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About me

  • I am a postdoctoral fellow at University of Salzburg, working with Dr. Sebastian Forster. I completed my PhD at Johns Hopkins University, Computer Science Department, where I was advised by Dr. Mike Dinitz. I received my Master's degree from University of Calgary, under supervision of Dr. Philipp Woelfel and Dr. George Giakkoupis, and my undergraduate degree from Shiraz Univ of Technology, Iran.

Research Employment

  • Software Engineering Internship at Google NYC, US. Summer 2020. Hosts: Dr. Creighton Thomas, Dr. Jakub Łącki
  • Research Visiting Student at Simon Fraser University, Canada. Winter 2016, Host: Dr. Petra Berenbrink
  • Research Internship at INRIA Rennes, France. Fall 2015. Host: Dr. George Giakkoupis

Research Interests

  • Distributed and Parallel Algorithms
  • Approximation Algorithms, Online Algorithms
  • Graph Algorithms, Dynamic Graph Algorithms


Teaching Assistant

  • Spring 2020 (JHU):
    • Algorithmic Game Theory
  • Spring 2019 (JHU):
    • Approximation Algorithms
  • Fall 2018, Fall 2017 and Fall 2020 (JHU):
    • Intro to Algorithms
  • Winter 2015 (U Calgary):
    • CPSC 513: Computability
  • Fall 2014 (U Calgary):
    • CPSC 511: Introduction To Complexity Theory
  • Winter 2014 (U Calgary):
    • CPSC 413: Design and Analysis of Algorithms I


  • External reviewer: DISC 2021, SPAA 2021, STOC 2021, SODA 2021, SODA 2020, SPAA 2019, APPROX 2019, OPODIS 2018