Home Courses Field of Research Published Books Published Papers Work Experience Contact Info

Date and Place of Birth: Jun 17, 1967 - Shemiran

Education:

 1997-2004   Ph. D., Mechanics of Agricultural Machinery from Tarbit Modarres University (T. M. U.)  

                  Specialized Field of Study: Robotic.

                  Dissertation Topic: Design, Development and Test of Manipulator and End Effector for Robotic

                                              Pruning Machine with Force Control System

 

1993-1995   M. Sc., Mechanics of Agricultural Machinery from University of Tehran.

                 Thesis Topic: Design and Development of Automatic Profilograph of Moldboard.

 

1987-1991    B. Sc., Agricultural Machinery From Uromia University.

                   Project Topic: Design and Development of an Apparatus for Determining Pressure-Sinkage

                                        Parameters (Kc, Kf, n)

Design of Agricultural Machinery, B. Sc. Level.

Technical Drawing, B. Sc. Level.

Machine Tools, B. Sc. Level.

Mechanics of Materials, B. Sc. Level.

Electrical Machines, B. Sc. Level.

 

Mechanism Design, M. Sc. Level.

Terramechanics, M. Sc. Level.

CAD/CAM, M. Sc. Level.

 

Advance Design of Agricultural Machinery, Ph. D. Level.

Robotic, Ph. D. Level.

Design of Machinery,

Mechatronics and Robotics,

Terramechanics.

  1. Massah, J., Ghazavi, M.R., Minaee, S. and Mohammadi Moghadam, M. (2005). Design and Development of Robotic Pruning Machine with Force Control System. Modarres Technical and Engineering Journal, ISSN: 1027-5940, No. 20: pp 45-62. (In Persian)

 

  1. Arabhosseini, A., Samimi, H., Mehravar, H., and Massah, J. (2007). Design of a mechanism for a new cultivator. Scientific Journal of College of Aboreihan, ISSN: 1562-5524, Vol. 9(2): pp 63-77. (In Persian)

 

  1. Massah, J., and Noorolahi, S. (2008). Effects of tillage operation on soil properties from Pakdasht Iran. Agrophysics International, ISSN: 0236-8722, Vol. 22: pp 143-146. IF= 0.7

 

  1. Khazaei, J., Shahbazi, F., Massah, J., Nikravesh, M., and Kianmehr, H. (2008). Evaluation and Modeling of Physical and Physiological Damage to Wheat Seeds under Successive Impact Loadings: Mathematical and Neural Networks Modeling. Crop Science, Online ISSN: 1435-0653 Print ISSN: 0011-183X, Vol. 48: pp 1532-1544. IF=1.91

 

  1. Khazaei, J., Massah, J., and Mansouri, G. (2008). Effect of some parameters of air-jet on pneumatic extraction of citrus juice and juice sacs. Journal of Food Engineering-Elsevier, ISSN: 0260-8774, 88: pp 388–398. IF=2.8

 

  1. Sazgar, A., Massah, J., Sadeghi, M., Bagheri A. and Rasool, (2008). The incidence of concha bullosa and the correlation with nasal septal deviation. B-ENT, ISSN: 0001-6497, Vol. 4: pp 87-91. IF=0.3

 

  1. Massah, J., and Alimardani, R. (2008). Design Modification of an Automatic Moldboard Profilograph. Cercetari Agronomice in Moldova, ISSN: 0379-5837, XLI, No.4 (136): pp 5-14.

 

  1. Hassan-Beygi, S.R., Aghbashlo, M., Kianmehr, M.H. and Massah, J. (2009) Drying characteristics of walnut during convection drying. Agrophysics International, ISSN: 0236-8722, Vol. 23: pp 129-135. IF= 0.7

 

  1. Massah, J., and Ghazavi, M.R. (2009). Effect of force control system on power and time consumption of tree pruning machine. Cercetari Agronomice in Moldova, ISSN: 0379-5837, XLII, No.4 (140): pp 5-15.

 

  1. Massah, J., and Noorolahi, S. (2010). Characterization of the mechanical properties of muskeg site in Pakdasht area. Electronic Journal of Polish Agricultural Universities (Master List of Thomson ISI), ISSN:1505-0297, 13(2): pp 1-9.

 

  1. Massah, J., and Noorolahi, S. (2010). Design, development and performance evaluation of a tractor-mounted bevameter. Soil & Tillage Research-Elsevier, ISSN: 0167-1987, 110: pp 161–166. . IF= 2.9

 

  1. Massah, J., Mohammadifar, H., and Khazaei, J. (2010). Consideration of effects of ambient temperature on measuring accuracy of diaphragm gas meters. Modeling and optimization in the machines building field, ISSN: 1224 -7480, 16 (1): pp 70-75.

 

  1. Dabbaghi, A., Massah, J., and Alizadeh, (2010). Effect of Rotational Speed and Length of the Fluted-Roll Seed Metering Device on the Performance of Pre-germinated Paddy Seeder Unit. International Journal of Natural and Engineering Sciences (Master List of Thomson ISI)

, ISSN: 1307-1149, Vol. 4(3): pp 07-11.

 

  1. Massah, J., and Noorolahi, S. (2010). Design, Fabrication and Evaluation of a Tractor Mounted Digital Cone Penetrometer. Iranian Journal of Biosystems Engineering, ISSN: 2008-4803, Vol. 41(1): pp 45-52. (In Persian)

 

  1. Jafari, S., Khazaei, J., Arabhosseini, A., Massah, J., and Khoshtaghaza, M.H. (2011). Study on Physical and Mechanical Properties of Sunflower Seeds. Electronic Journal of Polish Agricultural Universities (Master List of Thomson ISI), ISSN:1505-0297, 14(1): pp 1-11.

 

  1. Azadegan, B., and Massah, J. (2011). A New Method for Soil Surface Darkening for Increasing Soil Temperature. Agrophysics International, ISSN: 0236-8722, Vol. 25: pp 103-107. IF= 1.57  

 

  1. Massah, J., Noorolahi, S. and Torki, Z. (2011). The electrical heater for protecting tree from winter injury. Cercetari Agronomice in Moldova, ISSN: 0379-5837, XLIV, No. 1 (145): pp 17-21.

 

  1. Soheili, A., Borghei, A.M., Massah, J., and Khazaei, J. (2011). Experimental Study of the Repose Angles of Corn Seeds in Rotating Drums. World Applied Sciences Journal (Master List of Thomson ISI), ISSN: 1818-4952, Vol. 13(9): pp 1996-2004.

 

  1. Jafari, S., Khazaei, J., Arabhosseini, A., Massah, J., and Khoshtaghaza, M.H. (2011). Effects of some parameters on fracture resistance of sunflower seed. Cercetari Agronomice in Moldova, ISSN: 0379-5837, XLIV, No. 3 (147): pp 5-12.

 

  1. Massah, J., Lotfi , and Arabhosseini, A. (2011). Comparison between capacitive and photo sensors in depth control of onion harvester. Journal of Engineering Studies and Research, ISSN: 2068-7559, Vol. 17(4): pp 64-72.

 

  1. Massah, J., Khosrobeygi, Z., and Roohy, R. (2012). Design, Development and Evaluation of Shear Displacement Measuring Devic Journal of Biosystems Engineering, ISSN: 2322-2549, Vol. 1(1): pp 100-109. (In Persian)

 

  1. Maleki, M., Massah, J., and Dehghan, M. (2012). Application of a spectral sensor for the assessment of nitrogen content in lettuce plants. Australian Journal of crop science, ISSN: 1835-2707. Vol. 6(2): pp188-193. IF=1.63

 

  1. Massah, J., Lotfi , and Arabhosseini, A. (2012). Effect of blade angle and speed of onion harvester on mechanical damage of onion bulbs. Agricultural Mechanization in Asia, Africa, and Latin America (AMA), ISSN: 0084-5841, Vol. 43(3): pp 60-63. IF= 0.054

 

  1. Massah, J., and Noorolahi, S. (2012). Effects of three types of chemical fertilizers on the soil penetration resistance, Agricultural Mechanization in Asia, Africa, and Latin America (AMA), ISSN: 0084-5841, v43: pp (Abstract). IF= 0.054

 

  1. Asefpour Vakilian, K., and Massah, J. (2012). Performance Evaluation of CCD and CMOS Cameras in Image textural Features Extraction. Acta Technica Conviniensis–Bulletin of Engineering, ISSN: 2067-3809, Vol. 5(3): pp 61-64.

 

  1. Asefpour Vakilian, K., and Massah, J. (2012). Design, Development and Performance Evaluation of a Robot to Early Detection of Nitrogen Deficiency in Greenhouse Cucumber (Cucumis Sativus) With Machine Vision. International Journal of Agriculture: Research and Review, ISSN 2228-7973, Vol. 2 (4): pp 448-454.

 

  1. Asefpour Vakilian, K., and Massah, J. (2012). Non-linear Growth Modeling of Greenhouse Crops with Image Textural Features Analysis. International Review of Electrical Engineering, ISSN: 2251-838X, Vol. 3(1): pp 197-202.

 

  1. Valaei, I., Hassan-Beygi, S.R., Kianmehr, M.H., and Massah, J. (2012) Investigation of Avalanche Time and Carr’s index of Poultry Litter Powder as Flow Ability Indices. Cercetari Agronomice in Moldova, ISSN: 0379-5837, XLV, No. 4 (152): pp 15-27. .

 

  1. Azadegan, B., and Massah, J. (2012). Effect of temperature on adhesion of clay soil to steel. Cercetari Agronomice in Moldova, ISSN: 0379-5837, XLV, No. 2(150): pp 21-27.

