CV

Citizenship, IRAN (US Permanent resident)

Address I: Center for Mathematical Sciences and Applications, Department of Mathematics, Harvard University, 20 Garden Street, Room 207, Cambridge, MA, USA, 02139

Email: artan 'at' cmsa 'dot' fas 'dot' harvard 'dot' edu

Current Affiliation:
 

2016 - Research Associate Professor, Harvard University, Center for Mathematical Sciences and Applications (CMSA)
2016 – Associate Professor, Center for Quantum Geometry of Moduli Spaces.

2017- Associate member, International laboratory for Mirror Symmetry and Automorphic Forms, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russian Federation 

Former Employment:

2016 – 2016 Visiting Associate Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
2016 – 2016 Visiting Assistant Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
2015 – 2016 Adjunct Assistant Professor, Kavli IPMU, University of Tokyo
2013 – 2016 Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University
2012 – 2013 Member, Max Planck Institut fuer Mathematik, Bonn
2011 – 2012 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of British Columbia
2010 – 2011 Affiliate Member at Isaac Newton Institute, University of Cambridge
2006 – 2010 Research and Teaching assistant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

Visiting positions

2016 (Jun – Jul) Member, Institut Henri Poincar ́e, Paris, France
2015 (Apr – May) Senior Visiting Fellow, Mathematics Institute at University of Warwick, UK 
2013 (May – May) Visiting Scientist, Erwin Schr ̈odinger Int. Inst. Math. Phys., Austria
2009 (Jan – May) Visiting Graduate Student, MSRI, Berkeley, CA
2008 (Mar – Mar) Visiting Graduate Student, Institute for Advanced Study (IAS), Princeton, NJ 
2007 (Nov – Nov) Visiting Graduate Student, Institute for Advanced Study (IAS), Princeton, NJ


Education

2011 Ph.D. Mathematics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA (Advisors: Sheldon Katz and Tom Nevins)
2008 M.Sc. Mathematics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA 
2004 M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, IRAN 
2003 B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, IRAN
2003 B.Sc. Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, IRAN
1999 Diploma Mathematics and Physics, National Organization of Development of Exceptional Talents (NODET), Tabriz, IRAN,

Scientific/Academic honors and awards

2009 , 2010 James D. Hogan and university of Illinois Fellowships
2010 University of Illinois Dissertation Completion Fellowship 
2009 David G. Bourgin Fellowship
2009 Phi Kappa Phi national honor society
2007 , 2009 R.E.G.S 2 Fellowship
2006 , 2008 Department of Mathematics internal Fellowship
2006 – 2009 Outstanding instructor at the University of Illinois (4 consecutive years)
2006 – 2010 NSF graduate student travel awards (5 consecutive years)
2004 Ranked 1’st place in M.Sc. level in M.E.
2003 Brilliant talent award by IRAN’s Ministry of Science, Research and Technology. M.Sc. entrance without nationwide exam
2003 Ranked 3’rd place in B.Sc. level (out of 152) in M.E.
2000 Brilliant talent award by IRAN’s Ministry of Science, Research and Technology. Permission to double major in M.E. and C.E.
1999 Ranked 61’st place in IRAN’s nationwide university entrance exam among 500000+ participants


Selected invited talks

2019 Jan. Sanya, China (Tsinghua Sanya International Mathematics Forum), Tsinghua workshop on Mirror Symmetry and related topics.
 
2018 Oct. Moscow, Russia (HSE), Recent developments in Higgs theory.
—— Oct. Cambridge, MA (Harvard CMSA), Algebraic Geometry Seminar. 
—— Aug. Novosibirsk, Russia (Soboloev Institute), Siberian summer school in geometry.
—— Feb. Boston, MA (UMass Boston), Colloquium.
—— Jan. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Lehigh University, Colloquium.

