Dr. Rambod Abiri’s academic journey, though, began in late 2000, when he was accepted to study Agriculture Engineering and the sub-field of Agriculture and plant breeding in Department of Agricultural Engineering at IAU of Damghan branch, Iran. During that time, he felt the need to update his knowledge, so following his interest which was studying in the field of plant breeding; Dr. Rambod Abiri was accepted in the Master of Plant breeding through the examination (ranked 4 in entry test) at I.A. University of Kermanshah- Iran. During his master’s dissertation time, he investigated the abiotic stress impacts on the barley (Hordeum vulgare) and the achievements were published in different journals and conferences papers. After obtaining my master, Dr. Rambod Abiri worked on different aspects of agriculture fields such as a supervising of corn fields, a member of a campaign held by FAO called IPM-FSS (Regional Integrated Pest Management (IPM) - Farmer Field School (FSS) Supervision Expert) to reduce the usage of chemicals in Iran’s agriculture and horticulture and also supervised the agriculture fields in the villages of the Kermanshah province and consulting the farmers to improve their products such as inspection of agricultural fields, evaluation of damages caused by abiotic stresses and pests and diseases in crops and providing consultation on how to choose the most effective and efficient fertilizer herbicide and pesticide. Dr. Rambod Abiri’s Ph.D. was conducted in the field of plant biotechnology with focusing on the gene transformation in the Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences at University Putra Malaysia. During the period, he has published different research and review papers in Indexed journals and he have served as a reviewer for multiple journals.
Dr. Rambod Abiri research interests are Plant Biotechnology, Plant Tissue Culture, Gene Engineering, and Genome Editing, Abiotic Stress Impacts on Strategic Plants, Medicinal and Ornamental Plants.