Name: H. A. Babaie Phone: (W) 404 413 5766
Email: email@example.com Web site: http://www.gsu.edu/~geohab
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL: PhD, Structural Geology; 1984
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL: MS, Geology; 1982
University of Shiraz, Shiraz, Iran: BS, Geology, 1973
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA., Associate Professor; 1992-present.
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA., Assistant Professor; 1985-1992
Stephen F. Austin State Univ., Nacogdoches, TX, Assistant Prof. 1/85-5/85
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, Post-doctoral Research Assistant, 1984
Elected as a Fellow of the Geological Society of America, in recognition of distinguished contributions to the geosciences. 2010
Chair of the Geological Society of America, Geoinformatics Division, 2010
Develop a cyberinfrastructure to allow virtual geological mapping with Semantic Web tech.
Develop an internationally recognized and funded research program in geoinformatics by building the following:
Geosciences Linked Data Cloud with the Semantic Web Technologies
Knowledge base for brittle deformation in the San Andreas Fault zone in California
Object/process ontologies for brittle and ductile deformation in structural geology
Ontologies for tectonic processes along shear zones and subduction zones
Increase the level/frequency of funding for my research projects by government and nongovernment agencies
Build a semantic web-based digital, field, and virtual geological mapping system
Develop a system to allow inclusion of students with mobility impairment in the Field Camp
Advance digital mapping in the Summer Field Geology courses with Linked Data technology
Train a new, hybrid generation of graduate students in geoinformatics by offering new courses in Earth science informatics in the Department of Geosciences, GSU
I started offering the “Geoinformatics” course in the Fall semester of 2010
Improve the quality of my teaching by introducing new knowledge in my course material
Programming/Scripting languages: C/C++, Java, Python, Visual Basic
Design geological ontologies with UML, Protégé, and Altova’s SemanticWorks
Develop ontologies with the Web Ontology Language (OWL), RDFS, and RDF
Design dynamic, server-side web applications with PHP, ASP, and JSP
Design/Map UML model into XML Schema, relational database, and Java , with Rational Rose
Design and implement databases; MS Access; Structured Query Language, MySQL
Current Research Interest and Projects:
Geoinformatics – Semantic Web; Linked Data; develop ontologies:
Develop spatial and process ontologies for fault, structural geology, field geology
Ontologies for San Andreas Fault Observatory at Depth (SAFOD) cores
Ontologies for brittle structures
Ontologies for semantic web-based eduction
Geosciences Linked Data Cloud – EarthCube
Spatial analysis of faults in Montana and Idaho
Recent Informatics-related Projects:
Developing process ontologies
Developing Geosciences Linked Data cloud
Spatial and temporal analysis of faults around the Snake River Plain
SAFOD Brittle Microstructure and Mechanics Knowledge Base (SAFOD BM 2KB)
Conceptualization of the processes in the Nankai Trough accretionary prism, Japan
Building hydrogeology ontology by extending the SWEET upper-level ontologies
Designing a modular architecture for the structural geology ontology
Designing markup languages for structural geology
2008-recent - Editor-in-Chief of the Earth Science Informatics journal since 2008
2012 - Chaired and convened two sessions: "Semantic Web and ontologies in Earth science" and “Semantics and Cyberinfrastructures for Next Generation Science II” at American Geophysical Union meeting, San Francisco AGU Fall Meeting, Dec.3-7, 2012
2011 - Helped the geoinformatics community through the following activities:
Actively participated in the NSF’s EarthCube 2011 initiative by submitting two white papers and participating in the related discussions
Organized the technical sessions for the Geoinformatics Division of the Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting, September 2010, Denver, CO.
Organized and convened the “Decadal Vision for Geoinformatics” conference in Denver, CO, October 2010, Denver, CO.
Organized the Workshops on Interoperability/Technology and Education/Outreach aspects of Geoinformatics - working towards a National Geoinformatics Community. September 23 and 24, 2010, USGS-Denver Federal Center.
Organized the National Geoinformatics Community meeting at the GSA meeting in Denver, Co, October 2010.
Served as the Chair of the Geological Society of America Geoinformatics Division.
Developed new graduate programs in Geoinformatics in collaboration with the Computer Science Department and its Bioinformatics program
Recent Synergistic Professional Activities:
2013 – As a member of the core” committee of 5 people actively participated in the meeting to discuss the requirements for building the database for structural geology in Lawrence, Kansas. March 2-3.
2012 – Actively participated in the NSF’s “EarthCube Domain End-User Workshop for Structural Geology and Tectonics, October 19-21, 2012, Chicago.
2012 - Actively participated in NSF’s workshop: “Drawing the Roadmap for Creating the Semantic infrastructure for EarthCube Community. April 30th – May 1, Ballston, VA
2012 - Organized three virtual meetings for NSF’s EarthCube’s Semantic Web and Ontology group
2011 - Participated in the NSF’s EarthCube Initiative by submitting two white papers and discussions
2010 - Organized and managed ‘Working toward a National Geoinformatics Community, NGC” workshop, USGS Denver Federal Center, September 23-24, 2010.
2010 - Organized the “Decadal Vision for Geoinformatics” meeting at the Geological Society of America, Geological Society of America, Annual meeting, Oct, 30, 2010.
2010 - Chair, Geological Society of America, Geoinformatics Division
2010 - (since 2007): Editor-in-Chief of Earth Science Informatics journal, Springer- www.springer.com/12145
2010 – As the Webmaster for the Geological Society of America’s Geoinformatics Division, maintained the website throughout the year.
