CV/Resume

EDUCATION

  • Master of Science in Physics,  Complex Systems and Nonlinear Dynamics, Shahid Beheshti University (SBU), Tehran, Iran, 2018
  • Bachelor of Science, Solid State Physics, SBU, Tehran, Iran, 2016

RESEARCH EXPERIENCES

  • My thesis: Inferring Interaction Matrices of Evolving Complex Networks, 2017 – 2018, Center for Complex Networks & Social Data Science (CCNSD),  SBU, Tehran, Iran
  • Differences between the collective behaviors of genes in the normal and cancerous cells from the perspective of Inverse Statistical Physics, 2018, CCNSD, SBU, Tehran, Iran. Accepted at “Iranian Journal of Physics Research” – DOI: 10.29252/ijpr.18.4.633
  • Dynamics‬‬ ‫‪of‬‬ ‫‪Growth‬‬ ‫‪in‬‬ ‫‪Social‬‬ ‫‪Networks‬‬ ‫‪in‬‬ ‫‪Accordance‬‬ ‫‪with‬‬ ‫‪Preferential‬‬ ‫‪Attachment‬‬ ‫‪and‬‬ ‫‪Tension‬‬ ‫‪in‬‬ ‫‪the‬‬ ‫‪Network‬‬ .PACS No 6300.  2015, CCNSD, SBU, Tehran, Iran. A poster in the “8th Conference on Statistical Physics, Soft Condensed Matters, and Complex Systems”

COMPUTER SKILLS

  • Languages & Software: Proficient in Python and Matlab (and thus in GNU Octave), Familiar with C++, bash, and Mathematica,  Microsoft Office.
  • Operating Systems: GNU/Linux, Windows.

TALKS, SEMINARS & WORKSHOPS

  • “The Story of Complexity: Why more is different?!” – Sar Conference. December 2018, Iran Science and Technology Museum, Tehran, Iran
  • “Collective Behaviors of Genes in the Normal and Cancerous Cells from the Perspective of Inverse Statistical Physics” – Tehran School on Theory and Applications of Complex Networks. August 2018, Shahid Beheshti University (SBU), Tehran, Iran
  • “Can Physicists Model Social Networks?” – 3rd Link Symposium August 2018, Shahid Beheshti University (SBU), Tehran, Iran
  • “What do  Physicists and Complexity Scientists do?” – SBU Physics Open Day. December 2017, Shahid Beheshti University (SBU), Tehran, Iran
  • “The 1st Workshop on Complexity For Non-Expert People”. August 2017, Allameh Helli High School, Tehran, Iran

TEACHING & SCIENTIFIC EXPERIENCES

  • Physics of Complex Systems TA – Shahid Beheshti University (SBU)- Spring  2018, SBU, Tehran, Iran
  • Statistical Mechanics TA- Shahid Beheshti University (SBU)- Fall 2017,  SBU, Tehran, Iran
  • Physics III TA – Shahid Beheshti University (SBU)- Winter 2016- Spring 2017,  SBU, Tehran, Iran
  • Juror – 8th Persian Young Physicists Tournament – 2015,  Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran
  • Physics III TA – Shahid Beheshti University (SBU)- 2013 – 2014,  SBU, Tehran, Iran
  • Physics Teacher – Allameh Tabataba’i High School: – 2013 – 2014, Tehran, Iran
  • Juror of Science and Technology Program – Allameh Helli High School (National Organization for Development of Exceptional Talents): – 2013-Present, Tehran, Iran

ADVANCED SCHOOLS ATTENDED

  • Tehran School on Theory and Applications of Complex Networks. August 2018, Shahid Beheshti University (SBU), Tehran, Iran
  • IPM EDS3 Elementary Data Science Summer School. June 2018, Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences (IPM), Farmanieh, Tehran, Iran
  • Spring College on the Physics of Complex Systems. February – March 2018, The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy
  • School and Conference on Conformal Field Theory and Its Application. October 2016, Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences (IPM), Tehran, Iran
  • The 1st IASBS Mathematics Summer School on Stochastic Processes and Topology. August – September 2016, Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences (IASBS), Zanjan, Iran

AWARDS & HONORS

  • First Rank Among the Master Students of Physics of Complex Systems. Spring 2018, Shahid Beheshti University (SBU), Tehran, Iran
  • Admitted to the SBU  Master’s Degree in Physics of Complex Systems as an “Exceptional Talent”. Fall 2016, Shahid Beheshti University (SBU), Tehran, Iran
  • Best Science Reporter in the 21st Iranian Conference on Optics and Photonics (ICOP) and the 7th Iranian Conference on Photonics Engineering and Technology (ICPET). 2015, Shahid Beheshti University (SBU), Tehran, Iran

VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES

  • Organizer, Complex Systems Weekly Seminars & Journal Clubs. 2017 – 2019, Physics Department, Shahid Beheshti University (SBU), Tehran, Iran

SCIENCE COMMUNICATION & OUTREACH, MAGAZINES & WEBSITES

  • Sitpor.org”: Science Writer and Journalist, 2013 – Present
  • RadioPhysics.ir”: Audio Physics Podcasts, 2015- Present
  • Shahid Beheshti University (SBU):
    Quanta Magazine:  Science Writer 2014-2018 , Physics Department, SBU, Tehran, Iran
    Me’yar Magazine:  Science Writer 2014- 2017, Physics Department, SBU, Tehran, Iran
    Salam Magazine: Popular Science Writer 2015 – 2019, SBU, Tehran, Iran
  • Supergroups and Channels in Telegram:
    Complex Systems Studies” ,  t.me/ComplexSys, 2016 – Present
    CCNSD,  t.me/ccnsd, 2019- Present
    Physics Stuff”, bit.ly/2N17sZw , 2015 – Present

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING:

  • SBU – Iran: Neuroscience, Complex Systems, NonEquilibrium Statistical Physics, and Critical Phenomena
  • ICTP – Italy: Hierarchical Inference, Statistics of Extremes in Correlated Systems, Reinforcement Learning
  • MIT OCW:  Statistical Mechanics I: Statistical Mechanics of Particles
  • Cornell University: Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos – Professor Steven Strogatz online video lectures
  • EdX and Coursera:  Learn to Program and Analyze Data with Python, Social and Economic Networks: Models and Analysis, Introduction to Programming with MATLAB, Social Network Analysis.
  • Complexity Explorer: Introduction to Information Theory, Fundamentals of Machine Learning, Max Entropy Tutorial, Nonlinear Dynamics: Mathematical and Computational Approaches, Random Walks Tutorial, Introduction to Renormalization and Agent-Based Modeling.

RESOURCES

Dr. Gholam Reza Jafari , email: gjafari@gmail.com

  • Center for Network Science, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
  • CCNSD, Physics Department, Shahid Beheshti University (SBU), Tehran, Iran
  • The Institute for Brain and Cognitive Science (IBCS),  Shahid Beheshti University (SBU), Tehran, Iran

Dr. Amirhossein Shirazi email: amir.h.shirazi@gmail.com

  • Cafe Bazaar Software Company,  Tehran, Iran
  • CCNSD, Physics Department, Shahid Beheshti University (SBU), Tehran, Iran
  • MD from Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Dr. Seyed Ali Hosseini , email: alihd22@gmail.com

  • School of Particles and Accelerators, Institute for research in fundamental sciences (IPM), Tehran, Iran
  • CCNSD, Physics Department, Shahid Beheshti University (SBU), Tehran, Iran