|2011–||Assistant Professor, Indiana University – Bloomington.|
|2008–2011||Postdoctoral Research Associate, ICMT, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.|
|2006–2008||Postdoctoral Fellow, University of British Columbia. Advisor: Prof. Marcel Franz.|
|2000–2006||PhD in Physics, Simon Fraser University. Advisor: Prof. Igor Herbut.|
|1994–2000||BSc and MSc in Physics, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.|
|2008–2010||NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship.|
|Mar 2006||Industrial R&D Fellowship, NSERC (not taken).|
|2002–2004||Four Graduate Fellowships, Simon Fraser University.|
|1995–1998||Undergraduate Scholarship, IPM, Tehran, Iran.|
Second Place, Physics Subject,
Nation-wide Examination for Graduate Studies, Iran.
First Place, Physics Subject; Second Place, General,
Nation-wide University Entrance Examination, Iran.
|“Transport signatures of Floquet Majorana fermions in driven topological superconductors”|
|Feb 2013||Workshop on ‘Topological Phenomena in Quantun Dynamics and Disordered Systems,’ BIRS, Banff, AB [watch the video (MP4)]|
|“Topological exciton condensate”|
|Oct 2012||Colloquium, Indiana University–Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN.|
|Apr 2012||CMT Seminar, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.|
|Mar 2012||CM Seminar, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.|
|Feb 2010||Colloquium, Rice University, Houston, TX.|
|“Majoarana fermions in topological superconductors: creation, detection, manipulation”|
Lecture, cinciNNI meeting, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
||“Anyons in a weakly interacting system”|
CMP Seminar, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
||“Unpaired Majorana fermions in layered topological insulators”|
Patio discussion, Workshop on ‘New Topological States of Quantum Matter,’ Aspen Center for Physics, Aspen, CO.
||“Finding Majorana: Realizing and detecting Majorana fermions in topological superconductors”|
Colloquium, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR.
Seminar, Indiana University – Bloomington, IN.
Colloquium, Oklahoma University, Norman, OK.
|“Fractionalization in correlated phases of topological insulators”|
|Jan 2010||Condensed Matter Seminar, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC.|
|“Bismuth at high magnetic fields: new surprises and simple explanations”|
|Sep 2009||Condensed Matter Seminar, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.|
|“Vortices, zero modes and fractionalization in bilayer-graphene exciton condensate”|
ICMT Seminar, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL.
Workshop on ‘Quantum Computation with Topological Phases of Matter,’ BIRS, Banff, AB.
|“Fractional charge and statistics of topological defects in time-reversal invariant systems”|
Quantum Information Seminar, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.
Condensed Matter Theory Seminar, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL.
|“Fractionalization of charge and statistics in weakly-interacting, T-invariant systems”|
Condensed Matter Seminar, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.
Condensed Matter Seminar, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC.
|“Electron fractionalization in condensed matter systems with weak interactions and time-reversal symmetry”|
|Jul 2007||Informal Condensed Matter Seminar, MIT, Boston, MA.|
|“Anyons in a weakly interacting condensed-matter system”|
|May 2007||CIAR Quantum Materials Summer School, Vancouver, BC.|
|“Effective theory of a phase-fluctuating d-wave superconductor”|
Condensed Matter Theory Lab, RIKEN, Tokyo, Japan.
D-Wave Systems Inc, Burnaby, BC.
|“Spin response in a phase-fluctuating d-wave superconductor”|
|Apr 2006||CMT Lunch Seminar, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.|
|“QED2+1 and high-Tc superconductivity”|
|Dec 2004||Knowledge Diffusion Network Series, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.|