2009 –Taught a week-long short course: “Semantic Web Languages, An Introduction to Design and Development of Ontologies” in the Geological Survey of Iran, December 9-15, 2009.
2009 – Chaired the Business meeting of the Geoinformatics Division of the Geological Society of America, Portland, Oregon, October 09.
2009 – Developed the website for the Geoinformatics Division of the Geological Society of America.
2008 - Second Vice-Chair, Geological Society of America, Geoinformatics Division
2008 – Invited to be a member of the program committee for the workshop: “Developing the Next Generation of Earth and Space Science Informatics, Technologies and the People who Implement Them” to be held in Univ.of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, summer 09.
2008 – Judge for the student presentations at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 08.
2007 - Envisioning a National Geoinformatics System for the U.S. Denver, CO, Mar 14-15-07
2007 - Preparing for SAFOD Phase 3: Locating the Target Earthquakes and Sample Analysis Results and Future Plans, Workshop, Mar 27, Monterey, CA,
2007 – Selecting samples of the SAFOD Phase 3 cores, USGS, Menlo Park CA, Dec. 8.
2007 - Convened and chaired Geological Society of America’s Topical Session T122 “Geoinformatics and Computational Earth Science: …”, in Denver CO, Oct 28-31.
2007 - Member of the Program Committee for Conference on Information and Knowledge Management CIKM 2007
2007 - Member of the Abstract Review Committee, Geoinformatics ’07, San Diego, May 17-18.
2006 - Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP), ‘Depth Scale’ and ‘Visual Core Description’ Meetings, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, Sept 24-29
2006 - Integrated Ocean Drilling Program - International Continental Scientific Drilling Program (IODP-ICDP) Workshop on Fault Zone Drilling, Miyazaki, Japan ,May 23-26
2006 - GEON Workshop to Identify Ground-Based Digital Acquisition, San Diego Supercomputing Center, UCSD, April 6-8
2006 - Founded the Journal of Earth Science Informatics
2006 - Proposed (as convener and advocate) the Topical Session: ‘Geoinformatics and Computational Earth Science …”, 2007 Mtg. of the Geological Society of America, Denver, CO
2005 - GEON-sponsored workshop on Geo-Ontology, SDSC, UC San Diego, Mar 3-4, 2005
2005 - Edited the Special Issue of the Computers & Geosciences Journal on “Applications of XML in Geosciences”, published in Oct. 2005
2004 - Actively participated in the workshop to develop the structural geology ontology, Moscow, Idaho. November 2004
2004 - Actively participated in the Integrated Solid Earth Sciences meeting, San Francisco, Dec. 2004
2003 - Organized, convened, and chaired the Topical Session (T47): “Design and Development of XML-based, Discipline-Specific, Geological Markup Languages” at the GSA Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA Nov. 2-5, 2003
Georgia State University, 1985-present:
Physical Geology; Historical Geology; Rocks and Minerals
Structural Geology, Advanced Structural Geology, Geology of Fractured Rocks
Field Methods, Geotectonics, Summer Field Geology, Rock Fracture and Fluid Flow
Geologic Resources and the Environment, Tectonics and Deformation
Stephen F. Austin State University, winter 1985, Structural Geology, Physical Geology
Loyola University, fall 1983, Physical Geology
Northwestern University, 1978-1981, Physical Geology
PhD – Principal Advisor – Current:
2009-present - Armita Davarpanah “Spatio-temporal distribution of Basin and Range and hot spot-related normal faults around the Snake River Plain, Idaho and southwest Montana”.
MS - Principal Advisor
2013 - Semir Sarajlic “Ontology for contaminants and hydrogeology”, started Spring 2011.
2013 - Tyler Boyd “Ontology of Field geological mapping and maps”. Started Fall 2013
2013 – Hayden Hinton “Developing database for ductile shear zones”. Started Fall 2013
2012 - Hilal, Sevindik Mentes, “Representation of the Mining Exploration knowledge with ontologies”, completed Dec., 2012.
2011 - Dickson Liadey “Spatial ontology for the Production domain of Petroleum Geology”, completed Fall 2011.
2010 - Cindi Broda “Developing ontology of deformation processes for Brittle Deformation, San Andreas Fault, California”. Completed: June 2010.
2009 - Armita Davarpanah “Tectonic Setting and Magmatic Evolution of Eocene Volcanic Rocks of the Bijgerd-Kuh-e Kharchin area, Oromieh-Dokhtar Zone, Iran”. Spring 2009.
2007 - Shankar Pokharel “Fracture analysis in the Makran Accretionary Prism, North of Gulf of Oman, with GIS and Remote Sensing”. Completed Summer 2007.
