**Mehdi Salimi**

Technische
Universität Dresden

Center for
Dynamics, Institute of Analysis

01062 Dresden,
Germany

E-mail:
mehdi.salimi AT tu-dresden.de

mehdi.salimi AT
unirc.it

mehdi.salimi AT
medalics.org

msalimi1 AT yahoo.com

**EDUCATIONS & POSTDOCTORAL EXPERIENCES**

**Università
degli Studi Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria **and** the MEDAlics**, Reggio Calabria, Italy

Postdoctoral Researcher, Applied
Mathematics, Feb. 2015- Aug. 2015

Research
Subject: Evasion differential games, Numerical Analysis (Iterative methods with
memory for finding roots of nonlinear equations)

**Technische
Universität Dresden**, Dresden, Germany

Postdoctoral Researcher, Applied
Mathematics, Feb. 2014- Feb. 2015

Research
Subject: Pursuit-evasion differential games with mixed constraints, Numerical
Analysis (Iterative methods without memory for finding simple roots of
nonlinear equations with basins of attractions)

**Universiti Putra Malaysia**, Serdang, Malaysia

Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, 2008-2011

Dissertation: “Optimal
strategies of players in linear differential games”

**Tarbiat Moallem (Kharazmi) University**, Tehran, Iran

M.Sc., Pure Mathematics, 2004 - 2006

Dissertation: “Arens regularity of the algebra of operators on a Banach space”

**Bu-Ali Sina University**, Hamedan,
Iran

B.Sc.,
Pure Mathematics, 1998 - 2002** **

**PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATES**

IBM Data Science Professional Certificate

Applied Data Science Capstone - Certificate and IBM Digital
Credential

Machine Learning with Python - Certificate and IBM Digital
Credential

Data Visualization with Python- Certificate and IBM Digital
Credential

Data Analysis with Python- Certificate and IBM Digital Credential

Databases and SQL for Data Science- Certificate and IBM Digital
Credential

Python for Applied Data Science- Certificate and IBM Digital
Credential

Data Science Methodology- Certificate and IBM Digital Credential

Open Source Tools for Data Science- Certificate and IBM Digital
Credential

Data Science
Orientation- Certificate and IBM Digital Credential

**RESEARCH INTERESTS**

Game Theory

Data Science - Data Analysis,
Data Visualization and Machine Learning

Differential Games

Numerical Analysis (root findings)

Probabilistic
Normed Spaces

**RESEARCH EXPERIENCES**

**Visiting
Professor**, DiGiES at Università degli Studi
Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, Italy, May 9-July 31, 2019

Research
and Scientific Activities: Data science, Data analysis, Machine learning, Pursuit-evasion
differential games, *delivering a two-week
mini course (seven sessions) in data science and machine learning* at DiGiES

**Collaboration
with the DECISIONS LAB as a team member**, Università degli Studi Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, Italy,
May 2019-present

Research
Subject: Decision making, Pursuit-evasion differential games

**Collaboration
with the Center for Dynamics as a research member, **

Department of Mathematics, Technische Universität
Dresden, Germany,** **Aug.** **2013-present

Research
Subject: Pursuit-evasion differential games with players with geometric and
integral constraints, Numerical Analysis (Iterative methods without memory for
finding simple roots of nonlinear equations with basins of attractions)

**Research
Fellow**, Università degli Studi Mediterranea di
Reggio Calabria and the MEDAlics, Research Centre of the University Dante
Alighieri in Reggio Calabria, Italy, Aug. 2015-present

Research
Subject: Pursuit-evasion differential games in convex set, Decision making,
Hybrid fuzzy differential equations, Numerical Analysis (Iterative methods for
finding multiple roots of nonlinear equations with basins of attractions)

**Researcher**, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia,
Feb. 2016-Feb. 2017

Research
Subject: Numerical Analysis (Iterative methods for finding multiple roots of
nonlinear equations)

**Research Assistant**, PhD student, Universiti Putra Malaysia,
2008-2011

Research
Subject: Pursuit-evasion differential games with integral constraints and
evasion games

**HONORS AND AWARDS**

**Gold Medal**, Invention, Research and
Innovation Exhibition (PRPI) 2016, UPM

**IritMED
Research Fellowship**, Instituto di Ricerca per l’Innovazione
e la Tecnologia nel Mediterraneo, Italy, 2015-2016

**Bronze Medal**, Exhibition of Innovation, Research and Innovation UPM 2010

**Graduate Research Fellowship**, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 2009-2010

**Special Graduate Research
Allowance**, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 2008-2009

**SELECTED
PUBLICATIONS**

[27] Aleem, M., Imran, M.A., Ahmadian, A., Salimi,
M., Ferrara, M. (2019): Heat transfer analysis of channel flow of MHD Jeffrey
fluid subject to generalized boundary conditions, The European Physical Journal
Plus, accepted.

