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Ramin Kiamehr Curriculum Vitae


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Address: Royal Institute of Technology (KTH),

Division of Geodesy Drottning Kristinas Väg 30,

SE-100 44 Stockholm, Sweden      

Professional Experiences

Ramin Kaimehr's CV Was Selected for Publication in Marquis Who'sWho in the World Science and Engineering  2006-2007 Edition (Reed letter)

Ramin Kiamehr (1968, Orumieh, Iran, Married, One Daughter)

       - Practical Experience:

  • 1986 - 1992, Ministry of Agriculture, Surveyor/ Director of Surveying Unit, Tehran/ West-Azebyjan Organizations

  • 1992 - 1993, National Cartographic Centre (NCC), Director of the West-Azerbaijan Surveying Organization.

  • 1998 - 2002, General Director of the Massir & Peymayesh Consulting Engineering Company, Zanjan

    - Academic Experience and Positions:



  Ph.D. Student in Geodesy, Royal Institute of Technology, Department of Transport and Economic/ Geodesy Division, since 2002, Stockholm, Sweden. Superviser: Prof. L.E. Sjöberg.

  M.Sc. in Geodesy, K.N. Toosi University of Technology, (1991-1996), Tehran, Iran

  B.Sc. in Surveying Engineering, K.N. Toosi University of Technology, 1991, Tehran, Iran

 High School Diploma In Road and Construction, The Askari Institute of Technology, 1986, Orumieh, Iran




Lecturer Notes

  • Kiamehr, R., 2000, Physical Geodesy (Lecture note in Persian), Zanjan University Engineering Faculty

  • Kiamehr, R., 2001, Digital Mapping (Lecture note in Persian), Zanjan University, Engineering Faculty

  • Kiamehr, R., 1997, Digital Mapping with SURFER Software (Lecture note in Persian), Zanjan University Engineering Faculty


He was presented the following courses in Iranian Universities:

  • 1- Physical Geodesy 2-Geometrical Geodesy 3-Engineering Surveying (1,2) 4-Surveying special courses for (Civil Engineering (1,2), Architecture, Geography (1,2), Geology), 5-Road Location and Design,          6-Computer for Surveying, 7-Elementary Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (For Civil Engineers),         8-Digital Cartography 9-Surveying Camp

Published/ Presented Papers

  1. Ågren J., Kiamehr R. and Sjöberg LE. (2006) The Swedish geoid as evaluated by the method of least-squares modification with additive, the first International Symposium of The International Gravity Field Service (IGFS), August 28 1 September 2006, Istanbul, Turkey.
  2. Kiamehr, R., and L.E. Sjöberg, 2006, Impact of the precise geoid model in studying tectonic structures- A case study in Iran, J. Geodynamics, 42(1-3): 1-11

  3. Kiamehr, R., 2006, A new height datum for Iran based on combination of the Gravimetric and GPS/levelling geoid models.  Accepted J. Acta Geodaetica et Geophysica.

  4. Kiamehr, R., The Impact of the lateral density variation model in determination of the precise gravimetric geoid in mountainous areas: A case study of Iran, Accepted Geophysical Journal International.

  5. Kiamehr, R., 2006, Hybrid precise gravimetric geoid model for Iran based on recent GRACE and SRTM data and the least squares modification of Stokes formula, J. Physics of Earth and Space, 32(1) 7-23

  6. Ågren J., Kiamehr R. and Sjöberg L.E., 2006, Progress in the Determination of a Gravimetric Quasigeoid Model over Sweden, Nordiska Kommissionen för Geodesi (NKG) General Assembly, May 29 to June 2, Copenhagen, Denmark
  7. Ågren J., Kiamehr R. and Sjöberg L.E., 2006, The Swedish Geoid As Evaluated By The Method Of Least Squares Modification With Additive Corrections, 1st International Symposium of the International Gravity Field Service' which will be held on 28 August-01 September 2006,Istanbul, Turkey
  8. Kiamehr, R., 2006, Qualification and refinement of the gravity database based on Cross-Validation approach, A case study of Iran, Submitted Journal of Acta Geodaetica et Geophysica.