2005 - Ajay Tripathi “Developing a modular hydrogeology ontology extending the SWEET ontologies”. Completed Summer 2005
2003 - Dale (Skip) E. Trempe “Meso- and micro-scale structures in mylonitic rocks along the Chattahoochee fault trace in Cherokee County, Georgia: Records of movement history along a prominent southern Appalachian Terrane Boundary". Completed: Fall 2003
2002 - Donna Khallouf “Tectonic significance of jasperoids at the base of the Armstead and Ermont thrust faults, SW Montana", completed: Spring 2002
1999 - Heather Caudill "Fracture and lineament characteristics and well productivity in the Georgia Piedmont"; Completed: June 1999
1997 - Bruce Taylor "Karstification in fractured rocks, Pigeon Mountain, Georgia". Completed: Fall 1997
1994 - David Smith "Deformation mechanism and fluid-rock interaction in the Bitterroot cataclasites, Montana," completed: Winter 1994
Thesis/Dissertation Committee Member
Rhoda Olayinka Popoola (2012), Craig Van Trees (2010); Baloochestani, Farshad (2008); Deblina Datta (2008); Brookie Gallagher (2008); Sachin Shah, Fall 2001, Sherlyn Priest, Fall 2001, Christopher Leeth, Fall 1998, Basil Boyd; 1998, Julian C. Gray, 1998, Robert White; 1997, Reginald Dawkins, 1997, Joe A. Alfano, 1993, Greg Carter, 1991, Dorothy A. Satterfield, 1989, Anna F. Long, 1989, John Denis Sullivan, 1988, Tom Lawrence, 1988, Max Antonio Torres, 1987
Grants and Contracts:
2013 – Collaborative Research: Geoinformatics: Development of structural geology and tectonics data system with field and lab interface. $40k. NSA, EAR- Geoinformatics (pending)
2013 - Developing a domain expert-centered, natural language based, multi-domain ontology learning and construction framework for Geosciences. $607,882. NSF, EarthCube Building Blocks (declined)
2012 - Mapping of the Basin and Range and thermally induced faults in southwest Montana. USGS-EDMAP. $15,958 (declined). Babaie, H. and Dai, D.
2012 - MRI: Development of an openly shared cyberinfrastructure for digital geologic field mapping, while enhancing access for students with mobility impairments. Proposal #7213536. Chris Atchison and Hassan Babaie, $2,875,285 (declined).
2012 - Building the prototype Geosciences Linked Open Data cyberinfrastructure. GSU Scholarly Support grant. $15,000 Funded.
2012 - Collaborative workshop proposal: “Drawing the roadmap for the semantic/ontology based infrastructure for Geosciences“. National Science Foundtion. Funded: $9,940.
2012 – Expression of Interest: EAGER: ‘Building the Geosciences Linked Open Data cloud, Hassan A. Babaie and Raj Sunderraman. Approved.
2012 – Expression of Interest: EAGER: “Knowledge-based system for virtual geologic field mapping for students with mobility impairments. Christopher Atchison, Hassan Babaie, Saeid Belkasim, Raj Sunderraman, Ying Zhu, and Stewart Ziff. Pending.
2011 - Establishing a Geoinformatics and Geospatial Cyberinfrastructure building on NSF’s Geosciences EarthCube network. Hassan Babaie, Raj Sunderraman, Dajun Dai, WenZhan Song, Timothy Hawthorne, Yi Pan,Ying Zhu, and Sushil Prasad. Nov 2011. GSU 2CI, (declined).
2010 - “Meeting the National Priorities in Geoinformatics Research at GSU”, GSU Second Century Initiative (2CI) Proposal. With Dajun Dai, Raj Sundarraman, and Wenzhan Song, $479,526, Dec.2010 (declined).
2010 – National Science Foundation, SAFOD project. “Brittle Microstructures and Mechanics Knowledge Base”, $14,550 (funded).
2009 – “Ontology and knowledge base for brittle and ductile deformation processes in shear zones”. NSF, EAR - INSTRUMENTATION & FACILITIES, NSF 09-517, $291,274. PI: Hassan Babaie, co-PI: Rajshekhar Sunderraman.(declined)
2009 – “NSF MRI-R2: Acquisition of High-Resolution Visualization for Exploratory Spatial Data Analysis “.652,928, PI: Ying Zhu, co-PIs: Hassan Babaie, Jeremy W Crampton, Robert W Harrison, and Richard Rothenberg, CNS - MAJOR RESEARCH INSTRUMENTATION, NSF 09-561. Declined.
2008 - “Enhancing Research and Learning in Geoinformatics”. Babaie, Deocampo, Elliott, Krogstad, and Rose (GEOS), and Prasad, Sunderraman, Zhang, and Zhu (CS). 480k (declined).
2008 - “Developing a knowledge base for brittle and ductile deformation processes in shear zones”.
H Babaie and Raj Sunnderraman, NSF Instrumentation – Geoinformatics. $239k (returned because proposals are accepted for review on odd years; next submission date: July 2009).
2008 - “Designing process ontologies for natural, experimental, and simulated rock deformation” GSU Research Team Grant with Raj Sunderraman (CS Dept), Funded: $15,000.
2007 - “Acquisition of Improved Technology in the Geosciences“, GSU Technology Fee Proposal, Elliott, Babaie, Pokharel, Funded.
2006 - “Microstructural analyses of gouge from the San Andreas Fault Observatory at Depth (SAFOD) borehole in relation to brittle fault mechanics: A collaborative study”.
Funded, National Science Foundation, EARTHSCOPE SCIENCE, $489,423 (July 06-June 08). No Cost Extended to June 2011.
2006 - “Digital Field Mapping and Geospatial Laboratory Infrastructure in the Department of Geosciences”, Georgia State University, Technology Fee Grant, $93,529.40, Funded.
2006 - “Collaborative Geoinformatics Research: Development and Implementation of the cyberSTRUCTURE Information system (cSIS). NSF EAR-GEOINFORMATICS, (09/01/06-08/31/10), $272,934, declined.
2006 - “Investigation of the Seismic Potential of Fractures in a Transfer Fault Zone with GIS and Remote Sensing” GSU Research Initiation Grant, $9,937, declined.
