Personal Web Page of Dr. Naser Agh

Personal Information

Born:  March 21, 1960, Gonbad-E-Kavoos, Iran

Nationality: Iranian

Married having two children (Nima & Sina)

Private address: No. 38, Mafi Street, Moderiat Street, 4th Lane, Urmia, Iran.

Office address: Shaid Beheshty Ave., Urmia University,

Artemia & Aquatic Animals Research Institute, P.O.Box No.: 165, Urmia-57135, Iran.

Tel.: +98-441-2374614 (home),  +98-441-3467097 (office),

       +98-914-189-5174 (mobile), (Fax: +98-441-2376519)

E-mail : agh1960@gmail.com & n.agh@urmia.ac.ir

Url:       http://www.urmia.ac.ir/asatid/n_agh/default.aspx

Url:    www.naser-agh.webs.com 

 

Educational Qualifications

-    B.Sc. Biology – 1983 – M.S. University of Baroda – India.

-    M.Sc. Microbiology – 1990 – M.S. University of Baroda – India.

-    PhD. Applied Biological Sciences (Aquaculture) - 2006 - Ghent University - Belgium.

 

Awards

  1. Top Researcher of Urmia University and West Azerbaijan Province (2001)
  2. Top Researcher of Urmia University and West Azerbaijan Province (2005)
  3. Top Researcher of Urmia University and West Azerbaijan Province (2010)
  4. Top Researcher of Urmia University and West Azerbaijan Province (2014)
  5. Top Researcher of Urmia University and West Azerbaijan Province (2015)
 

Innovations and Scientific Positions

-          Founder of Artemia Research Laboratory at Urmia University in 1996

-          Founder of Artemia & Aquatic Animals Research Center in 1997

-          Founder of Artemia & Aquatic Animals Research Institute in 2005

-          Establishing 10 research laboratories with highly advanced research equipmentations at Artemia & Aquatic Animals Research Institute since 1997

-          Responsible scientist (representing Middle East and Central Asian Countries) in INCO Project on "Artemia Biodiversity" coordinated by Gent University and funded             by European Commission

-          Director/coordinator, Artemia and Aquatic Animals Research Institute, Urmia University, Iran (1997-2008)

-          Member of Urmia University Directorate Council (2004-2008)

-          Member of Research Council, Urmia University, Iran (1999-2008)

-          Member of  “Artemia Experts Committee”, Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (1998-2002)

-          Member of “Live Food Experts Committee”, Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (since 1999)

-          Member of ‘Urmia University Sports Council’ (2002-2008)

-          Member World Aquaculture Society (since 2002)

-          Advisor of Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (since 2007)

-    Member of European Aquaculture Society (Since 2009) 

-          Member “International Study of Artemia (ISA)” (since 2008)

-    Head of the Department of Biology, Ecology and Aquaculture, Artemia & Aquatic Animals Research Institute, Urmia University (2010-2012)

-          Founding member and Vice-President of Iranian Aquaculture Society (since 2008)

-          Managing Director Artemia Technology Company Private Limited

-    Member of the Steering Committee of Lake Urmia Restoration Committee (National Committee for Restoration of Lake Urmia)

-    Head of the Department of Biology, Ecology and Aquaculture, Urmia Lake Research Institute, Urmia University (2014-until now) 

-    Deputy Director of Urmia Lake Research Institute, Urmia University 

-    Director of Artemia and Aquaculture Research Institute, Urmia University (2016-ongoing)