[26] Behl, R., Alsulami. A.J., Pansera, B.A.,
Al-Hamdan, W.M., Salimi, M., Ferrara, M. (2019): A new optimal family of
Schröder’s method for multiple zeros, Mathematics, accepted.

[25] Ferrara, M., Ibragimov, I., Idham, A., Salimi,
M. (2019): Pursuit Differential Game of Many Pursuers with Integral Constraints
on Compact Convex Set, Bull. Malays. Math. Sci. Soc, published online.

DOI 10.1007/s40840-019-00844-3

(https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs40840-019-00844-3)

[24] Salimi, M., Ferrara, M. (2019): Differential
game of optimal pursuit of one evader by many pursuers, International Journal
of Game Theory, 48 (2), 481-490.

DOI 10.1007/s00182-018-0638-6

(https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00182-018-0638-6)

[23] Salahshour, S., Ahmadian, A., Salimi, M.,
Ferrara, M., Baleanu, D. (2019): Asymptotic solutions of fractional interval
differential equations with nonsingular kernel derivative, Chaos, 29 (083110) 1-18.

DOI https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5096022

(https://aip.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/1.5096022)

[22] Salimi, M., Behl, R. (2019): Sixteenth-order
optimal iterative scheme based on inverse interpolatory rational function for
nonlinear equations, Symmetry, 11 (5), 691.

DOI
10.3390/sym11050691

(https://www.mdpi.com/2073-8994/11/5/691)

[21] Jamaludin, N.A.A., Nik Long, N.M.A., Salimi,
M., Sharifi, S. (2019): Review of some iterative methods for solving nonlinear
equations with multiple zeros, Afrika Matematika, 30 (3-4), 355-369.

DOI
10.1007/s13370-018-00650-3

(https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13370-018-00650-3)

[20] Behl, R., Salimi, M., Ferrara, M., Sharifi, S.,
Samaher K.A. (2019): Some real life applications of a newly constructed
derivative free iterative scheme, Symmetry, 11 (2), 239.

DOI
10.3390/sym11020239

(https://www.mdpi.com/2073-8994/11/2/239)

[19] Salimi, M., Nik Long, N.M.A., Sharifi, S.,
Pansera, B.A. (2018): A multi-point iterative method for solving nonlinear
equations with optimal order of convergence, Japan Journal of Industrial and
Applied Mathematics, 35 (2), 497-509.

DOI 10.1007/s13160-017-0294-4

(https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13160-017-0294-4)

[18] Salimi, M. (2018): A research contribution on
an evasion problem, SeMA Journal, 75 (1), 139-144.

DOI 10.1007/s40324-017-0122-4

(https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40324-017-0122-4)

[17] Ferrara, M., Ibraimov, G., Salimi, M. (2017):
Pursuit-evasion game of many players with coordinate-wise integral constraints
on a convex set in the plane, AAPP | Atti della Accademia Peloritana dei
Pericolanti Classe di Scienze Fisiche, Matematiche e Naturali, 95 (2), A6.

DOI 10.1478__/AAPP.952A6__

(http://cab.unime.it/journals/index.php/AAPP/article/view/AAPP.952A6)

[16] Ferrara, M., Rasouli, S., Khademi, M., Salimi,
M. (2017): A robust optimization model for a decision making problem: An
application for stock market, Operations Research Perspectives, 4, 136-141.

DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.orp.2017.10.001

[15] Paripour, M., Ferrara, M., Salimi, M. (2017):
Approximate solutions by artificial neural network of hybrid fuzzy differential
equations, Advances in Mechanical Engineering, 9 (9), 1-9.

DOI 10.1177/1687814017717429

(journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1687814017717429)

[14] Ferrara, M., Khademi, M., Salimi, M., Sharifi,
S. (2017): A Dynamic Stackelberg Game of Supply Chain for a Corporate Social
Responsibility, Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society, vol. 2017, Article ID
8656174, 8 pages.

DOI 10.1155/2017/8656174

(https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ddns/2017/8656174/)

[13] Nik Long, N.M.A., Salimi, M., Sharifi, S.,
Ferrara, M. (2017): Developing a new family of Newton–Secant method with memory
based on a weight function,** **SeMA Journal, 74 (4), 503-512.

DOI 10.1007/s40324-016-0097-6

(http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40324-016-0097-6)

[12] Salimi, M., Lotfi, T., Sharifi, S., Siegmund,
S. (2017): Optimal Newton-Secant like methods without memory for solving
nonlinear equations with its dynamics,** **International Journal of Computer
Mathematics, 94 (9), 1759-1777.

