• PhD Candidate, Seismology, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Northwestern University, 2014-Present.
  • MSc., Exploration Seismology, Institute of Geophysics, University of Tehran, Iran. [Thesis: “Spatial Antialias Filtering in the Slowness-Frequency Domain” Under supervision of M. A. Riahi, Institute of Geophysics, University of Tehran 19/20]
  • BSc., Solid State Physics, Faculty of Physics, Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), Iran.

Courses & Certifications:

  • CIDER summer school (Solid Earth Dynamics and Climate) University of California at Berkeley, California, United States July 2015
  • Introduction to PETREL, Seyed-Ali, Institute of Geophysics, University of Tehran. January 2010
  • MATLAB Programming for Seismic Students, Dr. A.Roshandel Kahu, Institute of Geophysics, University of Tehran. December 2009

Awards and Honors:

  • Outstanding Student Paper Award, American Geophysical Union, 2017

Experiences & Responsibilities:

  • Correspondent, Professional Chess Magazine 2006 – 2011
  • Executive Committee Member, 14th Geophysics Conference Department of geophysics, University of Tehran2010, April 2010

Teaching Experience:

Grading assistantships: EARTH 351: Forming a Habitable Planet, 2017

Teaching assistantship: Earth 106The Ocean, the Atmosphere & Our Climate 2017

Grading assistantships: EARTH 342: Topics in Contemporary Energy and Climate Change, 2016

Teaching assistantship: Earth 101 – Earth Science for the 21st Century 2015

Skills & Qualifications:

Programming Skills:

  • Python
  • UNIX shell scripting
  • Pascal (familiar)
  • HTML (familiar)

Geophysical Software:

  • GMT
  • TauP
  • SAC
  • Petrel
  • Vista

Language Skills:

  • Farsi – Mother tongue
  • English – Fluent

Hobbies & Interests:

  • Playing piano
  • Playing chess
  • Bicycle riding
  • Reading books
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