2017 Nov. Moscow, Russia (HSE and Steklov Institute), AG lectures I, II, III, IV, The Hyperkahler Saturday, and and workshop on birational geometry.
—— Nov. UC Irvine, Irvine, CA, Algebra Seminar
—— Nov. UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, Colloquium on enumerative geometris aspects of Mirzakhani's work (Mirzakhani memorial)
—— Sep. Statesboro, Georgia, Georgia-Southern University, Colloquium talk.
—— Feb. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, JDG Conference on Geometry and Topology
—— Feb. Boston, MA, Boston University, Geometry and Physics Seminar
—— Feb. Providence, RI, Brown University, Geometry/Topology Seminar
—— Feb. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Differential Geometry Seminar 
—— Feb. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University (CMSA), Mathematical Physics Seminar
—— Jan. Trieste, Italy (ICTP)
—— Jan. Trieste, Italy (SISSA)

2016 Dec. Utrecht, Netherlands (Utrecht U.), GQT colloquium 
—— Nov. Hamburg, Germany (U. Hamburg, DESY and ZMP), ZMP colloquium
—— Oct. Aarhus, Denmark (Aarhus U.), Nielsen Retreat
—— Jun. Paris, France, Seminar Darboux, lectures, I,II
—— Jun. Paris, France (IHES), Séminaire de Physique Théorique
——Apr. New York City, New York (Columbia U.), Symplectic Geometry, Gauge Theory, and Categorification (SGGTC)
—— Apr. College Park, Maryland (U. Maryland), Algebra, Number theory Seminar
—— Feb. Piscataway, New Jersey (Rutgers U.), Geometry, Symmetry and Physics Seminar 
—— Feb. Cambridge, Massachusetts (Harvard), (SMCA), Mathematical Physics Seminar
—— Jan. Aarhus, Denmark (Center for Quantum Geometry of Moduli Spaces), Seminar (QGM)

2015 Dec. Clear Water bay, Hong Kong (HKUST), Algebraic Geometry lectures I,II,III
—— Dec. Tokyo, Japan (Tokyo U.), Algebraic Geometry Seminar
——Nov. Luminy, France (CIRM), Conference on Moduli Spaces in Geometry
—— Oct. Kyoto, Japan (Kyoto U.), Algebraic Geometry Seminar
—— Oct. Tokyo, Japan (Kavli IPMU), GTM seminar
—— Oct. Salt lake city, Utah (U. Utah), AMS Algebraic Geometry Mega Conference
—— July Oxford, UK (Mathematical Institute), Algebraic Geometry seminar
—— Apr. Derived categories and applications symposium, Warwick, UK (Mathematics Institute) 
—— Apr. Urbana, Illinois (UIUC), Algebraic Geometry Seminar
—— Mar. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (UPenn), Math-Physics Joint Seminar
—— Feb. Columbus, Ohio (OSU), Representations and Lie theory Seminar
—— Feb. Columbus, Ohio (OSU), Algebraic Geometry Seminar
—— Feb. New York City, New York (Columbia U.), Gromov-Witten Theory Seminar

2013 Oct. Urbana, Illinois (UIUC), Algebraic Geometry Seminar
—— Sept Trieste, Italy (SISSA), Conference on Hilbert schemes, sheaves and representations
—— June Vienna, Austria (Erwin Schr ̈odinger International Institute for Mathematical Physics), Conference on Birational Geometry and Geometric Invariant Theory
—— May Bonn, Germany (Max Planck Inst.), Seminar on Algebra, Geometry and Physics
—— May Zurich, Switzerland ( Institut fuer Mathemathik, U. Zurich), Algebraische Geometrie
—— Apr. Zurich, Switzerland (ETH), Seminar on Algebraic Geometry and Moduli
—— Feb. Tokyo, Japan (Kavli IPMU), Seminar on Derived category, McKay correspondence and Mirror symmetry
—— Feb. Piscataway, New Jersey (Rutgers U.), Geometry, Symmetry and Physics Seminar