DOI 10.1080/00207160.2016.1227800

(http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00207160.2016.1227800?journalCode=gcom20)

[11] Ferrara, M., Sharifi, S., Salimi, M.
(2017): Computing multiple zeros by
using a parameter in Newton-Secant method, SeMA Journal, 74 (4), 361-369.

DOI: 10.1007/s40324-016-0074-0

(http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40324-016-0074-0)

[10] Matthies, G., Salimi, M., Varona, J.L., Sharifi,
S. (2016): An optimal three-point eighth-order iterative method without memory
for solving nonlinear equations with its dynamics,** **Japan Journal of
Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 33 (3), 751-766.

DOI 10.1007/s13160-016-0229-5

(http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13160-016-0229-5)

[9]
Sharifi, S., Ferrara, M., Salimi, M., Siegmund, S. (2016): New
modification of Maheshwari method with optimal eighth order of convergence for
solving nonlinear equations, Open Mathematics (formerly Central European
Journal of Mathematics), 14, 443-451.

DOI 10.1515/math-2016-0041

(http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/math.2016.14.issue-1/math-2016-0041/math-2016-0041.xml?format=INT)

[8] Sharifi, S., Salimi, M., Siegmund, S., Lotfi, T.
(2016): A new class of optimal four-point methods with convergence order 16 for
solving nonlinear equations, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, 119,
69-90.

DOI:10.1016/j.matcom.2015.08.011

(http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378475415001767)

[7] Salimi, M., Ibragimov, G., Siegmund, S.,
Sharifi, S. (2016): On a Fixed Duration Pursuit Differential
Game with Geometric and Integral Constraints, Dynamic Games and Applications,**
**6 (3), 409-425.

DOI: 10.1007/s13235-015-0161-3

(http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs13235-015-0161-3)

[6] Sharifi, S., Siegmund, S., Salimi, M. (2016):
Solving nonlinear equations by a derivative-free form of king's family with
memory, Calcolo, 53 (2), 201-215.

DOI 10.1007/s10092-015-0144-1

(http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10092-015-0144-1)

[5] Lotfi, T., Sharifi, S., Salimi, M., Siegmund, S.
(2015): A new class of three point methods with optimal convergence order eight
and its dynamics, Numerical Algorithms, 68 (2), 261-288.

DOI 10.1007/s11075-014-9843-y

(http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11075-014-9843-y)

[4] Eslaminosratabadi, H., Salimi, M., Ibragimov,
G., Amini, M. (2013): An evasion game model for duopoly competition. Pertanika
J. Soc. Sci. & Hum. 21 (3): 1083 – 1091.

[3] Ibragimov, G., Salimi, M., Amini, M. (2012):
Evasion from many pursuers in simple motion differential game with integral constraints.
European Journal of Operational Research, 218, 505–511.

DOI:10.1016/j.ejor.2011.11.026

(http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0377221711010356)

[2] Ibragimov, G., Salimi, M. (2009):
Pursuit-evasion differential game with many inertial players. Mathematical
Problems in Engineering, vol. 2009, Article ID 653723, 15 pages.

(http://www.hindawi.com/journals/mpe/2009/653723/)

[1] Pourmoslemi, A., Salimi, M. (2009):
Probabilistic n-normed spaces, D-n-compact sets and D-n-bounded sets. Chaos,
Solitons and Fractals, 42, 2729–2734.

DOI:10.1016/j.chaos.2009.03.179

(http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960077909003385)

**SUBMITTED &
PREPRINT PAPERS**

[9] Ahmadian, A, Salimi, M., Ferrara, M. Et al. (2019): Information Security Architecture Based on Quantum-Dot Cellular
Automata Using Image Masking Technique, Preprint submitted to IEEE Access.

[8] Salahshour, S., Ahmadian, A, Salimi, M.,
Ferrara, M., Pansera, B.A. (2019): A new stability analysis of
fractional-order systems based on nonsingular kernel derivative, Preprint.

[7] Ahmadian, A., Salahshour, S., Salimi, M.,
Ferrara, M., Baleanu, D. (2019): An effective approximation method for the
solution of fractional differential equations with interval parameters,
Preprint submitted to Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences.

[6] Ferrara, M., Pouurmoslemi, A., Pansera, B., Salimi, M. (2019): Probabilistic norms on the homeomorphisms
of groups, Soft Computing.

[5] Ferrara, M., Salimi, M., Nik Long, N.M.A.,
Sharifi, S. (2018): An efficient multi-point iterative method with third-order
convergence to compute the multiple roots of nonlinear equations, preprint.

[4] Salimi, M., Nezami, B. (2018): Comparison of
some iterative methods for finding simple root of nonlinear equations, Malaysian Journal of Mathematical Sciences.