2006 - “Developing dynamic ontologies for the Nankai Trough, SW Japan ” Krell Institute, Department of Energy, Computational Science Graduate Fellowship: $31,200/year to support my PhD student’s dissertation (submitted by Shankar Pokharel), renewable up to four years (declined).
2005 - “Computer Based Geological Mapping Infrastructure for Geology Students”, GSU Technology Fee Proposal, $118,080.60 (declined)
2004 - “Developing Modular Ontologies for Environmental Science”, IBM Scholars Program Eclipse Innovation Grants Program, Submitted Dec 2, 2004: $30,000, declined.
2004 - “Developing an Ontology-Driven Geographic Information System for Fractures in the Zagros Mountains, Southwest Iran”, NSF EAR-Tectonics, Submitted Dec 1, 2004, $68,780, declined.
2003 - “Developing Structural Geology and Tectonics Markup Languages with XML and J2EE”. $113,569, NSF. declined.
2002 - “Collaborative Research: Deformation Mechanisms of naturally-deformed Quartzites and Marbles”. With Hermann Lebit, submitted to the NSF, Division of Earth Sciences, Tectonics Program, $ 253,025, declined.
2002 - “Designing an XML-based Structural Geology Markup Language with UML” GSU Research Initiation Grant, Funded: $10,000
2001 - ”International Collaborative Program: Investigation of the origin and evolution of Indian Ocean crust, Implication for global paleogeography and tectonics”. GSU, Research Enhancement Program, March 2001. Ghazi, M., Babaie, H. A., and La Tour, T. E. $69,000, declined.
2000 - “Development of object-oriented structural geology digital library as a small version of the geosciences digital library”. NSF, Geoscience Education Division, $46,526, declined.
2000 - “Tectonogenesis of the Mashhad ophiolite: A rare occurrence of a remnant of a 300 Ma (Paleo-Tethys) ocean crust”. NSF, Petrology and Geochemistry, with A.M. Ghazi, $101,012, declined
1999 - "An international collaborative investigation of the Khoy ophiolite, N.W. Iran”. National Science Foundation Grant #EAR-9903249; Petrology and Geochemistry Program, with A. M. Ghazi. Funded: $110,505 (July 1999-June 2001)
1998 - "Field structural investigation of active basement faults and emergent salt diapirs, Zagros fold belt, Iran". GSU Research Initiation Grant # 99-020, Funded: $5,000
1995 - "Investigation of faulting and fracturing in the seismogenic San Andreas fault, southern California”, GSU Research Initiation Grant #96-001, Funded: $5,000
1994 - "Well siting using geostatistical analysis of discrete fracture data", Funded: $12,000 Georgia
Water Research Inst. Prog., USGS/Dept. of Interior. April 1994 March 1995
1992 - "Fluid flow and veining in shear zones". Georgia State University, $4,750
1991 - "Experimental deformation of porous rocks: A study of the effects of strain and strain rate on cataclastic flow". Georgia State University Funded: $3,000
1990 - "Microstructural and thermometric study of deformation at the Bitterroot fault zone, Montana". Georgia State Univ., Instructional and Other Grants, Funded: $3,000
1988 - "Structural analysis of shear zones in the Pine Mountain Window, Georgia and Alabama", Georgia State University, Research Grant # 89036, Funded: $2,576
1987 - "Field and microscopic analyses of mylonites southwest of Atlanta, Georgia" Petroleum Res. Fund, Am. Chem. Society, ACS-PRF # 19610-GB2, Funded: $18,000
1987 - "Investigation of ancient accretionary prism, Nevada". GSU Res. Grant # 88061, Funded: $2,917
1986 - "Structural analysis of the Murphy Belt, Georgia and southwestern North Carolina". Georgia State University, Research Grant # 87-096, Funded: $2,812
Publications in refereed journals
Published (student names underlined):
Davarpanah, A. and Babaie, H. A., 2013. Anisotropy of fractal dimension of normal faults in northern Rocky Mountains: Implications for the kinematics of Cenozoic extension and Yellowstone hotspot’s thermal expansion. Tectonophysics , 608, 530-544.
Shirzad, M.R., Babaie, H. A., Kiani, T., Navi, M., Gholami, H., Arefpour, S., Fouladi, N., and Motevalli, K. (under revision). Framework and modeling structure of exploration and mining cadestre system in Iran. Earth Science Informatics, journal.
Babaie, Hassan A., Broda Cindi M., Hadizadeh, Jafar, Kumar, Anuj. 2013. SAFOD Brittle Microstructure and Mechanics Knowledge Base (BM2KB). Computers & Geosciences, 56, 83-91.
Khalatbari-Jafari, M., Babaie, H.A., and Gani, M. (2013). Geochemical evidence for Late Cretaceous marginal arc-to-backarc transition in the Sabzevar ophiolitic sequence, northeast Iran. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 70-71, 209-230.
Jafar Hadizadeh, Silvia Mittempergher, Jean-Pierre Gratier, Francois Renard, Giulio Di Toro , Julie, Richard, Hassan A. Babaie. 2012. A microstructural study of the SAFOD gouge; Implications for the deformation mechanisms and strength of the creeping segment of the San Andreas Fault. Journal of Structural Geology, 42, 242-260.
