Dr. Ata Amini is Associate Professor of water resources engineering in Kurdistan agricultural and natural resources research and education center, AREEO, Sanandaj, Iran. He completed his doctorate at the University Putra Malaysia in 2009. In recent years, he has been in charge of many research projects and supervised many master and PhD students in the field of water engineering. He is also the author of 4 books and 2 book chapters. He has devoted his academic career to study of the integrated water resources management, river engineering, sediment, scouring and watershed managements. Dr. Ata Amini has more than 20 years teaching experiences and has published many academic papers and final research reports.