Education

2014-2017   M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering

  • Location: Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran
  • Thesis Topic: Numerical simulation of two-stage microfluidic chip for isolation of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) by using hydrodynamic mechanisms and dielectrophoresis
  • Thesis Grade: 19.75/20
  • Supervisor: Dr. Mehdi Navidbakhsh 
  • GPA: 17.35/20 (3.7/4.0)

2010-2014   B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering

  • Location: Arak University, Arak, Iran
  • Thesis Topic: Numerical simulation of flow and heat transfer of nanofluid in a rectangular microchannel
  • Thesis Grade: 19.50/20
  • Supervisor: Dr. Rafat Mohammadi
  • GPA: 16.44/20 (3.4/4.0) - last two years:17.12/20

Selected Courses

  • Differential Equations: 18/20
  • Numerical Computations: 19/20
  • Computer Programming: 20/20
  • Introduction to Computational Fluids: 20/20
  • Finite Element Methods in Biomechanics: 19/20
  • Finite Element Methods II: 16.50/20
  • Microfluidic: 20/20
  • Fluid Mechanics in Biological Systems: 16.50/20
  • Bioinstrumentation: 17.50/20

Selected Projects

  • Bio disc fabrication (Microfluidic Lab.)
  • Static analysis of femur bone by Abaqus (FEM 1 course)
  • Reverse engineering of a syringe pump (Bioinstrumentation Course)
  • Numerical solution of the heat transfer from a fin by MATLAB (CFD Course)
  • Gearbox design (Machine Element Design Course)
  • Design and construction of Spaghetti bridge (Statics Course)

Research Interests

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Microfluidics
  • Nanotechnology
  • Lab-On-Chip
  • Drug Delivery
  • Cell Engineering
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Heat Transfer

Seminars and Workshops

  • 3-days online training workshop on “Cancer Cell Detection and Isolation”, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran, 2018.
  • 24-hour online course on "Introduction to Engineering Simulations (Ansys)", EDX.org, 2018.
  • Voluntary participant in "1st International Congress on Biomedicine”, Tehran, Iran, 2017.

Certifications

  • Catia Advance, Apr 2018, 48 Hours
    Iran Catia Society
  • Geometrical Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T), Dec 2017, 40 Hours
    Supplying Automotive parts Co.
  • Requirements of IATF 16949:2016, Nov 2017, 24 Hours
    Academy of DQS Excellence
  • Autocad (2D), Nov 2017, 30 Hours
    Research Training Center of Tehran University
  • Catia Elementry, Aug 2017, 30 Hours
    Iran Catia Society
  • SolidWorks Operator, Nov 2012, 100 Hours
    Iran Technical And Vocational Training Organization (TVTO)
  • MATLAB Operator, Jun 2012, 170 Hours
    Iran Technical And Vocational Training Organization (TVTO)
  • Automechanics-Engine and Transmission of Pride, Feb 2012, 45 Hours
    Iran Technical And Vocational Training Organization (TVTO)
  • Automechanics-Fueling System and Injector of Pride, Feb 2012, 45 Hours
    Iran Technical And Vocational Training Organization (TVTO)

Work Experiences

  • Position: Mechanical Engineer, Year: 2017-present
    Location: R & D unit, Kimiya Motor
    Description: Reverse engineering of automotive parts, 2D and 3D modeling, Preparation of engineering documents, Membership in IATF implementation team
  • Position: Research Assistant (Internship), Year:2017
    Location: microfluidic Lab, Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology
    Description: Literature surveys on microfluidic technology (Lab-on-a-Disc, Lab-on-a-Chip, Cell separation methods), Disc fabrication
  • Position: Founder, Year:2017-present
    Location: Zhuk (voluntary community related to traveling)
    Description: Organization of public trips, Charity activities in poor villages, Hosting foreign travelers, Travel blogging on www.zhuk.ir
  • Position: Mechanical Engineer, Year:2014-2016
    Location: Machinery and Equipment unit, Tehran Waste Management Organization
    Description: Research on modern apparatus and mechanisms for waste management, Supervision on the repairs and maintenance, Regular visits to landfill stations and preparing work reports

Teaching Experience

  • Position: Tutor, Year: 2010-2014
    Courses: Physics (High School Students)
    Location: Tehran, Iran

Laboratory Experience

  • Creation of cad model from 3D scans
  • Using coordinate measuring machine (CMM)
  • Using engineering standards such as: AGMA, ISO 2768
  • Working with medical laboratory devices such as: Microscope, Syringe pump, ECG. CD imager

Honors and Awards

  • Full tuition fee waiver for the whole study period (B.Sc and M.Sc).
  • Ranked 6th among M.Sc. students, based on overall GPA, among the 20 students of Biomedical Engineering, University of Science and Technology, Iran, 2017
  • Ranked among the Top10 B.Sc. students, based on overall GPA, among the students of Mechanical Engineering Department (all majors), University of Arak, Iran, 2010-2014
  • Ranked Top 3 % among approximately 400,000 participants in the National Entrance Examination form Iranian universities, Iran, 2010
  • Skipping grade 7 as a talented student, Shahed Middle School, Tehran, Iran, 2005

Skills

  • Technical Skills
    Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    Writing: Endnote, Latex (Basic)
    Programming Languages: Basic knowledge of C, MATLAB and Python
    Applied Software: Autocad, SolidWorks, Catia, Ansys Fluent (Basic)
  • Social Skills
    Good Team work and Communication skill
    Experienced at giving presentations
  • Languages and Tests
    TOEFL iBT: 110 (Reading 30, Listening 30, Speaking 23, Writing 27)
    GRE: 322 (Quantitative Reasoning 167, Verbal Reasoning 155, Analytical Writing 4)

References

  • Dr. M. Navidbakhsh
    Professor, Iran University of Science and Technology
    mnavid@iust.ac.ir
  • Dr. A. Mostafavi
    Assistant Professor, Arak University
    a-mostafavi@araku.ac.ir
  • Mr. E. Pishbin
    Laboratory Supervisor, Iran University of Science and Technology
    esmailpishbin@mecheng.iust.ac.ir