Mythical Elements in Assurik Tree, the Pahlavi Poem: Why is the goat announced as winner? with Dr. Abolqasem Dadvar, in: Honar-ha-ye-Ziba no.32, winter 2008, pp. 109-118. Full text in Persian

Rhythm Quantitative Indices for Persian Language: a comparative study with English and French. In the Proceedings of the 7th Iranian Conference on Linguistics, editors: Mohammad DabirMoghaddam, Mostafa Assi, Arsalan Golfam, Yahya Modarresi, pp. 378-403, also presented at the Conference in Allameh Tabatabayi University, Tehran, 2007. Full Text in Persian

Precision in Persian Miniature paintings for musicological Studies: a close look at details of instruments and players in some paintings of Safavid era. Presented in the International Conference of School of Isfahan, 2007. Full text in Persian

Combination of Contrasts: a review on Hossein Alizadeh's solos and improvisations. In Farhang-o-Ahang no. 17, pp. 28-31, 2007. Full Text in Persian

Music: The Enigma of Cognition. In Farhang-o-Ahang no. 16, pp. 48-52, 2007. Full Text in Persian

Radif, Stabilized as a Pedagogical Source? A review on the 5-CD album of Mirza Abdollah's Radif performed by Hossein Alizadeh. In Farhang-o-Ahang no. 17, p. 53, 2007. Full Text in Persian

Referential Indexing of Pictorial Sources Containing Musical Instruments with Dr. Khosrow Moulana, in: Honar-ha-ye-Ziba no.13, spring 2003, pp. 118-130. 2003. Full Text in Persian

Designing Tehran Conservatory, special focus on acoustic design for rooms that match Iranian music and its instruments. The final project for MA degree in architecture, 1999.





Writings and Lectures

Musical System and Intervals in Systematist School of Maraqi: Performance Today. In press with the 3-CD album of Showqname. Full text in Persian

A New Look at Metrics in Persian Folk Poetry with Dr. Omid Tabibzadeh. In JashnName-ye Abolhasan Najafi, Nilufar 2011.

A Phonetic Study of Rhythm in the Feet of: Persian Words, Prose and Poetry. Linguistic Studies, University of Isfahan, 2010. Full text in Persian

Studies on Rhythm in Classical Music of Iran: Review and questions. In Honar-ha-ye-Ziba, 2010.

Visual representation of syllables and durations: a device for comparative studies of Persian prose/poetry and Persian Classical Music. Presented at the Seminar for Persian Poetry and Linguistics in Tehran, April 2010. Full text in Persian

Rhythm as Pattern and the Study of Free Rhythm: the case study of Iranian Classical Music. Presented at the 1st International Conference of Analytical Approaches to World Music (AAWM), UMass, February 2010. Full text in Persian

Foundations of Rhythm in Iranian Classical Music and Persian Language. PhD dissertation, November 2009.

Iqa', rhythmic cycles in the songs attributed to Abdolqader Maraqi with Behzad Mirzayi, presented at the 44th gathering of Avaye Mehrabani Institute, Roudaki Hall 2008.