dr Taghi Shirzad


tel: +48 12 292 38 04

e-mail: tshirzad@igf.edu.pl


  • Postdoctoral in Seismology (Ambient noise tomography in the Pantanal and Paraná basins), University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil (May 2017 – May 2019)
  • Postdoctoral in Seismology (Event Interferometry Tomography): University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran (May 2017 – Feb 2019).
  • PhD in Geophysics (Seismology): Science & Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran (October 2008 – July 2014).
  • M.Sc. in Geophysics- physics: University of Bahonar, Kerman, Iran (October 2006  September 2008)
  • B. Sc. in solid state physics: University of Sistan and Balouchestan,  Zahedan, Iran (October 2001 – September 2006)
  • High School. Diploma in Mathematics and Physics, National Organization of Exceptional Talents (NOET), Bojnourd, (October 1993 – September 1999).


  • My main research interests are modeling of crust and upper mantle structure, Seismic Anisotropy, Induced seismicty, Volcano seismology, Seismic Tomography, Active deformations of the crust and studying mechanics of active faults using modeling method.
  • I am also very interested in the relationship between CMB and mushy zone using interferometry approach.


  • T. Shirzad*, M.Naghavi, M.Afra, F.YaminFard [2019]. "Three-dimensional P-wave velocity structure of Tehran from local earthquake tomography", Pure and Applied Geophysicshttps://doi.org/10.1007/s00024-019-02269-2.
  • T. Shirzad*, M.A. Riahi, M. Assumpcao. [2019] "Crustal Structure of the Collision- Subduction Zone in South of Iran Using Virtual Seismometers", Scientific Reportshttps://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-47430-y.
  • M.Safarkhani*, T. Shirzad [2019]. “Retrieving optimum Rayleigh Empirical Green's Functions from ambient seismic noise by C1 and Cmethods”, Journal of Seismology, DOI: 10.1007/s10950-019-09834-1
  • T. Shirzad* [2019]. “Study of Fault Plane using the Interferometry of Aftershocks: Case Study in the Rigan Area of SE Iran”, Geophysical Journal Internationalhttps://doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggz015
  • M.Naghavi, M.R.Hatami*, T.Shirzad, H.Rahimi [2018]. "Radial anisotropy in the upper crust beneath the Tehran basin and surrounding regions", Pure And Applied Geophysicshttps://doi.org/10.1007/s00024-018-1986-7
  • T. Shirzad*, M.Naghavi, F.YaminFard [2018]. "Shallow/Upper Crustal Shear-Wave Structure of Tehran (Iran, Central Alborz) from Inversion of Rayleigh-Wave dispersion Measurements", Journal of Seismologyhttps://doi.org/10.1007/s10950-018-9774-5
  • T. Shirzad*, H. Shomali, M.A. Riahi, M. Jarrahi [2017]. “Near Surface Radial Anisotropy in the Rigan Area/SE Iran”, Tectonophysicshttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2016.11.036 . 
  • T. Shirzad, H. Shomali, [2016]. “Extracting Stable Seismic Core Phases from the Ambient Seismic Noise”, Bulletin of Seismological Society of Americahttps://doi.org/10.1785/0120150031  
  • T. Shirzad*, H. Shomali, [2015]. “Extracting Seismic Body and Rayleigh Waves from the Ambient Seismic Noise Using RMS-Stacking Method”, Seismological Research Lettershttps://doi.org/10.1785/0220140123
  • T. Shirzad*, H. Shomali, M. Naghavi, R. Norouzi, [2015]. “Near–Surface Vs Structure by Inversion of Surface Wave estimated from Ambient Seismic Noise”, Near Surface Geophysics, DOI: 10.3997/1873-0604.2015031
  • H. Shomali , T. Shirzad*, [2015]. “Crustal Structure of Damavand Volcano, Iran, from Ambient Noise and Earthquake Tomography”, Journal of Seismologyhttps://doi.org/10.1007/s10950-014-9458-8
  • T. Shirzad, H. Shomali*, [2014]. Shallow Crustal Radial Anisotropy beneath the Tehran/Iran basin from Ambient Seismic Noise Tomography, Physic of the Earth and Planetary Interior, doi: 10.1016/j.pepi.2014.04.001
  • T. Shirzad, H. Shomali*, [2013]. “Shallow Crustal Structures of the Tehran basin in Iran resolved by Ambient Noise Tomography”, Geophysical Journal International, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggt449.
  • T. Shirzad*, H. Shomali, M. A. Riahi, [2013].”An application of ambient noise and earthquake tomography in the Rigan area,southeast of Iran”, Seismological Research Letters, doi: 10.1785/0220130044.
  • T. Shirzad*, M. Afra, [2018], " Determination of earthquake inter-event empirical Green’s function using virtual seismometer method, Case study: Kahurak Fault in the Rigan area, southeastern Iran", Journal of the Earth and Space Physics, 44(3), 585-59
  • M. Safarkhani*, T. Shirzad, [2017], "Investigation of scattered coda correlation functions from noise correlation functions, in retrieving optimized empirical Green’s functionsin Azerbaijan Region, Iran", Journal of the Earth and Space Physics, 43(2), 323-337.
  • T. Shirzad*, [2017], "Improving estimation of inter-station empirical Green's function using SVD technique", Journal of the Earth and Space Physics, 43(3), 521-529
  • T. Shirzad*, Z.H. Shomali, [2014], "Determination of ambient seismic noise directionality in the Central-Alborz/Iran using cross-correlation functions", Iranian Journal of Geophysics, 8(3), 86-98.