Adjunct Professor                                                                     September 2017 – Present UBCLogo

Manufacturing Program / Materials Dept.

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Teaching and Research


Post Doctorate Fellow                                                                     June 2012 – May 2014 UBCLogo

Materials Engineering

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Main Research, Fracture Mechanics in Materials and Crack-Closure Welding;
“Studies on fracture using 3-dimensional hard x-ray tomography in combination with multi-scale mathematical modelling

Supervisors; Dr Rizhi Wang and Dr. Arnaud Weck (the University of Ottawa)
(Prestigious national NSERC-PDF Award Winner)

Major Collaborations; UC-Berkley, Argonne National Lab (Chicago), Spring-8 Synchrotron (Japan).


Post Doctorate Assistant                                                                 April 2011 – May 2012 UOttawaLogo

Mechanical Engineering

The University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada

Main Research, Experimentally Integrated Computational Welding Mechanics, Deformation Mechanisms Map, Creep, Fatigue, and Fracture Analysis;
“Constructing Validated Deformation Mechanism Map for High-Temperature Superalloys; Inconel 718, Inconel 901, Waspaloy, and P91 that are used in Gas Turbine and Jet Engines

Supervisor; Dr. Arnaud Weck

Major Collaborations; National Research Council Canada (NRC-Ottawa), Life Prediction Technologies Inc. (LPTi), Carleton University.


Ph.D.                                                                                     September 2007 – March 2011 CarletonLogo

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada

Main Research, Computational Welding Mechanics, Parametric Design, Control, and Optimization in Welding and Joining Processes;
“Computational Weld Mechanics (CWM) Framework for Exploring Parametric Design Space to Manage Weld Optimization

Supervisor; Distinguished Research Professor Dr. John A. Goldak
(Thesis nominated for the University Medal Award of the year)

Major Collaborations; Goldak Technologies Inc. (GTi), John Deere Company, Lulea university (Sweden).


M. Sc.                                                                           September 1999 – September 2001 SharifLogo

Material Science & Engineering - Welding

Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Main Research, Resistance Welding Processes, Technologies, Metallurgy, Optimization and Design;
“Combined Experimental and Design-of-Experiment Modeling and Studying of the Effects of Resistance Spot Welding Parameters on Tensile-Shear Strength in Automotive Sheets
'' (Thesis Coverpage)

Supervisor; Dr. Amir H. Kokabi
(Thesis is being used by the biggest auto-maker in Iran, IranKhodro, for control of spot resistance welding)

Major Collaborations; IranKhodro-Peugeot, Sapco, ISS Co.


B. Sc.                                                                               September 1994 – February 1999 SharifLogo

Material Science & Engineering - Metal Forming

Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Main Research, Metal Forming, Fabrication, and Manufacturing Process;
“Optimization of Dimensions of a Pre-Forming Forge-Die to Minimize the Load Required for Forming
'' (Thesis Coverpage)

Supervisor; Late Dr. Gholam H. Daneshi

Internship:Sapco (Automotive Supply Chain Management) (Publication) (Appreciation Certificate)