


  • A Novel Scheme for Image Encryption Based on 2D Piecewise Chaotic Maps
    • Authors: A Akhshani, S Behnia, A Akhavan, HA Hassan, Z Hassan
    • Journal: Optics Communications
    • Year: 2010
    • Volume: 283
    • Issue: 17
    • Pages: 3259-3266
    • Citations: 166


  • Hierarchy of Chaotic Maps with an Invariant Measure
    • Authors: MA Jafarizadeh, S Behnia, S Khorram, H Nagshara
    • Journal: Journal of Statistical Physics
    • Year: 2001
    • Volume: 104
    • Pages: 1013-1028
    • Citations: 65


  • Nonlinear Transitions of a Spherical Cavitation Bubble
    • Authors: S Behnia, A Jafari, W Soltanpoor, O Jahanbakhsh
    • Journal: Chaos, Solitons & Fractals
    • Year: 2009
    • Volume: 41
    • Issue: 2
    • Pages: 818-828
    • Citations: 64


  • Suppressing Chaotic Oscillations of a Spherical Cavitation Bubble through Applying a Periodic Perturbation
    • Authors: S Behnia, AJ Sojahrood, W Soltanpoor, O Jahanbakhsh
    • Journal: Ultrasonics Sonochemistry
    • Year: 2009
    • Volume: 16
    • Issue: 4
    • Pages: 502-511
    • Citations: 60


  • Multiple-Watermarking Scheme Based on Improved Chaotic Maps
    • Authors: S Behnia, M Teshnehlab, P Ayubi
    • Journal: Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation
    • Year: 2010
    • Volume: 15
    • Issue: 9
    • Pages: 2469-2478
    • Citations: 54


  • Image Encryption Based on the Jacobian Elliptic Maps
    • Authors: S Behnia, A Akhavan, A Akhshani, A Samsudin
    • Journal: Journal of Systems and Software
    • Year: 2013
    • Volume: 86
    • Issue: 9
    • Pages: 2429-2438
    • Citations: 53


  • DNA Spintronics: Charge and Spin Dynamics in DNA Wires
    • Authors: S Behnia, S Fathizadeh, A Akhshani
    • Journal: The Journal of Physical Chemistry C
    • Year: 2016
    • Volume: 120
    • Issue: 5
    • Pages: 2973-2983
    • Citations: 51


Yasaman Taslimi | diagnosis | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Yasaman Taslimi | diagnosis| Autonomous systems | Best Researcher Award

Dr, Pasteur institute of Iran, Iran

👩‍🔬 Dedicated researcher with a Ph.D. in Biology from Pasteur Institute of Iran, specializing in molecular genetics and parasitology. 🧬 Skilled in molecular diagnostics and protein analysis for Leishmaniasis. Currently serving as a Researcher in Immunotherapy and Leishmania Vaccine Research at Pasteur Institute, with extensive teaching and visiting researcher experience globally.  Recognized for academic excellence with awards including first rank in Ph.D. studies. Passionate about advancing immunotherapy and infectious disease research, with notable presentations at international congresses and a diverse range of specialized courses attended.🌟






Education 📚

B.Sc. in Nutrition Azad University, Tehran, Iran 2000, M.Sc. in Biochemistry Azad University, Damghan, Iran 2015, PhD in Biology Pasteur Institute of Iran 2023

Position 💼

  • Researcher in Immunotherapy and Leishmania Vaccine Research Department
    Pasteur Institute of Iran

Area of Expertise 🧬

  • Molecular genetics, molecular parasitology, gene function and expression.
  • Molecular diagnosis of Leishmaniasis.
  • Arginase assay.
  • Protein analysis techniques such as Western Blot, Elisa.
  • PEA assay.
  • LAMP assay.

