Mahdi Akhavan Personal Website

I am an Innovation project manager with over 7 years of professional experience in the industry, and many years of academic experience in teaching. I specifically work on the 4th industrial generation , and in this regard, I have completed more than 50 research projects and 20 implementation projects. I am the founder of Inkare one of the top startups in the field of Construction industry. Based on my years of experience in the Project management and digital ecosystem, I have written and translated 25 books in this field, also I have registered 6 patents in the field of IoT, AI, and management. I won top positions in domestic and international invention and innovation competitions.

In addition, I held training courses in reputed institutions of Alborz province such as Karaj azad university, where I trained about 500 experts in this field. Have extensive expertise in many areas of construction and project management including Planning and Scheduling, Contract Management, Artificial intelligence, IoT, Lean Construction, Building Information Modeling (BIM), and Construction Business Management.

Interested subject

IOT ( Internet of things)

Industrial 4

Industrial 4

Agile Project management

Decision making system & Artificial intelligence

Resume

8 Years of Experience

Award

2023
United Arab Emirates International Invention and Innovation Festival (DIS Dubai)

Golden Medal

Title of the invention: Fuzzy logic logic controlling and monitoring system for testing and uploading the program of industrial robots

Mahdi Akhavan won a gold medal and a special award of the Turkish Inventors' Association at the Dubai DIS 2023 International Festival of Inventions and Innovations by presenting the Fuzzy Logic Logic Controlling and Monitoring System design for testing and uploading the industrial robot program. This international event is under the supervision of WIIPA and with the support of many universities and scientific centers, including the University of Bucharest, Turkey, Romania, etc., with the participation of 165 teams from 21 countries, including England, Canada, Germany, Poland, Romania, Egypt, Croatia, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Turkey, Taiwan, Qatar, Cambodia, India, Iran, etc., were held on December 16 and 17, 2023 at the Etihad Museum in Dubai. In this event, prominent universities of the country, including Tehran, Medical Sciences of Tehran and Tabriz and Iran, Shahid Beheshti, Islamic Azad, Isfahan Industrial University, Applied Scientific University, etc., were present.

Picture - Picture - Picture  - Picture  - Picture  - Picture  - Picture  

Link - link 

2023
Ministry of Sports and Youth of Alborz Province + Karaj Azad University

Top young entrepreneur of Alborz province

Inkare startup

At Karaj Azad University, I was recognized as the best young entrepreneur in the province.

News link 1 - News link2

image 1- image 2 - image 3 - image 4

2023
Islamic Azad University

Golden Medal

First place in idea and invention competitions (Asre Omid Competition )

Title of the invention:

Presenting concrete mixing plant using artificial intelligence technology and imaging with lidar technology
Iran - Alborz 

Television Record (Alborz channel)

Video 

Picture 1  - Picture 2

2023
ICI - Iranian Concrete Institute

Golden Medal

First place in idea and invention competitions 

Title of the invention: Presenting concrete mixing plan using artificial intelligence technology and imaging with lidar technology
Iran - Gorgan

Document

News -  News - News - News - News

2023
Iran's National Elites Foundation

Receive entrepreneurship facilities

Received 40,000 dollars worth of entrepreneurial support from the Iran's National Elites Foundation

2023
Armocup

Golden Medal

National Invention Competition at Kharazmi University, Karaj, celebrated 300+ inventive entries. Smart Display secured top honors, impressing judges and participants alike. The event promoted collaboration, fostering a culture of creativity. Mahdi Akhavan expressed gratitude, pledging to further develop the idea. This competition was held at the national level (Iran) under the title of Idea and Invention Competition in 2023

Image - Video 

2023
Alborz Municipality

Selected as a third Idea in the second innovation startup event in urban management

In this event, out of 100 selected final designs, 3 final designs were honored and a commercialization memorandum was concluded with the Scientific and Applied University.

Doc 1, Doc2 , Doc3

News

2022
Van Entrepreneur and Investor Summit

Selected as a top Idea in Van Entrepreneur and Investor Summit - in the field of ICT

More than 500 ideas sent from different countries participated in this competition, and in the end, 30 inventions were selected as the best ideas, and at the expense of the competition organizer, the event was held in person in the city of Van.

