Interests, Skills, Honours

Some of my research interests and skills I have developed over the years.


Research Interests

  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Heat and Mass Transfer Phenomena
  • Aerodynamics
  • Complex Fluids
  • Numerical Methods
  • Optimization Methods


  • Fluid Dynamics: Laminar/Turbulent Flows, Internal/External Flows, Compressible Flows and Gas Dynamics, Heat/Mass Transfer, Instabilities, Flow Separation, Solar Energy, Wind Turbines
  • Experimental Techniques: Advanced Image Analysis, Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV), Laser Induced Fluorescence (LIF), Ultrasonic Doppler Velocimetry (UDV), Wind Tunnel Testing

  • CFD: Finite-Element Method, Lattice-Boltzmann Method, Finite-Volume Methods, Implicit Methods

  • Engineering Applications: COMSOL Multiphysics, OpenFOAM, deal.II, PELICANS, ANSYS FLUENT, MATLAB, Maple, LabView, TecPlot, ParaView

  • Programming Languages: C/C++, MATLAB, FORTRAN, Visual Basic

  • Optimization Methods: Particle Swarm Optimization, Genetic Algorithm, Langrangian Multiplier Method, Conjugate Gradient Method

  • Office Applications: LaTeX , Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), Keynote

Honours & Awards

  • Winner of Department Scholar Award, UBC, 2013
  • Winner of The Four Year Doctoral Fellowship (4YF), UBC, 2013-2017
  • Research Assistantship funded by NSERC and Schlumberger Oilfield Services, UBC, 2013-2017
  • Winner of Graduate Support Initiative (GSI), UBC, 2013

  • Winner of University of Victoria Fellowship Award, UVic, 2011-2012

  • Ranked 211 among more than 400,000 participants in Iran National University Entrance Exam, Iran, 2006

  • Ranked 1 in Iran Azad University Entrance Exam, Electrical Engineering, Tehran, Iran, 2006

  • Recognized as a distinctive student of Faculty of Engineering, UT, 2006-2011

  • Received full scholarship for undergraduate program

  • Semi-Finalist in Mathematics and Physics National Student Olympiads