2012 Dec. College Park, Maryland (U. Maryland), Seminar on Algebra and number theory
—— Dec. Paris, France (E ́cole Normale Sup ́erieure), Darboux Seminar
—— Oct. Warwick, UK (Mathematics Institute, U. Warwick), Conference on Homological Projective Duality and Noncommutative Geometry
—— Oct. Bonn, Germany (Hausdorff center for Mathematics), String-Math 2012
—— July Cambridge, Massachusetts (Harvard), Harvard/MIT Algebraic Geometry Seminar

2011 Nov. Palo Alto, California (Stanford U.), Algebraic Geometry Seminar
—— Nov. Berkeley, California (UC Berkeley), Rep. Theory/Geometry/Combinatorics Seminar
—— Nov. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Upenn), String Math 2011
—— June Warwick, UK (Mathematical Institute, U. Warwick), Algebraic Geometry seminar
—— Apr. London, UK (Imperial College), MAGIC seminar
—— Apr. Oxford, UK (Mathematical Institute), Algebraic and Symplectic Geometry seminar

2009 Nov. Urbana, Illinois (UIUC), Seminar on sheaves of dimension 1
—— Mar. Berkeley, California (UC Berkeley), MSRI graduate student seminar


Organizational activities

2017-2017 University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Conference on Enumerative geometry and Physics (Co-organizer jointly with Tom Nevins, Ron Donagi and Albrecht Klemm)
2016-2017 Aarhus University, AaDAG Seminar (Co-organizer Jointly with Cristiano Spotti and Thomas Brunn)
2014-2015 Ohio State University, Algebraic Geometry Seminar (Co-organizer Jointly with Davide Fusi)
2012-2013 Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Seminar on Algebra, Geometry and Phsyics (Co-organizer Jointly with Yuri Manin)
2011-2012 University of British Columbia, Algebraic Geometry Seminar
2008 , 2010 University of Illinois, Seminar on Sheaves of dimension 1 and Gromov-Witten theor
2008 University of Illinois, Graduate student algebraic geometry seminary


Referee and review experience

Referee for Advances in Mathematics, Geometriae Dedicata, J. Diff. Geom., Math. Annalen, Quart. J. Math., Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 
Reviewer for American Mathematical Society (Math Reviews), Zentralblatt Math.


Teaching experience
 

2019 Spring (Main Lecturer) Special Lecture Series on Derived Algebraic/Differential Geometry,  (together with Dennis Borisov, Harvard CMSA)
2018 Spring (Main Lecturer) Special Lecture Series on Quantum Cohomology, Nakajima Varieties and Quantum Groups (Harvard CMSA)
2017 Spring (Main Lecturer) Algebraic Geometry I  (Aarhus U. Video lectures from Harvard)
2017 Spring (Main Lecturer) Special Lecture Series on Gormov-Witten and Donaldson-Thomas theories (Harvard CMSA)
2016 Spring (Main Lecturer) GW/ DT theories and modularity (MIT)
2014 Fall (Main Lecturer) Engineering Math. B (OSU)
2014 Fall (Main Lecturer) Calculus III (OSU)
2014 Spring (Main Lecturer) Engineering Math. B (OSU)
2013 Fall (Main Lecturer) Engineering Math. A (OSU)
2011 Fall (Main Lecturer) Calculus of one variable (UBC)
2009 Fall (Teaching Assistant) Calculus of one variable (UIUC)
2008 Spring (Teaching Assistant) Calculus of multi variables (UIUC)
2008 Fall (Main Lecturer) Linear Algebra (UIUC)
2007 Spring (Teaching Assistant) Basic Algebra (UIUC)
2007 Fall (Teaching Assistant) Calculus of one variable (UIUC)
2006 Fall (Teaching Assistant) Calculus of one variable (UIUC)
1999 – 2004 (Teaching Assistant) Several engineering undergraduate and graduate courses, (Sharif University of Technology)