In this competition, the travel and accommodation expenses in the city of Van (Turkey) were borne by the organizer of the competition.

This competition was organized by Turkish Patent Office and the IFIA organization.

Doc1,Doc2,Doc3,Doc4

Competition level : International 

Competition judges: IFIA, Turkpatent office,Isgem,van technology

2022
The fourth edition of the Robotics and Mechatronics Olympiad and Exhibition(ARMO CUP),Karaj, Iran,2022

Silver Medal

The current project won first place among more than 500 submitted projects in the field of information technology and robotics.

Doc

Competition level: National  

Competition judges: IFIA, Kharazmi university

 

2022
African Invention & Innovation 2022,Nigeria

Golden Medal

The current project won first place among more than 300 submitted projects in the field of information technology.

This competition was organized by the Nigerian Patent Office to identify innovative ideas.

Doc1,Doc2

Competition level : International 

Competition judges:IFIA, African innovation office,nigere patent office

 

2022
Iran's National Elites Foundation

Young Elite

Selected as the Young Elite of Alborz province

Doc1,Doc2,Doc3,Doc4

News

Competition level: National 

Competition judges: Iran's National Elites Foundation (bmn.ir)

2021
Alborz Governorate

Top Idea

Selected as the top inventor of Alborz province

Doc1,Doc2 , Viddeo

News , News2 ,News 3

Competition level: National 

Competition judges: Kharazmi University,Iran's National Elites Foundation

 

2021
International Invention and Innovation Competition ,IFIA

Bronze Medal

The competition of ideas and inventions of Switzerland held in 2021 by the IFIA organization, the subject of this competition was related to the selection of practical inventions in the field of technology and medicine, which my design (a smart digital display based on the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence) among more than 500 designs were selected as the third design of the festival. 60 countries (America, England, Germany, etc.) participated in this competition. The judges of the competition have been prominent judges of Swiss inventions and IFIA organization.

Switzerland, Geneva

Competition level: International  

Competition judges:IFIA, Switzerland Patent office

2017
Internal Web Developer Competition

Silver

I won second place in the web design and programming competitions in Alborz province.

Competition level: National 

Competition judges:Technical and Professional Organization competitions

2017, Alborz

2016
Young Researchers and Elite club

Fund for the published article

Due to my research activities and cooperation with the young researchers unit of Azad University, I received a grant to participate in national and international competitions and conferences.

Iran, Karaj

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2023- Now
Islamic Azad University

Lecturer

2022 - Now
Engineering system of Alborz province

Engineering

Code: 40-3-0-20076

2020-Present
Inkare Startup (Online service)

CEO

CEO

Active startup in the public and freelancer service field. These startups help users to order their services (such as web design and home cleaning,...)through the Internet, as well as reviewing the records and resumes of experts.

The market share of service occupations in Iran is 48%, and as the founder of this startup, I decided to enter this traditional market using the capabilities of digital technologies. First of all, I prepared a business plan, and then, by financing and managing the project, we designed the web and application version, and in the next stage, marketing work was done.

key achievement :

  • More than 10,000 users are members and 60,000 services have been provided and entrepreneurship has become for 2,000 experts in this field.
  • More than 1 million views on Instagram
  • Joining 12,000 users on the Instagram page and 115,000 views in Aparat video Chanel
  • 200 unique articles published in the blog and 300 content published on the Instagram page
  • Top 20 startups in service field in Iran( Ecomotive.ir )
  • Obtaining the necessary licenses such as a Business license, Iran's e-commerce system, and registering a trademark

register brand in Iran

Online service site: link

2014 – Present
Pishgam sanat Company

Marketing Director

Pishgam Sanat Company is the first and most reputable company performing hot tap and staple operations in Iran and is one of the leading companies in the field of oil and petrochemicals.

key achievement:

  • 40 websites in different areas of the company's work have been designed and developed in 5 languages: English, Persian, Russian, Arabic, German
  • publish more than 50,000 content this lead to and all websites with different keywords are on the first page of Google.
  • several advertising campaigns were launched for the company.
  • The output of the project done during this period has caused the websites of this collection to attract at least 300,000 users per month and is a very competitive and key advantage for this company.
  • Due to the high number of visits to these websites, there are approximately 500 types of cyberattacks on servers and sites per month, but so far no disruption or damage has been done to the sites. I have been able to prevent these attacks by installing firewalls and security software.

