I am an Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California San Diego. Prior to joining UCSD in 2017 as an Assistant Professor, I was with the University of Colorado Boulder as an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering. Between 2011 and 2014, I was a postdoctoral researcher with the Coordinate Science Lab at UIUC under the supervision of Prof. Cedric Langbort, and Prof. Olgica Milenkovic, and with Georgia Tech under the supervision of Jeff Shamma. In 2018, I was honored to receive the American Control Council’s Donald P. Eckman Award.
In addition to my academic interests, I am broadly interested in music, biking, and theology.
Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany
Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran
Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering
Thesis title: Product of random stochastic matrices and distributed averaging
Adviser: Prof. Angelia Nedich
M.Sc. in Communications, Systems and Electronics
Thesis title: Some New Results on Linear Programming Decoding
Adviser: Prof. Werner Henkel
B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering (telecommunication engineering)