  9. Kiamehr, R., 2006, A strategy for determining the regional geoid in developing countries by combining limited ground data with satellite-based global geopotential and topographical models: A case study of Iran, J. Geodesy , 79(10,11): 602612. (Most viewed articles in J of Geodesy)

  10. Kiamehr, R., and Sjöberg, L.E., 2005, Effect of the SRTM global DEM on the determination of a high-resolution geoid model: a case study in Iran, J. Geodesy, 79(9):540-551. (Most viewed articles in J of Geodesy)

  11. Kiamehr, R. and Sjöberg, L.E., 2005, Comparison of the qualities of recent global and local gravimetric geoid models in Iran, J. Studia Geophysica et Geodaetica, Volume 49, 289-304.

  12. Kiamehr, R. and Sjöberg, L.E., 2005, Surface Deformation Patterns Analysis Using 3D Finite Elements Method: A case study in Skåne area, Sweden J. Geodynamics, Volume 39, Issue 4, May 2005, Pages 403-412. (Hot article in J of Geodynamics)
  13. Kiamehr, R., 2005, Qualification and refinement of the Iranian gravity database, Proc. Geomatics 84 Conferences, Iranian National Cartographic Centre, (CD-ROM),  Tehran, Iran. 
  14. Kiamehr, R., 2004, The Relative Accuracies of Recent Satellite Gravimetric Models in Iran, Proc. Geoid and Space Missions Symposium 2004 (GGSM2004) (CD-ROM), August 30th-September 3rd, 2004, Porto, Portugal.

  15. Kiamehr, R., 2004, Success Rate Determination of GPS Ambiguity Resolution Using Syntactic Data, Position location and Navigation Symposium (PLANS), California, USA.
  16. Kiamehr, R., 2003, Comparison of Ambiguity Resolution Using LAMBDA and KTH Method, 2003 International Symposium on GPS/GNSS, November 2003, Tokyo, Japan.

  17. Kiamehr, R., 2003, Comparison relative accuracy of EGM96 and Iranian gravimetric geoid, 6Th International conference of Civil Eng., Isfahan University of Technology, Iran. Pages 537-544.

  18. Kiamehr, R., 2003, Multi object optimization of geodetic Network, Proc. NCC Geomatics 82 Conferences (CD-ROM), Tehran, Iran. (Accepted J. Engineering Surveying).

  19. Kiamehr, R., 2003, The estimation of relative accuracy of GPS/levelling in Iran (In Persian), Journal of Sepehr, Journal of Iranian National Geography Organization (NGO), 11(42):13-15.

  20. Kiamehr, R., 2002, Application of tensors in geodesy, The Second International symposium of mathematics (Iran-Azerbyjan), Zanjan University, Iran.
  21. Kiamehr, R., 2002, Optimal fitting of GPS/Levelling and FFT geoid in Iran, NCC Geomatics 81 Conferences, Tehran, Iran.

  22. Kiamehr, R., 2001, Potential of Iranian geoid for GPS/Levelling, (University research project In Persian), Proc. NCC Geomatics 80 conferences (CD-ROM), Tehran, Iran.

  23. Kiamehr, R., M. Abbasi, M. Behneyan and J. Bayat, 2001, Landslide monitoring using geodetic network (University research project In Persian), Presented and published in Proc. NCC Geomatics 80 conferences & annual Iranian geologist symposium, Tehran, Iran (In Persian).

  24. Kiamehr, R., 1997, Iranian geoid problem and recommendation, 1997, 4th International Conferences of civil engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.

  25. Kiamehr, R., 1997,Landslide Monitoring by Using Geodetic Methods, A Case Study: Barekan, Taleghan Area, First Congress of Iranian Geologist Association, Tehran, Iran.
  26. Kiamehr, R., 1996, Comparison of surveying & geodesy software, (In Persian), 1996, Journal of Sepehr (Journal of Iranian National Geography Organization (NGO)).

  27. Kiamehr, R., 1995, Geographic information system and Natural resources management (In Persian), Journal of Sonboleh, 8(76):58-60.
  28. Kiamehr, R., 1994, Application of GIS in forest management (In Persian), International conferences of forest and industry, pp. 51-72, Tehran, Iran.

  29. Kiamehr, R., 1994, Risk analysis of earthquake using strain analyze of geodetic monitoring network (In Persian), Journal of Sepehr (Journal of Iranian National Geography Organization (NGO)).12 (3): 913.

