Visiting Research Scientist

    Office: L201



    Personal website:

    Research interest:

    • Photonic (nano)materials
    • Glass/Ceramics for photonic applications
    • NanoPhotonics
    • RE doped (nano)materials
    • Renewable materials

    Innovation ecosystem activity:

    • Director of a Private innovation center in Iran (
    • Tech Entrepreneur
    • Innovation Mentor (converging technologies-NBIC)
    • Research/Innovation Management Consultant


    2007-2012     Ph.D. in Physics, University Putra Malaysia

    2003-2006     M.Sc. in Physics, University of Tehran

    1999-2003     Sc. in Physics, University of Tehran

    Work experiences

    2022-Now       Invited Researcher (Sabbatical Leave), National Nanotechnology Research Center (UNAM) Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey

    2017-Now       Founder and Director of Board (Private), Center of Innovation for Green and High Technologies, Tehran, Iran.

    2017-18           Guest Assistant Professor (Iranian National Elite Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship), Physics Department, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.

    2014-16           Research Fellow (Marie Curie Experienced Researcher), Institute for Materials Research, School of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Leeds, United Kingdom.

    2014                Postdoctoral visiting researcher at Center for Solar Energy Research and Applications (GÜNAM) and Department of Physics, Middle East Technical University (METU), Turkey.

    2013-14           Postdoctoral researcher at Institute of Microengineering and Nanoelectronics (IMEN) at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

    2013                Researcher at Integrated Ligthwave Research Group (ILRG), Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya

    2010                Research assistant at Ultrasonic and Glass Lab at Universiti Putra Malaysia

    2006                Research assistant of Superconductivity Research Laboratory (SRL) at University of Tehran


    • Winner of Marie Curie fellowship (Experienced Researcher)
    • Invited innovation Mentor (Converging Technologies), INOTEX2020, INOTEX2021 and INOTEX2022 (INOTEX: premier regional event and the largest innovation technology event in Iran; link)
    • Member of National Elite Foundation of Iran
    • Honoree member, Mojtahedi Cultural Foundation; Link
    • Silver medal in Research and Innovation Exhibition (PRPI 2012), UPM, Malaysia
    • International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) workshop fellowship, 2011
    • Silver medal in Research and Innovation Exhibition (PRPI 2011), UPM, Malaysia