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Arefeh Lotfi.


M.Sc. in Railway Transportation Engineering   (Sep. 2017- now)

Department of Railway Engineering

Iran University of Science and Technology

Advisor: Dr. Morteza Bagheri


B.Sc. in Railway Transportation Engineering    (Sep. 2013 – Sep. 2017)

Department of Railway Engineering

Iran University of Science and Technology

Overall GPA: 16.82 /20

Thesis: Analysis of Train Derailment Causes in R.A.I                                      

Adviser: Dr. Morteza Bagheri


High School Diploma in Mathematics and Physics    (Sep. 2009 – May. 2012)

Motaghin High School

Overall GPA: 19.60 /20

Research Interests

  • Railway Transportation
  • Derailment
  • Risk analysis
  • System analysis
  • Business Intelligence

Language Skills

  • English: Advanced (TOEFL Certificate)
  • Persian: Native

Computer Skills

  • Computer languages:

Familiar with:   C, C++

  • Engineering Software:

MATLAB, Arena (Rockwell Automation), Comfar III Expert, Lingo,

Microsoft Project Professional (MSP), SPSS

Familiar with: Solidworks, ArcGIS

  • Other Skills:

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point), Visio, Photoshop

Work experience

Rahyab behineh                                              (Jun. 2017 – Sep. 2017)

Technical consultant

Fadak holding (Rail Pardaz System)            (Jun. 2016 – Sep. 2016)


R.A.I (Islamic Republic of Iran Railways)     (Jun. 2015 – Sep. 2015)


Research and Practical Experience

  • Transport Mode Selection for LPG, using GIS and Gola Programming Method. Case Study of LPG Transportation Between Kerman and Zahedan.

Advisor: Dr. Bagheri, fall 2017

Strategic Planning for a Rail Consulting Company: Rahyab Behineh as Case Study

Advisor: Dr. Aghaee, fall 2017

  • Analysis and Presentation: EUROPEAN STANDARD EN 50129. Railway applications -Communication, signaling and processing systems- Safety related electronic systems for signaling.

Adviser: Dr. Mirabadi, Fall 2016

  • Crew Scheduling: Planning for the Maintenance Machinery Crew at R.A.I

Adviser: Dr. Yaghin, Fall 2016

  • Analysis and Presentation: Cause Detection of Delays in Freight Trains between Tehran and Bandarabbas.

Adviser: Dr. Ahadi, Fall 2016

  • Simulation: Discrete Event Simulation of Passenger Waiting at Sarsabz Metro Station.

Adviser: Dr. Kheirkhah, Spring 2016

  • Project Management: Using Shiraz Metro (line 3) Project Data.

Adviser: Prof. Ghannadpour, Fall 2015

  • Work study: ER24PC Bogie Assembly at Mapna Locomotive Company.

Adviser: Dr. Babaee, Spring 2015


ISO 9001:2015 Audit Course, Reliance Academy Certification

Interests and Hobbies

  • Data mining
  • Calligraphy
  • Pistol shooting
  • Swimming
  • Visual Arts

Voluntary Activities

  • Translator at “Rahe Sevom” publication of Railway Scientific Society (2016).
  • Writer at “Soozan ” publication of Cultural Office in the Railway Department (2016).
  • Member of Railway Department Cultural Office (2015-2016).
  • Member of Executive Committee at ICRARE2015 (International Conference on Recent Advance in Railway Engineering)
  • Member of Railway Department Scientific Society (2014-2015).


  • Railway Transportation as a Way to Reduce Carbon Footprint. 5th Congress of Air and Sound Pollution management, Iran, Tehran (2017).


  • Assessing the Readiness of a Railway Company to implement Business Intelligence system: A Case Study of Fadak Holding. 1th Conference of BI .Iran, Tehran (2016).


School of Railway Engineering Iran University of Science and Technology Narmak, Tehran, IRAN, 1684613114


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