[3] Sharifi, S., Ferrara, M., Nik Long, N.M.A.,
Salimi, M. (2015): Modified Potra-Ptak method to determine the multiple zeros
of nonlinear equations, preprint.

(http://arxiv.org/abs/1510.00319)

[2] Matthies, G., Salimi, M., Sharifi, S., Varonat
J.L. (2015): An optimal class of eighth-order iterative methods based on Kung
and Traub's method with its dynamics, preprint. (http://arxiv.org/abs/1508.01748)

[1] Idham, A., Ibragimov, G., Ferrara, M.,
Salimi, M., Monsi, M. (2015): Differential game of many pursuers with integral
constraints on a convex set in the plane, preprint. (http://arxiv.org/abs/1505.00054)

**CONFERENCE
PAPERS**

[13] Salimi, M. (2019): Pursuit-Evasion in a
Plane.** **71st Workshop: ADVANCES IN NONSMOOTH ANALYSIS AND OPTIMIZATION, Organized
by the International Centre for Scientific Culture “E. Majorana”, School of
Mathematics “G. Stampacchia”, Erice – Sicily, Italy, June 24–July 1, 2019. Book
of Abstracts: P. 12-13.

[12] Salimi, M. (2019): A multi-player pursuit-evasion
differential game.** **APPLMATH2019, Organized by Sala dell’Accademia
Peloritana dei Pericolanti - Palazzo del Rettorato, University of Messina, Sicily,
Italy, June 18, 2019.

[11] Salimi, M., Ferrara, M. (2019): Differential
Game of Pursuit Evasion.** **International Conference on Elliptic and
Parabolic Problems, Organized by the Institute of Mathematics, University of
Zurich, Gaeta, Italy, May 20–24, 2019. Abstracts: short communications, P. 238.

[10] Ferrara, M., Salimi, M. (2018): Linear
Discrete Game and Differential Game of Pursuits.** **ICDEA 2018, 24th
International Conference on Difference Equations and Applications, Technische
Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany, May 2018.

[9] Nik Long, N.M.A., Salimi, M., Sharifi, S.,
Ferrara, M. (2016): Developing a new family of Newton-Secant method with memory
based on a weight function. International Conference and Workshop on
Mathematical Analysis, Langkawi, Malaysia, August 2016.

[8] Salimi, M., (2015): Pursuit problem with
countable and evasion problem with finite number of pursuers. Invited Speaker,
Conference: Mathematical Analysis; Modelling and Applications, Università degli
Studi Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, Italy, June 2015.

[7] Salimi,
M., (2015): Game Theory – On Pursuit-Evasion
Differential Games. Invited Speaker, Workshop: Advances in Game Theory, Reggio
Calabria, Italy, May 2015.

[6] Salimi, M., Ibragimov, G. (2013):
Pursuit-evasion differential games with many players and integral constraints.
Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Game Theory and
Management at Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg University, St.
Petersburg, Russia, June 2013, 200-202.

[5] Salimi, M., Lotfi, T. (2012): Fuzzy
Collocation method for solving Fredholm integral equations of the second kind.
Proceedings of the World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
Conference at Venice, Italy, April 2012, 688-693.

[4]** **Salimi, M., Ibragimov, G., Fudziah,
I., Suleiman, M. (2010): A differential game with state constraint. Proceedings
of the Fundamental Science Congress at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 2010,
104-105.

[3] Salimi, M., Pourmoslemi, A., Fudziah, I.
(2009): Some results in Probabilistic n-Banach Spaces. Prosiding Simposium
Kebangsaan Sains Matematik Ke-17, Melaka, Malaysia, Disember 2009, 884-888.

[2]** **Salimi, M., Pourmoslemi, A. (2007): On probabilistic n-normed spaces.
Proceedings of the 38-th Annual Iranian Mathematics Conference at Zanjan, Iran,
September 2007, 246-248.

[1]** **Pourmoslemi, A., Salimi, M. (2007):
D-bounded sets in generalized probabilistic 2-normed spaces. Proceedings of the
16-th Seminar on Math. Anal. Appl. at Mashhad, Iran, February 2007, 113-115.

**ACADEMIC SERVICE ACTIVITIES**

Member of Scientific Committee, 21^{st}
Seminar of Mathematical Analysis and its Applications, 26-

27 November 2014, Hamedan, Iran

Reviewer of journals: IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, Dynamic Games
and Applications, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Advances in
Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, Mathematical Review, Algorithms, Symmetry
and Sustainability, Since 2014

**LANGUAGE SKILLS**

Farsi (Persian): Native

English: Excellent

Deutsch: Basic

Italian: Basic