CV/Resume

EDUCATION

  • Doctoral Researcher 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

OTHER RESEARCH AFFILIATIONS

  • NordicMathCovid Project: Data streams and mathematical modeling pipelines to support preparedness and decision making for COVID-19 and future pandemics
    2020- present, Part of Nordic Programme on Health and Welfare funded by NordForsk.

PUBLICATIONS

TALKS & WORKSHOPS in Science Communication

  • “The Story of Complexity: Why more is different?!” – Sar Conference. December 2018, Iran Science and Technology Museum, 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

  • The Best Rapid Talk Award, CS Research Day – Oct 2022, Computer Science Department, Aalto University
  • The Charkh Award for Best Persian Science Blog March 2022, Iran National TV (IRIB TV 4)
  • Aalto Doc Incentive scholarship – October 2021, Aalto University, Finland
  • Best Science Reporter at 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
    2022 – Present, Computer Science Department, School of Science, Aalto University, Finland
  • 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
  • Sitpor_Media: Instagram Science, 2020 – Present
  • #ComplexityExplained: A booklet for explaining complexity, 2019
  • Complexity for Pedestrians: complexity.sitpor.org, 2019 – Present
  • SBU Quanta Magazine: Science Writer 2014-2018, Physics Department, SBU, Tehran, Iran
  • SBU Salam Magazine: Popular Science Writer 2015 – 2019, SBU, Tehran, Iran

RESOURCES

Prof. Mikko Kivelä

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

Prof. Jari Saramäki

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