2018-2022
Maryam Real Estate - Part-time

Project manager of information technology

 

Maryam Real Estate is a company based in Valencia, Spain that has a huge portfolio of properties all over the Costa del Azahar and Costa Blanca in Spain. It has a number of agents working in different cities and villages along the beaches of the Mediterranean Sea.

responsibilities :
- Web Design
- CRM Design
- Digital Marketing
- Agile Management

 

2017-2018
Young Researchers and Elite club-Tehran-islamic Azad university

The secretary of the working group Internet of Things

As the secretary of the IoT group, I Establishment of IoT working group at Azad University, Research Sciences Branch, and Karaj Branch. In this working group, I first planned a technology development program and, as a project manager, implemented the following projects :

  • Designing an Internet of Things Management System (android application – web application)
  • Design project management application (android application + web API)
  • Design software for determining the size of aggregates and gravel crash detection (mobile application and windows application)
  • Designing an application for engineering assistant (android application)
  • I have also taught several courses in the field of Internet of Things as a lecturer

2017-2018
Oxford Azad University , Tehran, Iran

Informatics Officer

Azad University in Oxford (AUO) opened in July 2004 and is under the auspice of IAU campus in Europe which is the largest private university in Iran. (Islamic Azad university Ranked among the second universities in Iran according to 2021 us news ranking)

 

key achievement:

  • Design website (DevOps, Backend, and Frontend developer)
  • Reduce the costs of IT maintenance by successfully rebuilding the website and server

2016-2018
Karaj Azad university

Consultant of administration of Research and Technology

Part-time,Karaj Province,Iran

2013-2015
Frblog

CEO

Website : Frblog.ir                                     

https://web.archive.org/web/20131215000000*/frblog.ir

Frblog is a free site builder service that allows users to share their content on the Internet.

key achievement:

  • 2,000 register users
  • 150,000 contents created by users
  • 100,000 viewers per month

2010-2018
Groupdesign

CEO

A web design and digital marketing company that first operated with the GroupDesign brand, and then the name was changed to the Branding Academy, after a change in the way it served.

As a founder, I initially did website design and digital marketing, and after three years I built the team and officially registered the company and developed my business.(Backend:Laravel,Frontend:Bootstrap,JS,CSS3,HTML5)

key achievement:

  • Design and developed more than 300 online businesses
  • help customers grow their sales income up to 300% and increase the number of users up to 200% with online stores and the potential of the digital economy. (Full stack developer, marketing)
  • Top 10 digital marketing companies in Alborz (Based on google rank: between 2016 and 2019)
  • Top Research Project: Smart advertisement platform based on IoT and AI, Search Engine for Iranian patent, Xr project, and …
  • These activities have created employment for 200 people specializing in the digital field. These people were recruited in the said companies after building the platform and infrastructure, and mostly these people were students of my training courses.

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Register Company in Iran 

Register NO: 33684

National ID: 14007325437

Location: Unit 2, No. 8,12 East Gohardasht, Karaj, Iran

Media

2023
mohandesinnews & tasisatnews and bananews
2023
karajemrouz

Second innovation startup event in urban management

Document 

News 

News

News

2023
Engineering system of Alborz province

Register Patent (News)

Video - News Link 

2022
Turkey - Entrepreneur and Investor Summit

Turkey - VAN TV (News)

Link 1 - Link 2 - link 3

2021
Inkare Startup

Ecomotive

Ecomotive is a high-traffic startup magazine in the field of technology with more than 3 million monthly views. This magazine has started its activities in the field of development of Iran's startup ecosystem since 2012 and is one of the top 3 startup magazines in Iran.

