Dr. Mohammad Rahim Rahnama is a full professor in geography and urban planning at Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran. His specialty is teaching and research in postgraduate programs in urban planning and spatial analysis. He has attended postgraduate study opportunities at Macquarie University (2004), Melbourne (2012) and Deakin University (2018–2020) as an academic visitor. He is the author of several books and a translator of several books from English to Persian. He has published more than a dozen scientific articles in prestigious international journals. He is currently the editor-in-chief of the Quarterly Journal of Geography and Urban Space Development. He has conducted research projects at the national and regional levels. He was chosen as the best scientist in the field of applied research by the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology of the Islamic Republic in 2022.
Title : Simulation of land use change, rainfall and temperature in mashhad metropolitan area during 1984-2030 period, using neural network model