**Citizenship**, IRAN (US Permanent resident)

Address I: Center for Mathematical Sciences and Applications, Department of Mathematics, Harvard University, 20 Garden Street, Room 110, Cambridge, MA, USA, 02139

**Research Interests:**Algebraic Geometry, Enumerative Geometry (Gromov-Witten theory, Donaldson-Thomas theory) Mirror symmetry, Derived Algebraic Geometry, Mathematics of String theory.

**Erdös number =** 3, **Einstein number =** 4

**Current and other affiliations**

2016 -

*Current,*Pure Mathematician, Senior personnel at Simons Collaboration in Homological Mirror Symmetry https://cmsa.fas.harvard.edu/simons-collaboration/, Harvard CMSA
2020 -

*Current,*Visiting Scholar, Harvard University, Physics department
2016 -

*Current,*International Affiliate member, International laboratory for Mirror Symmetry and Automorphic Forms
2016 -

*Current,*Associate Professor of Pure Mathematics, Center for Quantum Geometry of Moduli Spaces / Harvard University CMSA/ and Institut for Matematik, Aarhus Universitet**Former employment**

2016 – 2017 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

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

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

2003 B.Sc. Double Major Mechanical/ Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, IRAN

1999 Diploma Mathematics and Physics, National Organization of Development of Exceptional Talents (NODET), Tabriz, IRAN,

2008 M.Sc. Mathematics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA

2003 B.Sc. Double Major Mechanical/ Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, IRAN

1999 Diploma Mathematics and Physics, National Organization of Development of Exceptional Talents (NODET), Tabriz, IRAN,

**Academic honors and awards**
2019 Research leader award, DFF, $1M.

2009, 2010 James D. Hogan and university of Illinois Fellowships, $50k.

2010 University of Illinois Dissertation Completion Fellowship, $50k.

2009 David G. Bourgin Fellowship $25k.

2009 Phi Kappa Phi national honor society

2007, 2009 R.E.G.S 2 Fellowship $25k.

2006, 2008 Department of Mathematics internal Fellowship $50k.

2006 – 2009 Outstanding instructor at the University of Illinois (4 consecutive years).

2006 – 2010 NSF graduate student travel awards (5 consecutive years), $5k.

2004 Ranked 1’st place in M.Sc. level in M.E., Sharif University of Technology.

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.

1999 Brilliant talent award by IRAN’s Ministry of Science, Research and Technology. Permission to double major in M.E. and C.E (B.Sc. level) at Sharif University of Technology.

2009, 2010 James D. Hogan and university of Illinois Fellowships, $50k.

2010 University of Illinois Dissertation Completion Fellowship, $50k.

2009 David G. Bourgin Fellowship $25k.

2009 Phi Kappa Phi national honor society

2007, 2009 R.E.G.S 2 Fellowship $25k.

2006, 2008 Department of Mathematics internal Fellowship $50k.

2006 – 2009 Outstanding instructor at the University of Illinois (4 consecutive years).

2006 – 2010 NSF graduate student travel awards (5 consecutive years), $5k.

2004 Ranked 1’st place in M.Sc. level in M.E., Sharif University of Technology.

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.

1999 Brilliant talent award by IRAN’s Ministry of Science, Research and Technology. Permission to double major in M.E. and C.E (B.Sc. level) at Sharif University of Technology.

1999 Ranked 61'st place in IRAN's nationwide university entrance exam among 500000+ participants.

**Grants**

DFF "Research Leader" grant, $1. Million (together with additional total≈ $400K cofiancing by Harvard University and Aarhus Universitet.).

BIRS grant, Co-PI (Eduardo Gonzales and Pablo Solis), Conference on Moduli and Invariants $50K.

NSF, Co-PI (with Tom Nevins, Albrecht Klemm and Ron Donagi) NSF-1736228, Conference on Enumerative Geometry, Mirror Symmetry, and Physics $50K.

Senior personnel, Supplement for NSF-1306313 (Main PI: Shing-Tung Yau) , Geometric Structures in Field and String Theory, $200K.

**Current and former postdoctoral researchers under my mentorship:**

1. Dennis Borisov (Harvard CMSA / QGM 2018-2020)--> Now assistant Professor at University of Windsor (Canada)

2. Enno Kessler (Harvard CMSA/ Co-supervising with Shing-Tung Yau 2018-2020)

3. Michael Mcbreen (Harvard CMSA / QGM - 2019-2021)--> Now assistant Professor at Chinese University of Hong Kong.

4. Cody Long (Harvard Physics/ CMSA-- Co-supervising with Matthew Reece 2020-2022)

**Current and former students under my supervision:**

1. Joakim Færgeman (Bsc. student at Aarhus University, 2015-2019).

2. Raeez Lorgat (PhD student at Perimeter Institute, 2020-2025), Co-supervising with Kevin Costello.

**Selected invited talks**

2019 Nov. Mexico, CMO (Oxaca), Conference on Moduli and Invariants.

2019 Oct. Trieste, Italy (ICTP), Workshop on gauge theory and differential invariants.

—— Jun. Moscow, Russia (Steklov Institute), Conference on birational geometry and Fano varieties.

—— 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, to IV, The Hyperkahler Saturday, and and workshop on birational geometry.

—— Nov. UC Irvine, Irvine, CA, Algebra Seminar

—— Nov. UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, Colloquium on aspects of Mirzakhani's work

—— 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.), SGGTC seminar

—— 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 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 (U. Warwick), Conference on HPD 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

—— Nov. UC Irvine, Irvine, CA, Algebra Seminar

—— Nov. UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, Colloquium on aspects of Mirzakhani's work

—— 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.), SGGTC seminar

—— 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 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 (U. Warwick), Conference on HPD 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 for Advances in Mathematics, Geometriae Dedicata, Journal of Differential Geometry, Mathematische Annalen, Quarterly Journal of Mathematics, Proceedings of American Mathematical Society, Communications in Mathematical Physics.

Reviewer for American Mathematical Society (Math Reviews), Zentralblatt Math.

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)

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, Journal of Differential Geometry, Mathematische Annalen, Quarterly Journal of Mathematics, Proceedings of American Mathematical Society, Communications in Mathematical Physics.

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)