After the launch of the first version and the growth of Instagram and Aparat pages, I had an interview with Accomotive Media and explained about the Inkare work structure and the job market.

link 

2020
Inkare Startup

Digiato

Digiato, as one of the most popular Persian language websites in the field of technology, has managed to attract the attention of a wide range of audiences over the past few years. Digiato editorial work style and dynamism have made the family of this collection bigger every year, and now Digiato receives more than 7 million visitors a month.

After the release of the second version of Inkare Startup, the result of our conversation was published in the form of a content on the Digitato site.

link

Teaching Experience

2023-Now
Isalmic Azad University

Lecturer

Karaj Branch

2014-Now
Branding academy(Taninsaze Mehre alborz Company)

Tutor

  • Digital Marketing
  • Web design (Backend and Frontend)
  • IoT and industrial 4.0
  • Project management(Ms. Project, fundamentals of project management,agile management)
  • Programming language (Html /CSS /javascript /SEO/ PHP/ Laravel/ Python)
  • Search engine optimization and marketing

2016-2018
Islamic Azad University ,Qazvin Branch, Qazvin, Iran

Teacher Assistant

- Microsoft project management and scheduling 

-Fundamentals of Project Management (PMBOK)

2017-2019
Karaj and Sciences and Research Azad University

Tutor

  • Internet of Things
  • Industrial 4.0
  • Web Programming language (Fullstack)
  • Microsoft Project and Project management

2018-2019
Ilia institute

Tutor

  • Digital marketing
  • Web design (Backend and Frontend)

2014-2015
Averest Institute

Tutor

Digital Marketing

Programming (HTML-CSS-JAVASCRIPT-JQUERY-PHP)

link

Licenses & certifications

2023

Economics and Financial Course

320 hours, DBA, Tehran 

Verified Document : LINK  - Melicode:0018814263

Document NO: 0033259

2022

Prince 2 Foundation certificate

40 Hours

2022
Tehran university

Project management general course and preparation for PMP Exam

No:9269-637229

Verified Document : LINK  - Melicode:0018814263

140 Hours

Certification 

2022

Human Resource Management

35 Hour , DBA , Tehran University

2022
IPMA

ERPII Implementation in Mega Project

2021
IPMI (ipma.ir)

General Artificial Intelligence in Corporate Leadership and Mega Projects Management

30 Hours

2021
Tehran university

Agile project Management and Jira

No:76

Date:jan/28/2021

 

2020
Google

Google Ads Display Certication

Completion ID: 52143177

2020
Google

Search Ads 360 Certification Exam

Completion ID: 52443317

2019

Risk Management in EPC Projects

20 Hours

2018
Fani herfei Organization

ICDL 1

2018

ISO 9001

ID:AGS-IR-Q-0999

2017
Euro science certificate

Top researcher in technical and engineering field

2017

Project Management using MSP Software

40 Hours

2017
Fani herfei Organization

Electric degree

2017

Lessons Learned Management Workshop

15 hours

2018
IOT IRAN

IoT security training

2018
shahid Beheshti university , tehran , iran

Internatinal congress on Smart city (ISC2018)

serial no:390/413/007

2018
tehran university , tehran , iran

Academic writing (ISIC)

workshop

2018
Sharif university , tehran , iran

Entrepreneurship in the field of internet of things

workshop

no:AT-97-CR10074

 

2018
IRan project management association(IPMA)

Project procurement management

Octobr 17,2018

workshop

2018
Sharif university

Necessity of applying seismic repair systems with regard to earthquakes in west of Iran

workshop

number:2200/2514

 

