Hooman graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering from University of Guilan (Iran), and then continued his engineering education (Water Engineering) at the K. N. Toosi University of Technology (Iran). Hooman's fields of interests are climatology, hydrology and hydro-meteorology and using remotely sensed data, especially ground-based radar and satellite data, in order to forecast meteorological phenomena. His PhD thesis is on studying climate extremes using radar and satellite data.