Khalatbary Jafary, M., Hassan A. Babaie, and Mojtaba Mirzaie (2012) Geology, petrology, and tectono-magmatic sequence of the crustal, ophiolitic plutonic rocks northeast of Sabzevar, Iran. Geological Magazine, 150, 862-884.
Babaie, H. 2011. Modeling geodynamic processes with ontologies. Book chapter in the ‘Geoinformatics: Cyberinfrastructure for the Solid Earth Sciences’’ Randy Keller and Chaitan Baru (eds), Cambridge Press, 166-189.
Babaie, H., 2011. "Ontological relations and spatial reasoning in Earth science ontologies". In: Societal Challenges and Geoinformatics. Krishna Sinha, David Arctur, Ian Jackson, and Linda Gundersen (eds), Geological Society of America (GSA) Special Paper 482, 13-27.
Jafar Hadizadeh a, Silvia Mittempergher b, Giulio Di Toro b, Jean-Pierre Gratier c, Julie Richard c, and Hassan Babaie, 2011. Fluid Pressure Spikes in SAFOD Rocks as Evidence of Microseismicity, Insights, the EarthScope Newsletter, Spring 2011, p. 1-3.
Babaie, H. A., 2011. Semantic Web technology-driven Geosciences Network. White paper submitted to NSF’s EarthCube, October 2011.
Walker, D., Gundersen, L., Allison, L., Babaie, H. A., Fils, D., Richard, S., Arrowsmith, R., Cervato, C., and Whitmeyer, S. (2011). A National Geoinformatics Community (NGC). White paper submitted to NSF’s EarthCube, October 2011.
Babaie, H. A. (2008). The Earth systems and Earth science informatics. Earth Science Informatics 1:1–2.
Tripathi, A. and Babaie, H. A., 2008, Developing a modular hydrogeology ontology by extending the SWEET upper-level ontologies. Computers & Geosciences journal, v. 34, 1022 -1033.
Babaie, H. A., Oldow, J. S., Babaei, A., Ave Lallement, H. G., and Watkinson, A. J., 2006, Designing a modular architecture for the structural geology ontology, in Sinha, A. K., ed., Geoinformatics: Data to Knowledge: Geological Society of America Special Paper 397, p. 269-282, doi: 10.1130/2006.2397(21).
Babaie, H. A., Babaei, A., Ghazi, A. M., and Arvin, M., 2006, Geochemical, 40Ar/39Ar age, and isotopic data for crustal rocks of the Neyriz ophiolite, Iran. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 43, 57-70.
Babaie, H. A., and Babaei, A., 2005. Modeling Geological Objects with the XML Schema. In 'Applications of XML in Geosciences'. edited by Babaie H. and Ramachandran R. Computers & Geosciences Journal Special Issue, 31, 1135-1150.
Babaie, H. A., and Rahul Ramachandran, 2005. Applications of XMl in Geology. In 'Applications of XML in Geosciences'. edited by Babaie H. A. and Ramachandran R., Computers & Geosciences Journal Special Issue 31, 1079-1080.
Babaie, H. A., and Babaei, A., 2005. Developing the Earthquake Markup Language and Database with UML and XML Schema. In 'Applications of XML in Geosciences'. edited by Babaie H. and Ramachandran R. Computers & Geosciences Journal Special Issue 31, 1175-1200
Babaei, A., Babaie, H. A., and Arvin, M., 2005, Tectonic evolution of the Neyriz ophiolite, Iran: an accretionary prism model. Ofioliti 30(2): 65-74.
Ghazi, A.M., Pessagno, E. A., Hassanipak, A.A., Kariminia, S.M., Duncan, R. A, Babaie, H. A. 2003. Biostratigraphic zonation and 40Ar-39Ar ages for the Neo-Tethyan Khoy ophiolite of NW Iran. Paleogeography-Paleoclimatology-Paleoecology, 193, 311-323.
Babaie, A., Arvin, M. and Babaie, H. A., 2002. An oblique convergence and rotation model for the emplacement of the Baft ophiolitic mélange in Iran. Ofioliti, v. 26, no. 2b, p. 401-408.
Arvin, M., A. Husseinipour, A. A., Babaei, A., and Babaie, H.A., 2002. Geochemistry and tectonic significance of basalts in the Dar-e Anar complex; evidence from the Kahnuj ophiolite complex, southeastern Iran. Journal of Science, Iran, v. 12, no. 2. 157-170.
Babaie, H. A., Ghazi, A.M., Babaei, A., La Tour, T.E., and Hassanipak, A. A. 2001, Geochemistry of arc volcanic rocks of the Zagros crust zone, Neyriz, Iran. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 19, p. 61-76.
Babaie, H. A., 2001, The Brunton Compass and Geological objects. Georgia Geological Society Guidebook, v. 21, p. 55-60.
Babaie, H. A. and La Tour, T. E. , 1998, Semi-brittle deformation and cataclastic flow of hornblende-quartz rock in a ductile shear zone. In: "Atlas of mylonitic and fault-related rocks", edited by A.W. Snoke, J. A. Tullis, and V. R. Todd, p. 180-183.
Babaie, H. A., Hadizadeh, J., and Babaei, A., 1995, Self-similar cataclasis in the Saltville Thrust zone, Knoxville, Tennessee. Journal of Geophysical Research, 100, 18,075-18,084.
Babaie, H. A., and La Tour, T. E., 1994. Semibrittle and cataclastic deformation of hornblende-quartz rocks in a ductile shear zone. Tectonophysics, vol. 229, 19-30.
