I am a PhD student in computational and mathematical engineering (ICME) at Stanford University advised by Emma Brunskill in CS department. My research is mainly focused on deep reinforcement learning.
I enjoy hiking, reading evolutionary biology and learning French.

Honors & Awards

  • iCME departmental fellowship, Stanford University (2015)
  • Silver medal of group competition at 5th IOAA, IOAA (2011)
  • Bronze medal of 5th International Olympiad in Astronomy and Astrophysics, IOAA (2011)

Education & Certifications

  • BSc, Sharif University of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Minor of Economics (2015)

Service, Volunteer and Community Work

  • PSA Board Member, Persian Student Assosciation (April 1, 2015 - Present)

    The Persian Student Association (PSA) is a non-political voluntary student organization whose objective is to sponsor Persian social and cultural activities and events, to promote an understanding of Persian culture, to help foster friendship among different cultural groups, and to provide a source of union and support for the Persian community at Stanford.



Personal Interests

Backpacking, Reading NYT, Listening to Arctic Monkeys and Pink Floyd

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Reinforcement Learning, Deep Learning, Human in the Loop Reinforcement Learning

Work Experience

  • Data Science, Intern, StitchFix (June 15, 2016 - September 9, 2016)


    San Fransisco