 

30.  Jafari, S., Khazaei, J., Arabhosseini, A., and Massah, J. (2013). Effect of Moisture Content, Impact Velocity and Impact Orientation on Mechanical Damage of Sunflower Seeds. International Journal of Food Engineering, ISSN: 1556-3758, (In Press, Manuscript 1722). IF= 0.646 

 

  1. Asefpour Vakilian, K., and Massah, J. (2013). Performance Evaluation of a Machine Vision System for Insect Pests Identification of Field Crops Using Artificial Neural Networks, Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection. Taylor and Francis, ISSN: 0323-5408, (DOI: 10.1080/03235408.2013.763620), Vol. 46 (11): pp 1262-1269.

 

  1. Asefpour Vakilian, K., and Massah, J. (2013). An artificial neural network approach to identify fungal diseases of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) plants using digital image processing. Taylor and Francis, ISSN: 0323-5408, (DOI: 1080/03235408.2013.772321), Vol. 46 (13): pp 1580-1588.

 

  1. Massah, J. and Asefpour Vakilian, K. (2013). Statistical Modeling of Error Measurement for Diaphragm Gas Meters at Different Ambient Temperatures. ACTA TECHNICA CORVINIENSIS-Bulletin of Engineering, ISSN: 0379-5837, VI (4): pp 97-100.

 

  1. Hajiheydari, F., Massah, J., and Haddad Derafshi, M. (2013). Design, development and test of apparatus to measurement of electrical resistance and impedance of fruit. Iranian Journal of Biosystems Engineering, ISSN: 2008-4803, 44 (1): pp 17-25. (In Persian)

 

  1. Ali Dabbaghi, Jafar Massah and Mohammad Reza Alizadeh (2013). Physical properties of pre-germinated paddy seeds of different varieties. Technical Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, ISSN: 2051-0853, Vol. 3(4): pp 306-312.

 

  1. Mirzabe, H., Khazaei, J., Chegini, G. R. and Massah, J. (2014). Measuring picking force of sunflower seeds and prediction of reasonable range of air-jet parameters to remove sunflower seeds from head. Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research (SJAR), ISSN: 2228-6829. IF= 0.7

 

  1. Mohammad Zamani, D., Taghavi, A., Gholami, M., and Massah, J. (2014). Design, implementation and evaluation of a potato yield monitoring system. Journal of Agricultural Machinery, ISSN: 2228-6829, 4 (1): pp 50-56. (In Persian)

 

  1. Asefpour Vakilian, K., Abounajmi, M., and Massah, J. (2014). A statistical approach to classify agricultural satellite images using textural features extraction. Journal of Engineering Studies and Research, ISSN: 2068-7559, 20(1): pp 17-22.

 

  1. Ali Hashemi, Keyvan Asefpour Vakilian, Javad Khazaei and Jafar Massah (2014). An Artificial Neural Network Modeling for Force Control System of a Robotic Pruning Machine, Journal of Information and Organizational Sciences, ISSN: 1846-3312, 38(1): pp 35-41.

 

  1. Mirzabe, A. H., Khazaei, J., Chegini, G. R. and Massah, (2014). Design, construction and evaluation of preliminarily machine for removing sunflower seeds from the head using air-jet impingement, Agric Eng International CIGR Journal, ISSN: 1682-1130, Vol. 16 (1): pp 294-302.

 

  1. Elias Razzaghi, Jafar Massah, Keyvan Asefpour Vakilian.(2015). Mechanical Analysis of a Robotic Date Harvesting Manipulator, Russian Agricultural Sciences, Springer, ISSN 1068_3674, Vol. 41, No. 1: pp. 80–85.

 

  1. Ghasemi, Y., Kianmehr, H., Mohseni Monfared, M., Azadegan, B. and Massah, J. (2015). Effect of Compost Fertilizer Granulation Parameters on the Granule Fracture Resistance Using Repose Surface Methodology. Agricultural Engineering, ISSN: 0254-3648, Vol. 37, No. 2: pp 47-57. (In Persian)
  1. Designing and Development of Gear Lapping Machine.
  2. Designing and Development of Hydraulic and Pneumatic Presses.
  3. Designing and Development of Industrial Mixer for Acid Conditions.
  4. Designing and Development of Industrial Autoclave.
  5. Designing and Development of Conveyor Wagon.
  6. Development of Gas Shock Absorber.
  7. Designing and Development of Bevameter and Apparatus of Soil Dynamics Laboratory.
  8. Designing and Development of Head of Onion Harvester.
  9. Designing and Development of Measuring Device of Seeds Repose Angel.
  10. Designing and Development of Industrial Jigs and Fixtures.

 Email: jmassah@ut.ac.ir

 

Supervisor

Advisor

Ph. D. Students

2

3

 

Supervisor

Advisor

M. Sc. Students

22

12