2018
Milad Tower, tehran , iran

5th National Conference on Applied Research in Civil Engineering, Architecture and Urban Management

code:CAUP-09930902

id:993

2017
Sharif university , tehran , iran

Managing development projects in large employer organizations

NO:2200/2514

workshop

2017
Sharif university , tehran , iran

Applied Structural Research and Construction Management

no : 2200/2514

2017
Tehran University,tehran,iran

5nd International Congress on Civil, Architecture and Urban Development

NO:96170-62006

International Congress

2016
DAS England

Etabs/safe Degree

QM-965-01

40 hours

2015
karaj Azad university ,iran

The second period of domestic competition of pasta

Executive staff

2010-2012
Zomar institute

Web design workshop

workshop

code:1-66/43

Education

2020-2022
Tehran university

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

Business Administration

GPA: A+

2017-2019
Islamic Azad University, Qazvin Branch, Qazvin, Iran

Master of Science in Construction Management

2nd Ranked Student(ranked within the top 10% of my graduating class)

subject : Application of internet of thing(IOT) to integrated crisis management in natural disasters (a case study of Tehran city)

Under Supervision of Dr. Pooria Rashvand and Dr . Mehran S. Razzaghi

GPA: A+

2014 - 2017
Islamic Azad University, Karaj Branch, Tehran, Iran

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

ranked within the top 10% of my graduating class

GPA: A

Member of forum

2023

Alborz Computer Trade Union Organization

Code : 26030328

link 

 

2023

Iran Construction Engineering Organization - IRCEO

Code : 40-3-0-20076

2022

Iranian Inventor

Code:217-2022-04-10-13-52-25

Link

2021

Young Researcher Elite Club

Code : 9614115005

2020

International Federation of Inventors' Associations(IFIA)

IR2020DEC244MCXA

2018

IEEE(Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)

ID:94824635

2018

International Project Management (PMP)

id:5408061

2017

Iranian Project management Associations

Membership code : 97-041-s

2022

ACI Iran chapter

Iran

Membership no:121081164

website:https://aciiranchapter.org/subscribe

2021

Iran Construction Engineering Organization (IRCEO)

Membership code : 1099-7826

2021

Alborz Construction Engineering

Alborz , iran

40-3-0-20076

2020

Society of Iranian value engineering

http://sive.org/

id : 2794

2020

Iranian concrete institute

Ici.ir

Code:1-99-7826

2019

International Student Identity Card

ISIC.ir – ID: 18454

Skills

Project Management

Agile Methodologies

90%

PMBOK and project management knowledge areas

80%

Prince 2

70%

Team Leadership

90%

Microsoft project (MSP)

75%

Microsoft Software(Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel)

100%

CRM

90%

Negotiation

80%

Revit Architecture

70%

Programming

Laravel ( backend)

100%

PHP( backend)

100%

python

90%

Machine Learning

70%

Nodred (IOT platform-Rassbery pi)

90%

Javascript and Jquery

90%

Arduino (Internet of things program language and board)

90%

Wordpress

95%

Html 5 / Css 3

100%

Flutter ( new platform for design IOS and Android Mobile application)

80%

Marketing and Branding

Branding and Marketing

80%

Business Development and Business Strategy

80%

Digital Marketing

80%

Seo (search engine optimization)

90%

Graphic Design

70%

Founder

2010
CEO

pcnano.ir

Sell this website in 2015 

field : Source script for Programmer and web developer in iran

 

2013
CEO

Frblog.ir

Free Bloging service 

sell in 2017

2013
CEO

Groupdesign.ir

Web and Mobile Application Design 

Digital Marketing

2020
CEO

Inkare.pro

Online service Request 

 

2016
CEO

Branding.ac

Branding and Digital Marketing Agency 

Publication

Article and book

Journals

2024
Environment, Development and Sustainability Journal - Q1

Mathematical modeling for the closed-loop supply chain with consideration of sustainability risks: a hybrid optimization approach

Publish Date : 2024/01

Link

 

2024

The Effect of Emotional Intelligence on Project Managers' Performance and Leadership Style Based on Reuven Bar-On's Model

Organization, Technology and Management in Construction: an International Journal [under review 2024/01]

2023
Journal of optimization in industrial engineering - Q3

INTEGRATED INTERNET OF THINGS AND FUZZY SYSTEM TO PREVENT SECONDARY DESTRUCTIVE CASE BY THE GAS AND ELECTRIC NETWORK (A CASE STUDY OF TEHRAN CITY)

Revise : 2023/11

 

