Date of birth: Feb. 1973
Place of birth: Isfahan, Iran
Marital status: Married, two children


Queen’s University, Canada

Ph. D. in Condensed Matter Physics, 2000-2005

Thesis title:

The metal-to-insulator transition in disordered LiTi2O4

Supervisor: Professor Robert J. Gooding

Sharif University of Technology, Iran M. Sc. in Condensed Matter Physics, 1995-1997 Thesis title: Derivation of the polymer statistical exponents using an analogy between self-avoiding walk and O(n) models Supervisor: Professor Shahin Rouhani

Isfahan University of Technology B. Sc. in Electrical (Electronics) Engineering, 1991-1995


Awards and honors:
Bonyad Meli Nokhbegan special grant for young assistant professors 2009

 Thesis Completion Bursary, Queen’s University 2005

 R. S. McLaughlin Fellowship, Queen’s University 2003-2004

 Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology, 2002-2003

 Reinhardt Fellowship, Queen’s University, 2000-2002

 Queen’s Graduate Award, Queen’s University, 2000-2005

 Ranked 9th in the nationwide entrance exam for master’s degree in Physics, Iran, 1995
Considered for the International Mathematical Olympiad Team, Iran, 1991


Work History:

Assistant Professor (2008-present)

Department of Physics, Isfahan University of Technology

Postdoctoral Fellow (2005-2008) Department of Physics, University of Windsor

Teaching Assistantship Department of Physics, Queen’s University (2000-2005) Department of Physics, Sharif University of Technology (1996-1997)

Research Assistantship Department of Physics, Queen’s University (2000-2005)