Courses 🎓

Molecular DATA for infectious disease, ITM, Antwerp, Belgium, 2018International Workshop of Leishmania and Leishmaniasis, Pasteur Iran, 2016Molecular Biology of Leishmaniasis, ICGEB, Trieste, Italy, 2016.Targeting and Expression of Gene in Cells, International Congress of Immunology, Tehran, 2014How to write an International Article, Elsevier workshop, Tehran, 2014Application of Bioinformatics in Biotechnology, Pasteur Iran, 2013Flow Cytometry workshop, Pasteur Iran, 2012Quality Control Management, Pasteur Iran, 2012Calibration methods and standards, Pasteur Iran, 2011Life skills courses (Depression, Anger management, Time management, …), Pasteur, 2010Advanced Molecular Genetic course, Pasteur Iran, 2006ICDL courses, 2006

Teaching 📝

High throughput technologies in translational immunology, Pasteur, Iran, 2022Western Blot, Practical, School of Pharmacy, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran, 2016Immunology of infectious disease, Practical, Pasteur Iran, 2006

Visiting Researcher 🌍

Gothenburg University (Leishild-MATI RISE project), Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Institute of Biomedicine, 2019/02/26-2019/05/14Pasteur Institute of Paris (Leishild-MATI RISE project), Department of Molecular Parasitology and Signaling, 2023/12/17-2023/02/17

Congress Presentations 🗣️

International Congress of Dermatology, Cosmetics and Laser, Iran, Tehran, 2022.International congress of immunology, Iran, Ahvaz, 2021.The 17th International Congress of Immunology, Beijing, China, 2019.Molecular Biology of Leishmania course, Trieste, Italy, 2016.Annual Symposium of the Institut Pasteur International Network, Paris, 2015.6th Worldleish international congress, Toledo, Spain, 2017.

Awards 🏆

The Second National Conference on New Cellular and Molecular, Iran, 2015.13th International Congress of Immunology and Allergy of Iran, Tabriz, 2015.First ranked Ph.D. student in Pasteur Institute of Iran, 2018.

Publications Top Notes 📝

  1. Title: Immunization with the hybrid protein vaccine, consisting of Leishmania major cysteine proteinases Type I (CPB) and Type II (CPA), partially protects against leishmaniasis
    Authors: A Zadeh-Vakili, T Taheri, Y Taslimi, F Doustdari, AH Salmanian, S Rafati
    Journal: Vaccine
    Volume: 22
    Issue: 15-16
    Pages: 1930-1940
    Year: 2004
    Citations: 81


  1. Title: Enhanced Protective Efficacy of Nonpathogenic Recombinant Leishmania tarentolae Expressing Cysteine Proteinases Combined with a Sand Fly Salivary Antigen
    Authors: F Zahedifard, E Gholami, T Taheri, Y Taslimi, F Doustdari, N Seyed, …
    Journal: PLoS neglected tropical diseases
    Volume: 8
    Issue: 3
    Pages: e2751
    Year: 2014
    Citations: 79


  1. Title: Development of Novel Prime-Boost Strategies Based on a Tri-Gene Fusion Recombinant L. tarentolae Vaccine against Experimental Murine Visceral Leishmaniasis
    Authors: N Saljoughian, T Taheri, F Zahedifard, Y Taslimi, F Doustdari, …
    Journal: PLoS neglected tropical diseases
    Volume: 7
    Issue: 4
    Pages: e2174
    Year: 2013
    Citations: 75


  1. Title: Leishmania major heat shock protein 70 (HSP70) is not protective in murine models of cutaneous leishmaniasis and stimulates strong humoral responses in cutaneous and visceral …
    Authors: S Rafati, E Gholami, N Hassani, F Ghaemimanesh, Y Taslimi, T Taheri, …
    Journal: Vaccine
    Volume: 25
    Issue: 21
    Pages: 4159-4169
    Year: 2007
    Citations: 71


  1. Title: Cysteine proteinase type III is protective against Leishmania infantum infection in BALB/c mice and highly antigenic in visceral leishmaniasis individuals
    Authors: N Khoshgoo, F Zahedifard, H Azizi, Y Taslimi, MJ Alonso, S Rafati
    Journal: Vaccine
    Volume: 26
    Issue: 46
    Pages: 5822-5829
    Year: 2008
    Citations: 61