Abstracts (Published/ Presented)

  1. Kiamehr, R., 2003, Comparison of SDRMap and Surfer Mapping Software (In Persian), University Technical Report in Persian, Zanjan University, Zanjan, Iran.
  2. Kiamehr, R., 2003, Situation of Surveying Engineers In Disciplinary of Iranian Organization (In Persian), Reports, Zanjan University, Zanjan, Iran.
  3. Kiamehr, R., 2001, Monitoring Subsidence of the Earth in Oil Exploration Area (In Persian), University Technical Report in Persian, Zanjan University, Zanjan, Iran.
  4. Kiamehr, R., 1996, Application of Satellite Image and Airborne Laser Ranging in Management of Snow Cover Area, presented in 3Th student conference of Civil Eng., K.N.Toosi University, Tehran, Iran and published in Journal of Sepehr.
  5. Kiamehr, R., 1995, Application of generalized Inverse Matrixes in Adjustment of Deformation Monitoring Network, presented in 2Th student conference of Civil Eng., Tehran University, Tehran, Iran.
  6. Kiamehr, R., 1994, Application of Geographical Information System (GIS) in Urban Management, presented in 1Th student conference of Civil Eng., Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.

Study Reports

  1. Kiamehr, R., 1996,Transformation of Cartesian coordinates into ellipsoidal coordinates and datum transformations between to ellipsoidal datums, Geodynamics course with Prof. E.W. Grafarend, K.N.Toosi University, Tehran, Iran.

  2. Kiamehr, R. and H. Noorollahian , 1994, Satellites Orbits and Orbit Determination Methods, Satellite Geodesy course with Prof. L. E. Sjöberg, K.N.Toosi University, Tehran, Iran.

  3. Kiamehr, R., 2002, Optimization of Geodetic and Monitoring Networks, Advanced Surveying Course with Prof. L. E. Sjöberg, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.

  4. Kiamehr, R., 2003, Variance Component Estimation With Applications in (a) - Combined Adjustment of GPS/ Levelling and gravimetric Geoid and (b) - Estimation of Variance Covariance Matrix of GPS Observations, Variance Components Estimation Course, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.

  5. Kiamehr, R., 2003, Ambiguity Resolution Technique, Case Study Comparison of Lambda and KTH Methods, Advanced Satellite Geodesy Course, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.

  6. Kiamehr, R., 2003, Application of Finite Element Method in Determination of Deformation Parameter (Case Study in Sweden and Iran), Geodynamics Course, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.

  7. Kiamehr, R., 2004, Recent Satellite Gravimetry Mission with Their Relative Accuracy Iran, Dynamic Satellite Geodesy Course, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.

Research Interests

  • Geoid Determination/ GPS-levelling

  • Engineering Surveying/ Deformation Analysis

  • Geodynamic/ Landslide and Earthquake Monitoring

  • Recent Satellite Gravimetry Missions (CHAMP, GRACE and GOCE)

  • Network Adjustments/ Optimization of Geodetic Network/ Outliers Detection

  • Digital Elevation Models (DEM), SRTM / Engineering Applications of DEM

Experience Skill and Parallel

Computer Skills and Engineering Software Experience
  • GPS Post Processing and Network Adjustment Software, Practical Experience in Using of GeoGenius 2000, Trimble Total Control and Network adjustment software, Geolab 3.9, Star*Net, Columbus and Geopack (Complete Geodesy computations and Local Network adjustment software) software.

  • Mapping Software: Professional in Golden Software SURFER, ROADWARE (Road mapping software) and Raster to Vector Software

  • Geoid Computation Software: KTH Geoid Package, GRAVSOFT and Kriging/variogram based Software

  • DEM:GM,  IDRISI  and ARC-GIS (Elementary Tools)


  • General Office Software, Microsoft Office Package Including Word, Power point, Excel, Front page

  • Distant Education and Web Mastering: (WEB Master of Geodesy Division of KTH and IRAN GEODESY Web sites)

  • Good Experience in Management and Support of Computer Labs and Software/ Hardware Caring

Languages Proficiency

  • English,  Technical Writing and Speaking (4/5)
  • Swedish, Comprehension (Under Progress) (2/5)
  • Persian,  Iranian Official Language (5/5)
  • Azeri, Mother Language (5/5)
  • Turkish, Conversation and Reading (4/5)
  • Arabic, Comprehension (3/5)


  1. Best student researcher award from Iranian Surveyor Society, Third Student Conference of Civil Engineering, K.N. Toosi University of Technology, 1995, Tehran, Iran

  2. Ph.D. Scholarship award, Zanjan University, 2002, Zanjan, Iran

  3.  Zanjan University and Zanjan Province Best Researcher Award, 2003, Zanjan, Iran (Award letter)

International and National Organization Member


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