About The Author

Mohammad Reza Nikoo is an Associate Professor at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Shiraz University in Iran and Member of Iranian Federation of Young Elite (2008-present). He has published more than 45 articles in peer reviewed journals and 51 papers in conference proceedings. He has also supervised 5 PhD and 20 MSc theses. Dr. Nikoo is a specialist in Water Resources Planning and Management and his main research topics are including Water Resources and Environmental Systems Analysis and Planning, Reservoir Water Quality Modeling, Application of Game Theory and Bargaining methods in Water and Environmental Resources Management, Environmental and Water Quality Monitoring (Groundwater Resources, Reservoirs and Rivers), Modern Optimization (e.g. HBMO, PSO, …) and Simulation Techniques, Artificial intelligent systems and machine learning, Water Quality Assessment and Water and Waste Load Trading and Application of Remote Sensing (RS) and GIS in Water Resources Management.

Using Sensors In Water Distribution Networks

The safety of civilians is a fundamental responsibility of any government around the globe. Ever since terrorist attacks took thousands of innocent lives on September 11, 2001, infrastructure vulnerability has come under the spotlight. Under public pressure and heavy media coverage, the then president of the United States issued the Presidential Directives concerning the critical