August 2018  Present  Assistant Professor, San Jose State University ‐ Mathematics and Statistics  


2016  2018  Assistant Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology  


2015  2016  Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Colorado, Denver  


2013  2015  Research Assistant Professor,, University of Colorado, Denver  

Disciplines
Research Interests
Grants
2017  2020  Collaborative Research: Computationally Efficient Graph Coloring Tech niques for Generating Physically Integrated Design Concepts: Implications for Additive Manufacturing 
NSF  
Role: Principal Investigator  
$167,578  
2017  Research Seed Funding, Applications of three Techniques in Graph Theory: The Discharging Method, The Combinatorial Nullstellensatz, and Computational Techniques 
Rochester Institute of Technology  
Role: Principal Investigator  
$5,000 
Professional Service and Affiliations
2017  CoOrganizer, AMS Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting 
2016  2017  Tutor, Bates Center, Rochester Institute of Technology 
2015  Judge, Julia Robinson Math Festival Math Wrangle, Denver, CO 
2014  CoOrganizer, Rocky MountainGreat Plains Graduate Research Workshop in Combinatorics 
Referee, Ars Combinatoria  
Referee, Discrete Applied Mathematics  
Referee, Discrete Mathematics  
Referee, Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory  
CoOrganizer, Graph Theory Seminar, University of Colorado, Denver  
Referee, Graphs and Combinatorics  
Masters Committee Member, Anna Raleigh, Rochester Institute of Technology  
Masters Committee Member, Tyler Hayes, Rochester Institute of Technology  
PhD Committee Member, Axel Brandt, University of Colorado Denver  
Masters Committee Member, Kapil Nepal, University of Colorado Denver 
Honors and Awards
 Dissertation Completion Fellowship from Graduate College, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign for academic year 20122013
 3rd Abel Conference Travel Grant, November 2012
 Graduate Student Combinatorics Conference Grant, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 2013
 Invited to visit Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics (March 8  May 17, 2012)
 Elected to “Brilliant Talents”, Sharif University of Technology, 2008
 Placed 9th among around 10000 participants in M.S. nationwide entrance exam, 2006, Iran
 Elected to “Brilliant Talents” Shiraz University, 2006
Courses
 MATH 042 Discrete Mathematics
 Discrete Mathematics and Introduction to Proof Introduction to Proof
 Graduate Graph Theory
 Combinatorics
 Discrete Math for Computing
 Linear Algebra Differential Equations
 Topics in Discrete Math. (Probabilistic Methods)
 Discrete Mathematical Modeling
 Applied Linear Algebra
 Applied Graph Theory
 Calculus I
August 2013  Ph.D., University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign ‐ Mathematics  


August 2008  M.S., Sharif University of Technology ‐ Mathematics  


May 2006  B.S., Shiraz University ‐ Applied Mathematics  