Vauchez, A., Babaie, H. A., and Babaei, A., 1993. Oregon-parallel tangential motion in the Late Devonian Early Carboniferous southern Appalachians internides. Can. J. Earth Sci., 30, 1297-1305.
Babaie, H. A., Speed, R. C., and Claypool, G., 1992. Source rock and maturation evaluation of Barbados accretionary prism. Journal of Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 9, 623-631.
Babaie, H. A., Babaei, A. A., and Hadizadeh, J., 1991. Initiation of cataclastic flow and development of cataclastic foliation in nonporous quartzites from a natural fault zone. Tectonophysics, v. 200, 67-77.
Hadizadeh, J., Babaie, H. A., and Babaei, A. A., 1991. Development of interlaced mylonites, cataclasites and breccias: Example from the Towaliga Fault, south central Appalachians, J. Struc. Geol. 13, 63-70.
Babaie, H. A., Hadizadeh, J., and Babaei, A. A. 1991. Timing and temperature of cataclastic deformation phases along segments of the Towaliga fault zone, Georgia, Jour. Struc. Geol., 13, p. 579-586.
Babaie, H. A., and Speed, R. C. 1990, Origin of kink bands in the Golconda allochthon, Nevada: Implications for accretionary prisms: Geological Society of America Bulletin. 102, 315-321.
Babaie, H. A., 1987. Paleogeographic and tectonic implications of the Golconda allochthon, southern Toiyabe Range, Nevada: Geological Society of America, Bulletin, v. 99, 231 243.
Babaie, H. A., 1986. A comparison of two dimensional strain analysis methods using elliptical grains: Jour Struc Geol, v. 8, p. 585 587.
Babaie, H. A., Sunderraman, R., and Zhu, Y., 2013. Building a semi-automatic ontology learning and construction system for geosciences. American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA.
Davarpanah, A. and Babaie, H. A., 2013. Kinematics of thermally-induced Neogene cross fault system around the Snake River Plain, ID and Mt. GSA Annual Meeting, Denver, Co.
Khlatbari, M., Babaie, H. A., and Moslempour, M.E., 2013. Geochemical characteristics of major massifs in Iran: Tectonic implications. GSA Annual Meeting, Denver, Co.
Semir Sarajlic and Hassan A. Babaie (2013). Contaminant Hydrogeology Ontology: Integration with the Linked Open Data Cloud. SE-GSA, 20-21 March, 2013, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Babaie, H. A., (2012), Semantic Web-based digital, field and virtual geological mapping. Presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 3-7 Dec.
Davarpanah, A., and Babaie, H. A. (2012), Variation of the fractal dimension anisotropy of two major Cenozoic normal fault systems over space and time around the Snake River Plain, Idaho and SW Montana. 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 3-7 Dec.
Babaie, H. A., Broda, C. M, Kumar, A., and Hadizadeh, J., (2010) Representation and Management of the Knowledge of Brittle Deformation in Shear Zones Using Microstructural Data from the SAFOD Core Samples. EOS Trans. AGU.
Babaie, H. A., (2010) Spatial and Spatio-temporal Reasoning in Earth Science with Foundational Ontological Relations. Eos Trans. AGU, 91(26), Meet. Am. Suppl., Abstract.
Jafar Hadizadeh, Jean-Pierre L Gratier, Silvia Mittempergher, Francois Renard, Julie Richard, Giulio Di Toro, Hassan A Babaie (2010) Implications of Microstructural Studies of the SAFOD Gouge for the Strength and Deformation Mechanisms in the Creeping Segment of the San Andreas Fault. EOS Trans.AGU.
Gunderson, L., Whitmeyer, S.J., Walker, D., Allison, L., Arrowsmith, R., Babaie, H., Cervato, C., Fils, D., Richard, S.M (2010) New Initiatives in the Development of a National Geoinformatics Community, EOS Trans. AGU.
Davarpanah, A., Babaie, H. A., and Reed, P., (2010) Spatiotemporal analysis of Quaternary normal faults in the Northern Rocky Mountains, USA. Abstract IN33A-1297, 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 13-17 Dec.
Blackburn, E. D., Hadizadeh, J., Babaie, H. A. 2009. A microstructural study of SAFOD gouge from actively creeping San Andreas Fault zone; Implications for shear localization models. Eos, Trans. AGU 89(53), Abstr.T21B-1802.
Babaie, H. A., (2009). Depiction of geological processes with ontologies. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 41, No. 7, p. 556.
Babaie, H. A., Hadizadeh, J., Kumar, A., and Broda, C., (2009). SAFOD BM2KB: A Web- and ontology-based brittle deformation microstructural and mechanics data submission and query system for the San Andreas Fault Observatory at Depth core samples. Earthscope National Mtg., Boise, ID., May 12-15, 2009.
Hadizadeh, J., Blackburn, E., and Babaie, H. A. (2009) A preliminary study of deformation in gouge from actively creeping fault zone encountered in the SAFOD Phase 3 drill hole: Implications for exhumed gouges and shear localization models. Earthscope National Mtg, Boise, ID, May 12-15, 2009.
Stephen Hickman (and many others; includes Babaie) (2009), Structure and composition of the San Andreas Fault in central California: Recent results from SAFOD sample analyses. Earthscope National Meeting, Boise Idaho. May 12-15.
Babaie, H., Hadizadeh, J., Di Toro, G., Mair, K., Kumar, A., (2008), SAFOD brittle microstructure and mechanics knowledge base (SAFOD BM2KB). Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract IN13A-1061.
