Sign & Seal Authorities

IWE (International Welding Engineer), International Institute of Welding (IIW) - Canada ANB, Since June 2016. (Diploma)

CWB Weld Specialist, Canadian Welding Bureau Weld Specialist Mark Holder, Since November 2015. (Mark QR)

P-Eng Licence (BC), Professional Engineer Licence of British Columbia (EGBC) and practice as P.Eng, Since February 2015. (Photo)

P-Eng Licence (ON), Professional Engineer Licence of Ontario (PEO) and practice as P.Eng, Since January 2013. (Photo)



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 2020March 2021 > BCIP Fund (Build in Canada Innovation Program) at NRC, 1M for "Real-time prediction of distortion in cladding overlay for mining application"

November 2018May 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”

September 2018 > Canadian Welding Bureau Association Fellow Award, Medal, and Plaque Photo.

August 2018October 2019 > IRAP Fund (Industrial Research Assistance Program) from NRC, 500K for "Developing Computational Weld Tools for Control of Distortion and Microstructure in Welding"

June 2018August 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 2016 > Best Technical Paper Award - Pressure Vessel and Piping Conference

July 2014January 2015 > NSERC Industrial R&D Fellowship (IRDF) with Life Prediction Technologies Inc. (LPTi)

October 2013May 2014 > NSERC Engage Grants, Mechanical Eng. Dept. (uOttawa) with Cistel Technology (Power Engineering Co. - Ottawa)

August 2012February 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.


Professional Activities

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.

Reviewer, 2015 (Montreal, Canada) ASME Turbo Expo

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.

Organizer, Materials Seminar Series (MSS) in collaboration with ASM Ottawa chapter, 2012 & 2013, the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Ottawa.

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.



(CWA) Canadian Welding Association - Card

(AWS) American Welding Society - Card

(NECSI) New England Complex System Institute - Card

(ASME) American Society of Mechanical Engineering - ON Card , BC Card

(ASM) The Material Information Society - Card

(TMS) TThe Minerals, Metals & Materials Society - Card