**EDUCATION**

**Ph.D. Candidate**at the Computer Science Department of Aalto University**Master of Science in Physics, Complex Systems**, Shahid Beheshti University (SBU), Tehran, Iran, 2018and Nonlinear Dynamics**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

**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*Radio.Sitpor.org***: Audio Physics Podcasts**, 2015- Present*#ComplexityExplained***: A booklet for explaining complexity,**2019complexity.sitpor.org, 2019*Complexity for Pedestrians*:t.me/ComplexSys, 2016 – Present*Complex Systems Studies*, Channel in Telegram2014-2018, Physics Department, SBU, Tehran, Iran*SBU Quanta Magazine*: Science Writer2015 – 2019, SBU, Tehran, Iran*SBU Salam Magazine*: Popular Science Writer

**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**

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

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

- 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

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