SUMMARY

Computational biology and Bioinformatics address critical challenges related to the life sciences, and those posed to human health, habitat and well-being. Research effort in this field is mainly focused on refining computational methods for diagnosis and treatment of human diseases. The target is closely aligned with my personal goals, and I am honored to be a member of this community.

EDUCATION

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Graduate Research Assistant, Jan. 2018-Jan. 2019

Supercomputing technical support in Advanced Research Computing (ARC) at Virginia Tech.

2015 - present

Virginia Tech (VT)

Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science

Thesis: Fast and Accurate Atomistic Calculation of Free Energies for Molecular Modeling and Simulation

Advisor: Dr. Alexey Onufriev

Bioinformatics Software Intern, May-Aug. 2018

Development of a database of genetic variant annotation on Google Cloud Platform (GCP), and the corresponding docker image at Stanford Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine (SGCPM), Stanford University.

2011 - 2013

Amirkabir University of Technology (AUT)

Master of Science in Computer Science

Thesis: Prediction of Protein-Ligand Binding Pockets Using Geometric Algorithms

Advisor: Dr. Ali Mohades

2007 - 2011

Amirkabir University of Technology (AUT)

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Thesis:  Data Imprecision Under Lambda-Geometry

Advisor: Dr. Ali Mohades

Director of Research and Development, Apr. 2014 - Dec. 2014
Investigating algorithms to developing knowledge-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) projects at Asha company, Tehran, IRAN.

Reviewer, Jan. 2018

Iranian Conference on Computational Geometry (ICCG) 2018

Software Engineering Intern, July 2010 - Sept. 2010
Studying biometric authentications in digital image processing at Iran Telecommunication
Research Center (ITRC), Tehran, IRAN.

Graduate Research Assistant, Jan. 2019-Present

Development and optimization of a computational model for calculating free energies of biomolecules, at Virginia Tech. This project is funded by NIH.

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