Babaie, H. A., and Hadizadeh, J., 2007, Spatial and process ontologies for brittle shear zones: SAFOD project. Earthscope National Meeting. Monterey, CA. March 27-30
Hadizadeh, J., Babaie, H. A., Di Toro, G., and Mair, K., 2007, What is the role of minor gouge zones in the damage zone of the SAF system? Earthscope National Meeting. Monterey, CA. March 27-30.
Babaie, H. A. (2006). Formal ontological relations and the depiction of reality in the Nankai Trough, Japan. Eos Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract N43D-04.
Babaie, H. A., and Hadizadeh, J., 2006, Ontology of brittle deformation in natural and experimental shear zones. IODP-ICDP Workshop on Fault Zone, Miyazaki, Japan.
Babaie, H. A., Designing Dynamic Earth Sciences Ontologies, 2006, USGS, Scientific Investigations Report 2006-5201, 2006, p. 2, in Geoinformatics 2006 – Abstracts, S. R. Brady, A. K. Sinha, and L. C. Gundersen (eds.).
Richard, S. M., Babaie, H. A., Oldow, J. S., Avé-Lallemant, H. G. and Watkinson, A. J., 2006, Formalization of Fold and Fault Concepts in a Structural Geology Ontology. USGS, Scientific Investigations Report 2006-5201, 2006, p. 51, in Geoinformatics 2006 – Abstracts, S. R. Brady, A. K. Sinha, and L. C. Gundersen (eds.).
Babaie, H. A., and Hadizadeh, J., 2006, Ontology of Experimental and Simulated Fault Gouge USGS, Scientific Investigations Report 2006-5201, 2006, p. 39-40, in Geoinformatics 2006 – Abstracts, S. R. Brady, A. K. Sinha, and L. C. Gundersen (eds.).
Ajay Tripathi and Babaie, H. A., 2005. Developing a Modular Hydrogeology Ontology Extending the SWEET Ontologies. AGU Trans.
Babaie, H. A., Hadizadeh, Jafar, Mair, Karen, and DiToro Giulio, 2005. Developing a cyberplatform for sample-based brittle deformation research. GEON 3rd Annual GEON Meeting on Research Frontiers in Cyberinfrastructure for the Geosciences, San Diego, CA, May 5, 6, available at: http://www.geongrid.org/AM05/presentations.php
Sinha, A. K., McGuinness, D., Raskin, R., Lin, K., Brodaric, B., Babaie, H. A., Barnes, C., Keller, R., Gates, A., Dungan, J., Zhong, J., Seber, D., Hanan, B., Frank, E., and Najdi,, J., 2005. Geo-Ontology: empowering new discoveries in Earth sciences, GEON 3rd Annual GEON Meeting on Research Frontiers in Cyberinfrastructure for the Geosciences, San Diego, CA, May 5, 6, available at: http://www.geongrid.org/AM05/presentations.php.
Babaie, H. A., and Babaei, A., 2004. Modling discipline-specific geologic concepts with the W3C XML Schema, GSA Abs w. Prog. Vol. 36, No. 5, p. 130.
Babaie, H. A., 2004. Representation of Structural Geology Knowledge with Ontology: Design and Implementation Issues. AGU Trans., 85(47),
Babaie, H.A., and Babaei, A., 2003. Development of the Plate Tectonics and Seismology markup languages with XML. EGS - AGU - EUG Joint Assembly, Abstracts from the meeting held in Nice, France, 6 - 11 April 2003, abstract #13438
Babaie, H. A., Ghazi, A.; Babaei, A.; Duncan, R.; Mahony, J.; Hassanipak, A. New Ar-Ar age, isotopic, and geochemical data for basalts in the Neyriz ophiolite, Iran". EGS - AGU - EUG Joint Assembly, Abstracts from the meeting held in Nice, France, 6 - 11 April 2003, abstract #12899.
Babaie, H. A., Babaei, A., 2003. Design and development of discipline-specific geoscience markup languages and databases applying UML and XML. GSA Abs w. Prog.,
Babaie, H.A., and Babaei, A., 2002. SGeoML, An XML markup language for communication and processing of structural geological information. GSA Abstracts with Program, v. 34, no. 6, p.374.
Khallouf, Donna, and Babaie, H. A., 2002. Cataclastic deformation and fluid activity along the Armstead and Ermont thrust faults, southwest Montana. GSA Abs. with Prog., vol. 34, no. 6, p 370.
Babaie, H. A. and Babaie, A., 2001. Object-oriented paradigm: and efficient tool for teaching and research in structural geology. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Program, v.23, no. 6.
LaTour, T.E., Babaie, H. A., and Babaei, A., 2001. Tectonic origin of the amphibolites in the basal thrust sheet of the Neyriz ophiolite, Iran. Geol. Society of America Abs. with Program, v.23, no. 6.
Babaie, H. A. , Ghazi, A. M., Hassanipak, A. A., Chatham, B. D., 2000. Deformation structures of the Khoy ophiolite complex, northwest Iran: Implications for contractional tectonics. AGU Trans., v.81, 19, S414.
Babaei, A., and Babaie, H. A., 2000, Accretionary tectonics of the Neyriz ophiolitic complex, Iran. AGU Transactions, v. 81, no. 19, p. S415.
