Abolghasem is researcher in the field of ornithology in Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection. He conducts governmental projects about Bird problems in agriculture. Meanwhile, he does research on any aspects of birds in Iran, in particular avian population, ecology, behaviour, and conservation. His attempts contribute to develop ornithological science in Iran. He is holding a bibliography of all references on Iranian birds. He is editor of PODOCES ornithological journal too. Currently, he's doing his PhD project on raptors in Malaysia.