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College of Engineering and Computing

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Sona Gholizadeh

Title: Research Assistant Professor
Department: Office of Academic Affairs
College of Engineering and Computing
Phone: 803-576-8368
Office: Swearingen Engineering Center
Room 1A10C
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Ph.D. Science Education, University of Central Florida (UCF), 2017
M.S. Industrial Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2010
B.Sc. Civil Engineering, University of Tabriz, 2004   


  • Engineering Education
  • Higher Education
  • System Analysis
  • Project Management


Google Scholar

Gholizadeh, S. (2017). Socialization of Engineering Doctoral Students in the U.S.: A Phenomenological Study, Doctoral Dissertation, University of Central Florida,

Madani, K., Rouhani, O. M., Mirchi, A., & Gholizadeh, S. (2014). A negotiation support system for resolving an international trans-boundary natural resource conflict. Environmental Modelling & Software, 51, 240-249.

Madani, K., & Gholizadeh, S. (2011). Game theory insights for the Caspian Sea conflict. Proceeding of the 2011 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress (pp. 2815-2819).  

Rouhani, O. M., Madani, K., & Gholizadeh, S. (2010). Caspian Sea negotiation support system. In Proceeding of the 2010 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, ASCE, Providence, Rhode Island (pp. 2694-2702).

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