Hadizadeh, J., Babaie, H. A., and Babaei, A., 2000. Digital image analysis of mylonite microstructures from San Jacinto fault zone, southern California. AGU Transactions, v. 81, no. 19, p. S409.
Arvin, M., Houseinipour, A., Babaei, A.A., and Babaie, H.A., 1999. Geochemistry of basalts in the Kahnuj ophiolitic complex: Implications for the tectonic evolution of the Jaz Murian ophiolitic belt, SE Iran. GSA Abs. with Programs, v. 31, no. 7. A96.
Arvin, M., Hosseinipour, A., Babaei, A.A., and Babaie, H.A., 1999. Basalt geochemistry used to investigate past tectonic environment of Jaz Murian ophiolitic belt: Evidence from Kahnuj ophiolitic complex, SE Iran. . GSA Abs. with Programs, v. 31, no. 7, A97.
Ghazi, A.M., Hassanipak, A. A., LaTour, T.L., Duncan, R.A., Babaie, H. A. 1999. Geochemistry, petrology and 40Ar/39Ar ages of metamorphic rocks from Khoy ophiolite, NW Iran. AGU Trans., v.80, no.46, F1094.
Babaie, H. A., Babaei, A. , Ghazi, A. M., 1998. Mid ocean ridge crustal sequence of the Neyriz ophiolite, southwest Iran: Evidence for the Neo-Tethys oceanic crust. AGU Transactions, v. 79, no. 45, F945.
Arvin, M., Babaie, A., and Babaie, H. A., 1998. New data on the petrology and geochemistry of basalt in Kahnuj ophiolite complex, southeast Iran: An emplacement alternative. GSA Abs w Prog., v. 30, A236.
Babaie, H. A., Babaei, A., and Ferring, T. J., 1996, Deformation mechanism and kinematics of mylonitic deformation in San Jacinto fault zone, southern California. AGU Transactions, vol. 77, F717.
Babaie, H. A., Babaei, A. , Ghazi, A. M., La Tour, T. E., and Hassanipak, A. A., 1997, Ocean floor and island arc tholeiites in the Neyriz ophiolite complex, Iran: Implications for forearc tectonics. AGU AGU Transactions, vol. 78, 46, 719-720.
Babaie, H. A., Babaei, A., Ghazi, A. M., La Tour, T. E., and Hassanipak, A. A., 1996, Tectonic assembly and mylonitization of the Neyriz ophiolite, Iran. GSA Abs. with Programs, v. 28, p. 443.
Caudill, H. L., and Babaie, H. A., 1995, Fracture and lineament characteristics and well productivity in the Georgia Piedmont. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 27, A100.
Babaie, H. A., Hadizadeh J., and Babaei, A., 1993. "Fractal study of cataclasites in the saltville thrust zone, Knoxville, Tennessee." Geol. Soc. America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 25, (6), A281-A282.
Smith, D. C., Babaie, H. A., Vanko, D. A., and La Tour, T. E., 1993. "Temperature, pressure, and kinematics of cataclastic deformation in the Beaver Creek shear zone, Bitterroot Mountains, Montana." Geol. Soc. of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 25, (6), A167-A168.
Babaie, H. A., Hadizadeh, J. and Babaei, A. 1991, Association of pressure solution with cataclastic deformation in the Saltville thrust zone at Sharp Gap, Knoxville, TN. 1991. GSA Abs. .w. Progr., v. 23, No. 5, A235.
Smith, D. C., Babaie, H. A., and La Tour, T. E., 1991, Semibrittle and cataclastic deformation along the Towaliga fault zone, north of Barnesville, Georgia", 1991. GSA Abs.w. Prog., 23, 5. A235.
Nurmi, S. L. Babaie, H. A., and La Tour, T. E., 1991, Low Temperature mylonitization and cataclastic deformation in the Bitterroot Range shear zone, Hamilton, Montana", 1991. GSA Abstracts with Programs, v. 23, No. 5, A103.
Babaie, H. A., and La Tour, T. E., 1990, Ductile deformation accommodated by both brittle and plastic mechanisms in a naturally-deformed hornblende-quartz mylonite. EOS 71, p. 630.
Babaie, H. A., Hadizadeh, J., and Babaei, A. A., 1989, Fluid inclusion study of foliated cataclasites along the Towaliga Fault zone, west central Georgia. Geol. Soc. Am. Abs. with Programs, v.21, A65.
Hadizadeh, J. Babaei, A. A., and Babaie, H. A., 1989, Intermittent brittle and ductile deformation in a retrograde mylonite zone, Geol. Soc. Am., Abs. w. Prog., 21, A70.
Vauchez, A., Babaie, H. A., and Babaei, A. A., 1989, Southwestward displacement in amphibolite facies mylonites of the Inner Piedmont near the Brevard fault zone in Atlanta, Geological Society of America, Abs. with Programs, v.21, A67.
Hadizadeh, J. and Babaie, H. A., 1988; A microstructural study of cataclastic rocks in the Towaliga fault zone, Pine Mountain Belt, Georgia, Geol. Soc. America, Abs. w. Prog. 20, 7, A180.
Babaie, H. A, 1987, Formation of kink bands in accretionary prisms: Geol. Soc. Am. Abs. w. Prog. 19, p577.
Babaie, H. A., and Speed, R. C., 1983, Significance of tectonic fabric of the Golconda allochthon in Toiyabe Range, Nevada: Geol. Soc. of Am., Abs. w. Prog., v. 15, 383.
CV, H. A. Babaie – Department of Geosciences