Born in Tehran, Iran

B.Sc (physics) at Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Ph.D from IUCAA, Pune, India (2008)

Marie Curie Fellow at Oxford University, UK (2008-2010)

IEU Fellow, Ewha-Berkeley collaboration, Seoul, Korea (2010-2012)

JRG Leader at Asia-Pacific Center for Theoretical Physics, Pohang, Korea (2012-2014)

Faculty of Theoretical Astrophysics at KASI, Daejeon, Korea (from December 2014)