(PhD, P.Eng, IWE)
Welding Science & Engineering
Simulation Tech. Digital-Twins
Machine Learning in Manufacturing
Fracture Mechanics & FFS
Sign & Seal Authorities
Digital Twin: A Comprehensive Overview,, by the UDemy, May 11, 2020.
Mastering Digital Twins,, by the eit Digital Academy (Fraunhofer IPK) on Coursera, Feb 11, 2020.
Machine Learning, by Stanford University on Coursera, Mar 21, 2018.
Fracture Mechanics Based Fatigue Analysis, Vancouver, BC, EGBC, Jun 21, 2016.
Fatigue Design and Fatigue Failure Analysis, Vancouver, BC, EGBC, Jun 20, 2016.
API 579-1/ASME FFS-1 Fitness for Service, Houston, TX, ASME, Jun 6 - Jun 8, 2016.
Weld Residual Stress and Distortion Prediction, Bethlehem, PA, AWS, Aug 10, 2015.
Laser Safety Certificate, Ottawa, ON, Office of Risk Management (University of Ottawa), Sep 19, 2012.
Awards and Honors
March 2020 – March 2021 > BCIP Fund (Build in Canada Innovation Program) at NRC, 1M for "Real-time prediction of distortion in cladding overlay for mining application"
November 2018 – May 2019 > NSERC Engage Grants, My Dept. at Applus Canada with Electrical & Computer Eng. Dept. UBC on “Investigating the feasibility of a machine learning-based framework for welding design”
August 2018 – October 2019 > IRAP Fund (Industrial Research Assistance Program) from NRC, 500K for "Developing Computational Weld Tools for Control of Distortion and Microstructure in Welding"
June 2018 – August 2019 > BCIP Fund (Build in Canada Innovation Program), 1M for "Machine Learning Based Prediction for Overlay Welding Distortion in Submarine Hull"
October 2016 – June 2017 > NSERC Engage Grants, My Dept. at SKC Engineering with Carleton University-Mechanical Eng. Dept. on “Panel Weld Sequence Optimization”
July 2014 – January 2015 > NSERC Industrial R&D Fellowship (IRDF) with Life Prediction Technologies Inc. (LPTi)
October 2013 – May 2014 > NSERC Engage Grants, Mechanical Eng. Dept. (uOttawa) with Cistel Technology (Power Engineering Co. - Ottawa)
August 2012 – February 2013 > NSERC Engage Grants, cross-appointment Mechanical Eng. & Civil Eng. Dept. (uOttawa) with Cubit Power Systems (Solar Energy Co. - Ottawa)
June 2012 – May 2014 > Prestigious Canadian National NSERC-PDF Award
May 2011 – April 2012 > FedDev Program (Ontario), Industrial R&D with Life Prediction Technologies Inc. (LPTi)
April 2011 > My Ph.D. thesis and dissertation was nominated by the board of examination for the best Ph.D. of the year.
September 2007 – April 2011 > Research Assistant, John Goldak at Carleton University, The highest RA award to a PhD student.
Proposal Expert Assessment, EUROSTARS (Co-funded by eureka member countries and the European Union framework program), Projects Assessed:
• Worldwide first automated and contactless Spot Weld Inspection system for in-line testing - AutoSpot (1.4M €), Fall 2020.
• Danish Ecosystem for Recycled powders and ingots - DECOR (14.5M Danish kr.), Spring 2020.
• Innovative tools & services for full product lifecycle supervision delivering Design for eXcellence - InToDfX (1.2M €), Winter 2020.
• Direct Sensor Integration by Additive Manufacturing Technology (1.3M €), Fall 2018.
• A Novel Approach for the Rapid Repair of Large Diameter Pipes (1.5M €), Fall 2018.
Editorial Board and Technical Peer-Reviewer, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Research (CCSE) by Canadian Center of Science and Education.
Peer Reviewer, Journal of Welding in the World (Springer) by the International Institute of Welding.
Peer Reviewer, ASME Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology.
Reviewer, 2012 (Toronto, Canada), 2013 (Paris, France), 2014 (Anaheim, California), 2015 (Boston, Massachusetts), 2016 (Vancouver, Canada), 2017 (Waikoloa, Hawaii), 2018 (Prague Czech Republic),& 2019 (San Antonio, Texas), ASME Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference.
Chair & Session Moderator, 2013 (Niagara Falls), 2014 (Vancouver), 2015 (St. John's, 2016 (Edmonton), 2017 (Montreal), 2018 (Winnipeg), & 2019 (Halifax), Annual CanWeld Conference of Canadian Welding Association.
Public Relation, 4th Exhibition & Seminar of Iran Electroplating Industry, April 31 - May 1, 2006, Tehran, Iran.
Administration Director, 3rd Iran & Germany (ZVO) Electroplating Seminar, May 1, 2004, Tehran, Iran.
Translation Editor-in-chief, ABKARI journal (professional journal of Electroplating); translated 15 papers and edited more than 80 work of translation group (Sources: MF and SUR/FIN), 2002 to 2007, Tehran, Iran.
Sport, Skiing & Skating in Winter, Cycling & Swimming in Summer.