CV/Resume

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. Candidate at the Computer Science Department of Aalto University
  • 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 & WORKSHOPS in Science Communication

  • “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

EXPERIENCES as a TA

AWARDS & HONORS

  • First Rank Among the Master Students of Physics of Complex Systems. Spring 2018, 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
  • Radio.Sitpor.org: Audio Physics Podcasts, 2015- Present
  • #ComplexityExplained: A booklet for explaining complexity, 2019
  • Complexity for Pedestrians: complexity.sitpor.org, 2019 
  • Complex Systems Studies, Channel in Telegram  t.me/ComplexSys, 2016 – Present
  • SBU Quanta Magazine:  Science Writer 2014-2018, Physics Department, SBU, Tehran, Iran
  • SBU Salam Magazine: Popular Science Writer 2015 – 2019, SBU, Tehran, Iran

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING:

  • Aalto University – Finland: Mathematical Methods for Network Science
  • 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

RESOURCES

Dr. Mikko Kivelä

  • Department of Computer Science, Aalto University, Espoo, Finland

Dr. Amirhossein Shirazi

  • Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Québec, Canada

Dr. Gholam Reza Jafari

  • 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