2022
 International Journal of Interdisciplinary Organizational Studies - Q2

Expectations and organizational realities: the relationship between person and organization

[accept and publish 2021] link

2021
Turkish Journal of Computer and Mathematics Education (TURCOMAT) - Q3

The relationship between organizational commitment and organizational performance with respect to knowledge sharing (Case study: Selected Project-based organizations)

[accept and publish 2021] - link

Patent

2023

Project management device base on the Internet of Things and AI

Iranian Patent Number : 140150140003004926 - Link

2022

Stone material grading system in concrete mixing for construction sites with image processing and machine learning

IR Patent: 14005014000300947 - Link 

PCT Patent: PCT/IB2023/052047

Google Patent : Link

2021

Portable intelligent consulting device based on artificial intelligence

Iranian Patent Number:  139950140003009614 - Link

PCT Patent Number: Under Review: 2023/07

 

2020

Smart display with the ability to display content based on collective environmental information in the context of the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence

Iranian Patent Number: 139950140003004056 - Link

WIPO PCT Number :  PCT /IB2021/055353

Google Patent : Link 

 

Book

2018

Opensees tutorial

Writer

2019

Agile PMI book

Translate 

2019

Implementing IOT using the arduino board and Esp8266

Writer

ISBN : ‏‫978-600-8720-24-9

2019

Construction Program Management – Decision Making and Optimization Techniques

Translator

ISBN : ‫978-622-08-2414-5

2020

Emotional Intelligence Book for Project Managers

Translator

ISBN : 978-600-8720-52-2

2021

Data analysis in project management

Translator

ISBN :   ‏‫978-622-08-2310-0

2021

IOT in smart cities

Translator

ISBN : ‫978-622-08-2413-8

2021

Construction Program Management – Decision Making and Optimization Techniques

Translator

ISBN : ‫978-622-08-2414-5

2021

Computer aided seismic and fire retrofitting analysis of existing high rise reinforced concrete buildings

Translator

ISBN : 978-622-96964-7-7

2021

Management Game Theory

Translator

ISBN : 978-6 22-08-2308-7

2022

Digital Branding

Writer

ISBN : 978-622-08-2345-2

2022

Strategic Project Management

Writer

ISBN : ‫‫‭978-622-5469-11-2

2022

Industrial 4 Technologies In Construction Industry

Final Editing, and review

2023

Construction 4.0

Writer

ISBN : ‭978-622-5564-69-5‬

2023

Advanced concretes

Final Editing and review

Conferences

2016

The Effect of Porous Asphalt on Slip Reduction and Increasing Friction and its Interaction in Accident Reduction

3th International Congress on Sustainability in Architecture and Urban Development - Dubai

Link

2017

Smart urban buildings developed based on sustainability priorities

2nd National Conference on Research and Educational Development of Urban and Environmental Architecture, Tehran University, Tehran , Iran [Poster Presentation, In Persian]

Link

2017

The Role and Impact of Tourism Industry on Economic Development of Host Community with Emphasis on Cultural Attachment (Case Study: Iran)

2nd National Conference on Research and Educational Development of Urban and Environmental Architecture, Tehran university conference, Iran [Oral Presentation, In Persian]

Link

2017

The article on the role and impact of tourism industry on sustainable development in Iran with the emphasis on agricultural tourism using the SWOT

5nd International Congress on Civil, Architecture and Urban Development

Link

2018

The role of value engineering in implementation of Imam Khomeini Boulevard intersection project (Karaj city)

5th National Conference on Applied Research in Civil Engineering, Architecture and Urban Management, khaje nasir university,Tehran,iran, [Oral Presentation, In Persian]

Link

2018

Paper for the promotion of HSE management in optimizing the cost of construction projects using fuzzy tops meth

4th sharif university conference, Iran [Poster Presentation, In Persian]

Link

2023
The First National Conference on Research and Innovation in Artificial Intelligence

Review Article in Early Warning system with IoT and Artificial intelligence

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Office Adress: Unit 2, No. 8,12 East Gohardasht, Karaj, Iran

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