Dr. Niktabar studied mining engineering at the Yazd University, Iran and graduated as MS in 2006. He then joined as lecturer in Mining group at the Ardakan University (IAU). He received her PhD degree in 2016 from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD). After postdoctoral In Chungnam National University (CNU) in South Korea and Institute of Geonics (UGN) Czech Academy of Sciences, he obtained the position of an Assistant Professor at the UGN. He has published many research articles in journals and international conferences.