PhD, Structural Mechanics, University of California at Davis, September 2008.
MS, Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2003.
BS, Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2000.
Computational solid mechanics
Multiscale modeling of composite and nano materials
Failure mechanics of composite materials
Mechanics of materials under dynamic loads such as blast or shock
Honors & Awards:
Second Position in the Student Competition, 9th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, San Francisco, July 2007
Finalist, 16th Annual Robert J. Melosh Competition for the Best Student Paper on Finite Element Analysis, University of California at Berkeley, 2005
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
United States Association of Computational Mechanics (USACM)
International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM)